Auld Smiddy Cottage And Glen Auchie Cottage

Self Catering

Mull Road, Drummore, Mull of Galloway, Drummore, Dumfries & Galloway, DG9 9HP

    Providing the ideal base for walking and bird watching holidays, the cottages are situated within walking distance of the beaches, an RSPB centre, Scotland's most southerly lighthouse and a beautiful turfed roof restaurant. Peace and quiet.

    The cottages are situated on the Mull Road heading to the  Mull of Galloway, Scotland's most southerly point, and enjoy sweeping sea views to the Irish Sea over a dramatic coastal landscape teeming with wildlife and gentle farmland.  Cottages and B & B withing walking distance to our beaches.  Auld Smiddy Cottage and Glen Auchie Cottage are full of character and offer home-from-home comforts providing the perfect Scottish retreat. Sleeping three/four, Glen Auchie is an 18th century traditional stone country cottage set in 0.5 acre of mature garden. It has two bedrooms. Alternatively, Auld Smiddy is also a traditional stone country cottage which has recently been converted to offer beautiful open-plan accommodation for two including a conservatory with spectacular views and a cosy log stove that's perfect for chiller nights.  Both cottages are pet friendly.

    Fantastic local attractions include the beautiful Castle Kennedy Gardens and Logan Botanic Gardens, the Stranraer Museum, the historic Castle of St John, and the RSPB Mull of Galloway, located at the southern most point of the Rhinns of Galloway near charming Drummore. The area also offers first-class cycling and walking routes with Scotland's longest and most challenging walking route, the Southern Upland Way starting in the region.  There is now a walk from Stranraer out to the Mull of Galloway also this walk joins on to the Southern Upland Way as you reach Stranraer.  Beautiful coastal walk to Scotland's most southerly point - Mull of Galloway.  Great fishing and sea fishing area also amazing bird watching.  Visit the beautiful harbour village of Portpatrick which is not to far away.  In Drummore we have a great voluntary staffed information centre with massive information about the area.

     

    In the B & B and the cottages we have lots of brochures and literature about the area also menu's from all our local eating places.

    Gradings
    3-4 Self Catering
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Arrival time for B & B rooms from 1pm onwards, arrival time for Glen Auchie Cottage from 2 pm onwards, Auld Smiddy from 4pm onwards. If in the area before time please call as room or cottages may be realy earlier.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    2
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Auld Smiddy Cottage
    £290.00 per unit per week
    Glen Auchie
    £290.00 per unit per week

    Cottages £290 - £435 per week, short breaks of 3/4 days available. Special Offer for July & August - £395 per week or fortnight for £750. No extra charge for pets. Free Wi-fi access.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Cheap Holidays
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access Wi Fi connection at our Bed and Breakfast - East Muntloch Croft - welcome to come up and use it.
    • Smoking Restricted

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location 2 miles from Drummore heading to the Mull of Galloway lighthouse.
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Domestic

    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From  Ayr to Stranraer take A77, on reaching Stranraer  take the A716 to Drummore and Mull of Galloway. From Dumfries take A75 to Glenluce bypass then after the bypass take  the B7084 over to Drummore.  On reaching Drummore take the B7041 heading to the Mull of Galloway until

    you reach the Mull of Galloway (3 mile) brown tourist attraction sign, turn right along this road, Cairngaan Road (we are a short distance along on the right hand side - East Muntloch Croft B & B, parking to the front left or around the back of house.  The B & B and the cottages are 2 miles from Drummore.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Stranraer take A716 to Drummore,  follow signs for the Mull of Galloway  until you reach the Mull of Galloway (3 miles) brown tourist atttraction sign,  turn right along Cairngaan Road, B & B - East Muntloch Croft short distance along  on right hand side.

    Getting there by railway:- Train arrives in Stranraer, Take A716 to Drummore and follow the about.
    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Prestwick Airport take A77 to Stranraer then as above.

    Getting there by ferry:- Both the Stena and P & O are situated on the Cairnryan Road, take the A77 until you reach Stranraer then follow the A716 road out to Drummore, then as above.

    Getting there by bus - On reaching Stranraer get off at Port Rodie, there you will get a bus from Stranraer to Drummore, this is as far as the bus service goes, the B & B and cottages are 2 miles from Drummore heading to the Mull of Galloway.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 7
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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