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St Medan Golf Club

St Medan Golf Club

St Medan, Scotland’s most southerly golf club

This family-friendly, 9 hole course, laid out on the shores of Luce Bay in south west Scotland, offers an interesting and challenging game for novices and experienced golfers alike.

A special feature of St Medan is that there are 18 tees playing to 9 holes, making optimum use of the hilly peninsula with it’s wonderful scenery and panoramic sea views.

Killantrae Burn


Enjoy a get away from it all break at this beautiful cottage in Port William, Scotland. Stunning sunsets, beach access, rock pools to explore and an ideal touring base for South West Scotland with views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway.

Killantrae Burn is a spacious cottage with direct beach access. If you are lucky you might see Minke whales, porpoises, seals and dolphins which have been seen in the Bay. Two beds. Sleeps 4.

Situated right on the ever popular SWC300 route

The Cottage at Castle Sinniness

A beautiful three bedroom holiday cottage (sleeping 6) with large social areas situated near Glenluce, Newton Stewart. The Cottage at Castle Sinniness sits on a coastal path and is within easy reach of the beautiful beaches and stunning countryside that Glenluce has to offer. The perfect place to base your relaxing country holiday!


Living Room

The spacious living area provides ample seating as well as a cosy log fire (the first logs will be provided).There is a 32″ TV with Freeview channels and DVD player as well as a Bluetooth speaker to connect your mobile or music player.

Kitchen/Dining Room

The bright and airy kitchen features a traditional Stanley cooker, an electric oven/grill, a microwave and a slow cooker giving guests plenty of options for cooking.


The Cottage at Castle Sinniness has three bedrooms: two king sized rooms and one twin. One of the king sized rooms has an en-suite shower room. There is plenty of clothes storage available including a small wardrobe space in two rooms.


The Cottage at Castle Sinniness has a cloakroom/toilet as well as a full bathroom with a shower over bath. As previously mentioned, the master bedroom is also an en-suite shower room.


The back garden area is mostly paved and looks over the fields that surround The Cottage. There is a table and chairs available on request as well as a BBQ.


The Cottage at Castle Sinniness allows up to two well behaved dogs. However, it is important to note that The Cottage is situated on the grounds of a working farm and as such, dogs must remain on leads at all times when in the garden area or walking near to The Cottage.



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There are 23 golf clubs that are members of the South of Scotland Golfers Association. Courses range from wee 9 hole courses in the picturesque Galloway hills to magnificent 18 hole links round the extensive coastline. Green fees range from as little as little as £10 in winter up to £60 for Southerness. Great value is to be had on courses to suit all tastes and abilities.

Visit South of Scotland Golf for a comprehensive details of all courses at

Kitchen Coos and Ewes

Authentic working farm experiences lead by the people who love and look after the animals every day.
Airyolland farm is situated in the Southern Uplands of Scotland within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere.
Neale and Janet McQuistin took on the tenancy of the farm 28 years ago, 10 days after they got married.
They breed Beltex sheep and the iconic native breed to Scotland, Highland Coos.
Between the two of them Neale and Janet have accumulated 110 years of farm living and they want to share what they have learned with you! They can tell you all everything about the many generations of Beltex bloodlines in their record-breaking flock and the social structure within the Highland Cattle fold.
Learn about the interesting variety of different breeds that were carefully selected to utilise the different habitats on the farm before enjoying a traditional farmhouse spread of food and drink. Grab your camera or your sketchbook and charcoals, because there are so many highlights on one of these tours, you’ll want to capture them all.

Larroch Farmhouse


Larroch Farmhouse offers luxury Self Catering accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway.

This is a beautifully restored farmhouse offering luxurious self catering accommodation for groups of up to 10 people who are looking to explore this beautiful area of South West Scotland

Sitting in an elevated position overlooking Monreith Bay it offers stunning views over the surrounding area and coast.


There is plenty to do in the surrounding area from exploring the coastline, visiting all the gardens nearby and the local towns and villages, Wigtown, Port William, Whithorn and the Isle of Whithorn. Walking and discovering hidden lochs and caves.

Larroch Farmhouse is very well equipped with 5 bedrooms, 3 Kingsize bedrooms (1 on the ground floor) and 2 twin rooms.

The twin rooms have a jack and jill bathroom and the


2 kingsize upstairs both have en suites whilst the bedroom downstairs is situated next to a shower room and toilet



The ground floor offers an open plan space with a lovely fitted kitchen

with a full range of appliances, a dining area

and a lovely lounge area with stunning views.



For the best prices BOOK DIRECT with the owner on 01988 700635

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Port William Inshore Rescue Service has a building on the harbour green in Port William -housing a coffee and gift shop plus licensed bar -amazing views.

We also have 2 Electric Car Charging Points situated just to the left of the front door.




At seaward side of the roundabout

Self service 24/7

Courtyard Holiday Cottages

East Kirkland Farm



East Kirkland Farm is situated on the edge of the Solway Firth, overlooking Wigtown Bay and the magnificent Galloway hills beyond. The cottages are within easy reach of the small town of Wigtown, proud to call itself Scotland’s National Book Town.  With its numerous second hand book shops, choice of cafes and restaurants and a selection of delightful craft/antique shops, there’s plenty for you to enjoy.

Courtyard Holiday Cottages offer comfortable, self-catering accommodation arranged around a small courtyard, with owner accommodation on site.  Cottages sleep from 3 to 6 people and can be booked individually or as a whole (sleeping up to 19 people) for family gatherings/special occasions.  We boast a fantastic heated indoor pool (open April to end Oct), a selection of bicycles for guests to use, drying room, dvd and games library, play park with swings and a games barn for those rainy days.  Well behaved pets are welcome!

With its beautiful beaches, historical sites, forest parks, gardens and numerous other visitor attractions, Wigtownshire is an ideal location for walking , cycling, fishing, golfing or sight seeing.




The Riverbank Cafe



The Riverbank Cafe is a popular venue for visitors and locals alike who just love the fresh baking, excellent coffee, paninis, toasties, salads, burgers, breakfast, soup, desserts, sandwiches and children’s menu.


Much of the produce used in The Riverbank Cafe is sourced from the Dumfries and Galloway region such as their cheese, pork and smoked produce.


The Riverbank Cafe is located next to the main car park in Newton Stewart and there is plenty of public parking as well as some private, more secure spaces provided behind the cafe.

West Barr Farmhouse & Cottage



If you’re looking for a stunning location, full of natural beauty, then West Barr Farmhouse & Cottage is the perfect place for you.


Why come to West Barr Self Catering?

icon-3starselfcatering.jpgWest Barr enjoys magnificent views across to the Mull Of Galloway and Isle of Man.  Located in this peaceful setting just 2 miles from the pretty 18th Century fishing village of Port William.  Dumfries and Galloway is not short of beautiful scenery from its’ glorious green countryside and rolling hills to its’ sandy coast and spectacular sunsets.  15 miles from the market town of Newton Stewart and 20 miles from Stranraer with its’ many shops, restaurants and museums.  Close to the Galloway Forest, part of the 7 stanes for keen cyclists, adventurous hikers or peaceful strollers and dog walkers.  There is an abundance of sea, loch and river fishing spots for anglers and even the golfers can enjoy a round at nearby St Medan golf course.  Whilst those seeking a more relaxing break can visit Scotland’s National book town of Wigtown where there is an annual book festival each autumn.  Sample local produce from a choice of smokehouses dotted along the main A75 route or indulge in home made jersey ice cream at the famous Cream O’ Galloway.  Both properties are located on the edge of the holiday park.  Both properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 people.  Facilities on the park for children consist of an enclosed play paddock with slide, swings and climbing tower.

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Craiglemine Cottage B and B

See a different side of Scotland this year …One without mountains, midges or crowds of tourists.

Galloway has a fantastic sea to sky landscape, from safe sandy beaches and rugged cliff top walks to rolling hills and quiet historic ruins.

The cottage with its peaceful atmosphere is a wonderful place to unwind for a short break or longer holiday.

At Craiglemine Cottage B and B you can be sure of a warm welcome all year.

Whether you prefer activities such as walking, cycling, fishing or golf; or like more being more relaxed seeing beautiful formal gardens or some of our 6000 year history – all are in easy reach in this lovely part of Scotland.The Galloway Forest – the UK’s first Dark Sky Park is to the north.

The cottage too has a wonderful extensive view of the night sky.


The pleasantly decorated and furnished accommodation comprises:

Double/Family Room. This large room with washbasin has an attractive view to the distant Galloway hills.Extra beds can be added for small children

Single/Twin Room. Bright and south facing.Each room has tea / coffee making facilities plus an alarm clock. The rooms share the bathroom facilities plus second toilet.

The spacious residents Lounge / Dining Room is a perfect place to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Although the cottage is centrally heated the cast iron stove in the stone fireplace provides a cosy warmth for the autumn and winter evenings

We provide evening meals on request.Children of all ages welcome – free for under 6 years. Experience for yourself the variety and beauty of rural Galloway.

Wireless Broadband Internet is available.

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Discover Scotland is the largest independent holiday letting agency in South West Scotland, with a portfolio of more than 200 cottages, built up since 1982. We have a wonderful variety of properties on offer, whether you’re looking for a coastal holiday, city break or true wilderness experience. With properties accommodating parties of 2 up to 26 there really is something for everyone, including the dog!

Our aim is to ensure that holidaymakers receive a warm welcome and an everlasting holiday experience, ensuring visitors return time and again. We are always pleased to hear from holidaymakers before, during and after their holidays. Feel free to email, call or Facebook us, we’re open 7 days a week from 8.30am until 5pm. Or why not pop into our centrally located Castle Douglas office when passing by!

Number 7 Ninian’s Landing

Number 7 Ninian’s Landing is a stylish one bedroom first floor apartment for 1 or 2 people located on the harbourside in the Isle of Whithorn. The holiday accommodation is located in the heart of the village with a spectacular sea view overlooking the attractive harbour.

The Isle of Whithorn is one of Scotland’s most Southerly villages and from the village there are spectacular sea views across towards to Kirkcudbright, Cumbria and the Isle of Man.

Self-catering holiday in the Isle of Whithorn

Number 7 Ninian’s Landing is a stylish first floor apartment sleeping 1 or 2 guests with a fabulous sea view across the harbour. The apartment building stands on the site of a former fisherman’s warehouse and there is a nautical theme throughout the building.

Number 7 has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, fully fitted kitchen and comfortable furnishings. The kitchen has everything you need for a perfect self-catering holiday:

The living area has a comfortable furnishings, flat screen TV, DVD player, Freesat, Amazon Firestick and unlimited Wifi. There are guide books and tourist information to help you plan your day trips and holiday activities.

The bathroom has a bath with an electric shower over the bath, heated towel rail, hand wash basin and WC. A fluffy bath sheet and hand towel are provided for each guest together with a bath mat. Complimentary hair and body wash is provided.

The EPC rating is band C.

The spacious double bedroom has a king size bed,  built in wardrobes and hotel quality bed linen is provided. There is a sea view from the bedroom and a view of the Isle of Whithorn Tower on the headland, which is an aid to navigation.

Outside at Number 7 there is a private courtyard with a designated parking space and lots of walks from the doorstep.

Isle of Whithorn

The Isle of Whithorn is one of Scotland’s most Southerly villages. There is an award winning CAMRA pub in the village with its own microbrewery. The Steam Packet serves delicious lunch and dinner using the finest of local produce and dogs are welcome in the bar. There are tables on the harbourside for lunch, dinner or refreshments outside to enjoy the views. St Ninian’s Tearoom is a short walk from Number 7 and here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea by the sea. The shop inside the tearoom has a Post Office and sells all the essentials you might need for your holiday.

There are lots of walks from the doorstep and lots of places to visit and attractions nearby. Scotland’s Book Town, Wigtown, is a short drive away from Number 7.

Your holiday at Number 7 Ninian’s Landing

Number 7 sleeps up to 2 guests and we welcome dogs at no extra charge (1 large or 2 small/medium).

Number 7 is open all year round, including Christmas and New Year. Book your next holiday, short break or weekend away (3 night minimum stay) at Number 7 Ninian’s Landing in the Isle of Whithorn.

Contact: Alison Smith

Telephone or Text: 07824 770968

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Faldarroch Farm

Faldarroch is an unspoilt example of a complete Victorian small dairy farm, dating from the late Improvement era (c. 1830); it consists of the farm cottage and the steading, with byre, calf shed, cart shed and barn (now used for storing bicycles, outdoor clothing ), and a paddock and stackyard to the rear. It is situated a couple of miles from the sea at Port William, at the northern end of the Barrachan Estate, which retains its small-scale fields, mixed woodland and non-intensive grazing, so that wildlife – including red squirrels – abounds.

The cottage has been redesigned on eco-friendly principles : it is super-insulated, with underfloor heating powered by a wood-pellet boiler and solar electricity. The open plan farm kitchen with sitting area has a working Victorian range and wood-burning stove.

A master bedroom, with Victorian iron four poster, has a convenient hand-basin and its own stove; the bathroom has a shower over the roll-top bath, and there is a family room which has two box beds and a further single iron bed.

Garheugh Farm Holiday  Cottage

A  traditional stone cottage standing in it’s own gardens with lovely open views over the shores of Luce Bay. Comfortably furnished and equipped, the cottage can be either a base for exploring all the area has to offer – beaches, gardens, medieval and prehistoric monuments, and of course the birds, wildlife and wonderful walks – or a haven of peace and quiet for sitting looking out over the water and waiting for the sunset. Dogs are welcome.


Relax in the peaceful harbour village of Port William on the coast of Luce Bay in the Machars of Galloway.

Port William is a haven for leisure craft as you gaze across the sea to the Isle of Man and Ireland. (more…)

Drumfad Holiday Homes

Drumfad, near the picturesque harbour village of Port William, offers a high standard of self-catering holiday accommodation and is the perfect base from which to explore all that this beautiful corner of south west Scotland has to offer. Both Drumfad Cottage and The Barn have been fully refurbished to provide spacious and well-equipped accommodation to a luxury standard. They can be let separately or together and can sleep up to six people each, making them ideal for couples, families or groups.

The Cottage – Sleeps 4/6

The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor, a spacious open-plan living and kitchen area which includes, electric oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washing machine, leather sofas, large screen TV with Free Sat, DVD player, Nintendo Wii, a log burning fire and downstairs WV.  There are also a selection of books and board games for you to use. The first floor comprises two luxury bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two singles, each room furnished to a very high standard, together with a main bathroom with sink, WC, bath and shower.  All bed linen and towels are provided.

The Barn – Sleeps 5/7

Renovated in 2012, also to an exceptionally high standard, The Barn too has a ground source heat pump and solar panels providing underfloor heating and hot water 24 hours a day. The accommodation is all on one level and comprises of a spacious living area with leather sofas large screen TV with Free Sat, DVD player, Nintendo Wii and a log burning fire.  There are also a selection of books and games for you to enjoy. The well equipped kitchen overlooks the living area and contains all the modern appliances including an electric oven with hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer and microwave. There are two luxury bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and the other with three singles.  Both bedrooms have en-suite facilities.  All bed linen and towels are provided.

There is a small charge to bring your pet.      

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