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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Williamwood Cottage is a lovely newly refurbished farm cottage, set in its own secluded garden. A patio with garden furniture leading from the master bedroom is ideal for sunny summer breakfasts. This cottage is ideal for families and is well within walking distance of our new CHILDREN'S PLAY FARM, where we have a variety of minature animals to cuddle. Also within the area is a play area complete with climbing farm and for Mum and Dad a picnic area to take in the views over the Solway Coast.

Should you be more inclined to walking, cycling, photography or riding, we have a newly created circular route round the farm, all fenced off from the animals but allowing you to see our highland cattle, sheep and ponies in their natural habitat. These areas are AWARD WINNING CONSERVATION areas and the opportunities to see many species of birds, animals flora and fauna are abundant, we can even let you sit in one of our hides to watch badgers playing at night.

PICNIC HORSEBACK RIDES can be organised and the views from the top of the farm are stunning.

You will receive a welcome pack on your arrival to the cottage, including complementary eggs from our free range chickens and lots of information about the farm, including walking routes.

Whilst you are with us, you have access to our own loch where you can FLY FISH . Ride one of our HIGHLAND PONIES or HELP OUT ON THE FARM. DURING EASTER WE ARE OFFERING WORK EXPERIENCES OF LAMBING SHEEP.

We are very well situated for the M6 and M75 and are anly 15 minutes from the famous GRENTA GREEN OUTLET VILLAGE AND BLACKSMITH'S SHOP. Shops in the nearby market town of Annan are only 5 miles and the beach 10 miles.

We have won awards from the RSPB twice now, being awarded NATURE IN FARMING WINNER FOR SCOTLAND 2013 so if photography and wildelife is your thing then Williamwood is for you. Check out our blog page on our site. Qualified guides await to take you on themed walks around the farm. Walks can be tailored to your particular interest.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Powfoot 12 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 12 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow Prestwick Airport 102 km, Nearest railway: Annan 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Our cottages have been described by more than one of our guests as "home as soon as we walked in"

Comfortable living room with log burning stove

large kitchen with dining table

comfortable bedrooms with nice linen and fluffy towels.

En-suite bedroom has patio door leading out to a breakfast table when the weather is nice or an escape for Mum and Dad to sit an enjoy the peace when everyone has gone to bed.

Further details outdoors

There are three gardens, attached to the cottage. The grass is very tidy and there is room for every kind of activity.

We have provided a barbecue and seating for you to enjoy.

Further details

A minimal charge of £15.00 if you bring dogs, only to cover extra cleaning costs.

Baby equipment is available at no extra charge.

The Dumfries and Galloway region

There's a surprise at every turn in Dumfries & Galloway, from discovering inspirational art on a forest walk to getting surprisingly close to red kites and red deer as you explore.

The rugged coastline, sandy beaches and tranquil lochs all look even more stunning as the region basks in glorious sunshine, and the longer days give more time for exploring this wonderful corner of Scotland.

Picture yourself with a loved one, sharing a glorious walk along a quiet beach or sharing a tranquil stroll through a forest. Let the stresses of life melt away as you wander through sweet scented gardens full of exotic plants or cycle along quiet country lanes admiring our glorious scenery.

Annan

The Royal Burgh of Annan has a population of approximately 10,000.It is situated on the coast line and is the principal town of Annandale & Eskdale and the third largest in Dumfries & Galloway.

Local activities and history near to Williawmood

Many arts and crafts exhibitions through the year

Powfoot Beach

Annan Swimming Pool

The Old Blacksmith's Shop- World famous for weddings

Robert Burns House- a great Scottish poet

Each year in July, Annan celebrates riding the boundaries of the Royal Burgh. Up to 100 horses ride behind a group of picked riders to carry the flag. The ride comes through our farm where the main riders stop for refreshments and a great chance to see the tradition up close.

For all bird watching enthusiasts, there are many places to see a range of birds on mudflats, woodlands and farmland. Caerlaverock wetland center, Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve and Galloway Kite Trail are all very close by.

John Paul Jones cottage, John Paul Jones is famous in the USA for being "The father of the American Navy"

The Craigenputtock Experinace- offering quad biking tours, shooting and archery

There are plenty of family activities and attractions ranging from-

Drmmuir Farm ice cream parlour

Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum

Gem Rock Museum

Amazonia - Scotland only indoor tropical rainforest

Steam in Lakeland- steam train journeys

Mabie Farm Park

Galloway Activity Centre - sailing, lazer quest, climbing, mountain biking, and many more activities

Art Cafe at Dalton Pottery

There are a range of walking routes around annan , Barnkirk point, River Annan and many more walks

Cycling Trails -

Mabie 7 stanes mountin biking trails (includes technical trial features)

There are many castles and ancient monuments, some being-

Hadrians wall

Bruces's cave - Where King Robert the Bruce sheltered in the 14th century

Caerlaverock Castle

Sweetheart Abbey

Hermitage Castle

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21 Aug 2014

5/5

"So relaxing, friendly and most of all so enjoyable!"

The week we spent here was truly magnificent. As a family of four with two boys of 12&10 we didnt know quite what to expect.The quality, cleanliness and facilities within the accomodation are first c… More

17 Sep 2012

5/5

"Romantic and Secluded Cottage"

We had a wonderful week at the cottage with touring the area. The cottage is well equipped and cosy. On our return each day from touring there was nothing better than lighting the log fire, dinner c… More

5 May 2012

5/5

"Get away from it all at Williamwood!"

Stayed at Williamwood for 4 nights at the end of April with family. The cottage is lovely, and so well equipped with everything you need. A real home from home. It's a real bird and animal lovers… More

15 Feb 2012

5/5

"lovely relaxing accomodation with log fire and pet friendly"

we have just expierenced a lovely short break in beautful accomodation.Your welcomed with fresh flowers and fresh eggs in the cottage.Every need is catered for. The surroundings are beautiful, bird t… More

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are always happy when we feel you have had a relaxing time.
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Shirley

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