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Balnab Farm Self Catering Holidays

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  • Children welcome
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Off-road parking
  • On-site recreation
  • Pets by arrangement
  • Property on farm
  • Short breaks


Set on a working Dairy Farm in Whithorn on the beautiful Machars Peninsula in South West Scotland, is a wonderful array of different self catering properties.

From Safari Lodge Tents which sleep up to 6 in 3 bedrooms, a Shepherds Hut which sleeps 2 and a farm cottage which sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.

The family also have a one bedroom self catering apartment in Whithorn itself which sleeps 2.


Balnab Safari Lodge Tents, (Featherdown) situated on the farm amongst some small pens of animals (Calves, goats, pigs and ponies) and chickens for the children to admire. (Why not rent your own chickens and coop for the holiday, you keep any eggs!)

The Lodge tents sleep 6 people in 3 separate areas,  a double bedroom, a bunk room and the in the main living space there is a  cupboard bed suitable for younger children, which also opens into the double bedroom.

The rest of the facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, a wood-burning stove, dining area and a sofa and each tent has a private  flushing toilet. (inside)

There is running cold water to both the hand basin and the kitchen sink.

A private hot-water shower is not quite en-suite but private and just outside your tent.

There is also a sheltered veranda outside with two deck chairs, (ideal for settling down in for a night of star gazing in this beautiful dark sky area.) There is also a picnic table and outdoor cooking area with a barbecue.

No wifi

Balnab  Farm also has an honesty shop on site.

For more information and to book please click here


Ketburn Shepherds Hut, situated in it’s own garden on the farm

The shepherds hut has the accommodation on on one level and features a studio style layout with king size bed, kitchen and dining table and seating by the wood burning stove.

External shower room with separate toilet (All for private use)

Private garden with firepit and garden furniture

You can also bring your horse with you by prior arrangement with the owner

No wifi

For more information and to book please click here


The Dairy Cottage situated on the farm in it’s own private garden.

The property has three bedrooms, two doubles and a twin, all beautifully styled and spacious, offering plenty of storage and with  white painted wooden floorboards in two of the bedrooms and  carpeted floor in the third.

Family bathroom, with a walk-in shower

Cosy living/dining room, a relaxing sofa and armchair, open coal fire, Freeview TV, dining table (seats six)

The  kitchen has all of the appliances and amenities you will need during your stay.

Off road parking and a private garden for enjoying the views and also for admiring the fabulous dark skies

There is also a fabulous wood fired hot tub at The Dairy Cottage.

Garage offers secure storage for bikes and an array of games for the children

For more information and to book please click here


The Old Bakery  a ground floor apartment situated in the village of Whithorn.

The ideal place for couples looking for a romantic getaway.

Sleeps 2 in one bedroom. A shower room with a large walk in shower. A bright and airy living room with a comfortable sofa and large TV and a small dining area. In the kitchen you will find all you need, electric oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle, washing machine

A selection of books and WiFi

Outside there is kerbside parking and to the rear is a small courtyard where you will find a decked area and patio furniture and a beautiful wood-fired hot tub.

For more information and to book please email

At a glance

  • Fantastic Farm Setting
  • All linen included
  • Small pens of animals for the children
  • Rent a chicken coup
  • Dogs welcome
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