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Heron Lodge in Mabie Forest Beeswing Dumfries Sleeps 4 and Dog Friendly 4G Wifi

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on the edge of Mabie Forest - a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside, with breathtaking views of surrounding countryside and Mabie Forest. This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities for a great self catering holiday break. Heron Lodge is very well equipped and pride ourselves in presenting this property in immaculate order to enable our guests to have a very comfortable stay all year round.Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village. Take a relaxing week's break - either to take in the surrounding coun...Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on the edge of Mabie Forest - a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside, with breathtaking views of surrounding countryside and Mabie Forest. This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities for a great self catering holiday break. Heron Lodge is very well equipped and pride ourselves in presenting this property in immaculate order to enable our guests to have a very comfortable stay all year round.Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village. Take a relaxing week's break - either to take in the surrounding countryside and area or explore out and about to historical places of interest or take time out to persue your hobbies or interests like mountain bking, fishing, birdwatching, golf, walking or horse riding. An ideal base for those that like to enjoy country walks, a great choice of forestry and costal routes to explore. Numerous Golf courses, closeby, 7 Stanes Mountain Bike Area, Access on site to purple route trail to Mabie Forest or a short drive to access Mabie forest carpark and Bike hire and the numerous bike trails. Dalbeattie Forest 7 Stanes 5 minute drive away and Ae forest a short drive through Dumfries. 4G Internet WiFi on premise. For those that are in need of some peaceful relaxation on their holiday break then Heron Lodge will definitely provide a home from home environment in which to put your feet up, chill and enjoy the lovely breathtaking countryside views of Mabie Forest and enjoy abundant varied garden birds that visit our tranquil private garden setting. Heron Lodge is situated 1 mile before Beeswing and Loch Arthur Organic Farm Shop and Restaurant , a must to try out their great farm produces particularly their award winning cheeses. 5 miles from Dumfries town home of famous poet Robert Burns and numerous tourist attractions to explore. Drumlanrigg Castle and grounds a great day out. 6 miles to Dalbeattie and its famous 7 Stanes mountain bike trails and a great forestry trails for people and their pet dogs. Follow the Galloway tourist driving route and stop off at coastal villages of Kippford and Rockcliffe , take up the Jubilee pathway for a great costal walk between the two villages. A couple of great pubs can be found in Kippford and are Dog friendly and a lovely tearoom near Rockcliffe visitor car park. Full day outings can be found at Gretna Green to visit the Scottish Wedding Attractions and the shopping Outlet stores at Gretna Gateway just over 30 minutes drive. Glasgow can be reach in 1 hour 30 minutes and Edinburgh park and ride similarly for a full days exploration.More
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Louise N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Arrival Letter sent with unique Key Code for entry of stay provided 7 days prior to stay. Contact if required earlier. Extensive leaflets of things to do and visit in and around Dumfries and Galloway and beyond located wicker baskets lodge bookcase. Along with booklets and info. Tourist Information office located Whitesands area Dumfries town centre. Ideal area for coastal , forestry walks. Great mountain bike area 7 states routes located Mabie forest and Dalbeattie town wood a few miles away. Dumfries town historical places of interest... Robert Burns trail, camera obscure observatory, Caveralock Castle, Drumlanrigg Castle, Threave Castle and gardens. Gretna Green ,outlet shopping, Glasgow Edinburgh day trips
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Let's cut to the chase; if there was anything at all wrong with our stay, it was that the bathroom soap smelled a bit perfumey. That's about the worst of it folks, this place is well worth a stay. Everywhere I looked in the lodge,...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jonathan C
LOUISE n, VR Owner at Heron Lodge in Mabie Forest Beeswing Dumfries Sleeps 4 and Dog Friendly 4G Wifi, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for your review of Heron Lodge.... Glad to see you had a great stay and holiday break.... Hope to see you both return for another stay soon.... KR Louise Heron Lodge Owner

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

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Date of stay: October 2016
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Heron Lodge was ok....a little tired. Carpets, suite and throws have seen better days. Much of the view from the back is blocked by tall hedges. The front view is non existent The site itself was depressing and very disappointing. We were there for six...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank FoodiesAyrshire
Management response:Responded 18 August 2016

Sorry Heron Lodge did not live up to your expectations...! In the description of Heron Lodge it is made plain that it is situated on an uncommercialised site...in other words not a holiday camp site. There is just a small hamlet of lodges that are...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Situated in a very quiet spot, the lodge is the perfect getaway. It was spotless on arrival and had everything you could possibly need. The only reason for not giving five stars is that on leaving and stripping the beds we found a dog treat/chew...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank PutneyPat
Management response:Responded 11 August 2016

Thank you for your review of Heron lodge....Glad to see you had a great stay and holiday and are pleased to see you will return again sometime. However, we do realise we do strive to ensure Heron Lodge is presented in good order to our...More

Reviewed 29 June 2016

Warm, clean, comfortable and very well-equipped. Great location for exploring near (e.g. Mabie Forest) and far (Mull of Galloway and Isle of Whithorn). Loved Threave Gardens and Castle (Ospreys) and Red Kites nr. Laurieston. Lovely sea-front paths/walks at Kipford and Rockliffe.More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Rev Dr David S
Management response:Responded 29 June 2016

Thank you so much for your time to review Heron Lodge.....and thank you for sharing your day trips you had whilst there. I am sure this will be helpful to future guests make their choice to stay @ Heron Lodge and explore the Dumfries and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Dumfires market town with numerous shops, supermarkets,local places of interest to visit and home to Robert Burns Trail, Camera Obscure, Solway Coastal Driving Route is located 5 miles from Heron Lodge, and 1 mile before Beeswing Village with Loch Arthur Organic Farm Shop for daily fresh local organic produce and world famous Award Winning Loch Arthur Cheeses for sale. Towerwood Floodlit Golfing Range is located 3 miles from lodge. along with Mabie Forest for mountain bike trails which can also be accessed via farm track from site for the more experienced on the purple route or a short car ride to the forest car park to pick up other trails from beginners to more adventurous trails- there is also a bike hire shop. Dalbeattie is located 6 miles away with numerous small local shops, 7 Stanes...
Getting around
Easy access by car to most tourist places of interest well sign posted for major attractions. On Solway coastal route. Lovely scenic driving route of coast. 1 mile to Beeswing village 5 miles to Dumfries town centre. 6 miles to Dalbeattie centre. 30 mins to Gretna Green. 1hr 30 mins to Glasgow and Edinburgh park and ride.
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