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Kenmuir Cottage

View from the hill behind Kenmuir Cottage, with the sea in the background
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27 reviews
View from the hill behind Kenmuir Cottage, with the sea in the background
Front of Kenmuir Cottage
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Small Bedroom with Bunk Beds
Small Bedroom with Bunk Beds
Separate Toilet with Basin
Kenmuir Cottage is located in rolling countryside
Secure Garden
Roses outside Kenmuir Cottage
Hares waiting to greet you at Entrance to Kenmuir Cottage
Ardwell Bay, which is a 15 minute walk from Kenmuir Cottage
View from window of Main Bedroom
Fishing Boat at Portpatrick Harbour
View of Irish Coast from Front Door of Kenmuir Cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ardwell, Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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Listing #HL159836
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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We recently stayed a week at KENMUIR COTTAGE and a cracking week it was too.If like us, you are looking for a peaceful beautiful well equipped cottage then look no further. Ideally situated for daily trips out and then back for a relaxing night . can't be beaten.Totally recommended.

North Yorkshire
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
person found this review helpful

We have just spent a week at Kenmuir Cottage. All the previous reviewers have said it all. It is a wonderfully equipped cottage (all you need to bring is food) set in a very quiet area with the only passing traffic being the local farmer. The large garden is very secure for dogs (our retriever really enjoyed himself) and small...

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
person found this review helpful

Stayed here for a week with hubby and our two boys who incidentally are now shattered after enjoying all the lovely and practically empty beaches. The cottage itself is quaint, well equipped and homely the owners have paid so much attention to detail and made the most of the space. Thank you for the welcoming chocolate and wine to greatly...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
A large and comfortable living room has a wood-burning stove supplemented by electric radiators. A plentiful supply of wood and a starter pack of coal is supplied.There is a large L-shaped sofa-bed, a Sony 40' flat screen TV with Freesat HD, and a Sony BluRay/DVD player which will also play your favourite CDs and allow you to listen to the radio. There is a selection of DVDs available for you to watch, together with a collection of books and board games. Unlimited Internet access via free WiFi is available so you can keep in touch whilst you are on holiday.There is a large comfortable bedroom with a double bed, and a smaller bedroom with a bunk bed. Both have electric radiators and blackout curtains, and good quality bed linen, duvets, and duvet covers are all provided. Small children... more
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
Mid Season, Sep
7 nights --
30 Sep 2017 -
6 Oct 2017
Mid Season, Oct
3 nights
7 Oct 2017 -
13 Oct 2017
Special Offer, Oct 2017
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above prices are for parties of 1 to 4 people.
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About the neighbourhood
The idyllic countryside around the cottage is ideal for exploring, walking, rambling, hillwalking, cycling, driving, birdwatching, boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and camping. South of the cottage, a 15 minute walk along the seashore will take you to sandy Ardwell Bay - one of the nicest and quietest beaches in the area. The bay is a beautiful place to relax, swim, fish, picnic or have a BBQ. Sandhead is the nearest village and it has a small Post Office and shop selling a wide range of groceries, papers, and cards. The Tigh na Mar Hotel and bar in Sandhead offers meals drinks. There is also the most beautiful 7 mile stretch of sandy beach on Luce Bay. The beach is safe and the waters warm, and the bay makes a great playground for children and adults alike. Kirkmadrine Church, with s... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Prestwick: 104.0 km
Railway: Stranraer: 17.0 km
Ferry: Cairnryan: 27.0 km
Kenmuir Cottage is located near Sandhead and Ardwell Bay, Dumfries and Galloway. The cottage is 8 miles south of Stranraer and 8 miles south east of Portpatrick. Nearest airports are Prestwick, Glasgow and Edinburgh. From Glasgow it takes approximately 2½ hours to drive to the cottage, and from Edinburgh 3½ hours. Travelling to the cottage from Glasgow is by the M77 and A77 to Stranraer, via Kilmarnock, Ayr and Givan. Travelling from England, turn off the A74(M) at Gretna Green onto the A75, and then pass by Annan, Dumfries, and Newton Stewart on the way to Stranraer. Please contact the owner for detailed directions from Stranraer to the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.4 km.
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