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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Beckhead as the name suggests sits at the head of the Butcherbeck Burn that tumbles past the cottage. A secluded garden with patio and barbaque offers our guests a little piece of Dumfriesshire to simply relax and unwind. The cottage sits in the middle of the farm, from where you can walk to the many places of interest on the farm. There are roe deer and badgers very close to the cottage and can be seen regularly passing by. Our loch offers free fishing or a place simply to sit and relax may be have a picnic.
For the bird life enthusiast there is a bird hid to sit and watch the ducks, geese and wading birds that reside with us.
At night you can sit by the open fire and contemplate your day with a nice glass of wine.
On arrival you will receive your complimentary free range eggs, and an order form for your Sunday paper which will be delivered.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Powfoot 12 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|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, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
About this location
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.
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
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-
Bruces's cave - Where King Robert the Bruce sheltered in the 14th century
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10 Oct 2014
"Wonderfully relaxing family break"
Really lovely week in a beautifully appointed cottage - really well furnished & thoughtfully kitted out house with great garden. Shirley & Michael were very welcoming & the walks around the farm were… More
14 Aug 2014
"A GEM ON THE FARM"
We have just returned home from a 3 day break at Beckhead Cottage.Shirley has thought of everything to make this your perfect home from home.our cottage was in a beautiful setting within the farm. A g… More
20 May 2014
"In a word, FANTASTIC"
We have just spent a week at Beckhead Cottage and it was the best holiday we have had in the past few years. The cottage was perfect and had all the amenities you could want for a self catering holida… More
28 Apr 2014
We have just had a week in Beckhead Cottage and we have enjoyed every minute. The en-suit in both the bedrooms were ideal with having 2 teenagers with us so no queuing for a bathroom. It was all very … More
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