Jätä sisältö väliin

Scottish Border Powfoot Dumfries

SupermajoittajaPowfoot, Skotlanti, Iso-Britannia
Koko vierassviitti, jonka majoittaja on Elaine
2 vierasta1 makuuhuone1 vuode1 kylpyhuone

Travel restrictions

Due to COVID-19, there are government restrictions in place, including limits on group sizes. Find out more
Koko kohde
Koko vierassviitti on omassa käytössäsi.
Itsepalvelusisäänkirjautuminen.
Kirjaudu sisään avainlaatikon avulla.
Elaine on Supermajoittaja
Supermajoittajat ovat kokeneita, hyvät arviot saaneita majoittajia, jotka ovat sitoutuneita tarjoamaan mahtavia majoittumisia vierailleen.
Peruutusehto
Lisää majoittumispäivät nähdäksesi tämän majoittumisen peruutustiedot.
Talon säännöt
Tämä kohde ei sovellu alle 12-vuotiaille lapsille, eikä majoittaja salli lemmikkieläimiä eikä juhlia. Katso tiedot
Bright and Welcoming, through Historic towns and villages, the Solway Coastal trail is renowned for spectacular scenery, and sunsets. A picturesque rural hamlet is Powfoot village, with a long history as a seaside resort, a designated area of outstanding beauty.

The guest suite is best suited to solo adventurers, couples, business travellers, refurbished 2018. The cottage has garden views, and is the annex to the corner cottage upon White Row, situated on The Links within steps of the shore.

Tila
Perfectly located for privacy and comfort.

Organic cleaning/washing products used through out.

One bedroom en suite - bath shower - sofa bed in lounge - 2 Free View TV/DVD - Internet - fridge freezer - hob cooker - dish washer - microwave - kitchen ware - barbecue - outside dining - ironing - hairdryer - tea coffee - bath towels - white linen - DVD collection.

Vieraan pääsy
Cosy retreat detached shore side holiday guest suite for two, with an open plan living and dining area, the private terrace, BBQ, affords complete privacy, yet is footsteps from the beach, excellent pub restaurant, woodland river walks, and golf course.

Folding chairs are provided for guest use, as there are no restrictions, chairs can be placed along the green shore side, providing ideal places for bird watching, picnics, with stunning views of the lakeland hills and Solway bay.

Muuta huomioitavaa
Powfoot, formerly known as Queensberry, situated twelve miles southeast of Dumfries, hugging the shore on the banks of the Solway Coast, Scotland’s south is a diverse landscape with an experience to suit every demand.

A wide range of wading birds, curlew, lapwing, oystercatcher, redshank, dunlin and geese, feed upon the flats, with golden plover, whooper swan, wigeon, shelduck, scaup and merganser upon the water.

Herons siege the changing tide, sparrow hawk, buzzard, owl and king fisher. Powfoot wildlife is abundant in veriety, throughout, and the foreshore home to the lively calls, of the endangered Natterjack Toad.

The aerial acrobatics of the extraordinary starlings, are brilliant, they ballet in their thousands. The starling murmurations are spectacular, a natural wonderment, over the Solway Bay.

Walking, climbing, cycling, fishing, and golf at the excellent Powfoot Course. A luxury spa, beauty treatment facility, horse riding. A perfect escape for those that wish to retreat the hustle and bustle, the sunsets offer a stunning back drop.

Journey from the western side of the historic Roman Hadrians Wall to the breath taking scenery of the lake district, indulge in a romantic castle or retrace the footsteps of Robert Burns, this area has many attractions.

Wild coast lines, sandy coves, rolling hills, dense forests, sparkling lochs.
Scotland is home to some of the most stunning landscapes, within the British Isles.

One of the best outlet shopping village, is Gretna Gateway, with over 40 shops and cafes, including, Pizza Hut Cadbury Ralph Lauren Superdry M&S Next Nike Costa.

A Red, Red Rose 1785
" As fair art thou, my bonnie lass
So deep in luve am I
And I will luve thee still, my dear
Till a' the seas gang dry "

Robert Burns, a romantic poet, and cultural icon of Scotland. Burns night, addressing of the Haggis, is held on and around "The Bards birthday" 25th of January.

The low White Row fishing cottages, in Powfoot, date from the 1700s. The Victorian tidal Lido pool, defines the Powfoot shore, and is now a plentiful source of catch, for herons, and wading birds. The Solway waters have provided a rich fishing catch, for centuries.

The 18-hole links Golf course remains unspoilt and ranked amongst the best courses in Scotland. Powfoot Golf Club has been known to some, as a best kept secret for years, due to its breathtaking views over the Solway Firth to the north lakes mountains.

The eighth Marquis of Queensberry, is best remembered for inaugurating boxing’s ‘Queensberry Rules’, but was also famous for his connection with Oscar Wilde, who was a frequent visitor to Kinmount. Indeed, it was his association with the Marquis which led to Wilde’s ultimate imprisonment and humiliation. John Sholto Douglass courted Wilde, in these idyllic settings, from the woodland to the Solway Shore.

The rambling Georgian villa and terraced gardens upon the River Nith, in Dumfries, where author JM Barrie played as a child, and which later inspired his classic work Peter Pan, is now, Scotland’s first centre for children’s literature.

The Spring Fling, is held every year, from the 27 to 29 May, in Dumfries & Galloway, an inspirational, visual art and craft open home, studio event. There are 93 studios, open to the public, as well as exhibitions, across the region.

Dumfries is first mentioned in historical records in the 1150s. The town was made a Royal Burgh by William the Lion, King of Scotland, in 1186. The mediaeval town sat on a high ridge overlooking the River Nith.
Bright and Welcoming, through Historic towns and villages, the Solway Coastal trail is renowned for spectacular scenery, and sunsets. A picturesque rural hamlet is Powfoot village, with a long history as a seaside resort, a designated area of outstanding beauty.

The guest suite is best suited to solo adventurers, couples, business travellers, refurbished 2018. The cottage has garden views, and is the ann…

Nukkumisjärjestelyt

Makuuhuone 1
1 queen-size-vuode

Mukavuudet

WiFi
Alueella maksuton pysäköinti
Keittiö
Vaateripustimet
Hiustenkuivaaja
Lämmitys
TV
Häkävaroitin
Välttämättömyystarvikkeet
Sammutin

Valitse sisäänkirjautumispäivä

Lisää matkustuspäiväsi nähdäksesi tarkan hinnan
Sisäänkirjautuminen
Lisää päivämäärä
Uloskirjautuminen
Lisää päivämäärä

4,96 5 tähdestä 202 arvostelusta

Puhtaus
Paikkansapitävyys
Viestintä
Sijainti
Sisäänkirjautuminen
Arvo

Sijainti

Powfoot, Skotlanti, Iso-Britannia

The Solway Firth runs along the south coast of Dumfries & Galloway and provides 200 miles of coastline, perfect for cycling, a gentle stroll or picnic.

Ramblers will admire the panoramic vistas and cyclists will enjoy the highly acclaimed 7stanes mountain bike trails, and the Sustrans Cycle Route 7. Golfers are well catered for with 29 courses to choose from, aside loch and river fishing.

Venture one of Dumfries & Galloway’s tranquil beaches and admire the truly stunning natural beauty that surrounds you. From Powfoot to Port Logan in the west, a wide range of picture perfect beaches.

The Solway Coast Heritage Trail, a charming 200 mile route that takes you along the Solway Coast, past many of Dumfries & Galloway’s coastal towns and villages. Historic castles and ruins, museums, beaches, quaint towns and seaside villages such as Kirkubright, Kippford and Rockcliffe.

At the far west end of the Solway Coast you’ll find the most southern lighthouse in Scotland, which is perched on the edge of a 260 ft high cliff. Truly one of Scotland’s finest panoramic views, on a clear day from the lighthouse you can gaze out across four kingdoms. Admire the Galloway Hills and western islands of Scotland, the Isle of Man, the Cumbrian Fells of England and the Northern Irish coastline.

CRIFFEL stands dominant, like a border guard, to the North of Powfoot, looking over the Solway Firth to England. The 360-degree panorama, affords, one of the best views in Scotland. Criffel may be only 569 metres high, but its modest altitude belies its prominence, rising as the highest hill for miles around and dominating the Solway coastline. The ascent is short and steep, with stunning views of the Solway, its estuaries and across to the English Lake District.

Dumfries has links with Robert the Bruce and Robert Burns; Gretna Green is the original quickie marriage one stop solution and Eskdalemuir is site of Samye Ling,the first Buddhist monastery in the west, a still thriving community with an impressive Tibetan temple, with a range of courses on offer.

Caerlaverock’s Wetlands Centre, close by, is open all year round to show visitors the coastal landscapes and nature during every season. The most famous member of the wild life is the wild flocks of Svalbard, Arctic Ocean, Barnacle Geese between the months of October and April.

Caerlaverock Castle, dating from 1270, is situated 5 miles from here, and is one of Scotland's best ruined castles and not to be missed.

Also close by, and of historic interest is, the Ruthwell Cross which dates from the 8th century. It's huge at 17 feet and once stood right on the shores of the Solway Firth. Today it's housed in Ruthwell's parish church, within a few miles, from Powfoot.

Visit the ancient ruins of Sweetheart Abbey (once a bustling Cistercian order) at New Abbey.

The Devil's Porridge, at East Riggs, 5 miles from Powfoot, is an amazing exhibition and tells the story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on earth. During 1915, Britain was losing the Great War through the lack of munitions supplies.

Dumfries Museum will delight aviation history buffs with its restored RAF control tower from World War II and collection of memorabilia from the town's rich aviation history.

The Theatre Royal plays its own productions and receives visits from other theatre companies. Exhibitions and a collection of Scottish paintings at the Gracefield Arts Centre.

The surrounding areas of Dumfries, particularly south at New Abbey towards the shores of the Solway Firth, hold a number of historic attractions, museums, a farm park and a vast Stately home country park attraction at Drumlanrig near Thornhill.

Annandale distillery has now officially re-opened in Annan, which last produced a Lowland Malt 90 years ago. Well worth a visit.

The iconic Caul upon the river Nith below the ancient Devorgilla Bridge is of early origin, in Dumfries town centre, known as White Sands.

The Dumfries Forest Park covers 300 acres making it the largest and darkest, star gazing, forest park in Scotland, offering a wide range of outdoor activities for visitors.

Annan's location on the first fordable part of the Solway Firth has always been of great importance. Because of its position, Annan suffered from many attacks during the Wars of Independence and border reiving.

In recognition of the towns resistance and loyalty a Charter was granted to Annan by King James V in 1538. The town's Royal Burgh status was reaffirmed in 1612 by King James VI.

Each year the Royal Burgh of Annan celebrates The Riding Of The Marches.
Annan Riding of the Marches Day will be held on 1st July 2019, a family day for everyone, with the best of Scotlands marching pipe bands, competing.
The Solway Firth runs along the south coast of Dumfries & Galloway and provides 200 miles of coastline, perfect for cycling, a gentle stroll or picnic.

Ramblers will admire the panoramic vistas and c…

Majoittaja: Elaine

Liittyi syyskuu 2015
  • 204 arvostelua
  • Henkilöllisyys vahvistettu
  • Supermajoittaja
Oleskelusi aikana
There is a detailed contact information file within the cottage, and as I'm close by, if you have any requests, concerns, please let me know. Parking is directly outside, or, there are no parking restrictions within the village. You are welcome to call me during your stay, at anytime.

Within walking distance is a local shop at Queensberry Bay Park, stocking essentials, alcohol etc. Annan 2 miles away has Tesco Aldi Farmfoods Spar. Delivery available.
There is a detailed contact information file within the cottage, and as I'm close by, if you have any requests, concerns, please let me know. Parking is directly outside, or, there…
Elaine on supermajoittaja
Supermajoittajat ovat kokeneita, korkeat arviot saaneita majoittajia, jotka ovat sitoutuneet tarjoamaan vierailleen erinomaisen majoittumisen.
    Maksusi turvaamiseksi älä koskaan lähetä rahaa äläkä viesti Airbnb-sivuston tai -sovelluksen ulkopuolella.

    Huomioitavia asioita

    Talon säännöt
    Sisäänkirjautuminen: 15.00 – 23.00
    Uloskirjautuminen: 11.00
    Itsepalvelusisäänkirjautumisen vaihtoehdot: avainlaatikko
    Ei sovelias lapsille tai pikkulapsille
    Ei lemmikkieläimiä
    Ei juhlia eikä tapahtumia
    Terveys ja turvallisuus
    Airbnb:n fyysisen etäisyyden pitämistä ja muut COVID-19:ää koskevat ohjeet ovat voimassa
    Häkävaroitin
    Palovaroitin

    Tutustu muihin vaihtoehtoihin kaupungissa Powfoot ja sen ympäristössä

    Lisää majapaikkoja kaupungissa Powfoot: