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The Loft Holiday Cottage in Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom

Flat in Scotland, United Kingdom

Property Details of Scotland Flat

Enjoy lovely views from the first-floor Loft, a charming flat that provides the ideal base for a couple and friend to holiday together. Accommodation comprises a living room with pull-down double bed, single bedroom and bathroom with shower. Sleeps 3. The self catering Courtyard properties combine the traditional charm of the old farm steading with modern comfort and convenience. They are excellent value for money, providing a wide range of accommodation, from cosy, double-bedded studios, to spacious properties for large families or groups of friends. The flat is well furnished, with electric heating and beds (except bunks) with electric blankets. Kitchens are equipped to a high standard, with electric cookers, microwaves, fridges, irons and ironing boards and kitchenware. The Courtyard includes a laundry room. Access is easy - just drive into the inner courtyard to unload, then park in the convenient car park.

Local Area Details

On a self catering farm holiday at Barncrosh, you can share in the unique lifestyle that we enjoy on our working, organic family farm.

One of Tessa's great interests is looking after unusual breeds. So at Barncrosh we not only have cattle, sheep, pigs, ponies, donkeys and goats, but also llamas, alpacas, monkeys, wallabies and raccoons … and much more.

We sell our own home-made strawberry jam, marmalade, honey, free-range eggs and also home-grown strawberries.

You can enjoy exploring and observing farming life at close quarters. You can enjoy, too, all the facilities that help to give you the best possible experience during your Barncrosh Farm holiday. These facilities are free of charge to our visitors.

Gardens and woodland walk - spot the wild deer as you walk round the wood.
Tennis court - excellent hard court.
Three large trampolines and children's slides.
Use of bicycles for adults and children.
Giant chess board
Pixie house in its own garden - very safe for little children.
Football area
Adventure playground - ideal for children, with climbing tower and slide.
Indoor games room - with snooker, darts, jigsaws, board games, table football and table tennis - great for children to play and make new friends.
Fishing - we have two small fishing ponds, well stocked with brown trout and rainbow trout. Please bring your own rods and tackle.
To rent:

Quad bikes to ride on the farm tracks:
1 Yamaha Breeze 125 (for ages 10 and over)
1 Suzuki 80 (for ages 6 to 10)
Try an exhilarating off-road Go-Kart ride, too.

Exploring Galloway
Barncrosh is your gateway to Galloway, where the very best of Scotland's countryside is on your doorstep, from rolling hills and fine forests and lochs, to sandy beaches and a spectacular coastline. Gardens here are special, with gems like nearby Threave and the Logan Botanic Gardens near Stranraer. Palm trees and many other exotic plants thrive under the warming influence of the Gulf Stream.

Our roads are quiet and a pleasure to drive along. The nearby A712 Queens Way Tourist route takes you through the heart of the Galloway Forest Park, past a red deer range, wild goat park and red squirrel feeding stations. Buzzards are a common sight and you may be lucky enough to see golden eagles and red kites, too.

Shops, pubs and restaurants are within easy reach. Enjoy exploring our picturesque towns and villages, like Castle Douglas Food Town (only four miles away), Kirkcudbright Artists Town (five miles) and Wigtown Book Town (36 miles). People are friendly and welcoming, with plenty of time to speak to you.

Walking and cycling
From the serious challenge of the mighty Merrick (southern Scotland's highest hill) to the coastal paths and forest trails, this is excellent walking country. Forest Enterprise have waymarked a number of forest walks and cycle routes. Dumfries and Galloway is the home of the bicycle, and cycling along the quiet roads and paths is one of the best ways to see the countryside.

Water sports and fishing
From Portpatrick to Kirkcudbright and Kippford, the picturesque harbours along the Solway Coast provide excellent sailing. Inland, Loch Ken offers water-skiing, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. Fishing is popular, with the choice of sea-angling or trying your luck on rivers, lochs and reservoirs.

Dumfries and Galloway has more than 30 golf courses to choose from, with great links and parkland courses. Visitors are welcome.

Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce, Lord of Galloway, in nearby Glen Trool - 'land of the mountain and the flood'. Visit the majestic castles of Drumlanrig (Thornhill), McLellan (Kirkcudbright) and Dunskey (Portpatrick) and the splendid ruined abbeys at Dundrennan and New Abbey (the romantic Sweetheart Abbey). Check out the museum at nearby Twynholm devoted to local hero and Formula One driver David Coulthard.

The Loft Holiday Cottage in Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom Property Information

Location:Scotland, United Kingdom
This Property Sleeps:3
Minimum Price Per Week:£120
Maximum Price Per Week:£270
Nearest Airport:Prestwick (airport code PIK)

Property Features

  • Pets are allowed
  • Children are allowed

Contact Information for The Loft Holiday Cottage in Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom

Name: Mr Micky Ball
Telephone: 01556 680 216
Alt Telephone: 07850 163 687
Fax: 01556 680 442
It is completely free to send an enquiry! Use this opportunity and email the owner below to ask as many questions as you wish about this Villa in England.

Flat in Scotland, United Kingdom