Woodhall Cottage has views over farmland and offers comfortable holiday accommodation for groups of five. The farm cottage has been modernised and refurbished so that you will have all you need for an enjoyable holiday discovering all that south west Scotland has to offer; after a day out the sun lounge makes a perfect place to sit and enjoy seeing visiting wildlife while planning for your next day’s expeditions.
The enclosed garden surrounds the cottage and includes a bird table on which you can watch the antics of the many birds that call by. There is also the chance of sighting of the local fox and deer.
There is much to do and explore throughout the area with its strong connections to Robert Bruce, King of Scots with numerous trails and sites throughout the region. Scotland’s famous Baird, Rabbie Burns, with his home, Mausoleum, The Globe Inn, Burns Centre and Ellisland Farm located in and around Dumfries, as is Moat Brae the birthplace of Peter Pan and former home of author J.M. Barrie which has been recently renovated to become the home of the National Centre for Children’s Literature. More Scottish cultural history can be found at the birthplace of Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist, philosopher and historian in nearby Ecclefechan which is run by the National Trust for Scotland.
The great outdoors can be enjoyed on the unspoilt sandy beaches of the Solway Firth, the nearest of which is at Powfoot, with numerous others to be found along the Solway Coast. For the adventurous cyclist sections of the 7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails can be found at both Ae and Mabie Forests both within a 30 minute drive, for those looking for a more gentle ride there are plenty of quiet country roads around about. There are superb opportunities for outdoor activities both along the coast and inland where there is a great variety of river walks through to the hilltops giving magnificent panoramas to enjoy. Golf courses with great variety ranging from a links course at Powfoot to the sheltered contrast of Hoddam Castle riverside course. The choice of other outdoor activities is almost endless and includes fishing, horse riding, water sports and clay pigeon shooting all of which are within easy reach.
For younger family members the nearby Dino Park offers prehistoric experiences, Mabie Farm Park and Dalscone in Dumfries offer the opportunity to get up close with animals and have extensive play areas. The Devils Porridge Museum tells the story of the greatest WW1 munitions factory on earth at nearby Eastriggs and Caerlaverock Nature Reserve, WWT centre and unique triangular castle a short drive away
If it’s a ‘tipple’ you are after then a visit to one of the local distilleries with the choice of Annadale Distillery for Whisky or Oro Distillery for Gin and Tapas are both nearby. There's plenty to tire the family out, promising a relaxing evening for the adults!
Annan offers good amenities with a cinema, swimming pool and numerous eateries, also close by is Gretna Green, famous for weddings over the Anvil. Gretna also has a retail outlet village for shopping.
Postcode: DG12 6RH
Damage Deposit £150
Woodhall Cottage accepts bookings with an any day arrival for any of number of nights throughout the year
Accommodation for five on one level: Step in to Vestibule; Kitchen; Dining Room; Sitting room; Hallway; Sun lounge with patio doors to garden; Shower room; Double bedroom; Twin bedroom; Single bedroom.
Services: Central heating * Linen and Towels provided * Washing machine * Tumble Drier (located in outside shed) * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Microwave * Electric Cooker * TV & DVD Player * CD Player * Cot and High Chair * Parking * Patio and enclosed garden with furniture * 2 dogs welcome please keep on lead due to farmstock * No Smoking * No Wifi
Extras: £25 per dog per week/part week
Note: The A75 is within 150 metres of the cottage