Code: BE01WI

Holiday property description


In a peaceful position close to the gardens at the centre of historic Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town, this traditional flat provides an excellent holiday base in the centre of picturesque Galloway with some of the finest scenery in southern Scotland on the doorstep. 

Wigtown has a long and distinguished history, as the former County Town.  It has retained an old-fashioned charm, enhanced by being Scotland's book town. It provides a pleasant setting in which to meander, appreciating the high quality gift shops, small gallery, excellent plant nursery, numerous book shops and many cafes. The area spoils for choice for things to explore and discover, with local walks, breath-taking scenery and nearby Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, wilderness and romance sites.  Inland, there are the Galloway Hills with hidden lochs and dramatic waterfalls, whilst the beautiful Solway coastline with sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages is also just a short drive away.    

Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is internationally recognised for the large numbers of pink-footed geese, Greylag geese, and many species of duck and wading birds which can be seen in autumn and winter.  There is also the chance to see ospreys at the Interpretation Centre where they can be viewed by video camera during their nesting season (April to August). 

Throughout the area, there are an exceptional number of activities, including fishing beside one of the area's many excellent rivers, or attempting a challenging 7 Stanes cycle track. Horse riding, golf, sailing, diving and numerous walks are available in the area.  The area's famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream make Galloway home to many beautiful and exotic gardens, with Logan Botanic Gardens at the south-western tip of Scotland, near Port Logan, being one of the most exotic and not be missed. 

Post Code:  DG8 9HP   

Damage Deposit £150  

Short breaks welcome throughout the year
Guest Comments

'Thank you for the welcome, use of your lovely, spacious flat and the suggestions for places to visit. Our only regret is that we found so many things to do and see that we didn't spend enough time getting to know our hosts. Let's hope we can remedy that with a future visit! Best wishes' Mr & Mrs Lewis and Roger the Parrot, Sept 2016
'Thank you for a wonderful stay! We know the area well but the Beltie Flat has been an excellent base for exploring. Nick and Andrew have been really helpful!' Mr & Mrs Clark, July 2017
'A return visit to the Beltie Flat. The weather hasn't been up to much but the flat is cosy and warm. Despite the weather it has been an enjoyable visit and Andrew and Nick are the 'hosts with the most' Thank you to you both!' M Eaton, March 2017
'Thank you for a lovely stay. The flat is very comfortable and spacious, with everything provided. Andrew was very helpful and we had a great time discovering Wigtown and surrounding area. Very impressed!' Scott & Eileen, May 2017
Accommodation on first and second floor:
Sitting room; dining room; Kitchen; 1 Double bedroom; 1 Twin bedroom; Bathroom with over bath shower.
Services: Electricity and heating included * Wood burning stove (fuel provided) * Bed linen and towels included * Washing Machine * Fridge/freezer * Electric cooking * Colour T.V. and DVD player * CD player * High Chair available on request * Enclosed garden (available after 5pm) * Barbecue * Garden furniture * Two small dogs only * On Street parking.
EXTRAS: £20 per dog/week
PLEASE NOTE - Access not suitable for the frail or disabled. Limited headroom on stairs. 



How to find us

Beltie Flat
6 Bank Street
Dumfries & Galloway


Code: BE01WI

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External Features

Sea View

Water view

Walk to Pub

Walk to Shops

Mountain View

Beach walk




Bicycle Storage



Garden Furniture

Garden Enclosed



Wheelchair Access

Internal Features

Open fire


High Chair


CD Player

DVD Player

Colour TV






Wash Machine

Bed Linen Cost Incl

Heating Cost Incl

Tumble Dryer

Sky TV



Sofa Beds 0

Single Beds 2

Double Beds 1

Showers 0

Bathrooms 1




4 star review

Comfortable and civilised accommodation. The owner bakes his own delicious cakes in the bookshop/cafe downstairs.
Thank you for taking time to leave a review.  Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the flat and liked the cakes, Andrew will be very pleased, we also look forward to our visits to check the property details!  Hope to see you back before too long
Andrew Ketchen
10 months ago
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5 star review

Staying in the Beltie Flat was a really lovely experience - it's beautiful, very comfortable and its owners were very welcoming. Dumfries and Galloway is a glorious part of the world and the Beltie Flat proved to be an excellent base.
Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Beltie Flat. Many thanks for your kind comments.
11 months ago
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