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Cairnhill Cottage

Near Gretna, Dumfriesshire

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Cairnhill Cottage is a substantial, detached house with plenty of space to spread out into and a large garden to enjoy, set down a quiet country lane near Eaglesfield (2 miles) in Dumfriesshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2/6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
Licence No: DG00144F
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove

With trees surrounding the garden and no neighbours nearby, this is just the place to enjoy some real peace and quiet. There is the choice of the sitting/TV room or snug to relax in, both of which are kept cosy by multi-fuel stoves.

The dining table at the heart of the kitchen is a lovely place to gather and enjoy meals together and there is the best of both worlds with an Aga oven and a gas hob to cook on. There is also a handy shower room downstairs with a large, walk-in shower.

Stairs from the snug lead upstairs to the bedrooms, two twin and one double, that are all set out off a long corridor that runs the length of the cottage. There is a second bathroom and separate WC upstairs and having stairs at both ends of the house makes it easier to get around.

As an added bonus the games room has a table tennis table and board games set up in the corner so there is plenty of entertainment whatever the weather outside. Parking is just to the side of the cottage and extensive lawns can be found to the front and rear, as well as a seating area ideal for admiring the garden from.

Map & Local

Just a 5 minute drive away is the village of Eaglesfield (2 miles) that has a little general store/PO and excellent bar meals can be sampled at the Kirtle Inn (3.5 miles).

The Eskrigg Nature Reserve just outside Lockerbie (12 miles) has some pretty woodland trails to wander around with beautiful flora and fauna and red squirrels, birds and other wildlife to look out for along the way. For a closer look or the chance to capture some photographs there is also a wildlife hide.

Annan (8 miles) is the place for supermarket shopping and Dumfries, about 40 minutes’ drive away, has lots of shops, pubs and restaurants. Just outside Annan at the Annandale distillery (7 miles) there are tours and whisky tastings available with one of the tours focussing on the revival of the distillery that re-opened in 2014 after a 90 year break in production. A fascinating excavation of the original sills can be seen and the café is definitely worth stopping off at.

A visit to the well-known Gretna Green (8 miles) is sure to be on the agenda. This Famous Blacksmiths Shop is home to the ‘anvil weddings’ and couples have been eloping there ever since 1754. Weddings are still held and there is an interesting visitor centre, gift shop, sculpture park and romantic, ring-shaped maze.

The Rock UK Whithaugh Park Adventure Centre near Newcastleton (20 miles) is great for adrenalin hunters who can, in groups as small as 4, try abseiling, climbing, zip wiring and a high ropes course amongst other thrilling activities.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.




Sitting room with multi-fuel stove and TV
Snug with multi-fuel stove
Kitchen/dining room with gas hob, AGA oven, fridge/freezer, deep freeze, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin
Games room with table tennis table.


Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and wash basin
WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £30 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heaters, night storage heaters and multi-fuel stoves (starter pack INCLUDED, then £4 per basket). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (2 large, 2 medium, 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

Please note: For Cairnhill Cottage, the tariff for 2 persons is based on one bedroom only being made available.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Fri

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Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 6
31 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 £750.00 £850.00
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £950.00 £950.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £995.00 £995.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £750.00 £850.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £650.00 £750.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £750.00 £850.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £550.00 £650.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £995.00 £995.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £995.00 £995.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £550.00 £650.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £650.00 £750.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £750.00 £850.00
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Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking, please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

For Carinhill Cottage, the tariff for 2 persons is based on one bedroom only being made available.


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Love the location of the cottage and inside was clean and comfortable.


A wonderful cottage with the most comfy beds we have ever slept in. Very well equipped kitchen. Bags of space for the 5 ...

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We all enjoyed the cottage, especially the table tennis. Peaceful location and our children loved making the fire.

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We are so pleased that you had a great family holiday and we hope to welcome you back again soon.


our first time at this cottage , and the best equipped kitchen we've ever stayed at , hopefully be back soon


We had a great time. Lovely cottage, wonderfully located. Lots of places to visit within not too many miles. And a range...

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