Places To Stay

Places To Stay, Things To See

Visiting Glenwhan Gardens? You might need places to stay. Below are a list of accommodation providers. Also some places well worth visiting too! Galloway has a great deal to offer the visitor. From quiet coves and beaches, to rugged hills and deep forests.

Outdoor Treats Too

Apart from great places to stay, most outdoor activities are well covered in Galloway. More than enough for the intrepid outdoors-person or the more relaxed visitor!  Dumfries and Galloway is the winner of the BBC Countryfile Holiday Destination of the Year for 2015/16.


Many of the accommodation providers (below) have won awards. ‘Visit Scotland’ and others also recognise their quality. Where possible, most use fresh, local, produce in their menus.

Mull of Galloway

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Holiday Cottages:Places to stay: Puffin-and-Kittiwake-and-Lighthouse Located at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse at the most Southerly point in Scotland. Three cottages offering a truly unique experience. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, dramatic coastline.  wealth of wildlife right on the doorstep. The self-catering holiday accommodation is sited within the Lighthouse walls, next to the Stevenson Lighthouse. Breath-taking sea views.

Amwoth, Gatehouse of Fleet

clachan cottage cottagesClachan Cottages, Amwoth: Surrounded by beautiful gardens in the picturesque Clachan of Anwoth. Two attractive cottages provide an idyllic haven for couples seeking comfortable, homely, characterful accommodation in a tranquil location.


torrs_warren_countryhouse_h1Torrs Warren Country House Hotel, Stoneykirk: STB 3 Star ‘Eat Safe’ Award For Excellence. The Torrs Warren Hotel makes an ideal base from which to explore our vibrant region. Or to host your wedding – we have a four poster in our bridal suite! Jim & Cindy Doran assure you of a warm welcome.  Comfortable and well-appointed rooms, great Scottish cuisine. Restaurant and bar. The ideal venue for a Romantic Short Break in Scotland.


Rickwood House Hotel, PortpatrickRickwood House Hotel, Portpatrick: Visit Scotland 4 Star Accommodation. Maggie & Fred Findlay have run Rickwood for 12 years. We describe ourselves as a Hotel Style Guest House. Combining the facilities of a small hotel, with personal touches and attention to detail. A quality Guest House or B&B. In  2014, we won the ‘Scottish Hotel Awards’ Guest House Customer Care Award.

Castle Kennedy

Chlenry B&BChlenry Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast – Castle Kennedy:  Want a really special experience whilst in Galloway? Then Chlenry is the place to stay. Situated in its own private glen in the heart of Galloway. This comfortable old farmhouse offers Bed & Breakfast to discerning visitors.



Palm Tree Cottage, Portpatrick: A luxurious, comfortable self-catering cottage. Situated in the picturesque, unspoilt coastal village of Portpatrick. A spacious, tastefully decorated holiday home. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, golfers and anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.

Castle Kennedy

Ice House Cottage, Castle KennedyCastle Kennedy Holiday Cottages: Guests enjoy unlimited access to Castle Kennedy Gardens and the surrounding Lochinch Castle Heritage Estate. A traditional sporting and agricultural estate. Fishing, country sports, wild-life viewing, walking trails, estate Land Rover tours.  Lochinch Castle and Castle Kennedy Gardens are part of Stair Estates and the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair.


craiglemine cottageCraiglemine Cottage, Glasserton:  You can be sure of a warm welcome all year at Criaglemine Cottage. Whether you prefer activities such as walking, cycling, fishing and golf; or like being more relaxed seeing beautiful formal gardens or some of our 6000 year history – all are in easy reach in this lovely part of Scotland. The Galloway Forest – the UK’s first Dark Sky Park – is to the north.


knockniemoak cottageKnockniemoak Bed & Breakfast, Portpatrick: We provide a warm and friendly welcome to all of our guests, and ensure that your stay is both comfortable and relaxing. Our accommodation is spacious, our service is friendly, and our breakfasts are delicious and locally sourced. We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Visit Scotland “Taste Our Best” Award, as well as being awarded 4 Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board.


Basketweavers CottageBasketweaver’s Cottage, Portpatrick: A cosy and welcoming terraced holiday cottage in the charming coastal village of Portpatrick, South West Scotland. Well furnished and decorated. Log burning stove, central heating, well equipped kitchen and bathroom. Garden terrace and BBQ area. Basketweavers Cottage is open all year around. In the heart of Portpatrick.

There’s More!

These are just a few of the great places to stay around Glenwhan Gardens!. We will add more to this list as time goes by. Now that you’ve had a glimpse of the great accommodation locally, check out a few places well worth a visit. Plus our other section on places to enjoy – the great outdoors/indoors etc!

Gardens To Visit After You’ve Seen Glenwhan: