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Kippford

 
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Kippford

Kippford, with it’s original white washed shipwrights cottages lining the shore, is a popular holiday and sailing village that stretches along the banks of the Urr Water.

Originally know as Scaur, it is home to the Solway Yacht Club who hold a sailing regatta and cadet week here annually. The yacht club pontoon and vessels moored in the estuary are a modern reminder of Kippford’s boatbuilding heritage.

Kippford is backed by the forested Mark Hill, known locally as the Muckle, with a network of paths that link with Rockcliffe a 1 mile walk across land managed and maintained by the Scottish National Trust. These lovely walks, a pretty shell beach, beautiful views across the Solway Firth towards the Lake District and to the West Glen Isle and Screel combine to make this a popular holiday destination.

The village also has two waterfront pubs serving local ale and food, a chandlery and slipway, a village hall, a coastal themed gift shop which also sells coffee, cake and ice cream, a family run craft pottery and a family friendly nine hole golf course and tea room.

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Attractions

Kippford Car and Camper Hire
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South West Coastal 300
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RSPB Mersehead Reserve
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Nocturnal Wildlife Experience
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NTS Rockcliffe Coastline
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Broughton House & Garden
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Colvend Golf Club
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Craigieknowes Golf Club
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Dalbeattie Golf Club
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Gorsebank Coarse & Trout Fishery
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Gowanbrae Nursery
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Keith Kirk’s Natural History
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Food and Drink

Basecamp Cafe at Laggan
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Laggan Outdoor
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GG’s Yard Venue
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Crafty Distillery
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Criffel Coaches
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Sulwath Brewers Ltd
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BarendBar & Restaurant
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Cavens Country House Restaurant
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The Anchor Inn
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The Ark Gift Shop
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The Mariner Hotel, Kippford
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  • Barend Holiday Village

    Self Catering - Sleeps 8
    Colvend
    • Self catering lodges with outdoor space and at least one ground floor bed & bathroom.
    • Indoor heated pool and sauna
    • Within 400 yards of beach at Sandyhills
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  • Rosemount Guest House

    B&B / Guest house- 4 rooms
    Kippford
    • A relaxing & comfortable waterfront Guest House
    • We offer superb bed & breakfast (B&B) accommodation
    • Our enviable water front position provides glorious and uninterrupted views across the Urr Estuary
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