• About Little Boreland

    An ideal retreat to explore the Solway Coast. Set within large gardens and woodland with hill walks from the door.

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      5 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 9 people

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      0 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Open fire
      Open fire
    • Television
    • WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Green scheme
      Green scheme
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

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    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
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    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "An ideal retreat to explore the Solway Coast. Set within large gardens and woodland with hill walks from the door. \nGround Floor\nLiving room\n With open fire Freesat TV DVD player and DAB radio.\n\nDining room\n With open fire.\n\nKitchen \nWith electric cooker microwave fridge freezer dishwasher washing machine and tiled floor.\n\nShower room\n With shower cubicle and toilet.\n2 sets of stairs to...\n\nFirst Floor\n\n1st set of stairs to...\n\nBedroom 1\n With double bed.\n\nBedroom 2\n With double bed. \n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath and toilet.\n2nd set of stairs to...\n\nBedroom 3 \nWith single bed.\nSteep stairs to...\n\nSecond Floor\n Beams and sloping ceilings throughout.\n\nBedroom 4 \nWith twin beds.\n\nBedroom 5\n With twin beds and Velux window.\nMaximum occupancy 5 adults and 4 children.Oil central heating electricity £30 per week Oct-Mar bed linen towels Wi-Fi and fuel for open fires included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with patio garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. Private parking. No smoking. Please note Bedroom 3 is also accessible through bedroom 2. There is an unfenced pond and stream 20 yards away. Couples family bookings and holidaymakers only.Spectacular setting for wildlife this cottage is a gem with its own tranquil gardens and woodland on a hillside near Cardoness Castle with walks directly from the door. Little Boreland a late 18th century listed farmhouse is full of character and has caught the eye of many passing artists. It is an ideal holiday retreat for all ages from which to explore the beautiful unspoilt Fleet Valley National Scenic Area. It is within a short stroll of the conservation town of Gatehouse of Fleet with shops cafés restaurants local arts and crafts and the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre.\n\nIn 1951 Glencairn Balfour Paul saw the house from the road and fell in love with it. His brother Ian a keen bird watcher and elder of the Kirk lived there for twenty years from 1990 following which other family members now maintain the house and its grounds through holiday lets. Many people have depicted the house and adjoining wood including early 20th century local artists such as A R Sturrock and A M Hotchkis. The Balfour Pauls found Little Boreland just magical.\n\nThere are sandy beaches and rocky coves along the coast while the hillier countryside is good for walking. Nearby the Galloway Forest Park known for its starlit dark skies has excellent cycle paths. There is so much to see and do with castles prehistoric sites and specialist gardens thanks to Galloways’ mild climate. Activities for children include the Cream o’ Galloway adventure playground with its celebrated ice cream or the Laggan outdoor centre with its zip wire. There are ample opportunities for fishing horse riding and golf. Nearby are many attractive towns Kirkcudbright the artists’ town offering boat trips and art and craft shops Castle Douglas Scotland’s food town with many specialist shops and nearby Threave Castle and Gardens Wigtown Scotland’s national book town and Creetown featuring the Gem Rock Museum. Shops pubs and restaurants ½ mile. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/925/840/925215.jpg 24853

    Little Boreland reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.4 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews

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    out of 10

    We had a lovely week at Little Boreland. The setting is fabulous and great for children - lots to explore. You are also a short journey to the charming Gatehouse of Fleet - nice beer garden at the Ship Inn, lovely park and useful shops. Fantastic beaches are not far away either.



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    We can only but recommend Little Borland for a stay in Dumfries and Galloway. Wir können Little Borland für einen Aufenthalt in Dumfries und Galloway sehr empfehlen.



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    An excellent cottage on the outskirts of Gatehouse of Fleet in a semi woodland setting and feeling quite remote. Excellent for families although there's plenty of water close by if you have little ones.



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