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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at afton water veiw for 4 nights un like a run of the mill hotel you are not confined to your room it's like staying with family it's probably 1 of the best places I have stayed we left to early for breakfast so we were supplied with packed lunch everything about it was good I couldn't fault...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review Reece, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Afton Water B&B. It was a pleasure looking after you. As they say in Scotland Haste Ye Back! Kindest regards Julie and Alistair.

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I stayed here on business for five nights this week. The room was clean, comfortable & spacious and the gardens offered us the opportunity to sit and eat our tea with the chickens and the dog. One evening we saw two deer going passed the end of the garden which was nice to see The owners, Julie and Alistair made...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The garden in May is a real treat, we love to sit out eating our lunch or just relaxing having a nice cold beverage. It was smashing sharing time with you too, we were so pleased that you could take advantage of the lovely weather. We couldn't believe it was snowing last week, mind...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights while working in the local area. Julie & Alistair are wonderful, friendly hosts and went out of their way to make me feel welcome in their home. Highly recommend a stay here. Hope to be back someday.

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn, many thanks for your lovely review. Thanks also for recommending us to your work colleague. Best wishes for a bright future, Julie and Alistair.

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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights due to visiting for a funeral , Julie and Alistair were extremely welcoming . To seeing us in at 2am after a long drive to making the place a home from home amazing garden and my son and nephew ( both 13) even commented on how nice it was and how Comfy the beds are...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Please do return. It would be lovely to see you and your family again. Maybe next time the boys can walk our dog down by the burn! Thanks very much for your kind review, love and best wishes Julie and Alistair.

Scotland
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Six of us stayed here to attend a wedding closeby, my gf and I and my parents and my sister and her bf. I didn't really know the area and weren't sure what to expect but we were all very pleasantly surprised, with everything really. The people who run the B&B are very welcoming and accomodating, upon arrival they greeted...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Our daughter was married in the same local hotel and we know how many things have to be considered, so we just try our best to be as helpful as possible to make the experience easy for our guests. We also fell in love with the area, it is very uplifting and inspirational, I am so please you liked it....

Reviewed 21 February 2016

Our family stayed at Afton Water B & B as we were attending a wedding nearby. Julie & Alistair are the most perfect hosts and were very welcoming and helpful. The location is very picturesque and tranquil apart from the odd quack from the ducks who chase each other round the garden. The 3 rooms we used were clean, tidy...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure looking after you.

Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Stayed here quite recently with my wife and her son and family when we attend our sons wedding near by Julia could not be more friendly and helpful - even returning my wifes glasses that she had left behind -

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

It was no bother returning the glasses, thanks for choosing Afton Water B&B for your stay in Ayrshire and thanks for your kind review. Regards Julie and Alistair.

Chernobyl, Ukraine
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I stayed here recently while working in the area. It's an excellent B&B - very friendly owners, comfy, clean room, warm shower, superb breakfast. Couldn't fault it at all. The garden looks amazing, in a great location. Unfortunately I was only here for 1 night. I would definitely return.

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. We are luck to be only an hour away from Glasgow, 45 minutes to the west coast and right in the middle of The Burn Corridor, so we have lots to offer for a recreational stay. Hope to see you soon, best wishes Julie x

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I stayed in this B&B whilst attending a friends wedding near by. The owner could not have been more accommodating. The room was great, and the bed clean and comfortable with a large ensuite toilet. Also as you can imagine with the focus on art there was a great deal of paintings to admire.

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Alastair. It was a shame there was confusion about your stay with the bridal party, but we were lucky enough to have met you and seen you in your remarkable kilted outfit. You looked a bobby dazzler! Thank you also about your positive comments about my artwork. Kindest regards Julie H Winter... Soon to be famous

Reviewed 30 July 2015

From the moment I set foot in this wonderful place I started to relax! I have stayed a few times both by myself and with my nephews (9&12) They both love being there and keep asking me when we are going back. I have just been for the four day art b&b and enjoyed every minute. Julie, a friend and...

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JulieandAlistair, Owner at Afton Water B&B / Art Experience, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed the stimuli of Culzean Castle and the grounds. I hope your photography turns out to be great. We always enjoy your company when you stay at our B&B. All the artists at Culzean know each other from Open Studios Ayrshire, but it is a separate venture between The National Trusts and four artists, we are...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Julie and Alistair Winter offer you a warm welcome to this idyllic detached villa, which is set within half an acre of its own grounds with ample parking. Every guest room is dressed with original paintings and boasts beautiful views of rolling hills. Both the guest lounge and breakfast room also boast original paintings. We are well placed for attractions inc. Burns Corridor, the Ayrshire coast and Glasgow is only an hour away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afton Water B&B / Art Experience

Address: Glenafton House Afton Road | Afton Road, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, New Cumnock KA18 4PR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > East Ayrshire > New Cumnock
Price Range: £48 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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