Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages

Luxury self-catering holiday cottage accommodation on the Lochinch Castle Heritage Estate is available to hire throughout the year.

About Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages

Welcome to Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages, enchanting holiday accommodation in South West Scotland.

Luxury self-catering holiday cottage accommodation on the Lochinch Castle Heritage Estate is available to hire throughout the year.

These beautifully renovated self-catering cottages retain many of their original historic features and offer stylish quality accommodation in a peaceful and private setting.

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 and a whole range of activities are available for guests to enjoy.

Steeped in history,
Lochinch Castle and Castle Kennedy Gardens are part of Stair Estates and the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair.

Situated at one end of Castle Kennedy Gardens (open to the public), Lochinch Castle is set between two large natural lochs. These are a designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for breeding wader and wintering wildfowl. They are surrounded by 75 acres of beautiful sculptured terraces, avenues and gardens.

Guests at Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages enjoy free access to explore the Gardens.
These offer a varied programme of regular events from children’s activities to open air theatre, guided garden walks and annual festivals.

You can also enjoy special discounts in the Gardens’ Gift Shop and Tea Room.

The surrounding Country Estate includes a dairy and sheep farm, forestry and alternative energy.

Guests of Lochinch Castle Holiday Cottages are free to explore and enjoy the numerous paths and walking routes such as the Southern Upland Way at their leisure.

Fishing permits for both lochs can also be arranged, as can a number of seasonal activities within the Estate. Including salmon and sea-trout fishing. Red deer stalking, duck flighting and pheasant shooting, private Estate Land Rover Tours. Also walking and cycling.

The surrounding area
is full of unspoilt scenic treasures, including deserted sandy beaches, exotic gardens, rolling hillsides and open estuaries and of course the wonderful dark skies that the area is renowned for.

The Southern Upland Way is located close by as is the River Luce which offers excellent fly fishing.

Stranraer town is just three miles away with a wide range of pubs, restaurants, shops and activities including cinema, swimming and a museum.

Other local attractions include a Whisky Distillery, Gin Distillery and Brewery. Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, Wigtown Book Town and the picturesque seaside village of Portpatrick, where guests can enjoy excellent seafood restaurants, village stores and pubs.

For those who are interested in exploring farther afield, there are numerous castle, historic and family attractions. Book, music, food and art festivals; as well as museums, visitor centres, adventure playgrounds, cycling and walking trails.

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