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Rattra Cottage

front of cottage
19 reviews
front of cottage
dining kitchen
downstairs bedroom
twin bedroom
sitting room
sitting room
sun room
sun room
upstairs bathroom
kirkcudbright in spring
the harbour
the castle round the corner
local beach
kirkcudbright in bloom
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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Listing #HL159461
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

This was our second year visiting Kirkcudbright for New Year's Eve. The town is so nice and friendly, everyone seems to want to say hello. It is a perfect place for dogs with plenty of woods and beaches close by (beaches are a bit small at high tide). I would recommend this town to anyone wishing to visit Scotland. On...

Management response:

Thank you for your review and your recommendation that potential holidays makers should visit Kirkcudbright. It does tend to be overlooked in favour of the Highlands which is a pity as the area has loads to offer and the people are extremely friendly.


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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Cottage ideal for touring the Kirkcudbright area. Accommodation layout good for 2 couples or family with children. Parking fine right outside the house but difficult to access especially if you have a wide car.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad that you liked the location of the cottage and that you found it comfortable. There is always the option to park on the street if the access proves challenging.


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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This cottage is in a very convenient location in the town, very close to shops and galleries and the harbour. The kitchen is well-equipped and with wifi and TV it is an easy place to settle into. One of two things look a little tired, and the downstairs shower room is very small - fitted in under the stairs but...

Management response:

Happy to hear that the cottage worked for you and that you enjoyed your first visit to the area. The downstairs shower room is indeed compact but can be very useful for people with limited mobility who cannot access the upstairs bathroom.


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  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Rattra Cottage provides flexible accommodation with a downstairs double bedroom and shower room for those who prefer not to use the stairs. Upstairs there is a twin room with 2 single beds which can be converted into a 6 FT king-size bed if required. In addition there is a bunk-room with 2 full-size bunk beds. The upstairs rooms share the family bathroom.

As well as a sitting-room equipped with TV, DVD and stereo system, there is also a separate sun room with another TV.
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
no events
    1 Shower
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
26 Oct 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
early winter
3 nights
22 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
christmas/new year
4 nights
7 Jan 2018 -
22 Mar 2018
christmas/new year
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
One well-behaved pet permitted at an extra cost of £20 pw. Not to be allowed in bedrooms.

The rates shown above are for full occupancy (6 people). We sometimes give a discount for fewer people especially in the low season.
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About the neighbourhood
It is no coincidence that so many artists have chosen Kirkcudbright as their place of residence. Everywhere you turn there is a view worthy of painting and the town has changed little in the past 200 years so retains much of its original charm. Rattra Cottage is in a wonderful location right in the centre of Kirkcudbright within walking distance of shops, restaurants and pubs. In the High Street itself you will find galleries, craftshops, artists studios, a close leading to the marina and riverside views. There is also a 16th century castle just around the corner opposite the harbour. A range of facilities are available in the town such as a swimming pool and golf course and on the outskirts of town there is even a wildlife conservation park. A little further afield there are several beau... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Prestwick: 100.0 km
Railway: Dumfries: 44.0 km
Ferry: Stranraer: 91.0 km
Fly to Prestwick Airport with Ryanair - hire a car for the 70 mile drive to Kirkcudbright.
Nearest train station: Dumfries (27 miles) bus connections outside station.
From south M6 to Gretna, then A75
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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