Dumfries and Galloway Cottages

Welcome to Dumfries and Galloway Cottages - Cairnmuir and Birch Tree Cottage - Self Catering Cottages


The sandy beach at Sandbank is close by.

Beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, where rolling hills, towering mountains. lush forests, crystal clear lochs, tumbling rivers and enchanting shores create some of the most contrasting landscape in Scotland. Both cottages are in Dumfriesshire, the gateway to Scotland and home of Robert Burns.The county is covered in large areas of forestry providing habitat for a fifth of the red squirrels found in Scotland. The region is ideal for walking, cycling, fishing, golf and naturally beautiful countryside.

Cairnmuir is a traditional detached cottage in the hamlet of Caulkerbush, perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday, pass the time watching the red squirrels in the garden or go to nearby Mersehead RSBP Nature Reserve to do some year round bird and wildlife watching. This part of the Solway Coast has extensive wetlands and saltmarshes and attracts many unusual varieties. Just further along the coast is Rockcliffe where white houses and cottages overlook the beach and the sailing village of Kippford which has a romantic feel and stunning views.

Rockcliffe Beach at Sunset

Birch Tree Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage within walking distance of Dalbeattie town centre and Colliston Park which includes a boating pond, an iron bridge and bandstand, picnic tables and children's play area.  Situated in a wooded valley, Dalbeattie is also known as the granite town, Dalbeattie granite was used to build parts of Windsor Castle..Backing onto part of the Galloway Forest, Birch Tree Cottage is in an ideal position for walking and cycling, with part of the 7Stanes Mountain Bike Trails on the doorstep. Castle Douglas and Dumfries are within easy access.

Both cottages, Cairnmuir and Birch Tree Cottage, offer a high standard of accommodation and are tastefully furnished throughout with modern facilities. Both cater for 4 people and have 2 bedrooms, one double and one twin,They have fitted kitchens, ample living space and a garden, in either garden you may even see red squirrels!  Both cottages welcome pets.

The location of both cottages make them ideally suited to explore this wonderful and diverse region. Whether you want a romantic treat, some time out or a holiday with the children there is something of interest for everyone from quiet golden sandy beaches, museums, arts and crafts to indoor play areas and farm parks. The area and the cottages are perfect for both energetic and chill out breaks ...... you choose, there really is something for everyone...

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