Allanton Mill Cottage

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  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Cottage

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 5

Type: Cottage

Allanton Mill Cottage

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 Scotland.

Allanton Mill is a high quality self catering holiday cottage in a converted former water mill dating back to 1739 near Auldgirth, 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 ...Read more

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Jeannette B.

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Allanton Mill Cottage
Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

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Allanton-Mill cottage is set in a rural countryside location between Dumfries (8 miles) and Thornhill (6 miles) in south west Scotland. This is within easy commuting to Edinburgh or its famous military tattoo and fringe festivals or Glasgow for its heritage and shopping. Robert Burns, Scotland's famous poet lived and farmed at the nearby Ellisland Farm (1 miles), and is where he wrote Auld Lang Syne (sang at each New Year party around the world) & Tam O’Shanter. The Solway coastal area offers excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits including golf, mountain biking (7 stanes are all close by, with Ae being only 6 miles from the cottage), hill walking, horse riding wild life spotting, as well as glorious beaches and a host of visitor attractions. Art lovers should head to the world renowned collection at Drumlanrig Castle (6 miles away) or visit during the local Spring festival when all the local artists and sculptors open their doors and display their work. A trip to Threave Castle, on its island in the River Dee, is a must for garden lovers. At Dumfries visitors will find a good selection of shops, an indoor swimming pool and sports centre, whilst Castle Douglas boasts a great choice of local produce and specialty food shops

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Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: Newcastle, 80 miles
Nearest airport: Glasgow, 70 miles
Nearest train station: Dumfries, 8 miles
Car is recommended

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