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“Tranquility”
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Darcey201...
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Tranquility”
Reviewed July 5, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

What a great place to stay. Owners are friendly and helpful. The apartment was clean and comfortable . We managed to see otters ,Heron,Kingfisher and Bats in our weeks stay. Great walks and village very easy to walk to . Only small problem was no wifi . But we caught up on the free Wifi in the pub :)

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 7, 2015
Galloway is a haven for wildlife and we also have red squirrels in the locality. We offer a perfect locational to appreciate the wonders of nature.
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Rosemary...
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A perfect cottage in a tranquil setting”
Reviewed May 28, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
3
people found this review helpful

We have just returned from a wonderful week at Anvil Cottage and cannot praise it highly enough. Gordon and Alison made us feel so welcome at Maidenhead Forge Mill, in the most glorious garden/waterside setting, complete with mill wheels. Anvil is a spacious cottage and nothing has been overlooked. The bed is huge and so comfortable - I slept all night which I haven't done in years! If you are green you will be interested to know that they generate all their own electricity from the river. If you are looking for a peaceful holiday location you won't be disappointed. We found plenty to occupy the days in Dumfries and Galloway - gardens, castles, beaches and fishing villages, nature and wildlife.

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Liked best: The wonderful setting beside the river and it's gardens
Liked least: No dishwasher
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lorraine...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Exceptional”
Reviewed January 3, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Warm welcome from alison fantastic accommodation, immaculately clean and some really lovely touches on arrival ( sweets and fresh fruit) beautiful views of gardens and river, would certainly recommend this property and would certainly love to return, many thanks.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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gwcEdinbu...
edinburgh
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A haven of Peace and Tranquility”
Reviewed November 20, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Secreted on the Solway coast lies Anvil cottage, nestling on the outskirts of Dalbeattie. The owners, Gordon and Alison Elkins are excellent hosts providing top class accommodation done with style and comfort, supplying everything you need for the perfect holiday. Lots to see and do in the area with scenic villages of Kipford and Rockcliffe worthy of mention.

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Liked best: The comfort of the cottage in a peaceful setting.
Liked least: There was nothing to dislike.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Natasha F
1 review
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“Lovely accommodation in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed May 30, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Welcoming, cared for, comfortable and well equipt accommodation, set in lovely unique grounds.
Close to the town centre and local amenities, with plenty to see and do in the surrounding area.
Fantastic break away!

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Liked best: Unique accommodation and Location
Liked least: Mobile Signal/WiFi
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 17, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very fortunate to enjoy such a lovely location with the peace of the surroundings and a lovely garden.We would love to welcome you back.
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