Self Catering accommodation near Castle Douglas
Following an earlier Coronavirus (COVID-19) update on 22nd March 2020 where the Scottish First Minister called on Self Catering businesses to close to visitors, we now have an update.
We have an indicative date of 15th July from Scottish Government when all holiday accommodation will be permitted. This is subject to change depending on circumstances.
In the mean time we are contacting customers who have bookings with us and explaining the next steps involved.
Also we've made available for booking some previously blocked out but unbooked dates in September. Please get in touch for details.
Glenfinart self catering holiday cottage is a superb traditional cottage near Castle Douglas in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway perfect for self catering holidays and short breaks.
Card payment accepted via PayPal. The cottage is now with free WiFi.
Glenfinart Cottage is in the Haugh or Urr
, a small country village less than 5 miles from Castle Douglas (also known as the "food town"). The Haugh of Urr has a childrens play park and a pub - the Laurie Arms serving guest real ales and superb bar meals.
The cottage sleeps 4 and has been refurbished inside to a high standard to provide quiet and comfortable self catering accommodation to relax and unwind. Its all on one floor (no stairs) and there is a large sunny garden to the rear. It's ideal for families (the pub is also child friendly), couples or groups of friends.
It's a great base for exploring the surrounding attractions of Dumfries and Galloway such as the beach and walks at Rockcliffe, forest walks and "7stanes" mountain biking, Mersehead RSPB nature reserve the Red Kite trail. For families, Mabie Park Farm and Cream'O Galloway ice cream farm are great to visit.
"Really lovely cottage, very comfortable and warm. Everything you could want for a break"
- Geoff and Kathy, Liverpool.
The cottage sleeps 4 people, with one double room and one twin room. The kitchen and dining area comes complete with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine and dish washer. An airing cupboard provides an indoor drying facility.
The cottage has central heating and double glazing throughout, and the lounge boasts its own multi-fuel stove to keep you even cosier on a chilly evening. The bathroom has bath and shower. The cottage is equipped to a high standard.
"A really relaxing break. A perfect cottage to stay in"
- Pete and Bridget, Dunblane.
The garden is a great place to sit out, have a barbeque or let the kids play. If you want to venture further afield you are spoiled for activities to keep you busy.
Nearby visitor attractions include Mabie Farm Park and Cream o' Galloway organic farm and ice cream makers. Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre near New Galloway has cycling routes, walks and wildlife exhibition.
The sailing town of Kippford is less than 15 minutes drive. Castle Douglas is 4 miles away for shops, supermarket, swimming pool, and market, and Threave Castle and Gardens is also close by.
Within easy reach is
Loch Ken for water sports, fishing and the official Red Kite trail;
Kirkcudbright, where you can watch the fishing boats land their catch, sit in a cafe or restaurant or look round the castle;
and the Dumfries and Galloway coastline offers beaches galore for those sunny summer days.
Numerous golf courses surround the area from informal 9 hole to championship standard courses.
There are plenty of options for walkers, from local walks along the river Urr by the village, to the extensive hills in the Galloway Forest to the north.
Great for cycling breaks, cyclists can enjoy a wide network of country lanes straight from the cottage, which is itself on national cycle route number 7. Mountain bikers can go to the forests at Dalbeattie a few minutes drive away where there are graded routes to suit all standards.
Glenfinart really is the place for a self catering holiday. Whether you want to relax in peaceful surroundings or tire yourselves out with every activity you can think of, you'll enjoy your stay. Get in touch now
and make your booking.