Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottage Recommendations Wigtown
Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendations by Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
Ducket Cottage is a charming terraced cottage located in the village of Garlieston, near Wigtow. With two bedrooms, including one double with an en-suite shower room, plus one twin with an en-suite bathroom, this cottage can sleep four people. Downstairs is an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an open fire and lovely underfloor heating. Outside is roadside parking, and opposite the cottage is the harbour. Ducket Cottage is a delightful, traditional cottage, set in a beautiful location close to the coast. Amenities: Electric heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Fuel for open fire available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking next to cottage. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pub and harbour 1 min walk. The town of Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway is Scotland's National Book Town with over 20 book shops. The town also offers cafes, pubs and restaurants. Wigtown is set on the Machars Peninsula, which boasts mud flats, beaches and cliffs. The town of Newton Stewart, the Isle of Whithorn and Bladnoch Whisky Distillery are close by.
Galloway Cottage at the Barn at Glenturk is set amid rolling farmland with spectacular views of the Galloway Hills and the Wigtown Bay Estuary in South West Scotland. You are assured of a 4 star welcome at Glenturk.Located by Wigtown, Scotlands National Book Town, in the west of Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. The luxury Galloway Cottage, is spacious and beautifully decorated, elegant and contemporary. Ideal for couples and families, the cottage will sleep up to 6 people in perfect luxury. Galloway Cottage has a large living / dining area, a very well equipped kitchen (including dishwasher) and 3 relaxing bedrooms, 2 en-suite and 1 located next to huge family bathroom. Cot and a high chair are also available. Come and take a relaxing and active break at The Barn at Glenturk luxury holiday cottages Scotland. The village of Wigtown is approximately one mile from the cottages. The village has a small Co-op store, open until 10pm every day, a post office, many internationally renowned bookstores and a selection of pubs and cafes serving food. We are open all year, so you can enjoy a holiday at Glenturk at anytime. Play golf on the numerous excellent local courses or why not visit the famous Turnberry Hotel just 40 minutes away. Visit Kirroughtree Forest Park with miles of forest walks, mountain bike trails, children's activity park and a brand new visitor centre and cafe. Four 7stanes mountain bike trails are within easy reach and at the Barn at Glenturk we can provide secure storage for your bikes. If you fancy something completely different why not try Tank Driving which is a again just along the road. For families there are some great days out within a 30 minute drive, these include Cream o Galloway, The cocoa bean Chocolate factory and Laggan Outdoor activity centre. Wigtown lies less than 1 mile from Bladnoch, a village with a distillery producing malt whisky of the same name. The River Bladnoch is known for Atlantic salmon fishing and has historically been well known as one of Scotland's finest rivers producing spring fish. It meets the River Cree in Wigtown Bay, meandering through a large area of salt marsh which has been designated as a Local Nature Reserve. Wigtown Bay is home to a wealth of wildlife, particularly birds.
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