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Barend Holiday Lodges

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Overview
Near Dalbeattie, Sandyhills DG5 4NU Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely long weekend stay at the cottage. The cottage was much bigger than we expected from the pictures, with a cosy lounge which overlooked the sea. The cottage has 2 bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bath (needed...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank jonandmarkuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had another wonderful stay in the farm cottage. It’s a very peaceful time of year to visit- we had our favourite coastal walk all to ourselves! The weather was a bit on the mixed side but the scenery and light were as beautiful as...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank outofedinburgh
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I spent two wonderful days at Barend, while vacationing with my family from the USA. We had a reservation at an Air BnB nearby that didn’t work out, and found ourselves in Dalbeattie with no place to lay our heads. After dinner in the lodge,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank TimK1673
Response from Duncan G, Owner at Barend Holiday LodgesResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It was our pleasure to be able to accommodate you and we’re glad you enjoyed your short stay at Barend. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

June was our second and now we're very much looking forward to our 3rd visit to Barend. 3 different lodges but that just adds to the experience. Love it. We're a couple with a dog and it's just perfect. The views. The wildlife. The access...More

Date of stay: June 2018
6  Thank Tina M
Response from Duncan G, Manager at Barend Holiday LodgesResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review and your kind words. We look forward to helping you choose your next lodge for your return visit!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Stayed in a lovely cottage in June - very well equipped and the site/ staff were all excellent. The walk to Rockcliffe is particularly lovely and the beach is great for dog owners. Would definitely stay again.More

Date of stay: June 2018
5  Thank Ellsee79
Response from Duncan G, Manager at Barend Holiday LodgesResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay at Barend. The walk to Rockcliffe is one of our favourites too, on the right day the views are spectacular and keeps the Barend Beagles happy! We look forward to seeing you...More

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About
Description
Barend is an idyllic setting, overlooking a loch and surrounded by hills and forests teeming with wildlife, only a quarter of a mile inland from beautiful and safe Sandyhills beach on the Colvend coast. We are an More ideal base for walkers, cyclists - including visitors to the famous 7 Stanes mountain bike trails - bird watchers and all those who enjoy all the peaceful outdoor pursuits available in the stunning scenery which is Dumfries & Galloway: an area of outstanding natural beauty. All of our Scandinavian style chalets are comfortable with central heating for all year round use. We offer "Pets welcome" as well as "pet free chalets". We offer 4 different of accommodation: all well equipped for the freedom of self-catering and all with some ground floor sleeping accommodation. Our prices include bed linen and towels. All lodges have TV,DVD players and Dishwashers. Some have Satellite: the rest have freeview or Free Sat and most have Wi-Fi internet access. Our most popular chalets are Type A: A two story chalet with two double or twin bedrooms: one with en-suite toilet & hand basin: a large upstairs playroom / bedroom: sleeping up to eight. Some A types have an upstairs bedroom and full en-suite bathroom instead and sleep up to six. In all, a house bathroom downstairs: large living & dinning area with kitchen: upstairs and downstairs decks with great views. Any length of stay of three nights or more, arriving on any day subject to availability. We are open all year. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Also Known As
Barend Holiday Village Hotel Colvend
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Barend Holiday Village Dalbeattie
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Sandyhills
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Also Known As
Barend Holiday Village Hotel Colvend
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Barend Holiday Village Dalbeattie
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Sandyhills
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Traveller (109)
Room & Suite (23)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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.02 miles away
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Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
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.45 miles away
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2.52 miles away
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Questions & Answers
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LuthersMomma
1 November 2018|
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Response from Tina M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think the nearest would be Prestwick at 70 miles, then Glasgow which is about 100.
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jefflloyd
4 May 2018|
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Response from 228Mickc | Reviewed this property |
Small well stocked bar on site. Kippford, Rockcliffe and Dalbeattie all within 10 mins drive. Not sure re wheelchair access or distilleries.
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KayJ123
4 February 2018|
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Response from Hotash2013 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you should judge the beach water to your own liking not what reports say, whatever happens at Barend you will enjoy your stay
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Room Tips
"Check with reception or online re WiFi / TV Package / pets as not all lodges offer the same"
228Mickc
9 Mar 2018
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"Not applicable."
carolinesA3866EK
25 Oct 2017
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"not applicable"
colinsmpsn
19 Oct 2017
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"catered for all our needs"
phillipb962
8 Sep 2017
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