Brighouse Bay Holiday Park

Holiday Park

Brighouse Bay, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4TS

    Enjoying a superb location beside its own sandy beach and offering a huge choice of on site activities for all the family, this coastal family run park has everything you could possibly want for a fantastic holiday.

    So spacious and full of wildlife, Brighouse Bay gives an immediate country park feel and is one of Scotland’s top environmental parks.  Situated on a quiet secluded peninsula with magnificent views Brighouse Bay has six amenity, fishing and wildlife ponds and is surrounded by acres and acres of walking country with sign posted trails through mixed woodland, over our working livestock farm and along the spectacular coastline.

    No surprise that it has held the David Bellamy ‘Gold’ Conservation Award for many, many years.

    You can enjoy all seasons, as Brighouse Bay is open all year and, with its first class heated facilities, it is the perfect centre for tourers, campers and motorhomes or the ideal place to have your own holiday home (a choice of new and pre-owned are for sale).  The majority of holiday homes on our low density park are privately owned with a small number of centrally heated lodges and holiday home caravans available for let.   The lodges, some with luxury hot tubs, are situated in a peaceful area next to the golf course or overlooking the wildlife ponds.  Alternatively the premier, standard and budget holiday caravans, priced to suite all, also offer a comfortable stay as does the secluded Old Mill Cottage.  Originally a farm cottage the sunroom features the original large water driven wheel used to power the grain mill. 

    Also to let are our cosy glamping cabins.  Families can bring the usual essentials but leave their tent at home.  Cabins sleep up to four and have heating, fridge, microwave and electric kettle.  

    For touring caravanners there is the option to make Brighouse Bay their holiday base for longer stays using our competitively priced seven month or all year seasons.

    The park is a pet friendly outdoor playground.  As well as the extensive network of coastal and woodland walks we have a challenging 18-hole golf course which offers glorious cliff top views over the Irish Sea, an outdoor all weather bowling green plus mini indoor bowling in the games room, an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and fitness room with a café (free wi-fi) and lounge bar to chill out in.  Youngsters can share the boating pond with the ducks, beat Dad on the putting green or spend hours of enjoyment in the playgrounds. Alternatively you can go pony trekking, enjoy free coarse fishing on our wildlife ponds or sea angling from the rocks or in the bay if you launch from our all tide slipway.   Cycling families can explore our quiet farm tracks, venture up to the nearby Sustrans Route 7 or visit the 7 Stanes forest trails at Dalbeattie or Kirroughtree just over half an hour away.  Night time star gazers will enjoy our ‘dark sky’ location.

    The local area has a wealth of things to do and interesting places to visit.  Our knowledgeable and friendly reception and shop staff can guide you on how to get the most out of your visit to this delightful, scenic corner of Scotland

    Gradings
    4 Holiday Park
    Awards
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    16
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Budget 2 bedroom
    £370.00 per unit per week
    Budget 2 bedroom (No CH)
    £335.00 per unit per week
    Budget 3 bedroom
    £380.00 per unit per week
    Budget 3 bedroom ( No CH)
    £345.00 per unit per week
    Camping Cabins
    £38.00 per pitch per night (2 people)
    Heron 3bedroom with Hot Tub
    £735.00 per unit per week
    Moorhen 2 bedroom
    £595.00 per unit per week
    Old Mill Cottage 3 bedroom
    £745.00 per unit per week
    One Person Tent pitch
    £10.00 per unit per night
    Otterpool 3bedroom with Hot Tub
    £845.00 per unit per week
    Premier 2 bedroom
    £515.00 per unit per week
    Premier 3 bedroom
    £540.00 per unit per week
    Standard 2 bedroom
    £450.00 per unit per week
    Standard 3 bedroom
    £475.00 per unit per week
    Standard Pitch (wirh electric)
    £19.50 per pitch per night (2 people)
    Woodpecker 4 bedroom
    £685.00 per unit per week

    Please check our online booking for most up-to-date pricing and availability https://www.prophetbookings.co.uk/gillespie/

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Caravan Holiday
    • Chalet
    • Cottage
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Catering

    • Bar Available Limited hours during low season
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Domestic

    • Bunk Beds
    • Cubicle Changing Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer Not full sized
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided Apart from towels and tea towels.
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower
    • Toilets
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Steam Room

    Leisure Facilities

    • Entertainment Available
    • Golf Course On Complex 18 hole & 9 hole and also Mini Golf
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities Trekking, quad biking, mini golf, canoeing, 18 hole and 9 hole golf, walks, fishing, outdoor bowls
    • Television Television in bar area.
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route

    Camping Facilities

    • Awning Charge
    • Hot Water Shower/ Washing Facilities
    • Mains Electricity
    • Private Parking Next To Pitch

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • Equipment Hire For Canoeing and mini Golf.
    • Internet Access Free wifi at leisure club
    • Level Access
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Picnic Area
    • Smoking Restricted

    Languages Spoken

    • Polish spoken One member of staff fluent
    • Spanish Speaking Several members of staff fluent.

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Kirkcudbright Tourist Information Centre take the A755, signposted Gatehouse of Fleet, west for 1/2 mile. Turn left onto the B727 signposted Borgue. After 4 miles turn left at Brighouse Bay signpost. Park is in 2 miles, behind wood on right of Brighouse Bay.

    Getting there by railway:- From Dumfries Railway Station take the A75 Euroroute towards Stranraer. Approximately 22 miles from Dumfries, 4 miles west of Castle Douglas, take the A711 to Kirkcudbright. In the centre of Kirkcdbright turn left onto the A755, signposted Gatehouse of Fleet, 1/2 mile. Turn left onto B727 signpost. Park is in 2 miles, behind wood on right of Brighouse Bay.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Prestwick Airport take the A77 to Ayr then onto the A713 through Dalmellington, New Galloway and Parton towards the A75 at Castle Douglas (approximately 45 miles from Ayr). Turn right onto the A75 towards Stranraer for approximately 5 miles; take the A711, signposted Kirkcudbright. In the centre of Kirkcudbright turn left onto the A755, signposted Gatehouse of Fleet, for 1/2 mile. Turn left onto B727 signposted Borgue. After four miles turn left at Brighouse Bay signpost.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Cairnryan take the A77 and then the A75 towards Dumfries. Approximately 45 miles on, on the Gatehouse of Fleet Bypass, take the A755 towards Kirkcudbright. After approximately 4 miles Brighouse Bay Holiday Park is signposted to the right. The signs will take you all the way to the park.

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