The Old Shop B&B (Carsethorn)


Carsethorn, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 8DS

    Offering you a fantastic stay in a idyllic location, this family-run B&B has a beautiful private beachside garden and summer house on the shore of the Solway Firth.

    Originally built in 1842, this B&B offers two comfortable double bedrooms and a single bedroom. All rooms are en suite, centrally heated, with TV, tea and coffee facilities and hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi internet access and parking are also available. A delicious Scottish breakfast is served in the morning between 8 and 9am. For evening meals The Steamboat Inn,in the village offers great food, a good selection of drinks and excellent hospitality.

    The private beachside garden and summer house offer direct access to a beautiful quiet beach, where you can enjoy spectacular views of both Scottish and English shores - keep your eyes peeled for the resident porpoises which are regularly spotted in the bay from the bottom of the garden.

    Nearby, enjoy excellent river, sea and loch fishing as well as first-class visitor attractions, picturesque walking and cycling routes and the close proximity to a wealth of wildlife and observation areas. A regular bus service connects the village to Dumfries and Dalbeattie and all of their attractions.

    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Taste Our Best Anglers Welcome Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Golfers 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
    Double Ensuite
    £65.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Ensuite
    £65.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Ensuite Room
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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


    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV Lounge

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Lounge

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Road Directions

    Take the Solway Coastal route (brown signs) to Dalbeattie from Dumfres. Turn off at Kirkbean for Carsethorn.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

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


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2

    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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