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Alloway Cottage with spectacular views of the Ayrshire and Galloway Hills !
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12 reviews
Alloway Cottage with spectacular views of the Ayrshire and Galloway Hills !
Alloway cottage
Living Room with wood burning stove
Living Room
Kitchen with slate floor and exposed brickwork.
Kitchen with Belfast sink and beamed ceiling
Master bedroom with purpose made furniture
Toilet with bath and shower over
Alloway cottage from the road
Alloway Cottage from the road
View from living room and master bedrooom
Patio area
View from living room with horses in paddock!
Maidens beach nearby
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Ayrshire, Scotland
Alloway cottage is a charming quality semi-detached cottage in open countryside with spectacular views of the Ayrshire and Galloway hills and yet only a five minute drive to the historic village of Alloway - birthplace of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

This is an ideal holiday base with everything you need on your doorstep. Nearby is the Ayrshire Coastal Path, one of the finest coastlines in the British Isles. Walking, riding, racing, and a choice of golf courses are available locally.

Culzean Castle is spectacular and is Ayrshire's most popular tourist attraction. Day trips to Ireland can be taken from Stranraer, and Glasgow and Edinburgh can be easily reached.

The cottage is surrounded by generous gardens with a long driveway entered via wrought iron gates there is a patio with a table and chairs to enjoy the views o...
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About the Owner, Kevin G
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Kenny B
2 reviews
Reviewed February 23, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

This is a great wee cottage in the Ayrshire countryside. It has a stove in the living room which makes it very cosy, but it's not really needed as it's warm enough with the central heating anyway. The shower is great! We used this place to explore Burns country and Alloway (Burns' birthplace) is a short drive away. We also...

Management response:

Thanks for your great review Kenny and you left the cottage in excellent condition.Come back again soon!Best regards Kevin.


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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed May 30, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

This is a really comfortable, well equipped cottage. We were lucky to have great weather so couldn't take advantage of the excellent DVD collection. Lovely view from the window and easy to get to nearby attractions - culzean, roselle, etc. If there are kennels next door you wouldn't know - we didn't see nor hear any dogs, apart from our...

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Thank you for your lovely review we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit again in the future!


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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed December 2, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We stayed at this cottage and we found it to be fantastic for all of our needs. A great location for the Galloway Forest and for beach walks at the nearby Turnberry and Culzean. The wee restaurant just down the road at Minishant ( the Minishant Inn, I think) was brilliant too. The Cottage was roasty toasty with a splendid...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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Apr 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Mid season
3 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
High Season
3 nights
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How to get there
From the A77 take the turning to ALLOWAY also sign-posted for BURNS NATIONAL HERITAGE PARK onto Doonholm road.<BR><BR>Follow to a roundabout and take the first turning onto MURDOCHS LONE to ALLOWAY and follow to the T junction where you take take a left onto the B7024 to MAYBOLE.<BR><BR>Go over the bridge and follow the road up the hill to the hamlet of CULROY and Alloway Cottage is approximately 1/4 mile ahead on the left and is at the entry to Low Milton Cottages flanked by two stone LIONS! (Postcode KA19 8EG)<BR>
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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