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).

Full description

For further details see also the picture captions (right >>>>>>>).


• 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 (we do allow smoking in the castle courtyard).


There's a telephone for free local and local-rate calls, emergencies, BT Chargecard calls and incoming calls; longer distance calls can be made from the office in office hours with BT charge advice (pay on tab). Use the office fax and a free computer on the office network for internet & email in office hours, or free wireless connection for laptops. 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

Printable Downloads

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Price Chart, calendar year 2012 - Word doc. Prices will not change for 2013!
Booking Form - Word doc (incl. our unique cancellation waiver scheme)
Particulars - PDF file. Details of accommodation, equipment, extras, booking system etc., all on 2 sides of A4.
New for 2012 - PDF file. Annual update and plans for the season.

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)

Like to talk?

So do we. Ring us:
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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