Kirkcudbrightshire Holiday Cottages

Kirkcudbrightshire is an area in what is now Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland and is a place many like to visit for self catering cottage holidays.

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Kirkcudbrightshire lies just west of the area known as Wigtownshire in Dumfries and Galloway.  Kirkcudbrightshire is also located close to Ayrshire in Scotland, which is another area popular for cottage holidays.  Those with a love of a naturally beautiful rugged landscape should enjoy a stay in Kirkcudbrightshire.  There are a number of mountains, rivers, glens and lochs.  There are ample opportunities for walking, cycling and even mountaineering whilst staying at a self catering cottage in this part of Scotland.

For lovely Scottish scenery you can head to Loch Trool, Loch Ken or Loch Doon.  History lovers will enjoy finding out about the connections between Kirkcudbrightshire and Robert the Bruce.  The main towns in the area are Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie and Kirkcudbright.  An attractive village to visit is New Abbey with its interesting abbey ruins and watermill.  If you love visiting Scottish castles then there are a couple of castles to visit in Kirkcudbrightshire.  Visit Historic Scotland’s Threave Castle, prettily located on an island in the river Dee, near Castle Douglas and the ruins of MacLellan’s castle in Kirkcudbright.  As with the large majority of Scotland, the pace of life in Kirkcudbrightshire tends to be slower and more relaxed, which can be great if you are looking to unwind whilst on a self catering break.

Have a great time whilst on a cottage holiday in Kirkcudbrightshire or elsewhere in Dumfries and Galloway.  Remember to make time to sample the local delights in Kirkcudbrightshire such as salmon and or whisky.  Whether you opt for a coastal cottage or a country in the green countryside we hope you have a great time.

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