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County - Dumfries and Galloway | Map
Tel code: 01556 | code search
Postcode: DG5 | code search
Population: 140
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Anchor Hotel
"Cosy, welcoming pub with newly decorated rooms. Amazing breakfast with super service. Thoughtful friendly staff. Thank you for our memorable stay. We will certainly return.Brilliant value too!

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"I and my three companions were touring Scotland and chanced upon this pub for a mid morning snack. At first we were unsure if it was open as the front ..." More

Anchor Hotel
"We spent 3 nights in this friendly hotel. We were a bit apprehesive after reading the reviews. It changed hands at the end of February and according to the locals ..." More

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Kippford is a historical village in Dumfries and Galloway on the Solway coast in Southern Scotland, situated 4 miles south of Dalbeattie on the shore of the Urr Estuary. The busy village originally known as Scaur developed its harbour by the late 1700s and was an important port in the 1800ís with thriving quarrying, ship-building and fishing industries. In 1870 the post-office was built and named Kippford, the village adopted the same name. Kippford stretches between the wooded Mark Hill and the sea and is surrounded by picturesque views and scenic beaches. Kippford is well-known as a sailing and yachting centre with the Solway Yacht Club established in 1900 and a Regatta held here each year attracting many tourists to the area. The village has shops and two pubs and holiday accommodation, campsites and places to eat nearby. Walks include Kippford Walk an easy two mile trek on beaten earth and stone paths, the Jubilee footpath passes the dark-age hill-fort Motte of Mark, on route to Rockcliff Walk, a twelve mile strenuous walk to Sandyhills via Castle Point. There is an arts and crafts centre at Barnbarroch Pottery and three golf courses within 3 miles of the village. Other attractions include the medieval Threave Castle and the beautiful Threave Gardens maintained by the National Trust for Scotland.

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Clonyard House Hotel (0.75 miles)

Clonyard House Hotel

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This small, family-run hotel is beautifully situated within 7 acres of mature gardens and woodlands, in a secluded position within a national scenic area near the Solway coast. Between the villages of ... More

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Trewan B&B (3.22 miles)

Trewan B&B
Trewan is a 300 year old traditional granite cottage on the edge of Dalbeattie Forest, with immediate access to the forest and the 7 Stanes Mountain Biking Trails.
In addition to cyclists, Trewan is ideal for ... More | visit website
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Kerr Cottage (3.30 miles)

Kerr Cottage

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Kerr Cottage is a delightful typically Scottish detached property situated on the edge of the granite town of Dalbeattie. Although it was built 165 years ago, it has been lovingly ... More

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The Pheasant Hotel (3.57 miles)

The Pheasant Hotel

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Previously known as The Commercial and the Galloway Arms the Pheasant Hotel now offers excellent accommodation for visitors to the Dalbeattie area looking for a practical and comfortable base from ... More

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Dalbeattie Guest House (3.92 miles)

Dalbeattie Guest House

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Detached family villa, all rooms enjoy an open aspect. Guests can relax in the attractively landscaped secluded garden. Ideal base for exploring the Dumfries and Galloway coastline. Ideal for walking, ... More

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Douglas House (6.20 miles)

Douglas House
Bed and Breakfast in Dumfries and Galloway Scotland.
Providing high quality bed and breakfast accommodation and a traditional Scottish breakfast in Castle Douglas. Visitors to this beautiful area of South West Scotland will find ... More
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Market Inn Hotel (6.25 miles)

Market Inn Hotel

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Stylishly decorated, tastefully furnished and renovated to a high standard, the Market Inn Hotel is situated in the heart of Castle Douglas, famous for its impressive cuisine. Stylish and contemporary throughout, the ... More

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Urr Valley Hotel (6.27 miles)

Urr Valley Hotel

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The Urr Valley Hotel is a long established country house hotel set in 12 acres of mature woodland and gardens. With its stunning views across the Dumfries and Galloway countryside, it ... More

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Imperial Hotel (6.29 miles)

Imperial Hotel

This friendly hotel is situated in the centre of Castle Douglas, with a location ideal for fishing, walking, cycling, golfing and relaxation.
The Imperial Hotel offers 3 bars, a private car park, a pool room with ... More | visit website

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Douglas Arms Hotel (6.64 miles)

Douglas Arms Hotel

The Douglas Arms Hotel in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland has some of its stabling still intact. The coaching credentials and the hotels' reputation for hospitality is well known. Situated in Castle Douglas, close to the ... More | visit website

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