East Brae Cottage B&B


Crocketford, Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, DG2 8QE

    This traditional Galloway cottage enjoys idyllic views over the countryside to Dalswinton and the Queensbury hills and provides an ideal location for exploring all Dumfries & Galloway has to offer. Dumfries & Castle Douglas are within 7.5 miles.

    All ground floor rooms, great breakfasts and a warm friendly relaxed welcome . Free flat surfaced car park, free Wi-Fi. Plenty to do for the children too. All of East Brae's bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have a TV and tea and coffee facilities. Breakfast is made from only the finest, locally sourced ingredients, offering a tasty Scottish breakfast, made from meaty sausages, crispy bacon, fresh black pudding and haggis, and free range eggs, while lighter options are also available. Delicious homemade evening meals are also served - just book them in advance.

    The B&B is based near the village of Crocketford, which is surrounded by the Galloway hills, offering beautiful vistas towards the Solway Firth and Cumbrian hills beyond. Cyclists and walkers will definitely want to make the most of the excellent walking routes and quiet cycling trails and nature lovers won't be disappointed either as the region is abound with fascinating wildlife and beautiful scenery. Head into town to have a drink at one of the traditional public houses, or visit the local antique shop, to discover unusual treasures.

    East Brae Cottage is conveniently situated on the Dumfries to Stranraer road, providing an ideal stop-off on your way to the ferries at Cairnryan. The property is also ideally located for exploring the Food Town of Castle Douglas, with its individual shops specialising in food and local produce, and the bustling market town of Dumfries, where there are plenty of shops, restaurants and museums, as well as a good theatre. There are many beautiful beaches within easy reach along the Solway Coast, and the nearby Threave Gardens provide a fantastic day out.
    Caerlaverock castle and the Solway Coast, the Red Kite feeding station are a must for the Birdwatchers. Mountain Biking the 7 Stanes. Biker & Golfers welcome year round.
    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Golfers Welcome Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Bikers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Standard Room
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Standard Room
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Standard Room
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin En-suite Room
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage


    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Baby Listening/Sitting Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • Garden
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted
    • Cash


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


    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Vegetarian
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Breakfast Available


    • Iron Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Towels Provided
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking Some German Understood
    • French Speaking Some french understood
    • Spanish Speaking Some spanish Understood


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    take the A75 heading from Dumfries towards Castle Douglas. Approximately 5 miles from Dumfries sign for Shawhead pointing right. East Brae is on right hand side, one mile from the sign. There is a B&B sign outside the cottage

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Nearest VIC Dumfries. Directions as before.

    Getting there by railway:- From Dumfries station follow signs for Stranraer on A75. Approximately 5 miles from Dumfries sign for Shawhead pointing right. East Brae is on right hand side, one mile from the sign.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Cairnryan ferry terminal, follow the A77 and then the A75 for Dumfries. Two miles out of Crocketford village, East Brae on the left.

    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 :
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
    • Baths fitted with support handrails available

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • 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

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


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