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Glentrool Cottage

Very good
32 reviews
front of house
Living Room
Living Room
Double Bedroom
Bunk Bedroom
Dining room
back Garden
Twin Bedroom
Access to forest at rear
Forest at rear of cottage
Beside Loch Trool, Glentrool
Loch Trool
Bruces Stone, Loch Trool
Hills beside Glentrool
Rear of cottage in snow
Loch Trool
Wood Of Cree
7 Stanes Glentrool
Loch Trool
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Spacious 3 bedroom property in the Dumfries and Galloway Forest Park. The cottage has 3 double sized bedrooms, living room with wood burning stove, large kitchen with separate dining room with dining table and seating for 6, bathroom with walk in shower. 2 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs. The cottage has a large enclosed garden to the rear with direct access to the forest.Outside there are tables and chairs and both a gas and charcoal bbq, large shed for secure storage of bikes etc.Small garden at front with bench.

The cottage is fully central heated with a wood burning stove in the living room. Books, DVD's and games are available.
The area is perfect for mountain biking & cycling, walking, fishing, star gazing, wildlife, exploring the area or just relaxing.
About the Owner, Ruth J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 32 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL215942
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Very good - based on 32 reviews
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We 3 adults and 1 kid and dog had a great time in this well equipped cosy cottage.Everything we needed and more.Weather wasnt the best but we assumed that so we all came ready for it and walked for miles on our 3 days.Highlight of our last day was seeing the deer from the Deer Range.The stag was majestic.Hope to...

Management response:

Thank you for your review - so glad you had a good stay in Glentrool, Here's hoping the weather is better when you return.


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Reviewed 10 October 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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Management response:

Hi Thank you very much for your stay and your review. Glad you enjoyed a relaxing break in Glentrool.


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Kelly G
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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We have just come back from a week at this lovely cottage. It was well equipped and provided a great base for exploring. Our two children enjoyed the games, books and toys that were provided. It was a suprise to find bikes in the shed which we used most days as there are excellent trails just across the road. Overall...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your review. Glad you had a good week and enjoyed Glentrool. Thanks also for your points - will add to info - we find that some phone networks work better than others in the area. Thanks


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Spacious cottage in the peaceful village of Glentrool, Dumfries and Galloway. 3 double sized bedrooms, all linen and towels provided (included in rent). Large enclosed garden to rear with access to forest. Pets welcome (large dog cage available - please advsie if needed). Parking in driveway for 2 cars, also on street parking.Perfect for a relaxing or activity filled holiday.Reviews from our guestbook:
Great cottage, loved using the open fire, very cosy and comfortable. Brillant break away from an otherwise busy life.(John and Benne, Dec 2012)Lovely cottage, well equipped, fantastic area. Hope to return again. We had a fab stay.Graeme, Michelle and family, March 2013).Cottage is superbly equipped for small get togethers. Had a thoroughly enjoyable time celebrating the new year. Made great...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Dogs allowed but please confirm when booking. Maximum of 2 dogs allowed. All pets must be kept out of the bedrooms and off the furniture
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 949
R 6 640
29 Apr 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 1 380
R 6 899
30 Jun 2018 -
1 Sep 2018
7 nights
R 1 380
R 7 761
2 Sep 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
3 nights
R 1 380
R 6 899
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 862 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All rates include bed linen, bath, hand and tea towels & supply of wood for wood burner.Dishwasher tablets, cleaning materials, soap etc provided. Rates also include central heating and electricity - no extra charges. No charge for pets. We have a large dog cage - please advise if you would like to use it.Please contact for weekend breaks or if you wish to leave arrive on a different day - all dates above run from Saturday to Saturday.Minimum stay is 3 nights. £100 deposit is payable on booking. The balance should be paid in full 6 weeks before arrival. If booking less than 6 weeks before arrival full payment is needed to book.We will also require a £50 fully refundable damages deposit - this will be refunded within 1 week of departure.Check in time 4pm, check out time 10am but can be flexible to suit.
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About the neighbourhood
Glentrool is the only village in the Galloway Forest Park. The park has recently been awarded dark skies status because of its low light polution and remoteness. It is the only dark skies park in the UK.Glentrool has an abundance of activities - it is beside the renowed 7 Stanes mountain biking trails.Further excellent trails are also available less than 30 minutes away at Kirroughtree. The area is also great for walking - there are numerous forest walks, some direct from the cottage and Southern Scotland;s highest mountain is nearby. In additiion the Southern Upland Way - Scotlands first coast to coast long distance route (212 miles/340km) passes by GlentroolThe area is also good for fishing, golf, bird watching and astonomy.The nearest town is Newton Stewart is 10 minutes away where you... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow Prestwick: 76.0 km
Railway: Barrhill: 16.0 km
Ferry: Cairnryan: 59.0 km
The nearest airport is Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The airport is about 1 hr 30 mins (47 miles) from the cottage.

The nearest ferry terminal is Cairnryan (from N. Ireland) this is about 1 hour (37 miles) away.

By Road - From the North (Glasgow / Ayr) follow the A77 to Girvan and then the A714 for Newton Stewart until Bargrennan. Here you turn left for Glentrool village. OR
Also from the A77 north, turn left (B7045 sign posted Kirkmichael/Straiton) continue straight to Glentrool(nice scenic route as long as weather Ok)

From the A75 westbound (Dumfries / Carlisle), take the Newton Stewart turn-off at the roundabout, follow the main street through the town, and take the A714 north towards Barrhill and Girvan. Glentrool is signposted to the right at Bargrennan, approx. 9 miles north of Newt...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 37.0 km.
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