Self catering in the area

Twynholm Cottage

A modernised, comfortable cottage in the pretty village of Twynholm, close to Kirkcudbright and the ideal location for exploring Dumfries and Galloway. The cottage sleeps four people in a double room with king-sized bed and twin room with bunk beds. There’s an open-plan sitting/dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with a sunny patio and a small detached garden outside. Short breaks welcome outwith the high season.  Visit the website.

The Green Patch

The Green Patch is situated on one of our most beautiful coastline stretches, overlooking Carrick Bay and the Isles of Fleet. It is one of a community of individual huts and chalets which have evolved over many years, but which still manage to maintain a charm and character second to none, set in an unspoilt landscape. The Green Patch is a well-appointed holiday home, with log-burning stove in the lounge area and  some under-floor heating for colder days, plus most of the facilities you would want for a comfortable stay.  See website:

High Kirkland

A small holiday development consisting of three high quality self-catering units converted from the house and buildings. The cottages form part of what was previously a small croft approximately 1 mile from Kirkcudbright. All cottages are traditional stone built, and completely modernised to a high standard, with double glazing throughout.  Visit the webpage

Lichen Cottage, Carrick Shore.

A unique and special cottage in a spectacular location. A peaceful, secluded and enclosed garden leads straight onto the sandy beach of Carrick Shore. Stunning sea-views with brilliant sunsets. Light and spacious accommodation sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms, also very popular with couples. Wood burning stove. Dogs and children very welcome.

Mill Burn, Twynholm

Mill Burn is a lovely, newly furnished apartment with its own front door on the street in the pretty village of Twynholm – 3 miles from the picturesque town of Kirkcudbright and 5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet. It is one of three apartments in a converted woollen mill and situated on the first (top) floor. There are two streams and a copse of woods bordering the property and there are two dedicated parking spaces off road behind a gate. You will find two pub/restaurants in the village as well as a shop and post office. This is a great quiet base from which you can explore the local area – 4 miles to the beach and less than a mile to the A75, the main road that runs though Dumfries and Galloway.
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Clauchan Holiday Cottages near Kirkcudbright Clauchan Holiday Cottages

We offer you a warm welcome to a relaxing holiday in rural Galloway. Our cottages are all centrally heated, and can sleep from 1 to 6 people. All of our cottages have stunning views of the Girthon valley and beyond and the homes also have their own individual pet enclosures and secure bike storage. With over 25 years experience in the tourism industry, the Clark family look forward to providing you with a great base for your Galloway adventure.

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Clachan Cottage

Clachan Cottage is situated in the picturesque Parish of Anwoth next to The Old Schoolhouse and opposite the atmospheric Old Kirk both of which featured in the infamous film The Wickerman. Nestling in delightful gardens visited by red squirrels and many species of birds these two traditional cottages provide comfortable, homely, characterful accommodation for couples seeking a peaceful central location just a few miles from Kirkcudbright. Please visit our website for further details:-

West Wing, Knockbrex

The West Wing of an historic mansion house in mature private gardens overlooking the Solway Coast, 7 miles west of the town. The newly renovated accommodation is equipped to the highest of modern standards yet retains much of the original Victorian character and charm. There are 4 bedrooms (3 double & 1 twin), 2 bathrooms and cloakroom, sitting room, dining hall, large kitchen.  Visit the website

Waterside Cottage

The Waterside Cottage is an immaculately presented large three bedroom property all on the ground floor with oil fired central heating and partial under floor heating. The cottage is situated on the banks of the Dee estuary with spectacular views across sea to the Ross Island. Only 2 miles from Kirkcudbright.  View the website

Thelmas Mooring, Carrick Shore

A detached timber built cabin situated at Carrick Shore with sea views looking out to the Murray Isles across Fleet Bay.  200 metres from beach.
Well equipped for six people in three doubles (one with ensuite) and one well behaved dog.
Open all year round,  wood for log burner provided.  Short breaks are available in low season.

Carse Cottage

Self catering accommodation with a home from home feel, in a secluded, rural location yet close to local amenities. Set in an acre of garden grounds with natural burns, vegetable plot and wildlife area. Carse is spacious and well equipped with attention to detail to ensure you have a wonderful stay. Seeps 4 people, in king size and twin rooms, and can accommodate all shapes and sizes of children!  Visit the website

Shilfa – Carrick Shore

“Shilfa” is a spacious beach house with a verandah, only a stone’s throw from the beautiful Carrick Shore. The accommodation consists of entrance hall off which there is a tiled bathroom with shower over the bath. A door leads into a spacious living room with fitted kitchen. The two bedrooms are off the living area, one a double bedroom, the other a twin bedded room containing two single beds.  Visit the website

Creel Cottage

Creel self catering holiday cottage is a recently modernised detached, single story, renovated barn. The cottage sleeps up to four, accepts pets and is situated on the picturesque Solway coast with uninterrupted views out across the Ross Bay. The sea is only a stones throw from the cottage! Location, location, location!  Visit the website

The Waterhouse

The Waterhouse is a unique recently built oak framed, glass fronted, luxury hand crafted, eco-holiday house set in 1 acre of beautiful private gardens (open under Scotland’s Garden Scheme). It has a large sun deck overhanging a large pond. An outside heated hot tub is hugely popular with guests, especially in mid-winter. Sleeps 6. Evening meals available with owners in nearby cottage.  Visit the website

Castle Creavie Cottages

Set on a working farm these cottages offer the ideal setting for a tranquil break in the Galloway countryside. Ideal for children and pets. Both ‘The Steading’ which sleeps 6 and ‘The Cheese Loft’ which sleeps 2 are self-catering conversions from old farm buildings .   Visit the website

Riverside Mill, Tongland

Spacious, self-contained, ground floor apartment that forms part of the original 300 year old mill. Situated in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Dee 2 miles from Kirkcudbright. The apartment has two bedrooms, a double and atwin. There is an open-plan sitting room/kitchen, a separate dining area and a shower room with WC, wash hand basin and shower.  Visit the website

Glenauld Cottage

Modernised and comfortable cottage, only 2 miles from Kirkcudbright, with enclosed, pet friendly, garden in peaceful setting overlooking stunning tidal Tarff estuary. Ideal for exploring Kirkcudbright, coastline and hills. The cottage sleeps up to 6 and has a double, twin, bunk bedroom, large sitting room, kitchen/diner, bathroom with shower over bath and use of a hard tennis court, by arrangement. Dogs very welcome.  Go to Discover Scotland webpage

Orroland Holiday Cottages

Two unique and private holiday cottages and a large holiday home set in the magical surroundings of Orroland Estate. Each property has its own landscaped grounds, set in idyllic coastal farmland with panoramic sea views, a loch with a pavilion and private rocky shore with beach house. Cutlar’s Lodge (sleeps 2-6) | Abbotsway Cottage (sleeps 2-7) | Orroland Lodge (sleeps 14)  See Website:

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Queenshill Country Cottages

Set in the grounds of a 650 acre estate near Ringford. Accommodation ranges from cottages, which have been tastefully converted from estate buildings and a coach house, to timber lodges. All properties are equipped to a high standard and have their own character. In a rural setting, close to the A75, with all local amenities easily available.  Visit the website

Owl Cote, Carrick

At the end of one of South West Scotland’s most stunning coastal driveways, rests OWL COTE. Completely refurbished for 2012, this 3 bedroom cottage sleeping 5 provides luxurious accommodation with breath-taking views over the Solway Firth and towards the Murray Isles and beyond.  Visit the website

Barncrosh Farm Holidays

Large selection of self catering cottages sleeping up to 12 people on working organic farm near Kirkcudbright.  Visit the website

Senwick Glebe Annexe

Modern, comfortable and spacious accommodation for Two + Two people. Set amidst glorious coastal farmland, with stunning views over the estuary of the River Dee and into the Solway Firth beyond, the home provides an ideal base from which to explore the extensive amenities of our local area.  Visit the website

GG’s Sea View Snugs

Luxury interiors, stunning surroundings and unbeatable coastal views – these Sea View Snugs have everything you could possibly want to have the perfect holiday in Dumfries & Galloway. Each one of the individually decorated and themed Snugs has a kingsize bed, ensuite shower room and glass fronted walls with patio doors, to make the most of the incredible vista. We can add children’s beds on request. One of our snugs is also dog friendly. At night you can lie in bed and watch the never-ending starry skies through the glass front of the snug, making the most of the dark skies and lack of light pollution. Our snugs each have an incredible view, taking in miles of the Solway coast and are nestled in the Galloway hillside. We have a cafe on site for breakfast, lunch and picnic hampers. See website for more details

Argrennan Lodge

Argrennan Lodge, situated within the entrance of the estate is a beautiful period property available for weekend, midweek or weekly stays for up to 4 people. The Lodge is cool in summer and snug in winter, with a wood burner for extra comfort. The ideal place from which to explore the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway coast and countryside, or just relax in the tranquillity of the 50 acres of private grounds, with access to the River Dee for Salmon fishing.  Please visit the website

Tigh na Bruaich

Single storey wood chalet approximately two hundred yards from Carrick Bay. The bay is a place of unspoilt natural beauty, boasting a nice sandy beach suitable for swimming. The chalet faces the sea, with open farmland and the Galloway hills to the rear. Three double bedrooms, lounge etc.  Visit the website

Castle Creavie Camping Barn

Four single beds. Bed linen included but bring your own towels. Set on a working farm near Kirkcudbright.  Visit the website

Brighouse Bay Holiday Cottages

A group of three excellent cottages in a quiet location overlooking Brighouse Bay. One cottage STB 4 star, other 2 not assessed but of equal quality. Dogs welcome at no extra charge.  Visit the website.