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Glenholme Country House

Tongland Road, Kirkcudbright DG6 4UU, Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Flood of superlatives - amazing value for money, brilliant food, nothing too much trouble, fab library, cosy log fires, interiors to die for, bedrooms to re-die for, and all in an atmosphere so effortlessly laid back you could easily stay on forever.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We enjoyed our two nights here. Our room, while not large, was very tastefully furnished with comfortable beds. The large, rain head shower is excellent. I am not a great breakfast person myself but my husband informed me that Laurence's cooked breakfast was the best he has ever had. I am sure his evening meals would be equally good but... More 

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Haddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Our second visit to Glenholme, we spent two nights with friends who hadn't visited Galloway before. We enjoyed the beautiful interiors and the quirky touches in the bedrooms and public areas. The library (which is really the sitting room) is filled with thousands of books on a host of subjects. Laurence and Jennifer are very welcoming hosts and Laurence is... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We have just spent three nights at the Glenholme Country House, where Laurence looked after us superbly. The house is stylishly furnished and stylised, in its own, well attended grounds, on the main road into Kirkcudbright. Glenholme is above all tranquil and comfortable. Laurence is a very attentive but not intrusive host. Breakfast is nothing short of excellent and we... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Four of us stayed for 3 nights, having dinner on 2 of the evenings, and received exceptionally warm hospitality from Laurence and Jennifer. A beautiful home with a wonderful library and lounge to unwind in and a glorious garden to stroll around. We were spoilt by Laurence at breakfast and his dinner menu was an unrushed treat after busy days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Recently stayed here for three nights in this very elegant house and we were delighted with every aspect of our stay. Laurence looked after us superbly and we were made to feel very welcome. Breakfast was wonderful, with homemade compote and other fruits and cereals available plus any amount of cooked breakfast too and served in their very elegant dining... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We found Glenholme without a problem, and it's nicely set back from the main road. The main road isn't too noisy, being set back does make it more tranquil. We were met by Laurence, and his very relaxed style. The house is lovely and has much to offer, not least being the welcoming library with its real fire. The food... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Just returned from 4 days at The Rookery in lovely Kirkudbright. This is our second visit having stayed in Glenholme last year and the Rookery is just as lovely. All rooms are well decorated, tasteful and in excellent condition and spotlessly clean. A real 'home from home'......... Highly recommended

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed at the Rookery in February 2015 for a few nights and it was a delightful, self contained little jem. Beautifully decorated and very peaceful we had a wonderful time. Laurence cooked us a superb meal on our first night which was like having our own private Michelin chef. Staying at the Glenholme country house or the Rookery is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Just returned from the Rookery. Despite freezing weather had wonderful time. The Rookery is totally secluded. Absolute privacy from Glenholme next door but well worth a visit as the welcome there is warm and the cooking amazing ... Even for a vegetarian. The Rookery is immaculately designed, spacious and comfortable. As a group we had different interests but the Rookery... More 

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