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Ghillie's Cottage

63 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Ghillie's is a 5 star luxury self catering cottage. Situated just five miles from the charming village of Thornhill, it enjoys a south facing position in its own large enclosed garden. The cottage sits within our own farmland and farm tours can be arranged. Ghillie's Cottage is a quiet retreat set in the rolling Galloway hills, with a touch of elegance and style. Comfortably sleeping six, we can also offer two pull out beds. The cottage offers a very spacious living area with excellent facilities. The local area offers a host of activities including off road walks, cycle hire or mountain biking and fishing. Drumlanrig Castle and country estate is only a couple of miles away where you can take a castle tour, explore the lovely gardens and woodland or let the children loose in the excellen...Ghillie's is a 5 star luxury self catering cottage. Situated just five miles from the charming village of Thornhill, it enjoys a south facing position in its own large enclosed garden. The cottage sits within our own farmland and farm tours can be arranged. Ghillie's Cottage is a quiet retreat set in the rolling Galloway hills, with a touch of elegance and style. Comfortably sleeping six, we can also offer two pull out beds. The cottage offers a very spacious living area with excellent facilities. The local area offers a host of activities including off road walks, cycle hire or mountain biking and fishing. Drumlanrig Castle and country estate is only a couple of miles away where you can take a castle tour, explore the lovely gardens and woodland or let the children loose in the excellent adventure playground. There is also a very good tea room for grown ups! Thornhill and nearby Moniaive have some lovely cafes, restaurants and bars and many nice quirky shops to explore. Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Dumfries and Galloway, it really is a hidden gem.More
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About the Owner
Laura K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
The keys to Ghillies Cottage are kept in a key safe, I will provide the code before your visit. I like to pop by to say Hello to guests and check that they are settling in comfortably. We live in the farmhouse just over the hill from the cottage so are available to help out with anything if guests require us. We do like to give people their own space but are on hand if need be. We like to try and be flexible with arrival/departure days. Please enquire and we will try our best to accommodate your needs.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’ve just returned from a brilliant two week break at Ghillies Cottage. For anyone looking for some peace and quiet in a stunning location then this cottage would be hard to beat, it’s by far and away the best place we’ve ever stayed in Dumfries...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank ArchieWhippet
Reviewed 26 August 2019

We recently spent a week with the family here and it was great. The accommodation was top drawer. Everything we needed was present and the finish was to a very high standard. The location is great if you want to be disconnected as it’s about...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Ross59thoffoot
LauraK191, VR Owner at Ghillie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for leaving this, it makes all the hard work keeping Ghillies Cottage going worthwhile. We really appreciate it and hope you’ll come back again. Laura and David.

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Reviewed 26 July 2019

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Date of stay: July 2019
LauraK191, VR Owner at Ghillie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

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Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

What a find! Brilliant location and beautiful cottage with everything we needed. All 8 of us comfortably catered for. Could not ask for mot. And the farm tour was an added bonus especially for our three year old from Canada. She was enthralled.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Susan G
LauraK191, VR Owner at Ghillie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

Thank you so much Susan and I’m so glad you had an enjoyable break at Ghillies. David really enjoys giving his farm tours and it’s great to hear it went down well. Many thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review. Laura.

Reviewed 17 June 2019

My family and friends spent a week in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway in early June. We could not have asked for a more cosy and picturesque cottage than Ghillies Cottage. It had everything we needed and more. Lovely rooms, well equipped, spacious and great to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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LauraK191, VR Owner at Ghillie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2019

Hi Anne-Marie, Thank you for leaving this review. I’m so glad you all had a good break at Ghillies and I’d love to welcome you back again in future. Laura.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Getting around
You will need a car to enjoy the benefits of Dumfries and Galloway. There are many attractions and scenic drives around the area. It is also possible to visit Edinburgh and Glasgow easily for a day trip.
How to get there
From the village of Penpont, turn right at the crossroads in the centre of the village (Marrburn Road). Carry on along this road for approx 2 miles (it will seem longer) until you reach a long straight piece of road. You will see Ghillies Cottage sitting on the right at the end of the straight.
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