Wigtownshire in Scotland is now officially part of Dumfries and Galloway, an area popular for country cottage and self-catering holidays.
Wigtownshire is a name used by some to refer to the most Westerly corner of Dumfries and Galloway. Wigtownshire is an area blessed with an interesting and attractive coastline which is good news if you are looking for a coastal cottage. There are also countryside areas in Wigtownshire if you prefer to stay inland in the country.
Popular places to visit on a self-catering holiday include the town of Stranraer where you can visit the beautiful Loch Ryan. There are various pretty fishing villages along the coast and a number of small villages with castles or ruined castles. Pretty villages worth a visit include Ardwell with its ruined Killaser castle, Drummore, Portpatrick, Sandhead and New Luce. There are also a number of beaches in this area, which can be just lovely if you want to feel the wind in your hair and enjoy peaceful walks with your friends, family and perhaps with your dog if you have one. Enjoy sea views and beautiful scenery in this attractive part of Scotland.
We hope you find the right cottage in Wigtownshire for you. For the full selection of cottages in Dumfries and Galloway please see our pages on Dumfriesshire and Dumfries and Galloway. You are also free to use our Search assistant to help you find the kind of cottage you are looking for. You can search for pet friendly cottages, seaside cottages, cottages in the country and even Scottish castles. We trust you will have a good holiday in Wigtownshire in Scotland.