Peace and quiet, naturally. Williamwood Farm Cottages are the ultimate in Scottish country self catering cottages. Escape from the concrete jungle, where you can relax in front of a cosy log fire while still being connected to free.
Nestled in beautiful countryside of Dumfries & Galloway, Williamwood Holiday Cottages are in the ideal location to make the most of either a quiet, relaxed getaway, or an action packed holiday.
Grey Craig has its own unique style, and combines a variety of traditional and modern features, resulting in high quality accommodation.
Located on an award-winning working farm, there is plenty to do, with farm tours of the owners’ 300-acre farm, featuring Highland ponies, Highland cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens, guided walks, horse riding (with stabling available should you wish to bring your own horse), bat walks, badger watching, fishing on the owners’ private lake, and meals in the owners’ dining room (activities and meals are available at a small cost). The farm has won the RSPB Nature of Farming award in Scotland for farming and conservation. The owners and rangers are happy to talk about the diversity of the farm and how the different wildlife habitats have encouraged the birdlife in the area, and also where photographers can get the best shots! There is a free children’s play area complete with a petting zoo, with miniature animals and picnic tables.
Grey Craig Cottage is the ideal cottage for a romantic break. Set on the edge of the farm overlooking the farm’s wildlife and conservation area, this cottage gives you the feeling of being right amongst nature. On a summers day, you can open the patio doors to the large gardens and indulge yourself in the sights and sounds of the area. On a winter’s evening, there is a wood burner to cuddle up in front of.
Large enclosed lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. BBQ on request. Shared 25 acres of woodland grounds and children’s play area. Fishing available on-site free of charge, no licence required. One large or two small dogs welcome at a small charge - to be kept on a lead at all times. Stabling available. Bike store. Parking for two cars.
Being on the farm, guests can take the opportunity to celebrate Annan’s fantastic tradition every July, where around 100 horses ride behind a group of specially selected riders who carry the flag. The ride comes through the farm and the main riders stop for refreshments.
Only five minutes to the motorway, 10 minutes to Gretna Green, 15 minutes to Powfoot Beach, 25 minutes to Carlisle and on to the Lake District or Newcastle, the location couldn’t be better. There is plenty of interesting history in Dumfries and Galloway, including the Old Blacksmith’s Shop at Gretna, famous for its weddings since 1754, the famous poet Robert Burns’ House, and Sweetheart Abbey. Plenty of local attractions are close by, as well as main transport links for exploring further afield.
Grey Craig can be booked together with Beckhead Cottage, Dairy Cottage and Williamwood Cottage - to accommodate up to 18 guests.
|Grey Craig||£485 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.