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Allanton Mill Cottage

View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
1 of 22View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Auldgirth, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Converted water mill, the original beams are back in situ and all the stone walls are original. Ideal for small groups or families looking for a self catering holiday in Dumfries & Galloway. We can accommodate maximum of 5 guests in 2 bedrooms. 1 Room has a king size bed and the other a double along with an additional single if required for 5th guest.

Allanton Mill is a high quality self catering holiday cottage in a converted former water mill dating back to 1739 near Auldgirth (approx 1 mile), Dumfries, which originally housed the grain drying ovens, mill stones and mechanics for the milling of local crops.

Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Clos...
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Listing #HL205215
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Lovely stay here..Jeanette was so friendly and helpful from the outset The concerted Mill is comfortable,well equipped and well situated for exploring the wonderful Dumfries and Galloway An oasis of peace in a rural setting the Mill has everything you need for a relaxing break...comfy...More

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Superbly well furnished and equipped cottage. Ultra comfortable bed (so important on holiday). Great location for all kinds of activities - cycling, hill walking, wildlife, coast, castles, forests, mountains, shopping....... I could go on, so much to do in this area. Lovely peaceful surroundings and...More

Thank KHeadlong
Management response:Responded 20 March 2018

Delighted that your holiday was such a success. Thank you for sharing your experience of Allanton Mill Cottage and the area.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Perfect getaway. Clean, comfy, warm, exceptionally well equipped, good communication and friendly helpful interactions with the owner. It will be hard to beat. Even in poor weather and out of season there's plenty to do from here.Thank you we hope to return

Thank cheshirecat32
Management response:Responded 31 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. J

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Have fun and relax
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks and more flexible bookings may be available in low season. Please contact us and we will see what we can do to accommodate you. Bookings run from Saturday 3 p.m. to following Saturday at 10 a.m.
Price includes electricity, underfloor heating, logs, linen and towels.
Check availability or inquire about a booking online or contact us if you have any questions.
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About the neighbourhood
Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Close to the former home of famous Poet Robert Burns, Ellisland Farm, which is now a popular museum and visitor attraction. Popular Solway coast destinations such as Criffel peak, Sandy Hills, Rockcliffe, Kippford and Kirkcudbright are within easy reach by car, as are well known castles, such as Drumlanrig, Morton and Caerlaverock. There are many cycle routes close by including 5 of the 7stanes mountain bike trails and numerous wonderful walks including Glenkiln where you can walk amongst Henry Moore and Rodin sculptures, the Mabie, Ae and Galloway Forests with huge loch... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 90.0 km
Railway: Dumfries: 12.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 90.0 km
Fly to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle airports - Cheap flights available to all these airports, where Car hire available is available from all the main car hire companies at the airports. Make sure you reserve before flying. For driving details see our web site click on contact page and see map details or contact Jeannette who will always help with directions.
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: 20.0 km.
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