Rowan Cottage - New Galloway

Self Catering - Sleeps up to 6

Rowan Cottage was created from a barn, stable and byre in 1998.

Inside it is light and airy with simple white walls decorated with tasteful prints and original paintings and has natural pine doors and fittings.

The accommodation for six persons consists of an entrance porch with dual access to the spacious lounge/diner and to the well appointed kitchen. The kitchen has good cooking facilities, a clothes washer/dryer and a small breakfast bar.

A hallway leads to the master double bedroom and main toilet/shower room.

Upstairs there are two spacious twin bedrooms and a WC cloakroom.

The cottage benefits from oil fired central heating. The boiler house provides secure storage for bikes etc., plus a bait fridge/freezer.

A private lane leads to a turning area and ample private parking.

It has a mature and secluded woodland style garden bounded by a burn (stream). A bridge leads to a public footpath and a lovely meadows walk to the River Ken and to the Ken Bridge Hotel (1 mile).

Even though the cottage is situated in the village it gives the sense of seclusion and privacy.

The self catering cottage is just 70 yards from the village community shop. The village also boasts a lovely cafe and the Catstrand community arts centre which provides regular entertainment and activities plus WIFI facilities.

We do accept well behaved dogs in Rowan Cottage (£25 per dog). We do ask that they are kept off the furniture and beds.

Please note that it is a non smoking cottage

Explore the area while staying at Rowan Cottage

Loch Ken for fishing, water skiing and sailing.

The Red Kite Trail and Bellymack feeding station. The Red Kites are fed every day at 2pm with the spectacular view of 100 Kites wheeling above the viewing platform.

Galloway Forest Park and Raiders Road Forest Drive - Hundreds of square miles of easily accessible and spectacularly beautiful forest park.

Dark Skies Park including the Scottish Observatory and Clatteringshaws visitor centre for Dark Skies activities.

The 7stanes mountain biking network - 5 of the world renowned 7stanes mountain bike trails within 20 miles. Ae, Mabie, Glentrool, Kirroughtree and Dalbeattie.

New Galloway Golf Club - A superb 9 hole Golf Course where visitors are most welcome is Just 200 yards away

Clay Pigeon shooting at the world class forest estate shooting centre.

Red Deer range where you can feed the deer and 2 miles further to the wild goat park.

Osprey - There is a Osprey viewing platform at Threave Castle but Osprey can be freely seen from May to September on Loch Ken, Lochdoon, and Clatteringshaws reservoir.

Road cycling on the beautifully quiet Galloway roads.

Castle Douglas - 14 miles (named as the Dumfries & Galloway food town) a thriving market town with supermarkets, banking and individual shops.

Kirkcudbright - 18 miles (known as the Artists Town) A beautiful harbour town with Art Galleries and craft workshops.

The ruins of Kenmure Castle can be found 500 yards from the village. Fans of Outlander may be interested to know that the male star of the show Sam Heughan spent his early childhood living beside the castle and is quoted as having played in the ruins.

Childrens activities

Cream 'o' Galloway - Ice cream, woodland walks, indoor and outdoor play areas

The Cocoabean Company - Where parents can sit enjoying a quiet cuppa whilst the children create their own chocolate sweeties and figures.

The David Coulthard Museum - Where you can find F1 racing memorabilia and even some of his cars. Plus Scotlands only full scale Formula 1 simulator.

Mabie Farm Park

Dalscone Farm Fun

Dumfries - 28 miles
Ayr - 37 miles
Glasgow -75 miles
Edinburgh - 88 miles

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