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Allanton Mill Cottage

View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
33 reviews
View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
Side view of cottage, showing main entrance, with car parking area immedaitely outside
Kitchen area which is open plan with the lounge
Relax in the garden
Lounge and dining area
May in the garden with poppy plants in the cottage gardens
Lounge through to open plan kitchen area
Bottom garden looking down the valley and stream
Old water wheel hub and water wheel
Balcony for outside living which overlooks waterfall
Upstairs main bedroom made up as twin beds
Upstairs main bedroom made up as superking size bed
Downstairs bedroom with balcony
Downstairs bedroom with balcony
RED squirrel in cottage garden. Come and see them eating from the bird feeders.
Small stream  (Scottish word, burn) running through cottage garden
Local scenery:Lowther Hills
Drumlanrig castle approx 6 miles away from cottage.
Local scenery; Kettleton loch
Local scenery
Side view including garden and balcony
View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Auldgirth, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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Listing #HL205215
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English first
Beccles, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This is a lovely place to stay with all the facilities you could wish for plus extra touches. We didn't have great weather during our stay but it was lovely to come back from a day out to such a comfortable and well equipped rental. Extra comfy beds. The perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. the

Management response:

Very pleased to hear to enjoyed your holiday, and the cottage was it you hoped it would be. Our intention is to provide all the comforts, that we would hope to find if we were on holiday. Jeannette


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Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This was our first visit to this area of Scotland. We chose this cottage because it looked lovely in the photos and was in the right location for places of interest. It is the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in. It was beautifully decorated and had everything provided including comfy bed, warm rooms thanks to underfloor heating and...

dorset england
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed at Allanton Mill for 2 weeks at the end of August 2015. It was our first time staying in Dumfries, and we chose this holiday rental as it looked like it was in a great location, and was just what we were looking for. Allanton mill is located behind the owners Jeanette and nigels house, but is completely...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
7 Oct 2017 -
13 Oct 2017
7 nights
14 Oct 2017 -
20 Oct 2017
7 nights
18 Nov 2017 -
24 Nov 2017
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks and more flexible bookings may be available in low season. Please contact us and we will see what we can do to accommodate you. Bookings run from Saturday 3 p.m. to following Saturday at 10 a.m.
Price includes electricity, underfloor heating, logs, linen and towels.
Check availability or inquire about a booking online or contact us if you have any questions.
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About the neighbourhood
Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Close to the former home of famous Poet Robert Burns, Ellisland Farm, which is now a popular museum and visitor attraction. Popular Solway coast destinations such as Criffel peak, Sandy Hills, Rockcliffe, Kippford and Kirkcudbright are within easy reach by car, as are well known castles, such as Drumlanrig, Morton and Caerlaverock. There are many cycle routes close by including 5 of the 7stanes mountain bike trails and numerous wonderful walks including Glenkiln where you can walk amongst Henry Moore and Rodin sculptures, the Mabie, Ae and Galloway Forests with huge loch... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 90.0 km
Railway: Dumfries: 12.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 90.0 km
Fly to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle airports - Cheap flights available to all these airports, where Car hire available is available from all the main car hire companies at the airports. Make sure you reserve before flying. For driving details see our web site click on contact page and see map details or contact Jeannette who will always help with directions.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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