Kirkmirren Cottage

What We Offer >> Kirkmirren Cottage

Essentials in brief

  • Traditional Galloway cottage, refurbished to a high standard.
  • At the foot of rugged Screel Hill, completely sheltered from prevailing SW winds.
  • Beautiful and secluded position with pastoral views over estate farmland.
  • Ultimate privacy and peace.
  • Sleeps 4 max: bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin.
  • 3 miles from Gelston Castle towards the coast, down a scenic lane through the heart of the estate (map: Getting Here).
  • All the Courtyard Leisure Facilities at Gelston Castle are of course freely available to Kirkmirren guests, and the changing room in the pool courtyard makes things easy.

Full description

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• Back porch: heated boot/coat space; utility area with washer-drier & sink
• Kitchen with big picture windows facing southwest
• Dining room, with open doorway to kitchen
• Front hall, with WC leading off
• Morning sun porch (with seating), off front hall
• Sitting room


• Double bedroom (cannot be twin)
• Twin bedroom
• Bathroom


• Sun terrace with table and chairs (top quality Southsea deckchairs also provided); view southeast to Orchardton House and, on clear days, the sea ...
• Lockable shed for bikes etc.
• Small garden

Specific to this house

Apart from things already mentioned above:

  • Solid oak floor in dining room and hall.
  • Lovely views (esp. from both bedrooms and bathroom) over rolling estate farmland.
  • Laundry facilities (washer-drier, sink, clothes line) at cottage, free use.
  • This is a no smoking cottage.


There's a telephone for free local and local-rate calls, emergencies, and incoming calls. There is no internet access at Kirkmirren but there is free wifi everywhere in the courtyard area (including the multipurpose space for games etc.), and in the office if you want peace and a desk in office hours. Mobile reception depends on your network: Vodafone has full signal, others variable.

Related Pages

The Things That Matter
Provided With All Houses
Courtyard Leisure Facilities (open to Kirkmirren guests)
How To Book

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Booking Form - Word doc (incl. our unique cancellation waiver scheme)
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Other Accommodation

Courtyard House 1 - sleeps 6/7
Courtyard House 2 - sleeps 6
Courtyard House 4 - sleeps 5/(6)
Courtyard House 7 - sleeps 4/(5)

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01556 502211
From abroad:
+44 1556 502211

Gelston Castle Holidays, Gelston, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1SW
Self-catering holiday cottages Scotland, Luxury holiday accommodation Scotland
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