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Smithy Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The properties at Mochrum Park are in an ideal position for walks through the park and along side the river Bladnoch where we have some of our Salmon fishing the location also makes an ideal base for exploring the region and all that it has to offer. The properties are comfortable for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing holiday whether it is a Spring break, summer holiday or a festive getaway that you are looking for.

We have owned the houses since 1986 and have built up a strong clientele that have been enjoying holidays at Mochrum Park for many years. The houses have just recently been upgraded and we are confident that your holiday with us in Galloway will be leave you feeling relaxed and with some fantastic memories.

Newton Stewart is about 6 miles away, which has a variety of shops such as Sainsbury's, local bakery and local award winning butchers. Wigtown 'Scotland's National Booktown' is about 5 miles away which boasts some unusual craft shops and bookshops. The properties are ideally located in an idyllic countryside location where there are plenty of lovely country walks and an abundance of village tearooms, craft shops a short drive away

Recently restored and modernised semi-detached cottage ideally situated for the fisherman by Spittal Bridge and the riverside. Superb river views from most windows. Attractive garden and large car park. Space available here for guests fishing from the Coach House and Lodge. Garden leads to river and the 'Market Pool' one of the best on the river.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Garlieston
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Prestwick, Nearest railway: Barrhill or Stranraer
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, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Outdoors Private garden, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

The Dumfries and Galloway region

In addition to catering for the general holidaymaker year round, we are in an ideal position to offer specialist sporting holidays. With over 10 miles of privately owned salmon and trout fishing, we can offer unrivalled opportunities for the visiting angler at moderate cost. Galloway has 26 Golf courses several are nearby including Southerness, all are attractively situated with many amidst spectacular scenery.

The Birdwatcher will be delighted with the variety of species and R.S.P.B. reserves. The Solway is famous for its waders. Sea fishing is very productive with some of the best in Britain in nearby Luce Bay. Rough shooting, wildfowling and stalking can be arranged.

Sailing, windsurfing, hill walking, miles of horse riding within the Galloway Forrest Park, curling and bowling can all be enjoyed. Whether it is a holiday for the sporting minded or those just seeking relaxation, we are confident you will have an enjoyable stay and want to return.

Wigtown

For the non-fisherman Dumfries and Galloway has an abundance of days out and activities on offer that appeal to everyone with attractions such as the award winning Cream O'Galloway where children can enjoy the indoor and outdoor adventure playground as well as see around a working dairy farm that produces fantastic ice cream. The Gem Rock museum at Creetown, Kirroughtree visitor centre, which has miles of Forrest walks, and mountain bike trails along with a children's adventure play area as well as a café for once you've worked up an appetite. Kirkcudbright is an attractive harbour town situated on the banks of the River Dee. The town is of historic and architectural interest with its ancient High Street, Tolbooth Art Centre, Stewartry Museum and numerous galleries. Long frequented by artists, it was home to the renowned artist EA Hornel, one of the "Glasgow Boys", who lived nearby in Broughton House, now in care of the National Trust for Scotland. Kirkcudbright also boasts its very own wildlife park 'The Galloway Wildlife Park' which aims to establish a conservation-breeding center for small animals, to conserve wildlife. The local swimming pools in Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart and Stranraer are all ideal for keeping children and adults entertained.

Dumfries and Galloway is the ideal location for nature lovers and those wanting to visit the historic sites that are scattered throughout the region! (Such as St Ninians Cave and Whithorn Priory) The area boasts largely unspoilt landscapes with over 200 miles of some of the most breath-taking coastline in Scotland. Lovely coastal walks can be found at the Mull of Galloway and Garlieston as well as further over to the east at Balcary and Rascarral Bay. The unspoilt nature of the countryside's rolling hills and rivers makes Galloway a pleasure regardless of the weather, or the time of year that you visit.

For those that enjoy some more action there are many activities that you can try your hand at from off road 4 X 4 driving at Wigtown, mountaineering and abseiling and mountain biking in the Galloway Forrest Park or horse riding along the many country lanes and beaches. The region boasts excellent watersports facilities at Loch Ken on the edge of the Galloway Forrest Park that offers the opportunity to try out windsurfing, water skiing and wakeboarding from fully qualified instructors

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Calendar last updated:18 May 2014

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