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Kirkdale Port, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Dumfries and Galloway

Bedrooms: 3 Sleeps: 6 Bathroom: 1 Pets welcome
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double, 2 twins. Sleeps: 6. Gatehouse of Fleet - 5 miles. Situated on a private shoreline with stunning sea views. Pets welcome. Short breaks.
Kirkdale Port
Kirkdale Port rental rates
To book a week, a deposit of £250 per week is required with the balance payable 42 days prior to your holiday.

Short breaks accepted off peak (November, January, February) up to 6 weeks ahead
Min 3 nights, £150 per night, Saturday to Saturday (during low peak season)
£30 winter fuel supplement (Oct - Mar)
£20 per dog per week up to a maximum of 2

*Linen, towels, utilities, oil fired central heating and free firewood for the stove included. Free wi-fi included.

January: £495, £495, £495, £495
February: £525, £675, £525, £525, £525
March: £525, £525, £525, £695
April: £795, £795, £795, £745, £745
May: £795, £795, £795, £975
June: £795, £795, £795, £795, £795
July: £975, £975, £975, £975, £975
August: £975, £975, £975, £975, £975
September: £745, £725, £695, £695
October: £655, £675, £745, £745, £625
November: £565, £525, £525, £525, £525
December: £525, £525, £965, £965

Here is selection (we have picked some out as we don’t have space to list all the wonderful write-ups) of some of our reviews from our visitors:

"A magical, tranquil and special cottage that will hold a cherished place in our hearts forever." [Dec 19]

"Our third visit to this special place - we are looking forward to number four!" [Nov 19]

"Wish we were staying longer. Lots more to see. We will be back." [Nov 19]

"Thank you for our wonderful stay at Kirkdale Port, what a beautiful setting. We have enjoyed hours and hours on the beach and in the garden and woods." [Aug 19]

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. It was truly memorable and the most beautiful place I have ever visited!" [Feb 18]

"Stunning cottage, everything we look for and more when hiring." [Sep 17]

"There are special spots in the world this is one of them." [Oct 15]

"We could wax lyrical until the cows come home but that still wouldn’t be enough. This cottage is "it"! Thank you for a most beautiful week. We will surely return to this haven." [Oct 15]

"We had to come back but did not believe it would be so soon! Again, a wonderful welcome and the cottage as beautiful as we remembered. We have had a wonderful, relaxing week in the most idyllic situation. Dog and human heaven." [May and June 13]

"The cottage was beautiful and the surroundings stunning. Everything was there that anyone could have needed. Thank you so much for sharing this little gem with us - we will definitely be back" [May 13]

"It truly is difficult to add superlatives to those written by every other holiday maker, but to agree with them all is easy. This cottage is special." [April 13]

"The sea shone at the bottom of the garden, wildlife in abundance, peace and tranquility." [April 13]

"The most scenic and relaxing location you could ask for." [Feb 13]

"Kirkdale Port is a gem. We have fallen in love with the place." [October 12]

"This place is perfect, beautiful views, peaceful, charming cottage and very comfortable." [October 12]

"What a wonderful, peaceful and magical cottage."
[September 12]

"Having read all the comments from past occupants, they all sum exactly what the area/location is all about, "perfect"" [September 12]

"What a magical week we have all had staying in our own cottage by the sea and through the woods." [August 12]

"Best holiday of my life." [June 12]

"We have absolutely loved the cottage, beach, peace and tranquility here." [May 12]

"There is just so much to see and do around here. This cottage is a perfect base and even more perfect place to return to in the evenings - logs burning, wine opened - sit back and relax and enjoy the view!" [May 12]

"One of the best weeks we’ve ever had." [March 12]

"This place has surpassed all our expectations."
[December 2011]

"Thank you for sharing this little piece of heaven." [September 2011]

"As we approached the cottage on our arrival we both just went WOW!" [August 2011]

"The word wonderful doesn’t do this super cottage justice. Stay in - go out, do whatever your heart desires. Three generations have had the time of their lives." [July 2011]

"Thank you for your cottage. We will be recommending it, except that we don’t want it to be booked up!" [October 2010]

"Needlesss to say we are even now trying to find a time when we can come back again" [September 2010]

"What a beautiful cottage in a stunning location. One of the highlights has been gazing up at the stars on the clear nights. This has been a very special week." [August 2010]

"We have had a marvellous holiday. A seabass was caught on the foreshore and enjoyed within the hour. Wonderful" [July 2010]

"The cottage itself is simply special. We adore the woodburning stove. Collecting driftwood to use as kindling has been a joy. Skimming stones on the Solway before breakfast - just bliss." [June 2010]

"The weather has been perfect but we reckon this cottage would be a little piece of paradise whatever the weather". [June 2010]

"It’s the best holiday cottage we’ve ever been to and the area is glorious. We would love to visit again." [May 2010]

"I’ve always wanted a cottage where I could wake up and walk straight to the beach and this is it." [May 2010]

"I could live here forever. We will definitely be back." [April 2010]

"Kirkdale Port is just magical. We are loving it here." [March 2010]
Read what people say:


  • Short breaks
  • Fishing close by
  • Golf course close by
  • weekend breaks
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Fire/wood-burning stove
  • Beach close by
  • Pub / Restaurant close by
  • Near the coast
  • Secure bike storage.
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bathroom/Shower: 1
  • Pets welcome/request
  • Weekly price: £495 - £975
Short term licence status: My property has a licence (registration) number
Licence Number:DG00589P
EPC Rating:E
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