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Kirkdale Estate

 A spectacular coastal estate with holiday cottages in South West Scotland.

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A stunning coastal estate with views stretching far out across the Solway Firth in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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Kirkdale Bank Cottage

High quality self catering accommodation to comfortably sleep 6 commanding uninterrupted sea views across the Solway Firth.

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Kirkdale House

Home to the Hannay Family for over 500 years, Kirkdale House, a Robert Adam Georgian Mansion, is said to have one of the least altered Adam exteriors in Scotland.

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Kirkdale Port

A magical property with stunning uninterrupted sea views situated on the private foreshore of the Estate.

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Kirkdale Estate


Kirkdale Estate is a stunning coastal estate with views stretching far out across the Solway Firth in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Home to the Hannay Family for over 500 years, the centrepiece of which is a Robert Adam Georgian Mansion, Kirkdale House, said to have one of the least altered Adam exteriors in Scotland. The Estate has private coastline which is designated a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) with rare lichens and ancient native woodland.

We now have two detached holiday cottages to let with spectacular, uninterrupted sea views over the magnificent Wigtown Bay in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. Kirkdale Bank and Kirkdale Port are set apart from each other along a private track on the Estate.

Both of our holiday cottages sleep six, are refurbished to a high standard, have exceptional sea views and welcome pets. They are family friendly - each property has a selection of toys, games, books, cards, TV, DVD and CD/radio.

The situation of each property means you can completely escape from the hustle and bustle yet if you wish, seek out a huge variety of activities on your doorstep, including mountaing biking, walking, fishing, golf, tennis, horse-riding and sailing. The area is well-known for its beautiful walks, coastline and forest parks. Galloway Forest Park has been recently unveiled as the first Dark Sky Park in the UK winning Gold Tier status from the International Dark Sky Association confirming it as one of the best places for stargazing in the world.

We are only twenty minutes from Castle Douglas Food Town, Kirkcudbright, famous for its artists and Wigtown, Scotland's Book Town.

Kirkdale Bank Cottage


Photograph of Kirkdale Bank

Kirkdale Bank is a superbly situated detached self catering cottage in a very private position, commanding uninterrupted sea views across the Solway Firth in Dumfries and Galloway.

Surrounded by woodland, the cottage has just been completely renovated and upgraded to provide very comfortable high quality self catering accommodation.

Dogs are welcome and the enclosed garden ensures the property is child friendly.

Kirkdale Port Cottage


Photograph of Kirkdale Port

Kirkdale Port is a magical property with stunning uninterrupted sea views situated on the private foreshore of the Estate.

The garden runs right down to the rocky beach providing endless opportunities for exploring, watching the waves, collecting shells and listening to the curlews.