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.