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Heron Lodge in Mabie Forest Beeswing Dumfries Sleeps 4 and Dog Friendly 4G Wifi

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Heron Lodge Cairnyard heronlodgecarinyard
Side Patio garden
Living room Comfy Sofa and two arm chairs seating 5 adults.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on the edge of Mabie Forest - a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside, with breathtaking views of surrounding countryside and Mabie Forest. This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities for a great self catering holiday break. Heron Lodge is very well equipped and pride ourselves in presenting this property in immaculate order to enable our guests to have a very comfortable stay all year round.Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village. Take a relaxing week's break - either to take in the surrounding coun...Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on the edge of Mabie Forest - a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside, with breathtaking views of surrounding countryside and Mabie Forest. This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities for a great self catering holiday break. Heron Lodge is very well equipped and pride ourselves in presenting this property in immaculate order to enable our guests to have a very comfortable stay all year round.Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village. Take a relaxing week's break - either to take in the surrounding countryside and area or explore out and about to historical places of interest or take time out to persue your hobbies or interests like mountain bking, fishing, birdwatching, golf, walking or horse riding. An ideal base for those that like to enjoy country walks, a great choice of forestry and costal routes to explore. Numerous Golf courses, closeby, 7 Stanes Mountain Bike Area, Access on site to purple route trail to Mabie Forest or a short drive to access Mabie forest carpark and Bike hire and the numerous bike trails. Dalbeattie Forest 7 Stanes 5 minute drive away and Ae forest a short drive through Dumfries. 4G Internet WiFi on premise. For those that are in need of some peaceful relaxation on their holiday break then Heron Lodge will definitely provide a home from home environment in which to put your feet up, chill and enjoy the lovely breathtaking countryside views of Mabie Forest and enjoy abundant varied garden birds that visit our tranquil private garden setting. Heron Lodge is situated 1 mile before Beeswing and Loch Arthur Organic Farm Shop and Restaurant , a must to try out their great farm produces particularly their award winning cheeses. 5 miles from Dumfries town home of famous poet Robert Burns and numerous tourist attractions to explore. Drumlanrigg Castle and grounds a great day out. 6 miles to Dalbeattie and its famous 7 Stanes mountain bike trails and a great forestry trails for people and their pet dogs. Follow the Galloway tourist driving route and stop off at coastal villages of Kippford and Rockcliffe , take up the Jubilee pathway for a great costal walk between the two villages. A couple of great pubs can be found in Kippford and are Dog friendly and a lovely tearoom near Rockcliffe visitor car park. Full day outings can be found at Gretna Green to visit the Scottish Wedding Attractions and the shopping Outlet stores at Gretna Gateway just over 30 minutes drive. Glasgow can be reach in 1 hour 30 minutes and Edinburgh park and ride similarly for a full days exploration.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Well behaved Pet Dog accepted by prior arrangement with owner. Dog not allowed on furniture or in the bedrooms. Guests to ensure all kitchen equipment, appliances, crockery used are left clean and put away in rightful place. Guests must ensure patio furniture, garden chairs, gas bbq are cleaned put away and covers returned on Exit. All rubbish, food and guest belongings are removed from lodge on Exit. Guests during their stay are respectful of Heron Lodge its contents and grounds.
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Reviewed 7 September 2020

Just returned from this lovely lodge after spending 9 nights, everything needed for a home to home experience is in this lovely lodge. It was very clean and spacious, loved sitting on the decking watching the sun go down, even when the weather wasn’t great...More

Date of stay: September 2020
1  Thank muthawendyd
Reviewed 15 January 2020

This was our second visit to the Lodge only this time for a week. It’s a proper cosy home from home. We love everything about it, no noise pollution, no light pollution and lots of Wildlife and wonderful walks. Towns are only a 10 mins...More

Date of stay: December 2019
1  Thank Shandal25
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Let's cut to the chase; if there was anything at all wrong with our stay, it was that the bathroom soap smelled a bit perfumey. That's about the worst of it folks, this place is well worth a stay. Everywhere I looked in the lodge,...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jonathan C
LOUISE n, VR Owner at Heron Lodge in Mabie Forest Beeswing Dumfries Sleeps 4 and Dog Friendly 4G Wifi, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for your review of Heron Lodge.... Glad to see you had a great stay and holiday break.... Hope to see you both return for another stay soon.... KR Louise Heron Lodge Owner

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

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Date of stay: October 2016
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Heron Lodge was ok....a little tired. Carpets, suite and throws have seen better days. Much of the view from the back is blocked by tall hedges. The front view is non existent The site itself was depressing and very disappointing. We were there for six...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank FoodiesAyrshire
Management response:Responded 18 August 2016

Sorry Heron Lodge did not live up to your expectations...! In the description of Heron Lodge it is made plain that it is situated on an uncommercialised site...in other words not a holiday camp site. There is just a small hamlet of lodges that are...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Situated in a very quiet spot, the lodge is the perfect getaway. It was spotless on arrival and had everything you could possibly need. The only reason for not giving five stars is that on leaving and stripping the beds we found a dog treat/chew...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank PutneyPat
Management response:Responded 12 August 2016

Thank you for your review of Heron lodge....Glad to see you had a great stay and holiday and are pleased to see you will return again sometime. However, we do realise we do strive to ensure Heron Lodge is presented in good order to our...More

Reviewed 29 June 2016

Warm, clean, comfortable and very well-equipped. Great location for exploring near (e.g. Mabie Forest) and far (Mull of Galloway and Isle of Whithorn). Loved Threave Gardens and Castle (Ospreys) and Red Kites nr. Laurieston. Lovely sea-front paths/walks at Kipford and Rockliffe.More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Rev Dr David S
Management response:Responded 29 June 2016

Thank you so much for your time to review Heron Lodge.....and thank you for sharing your day trips you had whilst there. I am sure this will be helpful to future guests make their choice to stay @ Heron Lodge and explore the Dumfries and...More

Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a wonderful place to get away to,ideally situated to all the nearby amenities but far enough away to shut the world out,scenery was lovely woke up to grazing sheep,robins and woodpeckers,would definitely recommend this property and location,high specification,everything you need is provided,will be...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Will J
Management response:Responded 6 December 2015

Heron lodge is indeed set in a lovely location spot, being an ideal bolt hole for peace and serenity from our fast pave lives we often endure.... So glad it ticked the box for you and you enjoyed a lovely relaxing holiday......and welcome you back...More

Reviewed 4 November 2015

We loved Heron Lodge. It was very clean and has everything supplied you need. The view at the back of the lodge was beautiful and the seating area very nice. If we had been a little earlier in the year I'm sure we would have...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank mary m
Management response:Responded 5 November 2015

Thank you for your review of Heron Lodge, I am sure it will be especially useful for future families make Heron Lodge number 1 choice for their family holiday. Heron Lodge is always presented in good order to help guests have a comfortable and relaxing...More

Reviewed 26 July 2015

Very nice cabin well looked after with every thing you need, views from the back garden were excellent

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank 86derekj
Management response:Responded 28 July 2015

Thank you for your time to review Heron Lodge. Very pleased you enjoyed the wonderful views from the lodge. Heron Lodge would like to welcome you back for a return future stay anytime. KR Louise Heron Lodge Owner

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Dumfires market town with numerous shops, supermarkets,local places of interest to visit and home to Robert Burns Trail, Camera Obscure, Solway Coastal Driving Route is located 5 miles from Heron Lodge, and 1 mile before Beeswing Village with Loch Arthur Organic Farm Shop for daily fresh local organic produce and world famous Award Winning Loch Arthur Cheeses for sale. Towerwood Floodlit Golfing Range is located 3 miles from lodge. along with Mabie Forest for mountain bike trails which can also be accessed via farm track from site for the more experienced on the purple route or a short car ride to the forest car park to pick up other trails from beginners to more adventurous trails- there is also a bike hire shop. Dalbeattie is located 6 miles away with numerous small local shops, 7 Stanes...
Getting around
Easy access by car to most tourist places of interest well sign posted for major attractions. On Solway coastal route. Lovely scenic driving route of coast. 1 mile to Beeswing village 5 miles to Dumfries town centre. 6 miles to Dalbeattie centre. 30 mins to Gretna Green. 1hr 30 mins to Glasgow and Edinburgh park and ride.
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