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“Clean and cosy.”
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Pioneer64...
2 reviews
“Clean and cosy.”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This house is well located for beautiful countryside, clean and cosy. Welcoming and pleasant. Everything we needed it to be. Many thanks.

Date of stay: August 2016
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Dear Guest's . Many thanks for you kindly review of our cottage, at Kirkland Farm.We hope to welcome you back again in the near future.
Kind Regards Mark Swindlehurst.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Date of stay: August 2016
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Liked best: Close to everything but a quiet location.
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Dear Guest's . Thank you for posting your review . We are glad you had such a good time , and hopefully you will be able to stay a little longer on your next visit . There are a lot more places for you to visit . Hope to see you both again soon in the very near future .
Kind Regards Mark Swindlehurst.
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Daveee93
1 review
“Great property and great service”
Reviewed 16 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I recently stayed at Penkiln Cottage with two friends and we all had a great stay. The property it's self is spacious and has all the amenities needed; there is also plenty to do near to the property with a fishing lake on the farm and Galloway Forrest down the road. Mark and Diane went above and beyond in terms of service, trying to help out when our car broke down and the home made jam is delicious! We are already planning our next stay and would 100% recommend to anyone looking to stay in the area.

Date of stay: July 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Dear Guest's . Thanks for your review of our cottage at Kirkland Farm. Sorry I could not fix your car , but we are always happy to help if we can . Hope to see you all in the near future .
Kind Regards Mark Swindlehurst.
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colletteh...
1 review
“gorgeous, comfortable, spotless cottage ideal location”
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed at Penkiln Cottage for 5 nights with my husband and our 9 and 11 year old kids, plus our family dog Spot. We had a very warm welcome and Mark and Diane are just lovely. We were shown around the cottage and the farm and felt very relaxed and welcomed. The cottage is superb. Spotless, everything you could think of needing, comfortable beds, lovely enclosed garden (great for a dog) and safe for children to play in too. The surrounding farm and views are lovely. We especially enjoyed the walk through the field of sheep and around the fishing loch. We took the longer walk along and through Knockmann wood too which is well worth the effort. Mossyard bay beach is a 20min drive and stunning. Remember £2 for parking all day. It is perfect for the kids as it is sandy and pretty safe. My eldest loved rock climbing there. Creetown is near and on a rainy afternoon we visited the Gem Museum. Great value for money and the kids (and us) loved it! The kids really enjoyed feeding Barbara the pig some leftovers on the farm.
All in all an excellent holiday in a lovely location and excellent accomodation! Oh and thanks for the jam and extras and milk. Wonderful! xx

Date of stay: July 2016
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Liked best: the whole cottage
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Dear Guest . Many thanks for your lovely review . We are very pleased you all had a great time here with us at Kirkland Farm .
Kind Regards Mark Swindlehurst.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: Spacious and comfortable in peaceful location.
Liked least: Leaving at end of break
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Dear Guest . Many thanks for your review. We are glad you had a relaxing time here with us at Kirkland Farm, and we hope to see you again soon .
Kind Regards Mark Swindlehurst.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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