Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.Learn more
Located in the heart of Gallloway Forest Park with walking and cycling from the door, ideal for touring this beautiful area.. Situated in a peaceful location within the Galloway Forest Park, one of the Dark Sky Parks, and surrounded by rolling hills, this detached former hunting lodge offers a true &lsquo;get-away-from-it-all&rsquo; break. This historical building is set in its own 5 acres, once belonging to the Earl of Galloway, and walking and cycling are available directly from the holiday property. Glentrool, one of the 7 Stanes, with its many marked trails is close by and offers walking and cycling for all abilities. There is easy access to the Merrick, south west Scotland&rsquo;s highest mountain, which offers more demanding walking. The market town of Newton Stewart, 8 miles from the lodge, is recognised as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills and centre for the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. It has a range of shopping facilities, swimming pool, golf course and a cinema. South west Scotland has a wealth of golf courses including Turnberry, Brunston Castle all within easy reach. Dumfries and Galloway area has many sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages; the area provides ample opportunity to relax in the wealth of scenic and historic attractions. With its famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, Galloway is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens. Ayrshire, with the Ayrshire Coastal Path 100 miles of coastline, easy access to Culzean Castle and Country Park, a favourite with visitors, is a 30-minute drive away. The Wigtown Book Town, Ayrshire Coast and Burns Country provide enjoyable days out. Pub with a brilliant reputation for food and warm welcome only a 3-minute stroll door to door. Shop 8 miles, pub 500 yards.. Large living/dining room with well-equipped kitchen area and wood-burning stove. Two double bedrooms; one with en-suite bathroom. Three twin bedrooms, two with French doors to verandah; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower. Two shower rooms with toilet. . Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally Full oil central heating included (October-March &pound;35per week, &pound;15 per short break)Electricity, bed linen and towels includedHigh chairFreeview TVDVDMicrowaveWashing machineTumble dryerDishwasherFridge/freezerLarge lawned garden with furniture4-acre natural unspoilt woodland groundsAmple parkingSecure cycle storeGames roomWelcome packNo smokingGround floor facilitiesNB: Stream and sloping banks in grounds
*Plus compulsory or optional charges based on actual occupancy or consumption. The payment has to be made in the currency offered by the property manager, before use of conversion tool. Payments in other currencies have to be negotiated beforehand with the property manager. The currency conversion tool is provided for your convenience only and is non-binding.