Self Catering

Craig Farm, Castle Douglas, New Galloway, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3QR

    Sleep quiet on a hillside, off the “Hidden Road”, in this sunny cottage set among grassy fields near a stream.

    Situated in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway, it is just ten minutes from the teashops of New Galloway, and the fun at the Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken – yet is so peaceful that you may just want to sit in the open porch with a cup of tea, and enjoy the view.

    This stone cottage has a mix of original architectural features and new craft fittings – willow weavings, carved oak shelves, woollen rugs on wooden floors, and a bright, sunny aspect.  Sleeping up to 5, but best for couples or foursomes who like space, there are 3 public rooms (a sun room, a living room, and a big living-kitchen with a wood stove) and two bedrooms (one double bed with an en-suite, and one twin room with an en-suite dressing room with a small sofabed).  The sun room also has a sofa bed – so you can wake up and step through the french-windows into the countryside.

    There is good insulation, double glazing and heating, so you can make Longshot as cosy or cool as you want.  Beds are sturdy, seats are comfy, the lighting is good, and there are many nearby walks.  For home cooks, there is good quality kitchen equipment, a walk-in pantry, and herbs at the back door (sage, rosemary, thyme, mint…. though the rabbits keep eating the parsley!

    Outside, there’s a shed (2 bikes and a barbecue), wooden garden furniture, and a tree hung with bird feeders, so you can watch the woodpeckers and red squirrels.  The views are tremendous – all the way across the glen to the Galloway Hills, with wonderful sunsets and long starry nights (deep in the Dark Skies Park).

    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*

    Low - £350 per week Medium - £440 per week High - £490 per week Peak - £510 per week Weekly bookings usually Friday to Friday. Short breaks usually only possible in low season 3 night break - £250 4 nights - £280 5 nights - £310

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Farm
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking


    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

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