Situated on a quiet country lane, with open views across rolling fields, this detached holiday cottage is ideally located for exploring the nearby Artists Town of Kirkcudbright, and the wider area of Dumfries & Galloway.
The Solway Coast is close by with its numerous sandy beaches and rugged cliff tops to explore, while inland is the vast expanse of the Galloway Forest Park nominated Britain's first Dark Sky Park, offering unrivalled opportunities for star gazing due to the low light pollution. The vast expanse of sandy beach at Brighouse Bay is a within a short drive or a reasonable walk along country roads. Within easy reach of the cottage there are sporting facilities including game, sea and coarse fishing. mountain biking opportunities at Kirroughtree, a stage of the 7stanes Mountain Bike trails, with others a little further afield at Dalbeattie, Mabie & Ae Forests. There are numerous opportunities for walking be your preference for beach & cliff top walks or more strenuous hill walking. Golfing is available at Brighouse Bay, with a wide choice of courses across Dumfries and Galloway all within easy reach.
The nearby town of Kirkcudbright is well worth an explore and offers a full programme of events throughout the year including a Jazz Festival, Tattoo, Scottish Nights, Festival of Light and Arts & Craft Trail weekend to name a few. The National Trust for Scotland property Broughton House and Garden, home of the renown artist E.A. Horne is well worth a visit for the garden alone, with other National Trust and Historic Scotland sites within an easy drive. The multi million pound Art Gallery, opened in 2018, enhances the towns links to The Glasgow Boys There are many areas of conserved architecture to wander around and welcoming cafes to rest at. Kirkcudbright has a busy working harbour and marina and the boats are a very impressive sight when alongside. For eating out, the village of Borgue has a hotel which offers meals, but as it does get busy it is advisable to book in advance. There are a wider range of eateries in the nearby towns of Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet and Castle Douglas.
Slightly further afield the market town of Castle Douglas offers a variety of independent shops, along with a theatre which doubles as a cinema. For the young at heart there is Cream o'Galloway which produces organic Ice Cream and cheese from its own dairy herd and has a large adventure playground and activities for all ages. The Cocoa Bean Chocolate Factory in the village of Twynholm offers indoor and outdoor play areas, a large cafe and the opportunity to take part in a chocolate workshop. Slightly further afield, located on Loch Ken is galloway Activity Centre which offers a wide variety of water and land based activities.
All in all there really is something for everyone.
Newfield Cottage is let weekly Saturday to Saturday. Sorry we are unable to accept short breaks
Damage Deposit £150
Accommodation for 4 all on one floor comprising of: Living room with multi fuel stove; Kitchen Diner; Double bedroom; Twin bedroom; Bathroom with over bath shower, wash basin & toilet.
Services: Electric heaters * Electricity included * Bed linen and towels provided * Electric cooker and Microwave * Fridge/Freezer * Dishwasher * Washing machine * Multi Fuel stove with initial supply of fuel proved * TV * Wifi * Telephone for emergency & incoming calls only * Enclosed garden with garden furniture * Bike storage *. Private parking for 3 cars *. 2 dogs welcome * No smoking.
Notes: Extra charge of £20/dog/week. The property has a natural water supply from a spring. There are 5 steps to the garden.