The amazing views of Loch Ken and its marshes will captivate you from the moment you arrive. The cottage provides spacious accommodation for 2 and is a superb base for exploring the area from its location on the edge Crossmichael. The village offers a popular small inn serving meals and a village shop. The thriving market town of Castle Douglas is less than a ten minute drive away with plenty of choice for eating out with traditional Inns, Hotels and Restaurants.
The captivating view to Loch Ken and the hills beyond can be enjoyed from the sitting room patio windows (or the Kitchen sink as well!). The Loch has excellent bird watching opportunities and provides free fishing on parts, boats are available for hire just a short walk away. Water sports are available locally on Loch Ken with the Galloway Activity Centre, within a ten minute drive. The centre offers a wide variety of water and land based activities including sailing, canoeing, rope climbing and more.
Active pursuits are well catered for with the 7Stanes Mountain Bike Network offering routes for all levels of ability including testing routes for those in search of the ultimate challenge. The nearby Galloway Forest and Solway Coast make excellent destinations for day visits to enjoy all the wildlife, scenery, peace and tranquillity the area has to offer. The Galloway Forest is a designated Dark Skies Park where due to the low levels of light pollution, night skies are a sight to behold.
If you want to explore the local culture and history of the area you are spoilt for choice with local sites such as Threave Castle and Gardens, Sweetheart Abbey at New Abbey and not to be missed the Mull of Galloway with Whale/Dolphin watching opportunities.
Post Code: DG7 3AS
Damage Deposit £150
Holidays can start on anyday with short breaks are accepted throughout the year
Accommodation for 2 on one floor: Kitchen/dining room, Large living room with patio doors, Double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Services: Bed linen and towels provided * Central heating * Electric cooker * Microwave * Washing machine * Fridge/freezer * TV with DVD player * Cot * Enclosed garden with furniture * Car parking * Bike storage * No Pets * No smoking
Ferngrove Cottage, Dumfries and Galloway
DG7 3AS, 3.6 miles from Castle Douglas
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