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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 224282
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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4
Dairy Cottage is Dumfries and Galloway's best kept secret, set in a quit and tranquil part of the region, with rolling hills and spectacular views over the Solway, Criffel mountain and the wooded glens on the farm - and yet - only 1.8 miles from the M74, the main North South motorway - but you would never know it.
Williamwood is a working farm where modern stock farming, (sheep and cattle) are reared and conservation go hand in hand. Over the last 2 years we have opened up the farm, making miles and miles of walks where our visitors can enjoy the abundant wildlife, cycle or ride one of our highland ponies. Should you have children we have a play park and mini farm, complete with many different animals who all love a bit of attention. We welcome the involvlement of our guests on the farm, so if you have never seen a lamb born, or for that matter been close to any animals, Williamwood is the place for you. During the long summer evenings we take our guests on tours around the farm in a specially designed open topped trailer, where we take you right in the fields through the very popular highland cattle.
Dairy Cottage sleeps 3 with provision for 4 .
Is a very comfortably furnished with bathroom, 1 double bedroom and a single room with a guest bed so is ideal for 2 small children or one adult. An log open fire with ample supplies of logs offers a cosy night in.
The cottage has a lovely open plan kitchen and is equipped to cater for all your culinary needs.
You will receive a welcome pack on your arrival to the cottage, including complementary eggs from our free range chickens, a jar of home made marmalade and jam made from the fruits on Williamwood.
Whilst you are with us, you have the chance to learn how to fly fish,ride one of our ponies and sample some of our home grown Highland beef. That's if you are not lucky enough to have a caught a trout for dinner!
Shops in the nearby market town of Annan are only 5 miles away and the beach 10 miles. We are within 15 minutes from the famous Gretna Green. There are many local activities soft play, swimming, mountain biking, horse riding and much more all within 30 minutes of the cottages.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Powfoot 12 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|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||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, Climbing frame, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
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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30 Apr 2013
We booked the cottage just for a weekend to relax with quite short notice which wasn't a problem. The place itself is beautiful exactly what i was looking for- quiet surrounding with lovely views. There was no problem with locating the farm either. The owners were very polite and helpful providing everything we needed( free-range eggs left for us just delicious!) The cottage was very well equipped, clean and i didn't really expect it to be so big :) very good size rooms. We really did enjoy our stay and the low price for renting made it even better.
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