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Drey Cottage

Autumn near the cottage
Certificate of Excellence
22 reviews
Autumn near the cottage
Rear of Drey Cottage with private courtyard
Red squirrel in the cottage garden is a regular visitor
Lounge with dining table facing garden
Conservatory with door to private courtyard
Twin bedroom with its own modern bathroom with bidet
En-suite bathroom off twin bedroom
Part of the 4 poster bedroom
Glen Trool a magnificent place to visit and great walks.
Cairnsmore near the cottage
Bruntis Lochs, a short walk from the cottage
Bridge at Bruntis Lochs
Start of one of the walks near the cottage
Glenwhan Gardens, one of many to visit
Woodpecker in the cottage garden
Cock pheasant
Kippford, great for coastal walks
Isle of Whitorn, another harbour village
Welcome to Drey Cottage
Mountain biking in the Galloway Forest Park
Quiet country lane next to Nutkin Cottage
Clatteringshaws Loch
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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Listing #HL32122
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Sally W
Hornsea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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We have just come home following a wonderful week's holiday. Drey Cottage is a perfect place to stay just on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park. There are walks from the cottage and it is so quiet and peaceful. If you get a clear night the dark skies are amazing.The cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped. A real...

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Thank you for your review. It was a pure pleasure to have you staying in one of our cottages. Look forward to seeing you next year. Thanks also for buying the wood turned items. The proceeds will go a good cause.


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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. Pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you are putting Drey Cottage on your return list. Look forward to seeing you in the not too distant future. Jennie & Vince.


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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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Having enjoyed the privilege of staying at both Drey and Nutkin Cottages Over the last twelve months I recommend most highly a visit to this gem of a location within the Galloway Forest Park with its abounding nature and dark skies . A warm welcome is always a pleasure to receive from Jennie and Vince who go beyond the call...

Management response:

Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to see such lovely people choosing to stay in our cottages. We look forward to seeing you and your lovely dogs again. Jennie & Vince


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We welcome up to two adult dogs over 12 months old at no extra charge. However, dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms and should not be left in the cottage unattended. Because we...
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Jul 8, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
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Sep 8, 2017
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Sep 9, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Change-over day is Saturday apart from short breaks. Only two well behaved pets over 12 months old are welcome at no extra charge.Secure bike storage at Drey Cottage. Short breaks start on the 4th Nov 2017 and finish on the 30th March 2018. Christmas week 2017 is from 23rd to 30th December. New Year week from 30th Dec to depart on the 5th Jan 2018
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About the neighborhood
The area is steeped in history with many abbeys and castles to visit with memorials to Robert The Bruce.<BR>Cairnsmore is the second highest mountain in the area and is just 1 km. from the cottage. A walk to the summit provides fantastic views across the sea to the Isle of Man and beyond.<BR><BR>Bird watchers love it here where ospreys, red kites, buzzards, peregrine falcons and puffins can be seen and even the odd golden eagle.<BR><BR>Galloway Forest Park is one of the darkest places on the planet at night, which makes it a ideal place for stargazers in the UK.<BR><BR>The Galloway Forest Park has many lochs, burns and places of interest including the Red Deer Park and the Wild Goat Park. There are ranger led walks where you can see spectacular si... more
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How to get there
Airport: Prestwick: 49.7 mi
Ferry: Stranraer: 21.7 mi
The driving directions will be sent to you by email when your balance is paid
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.3 mi.
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