Cottage sleeping up to five right by the sea in glorious Galloway in southwest Scotland

Things to do further afield in Galloway southwest Scotland

Galloway forest park

Galloway Forest Park300 square miles of forest, hills and lochs. Visitor centres at Glentrool, Kirroughtree and Clatteringshaws. Visit the red deer range and the wild goats and walk, cycle or ride the forest trails. There are now internationally acclaimed mountain biking trails in Kirroughtree and Glentrool.

Logan fish pond

Logan Fish PondAn historic and unique tidal pool, created in a natural geological feature, Logan Fish Pond is a fully restored Victorian Fish Larder in a unique setting. The fish pond is located next door to Logan Bay with it's fine beach and cafe.

Gardens to visit

Gardens to visit in Galloway Castle Kennedy Gardens - fairly close, splendid gardens, over 75 acres. Logan Botanic Gardens, warmed by the Gulf Stream these wonderful, gardens are on the Rhins of Galloway. Glenwhan Gardens (not too far) at Dunragit are well worth a visit. There are brochures in the cottage. Ardwell Gardens on the Rhins of Galloway

The Rhins of Galloway

Mull of GallowayClose to Logan Botanical gardens is Logan Bay, a fine beach, Portpatrick (Rhin's) a pretty harbour, good pubs and restaurants. Visit The Mull of Galloway, Scotland's most southerly point. Splendid views in all directions, with a visitor centre, RSPB, lighthouse, cafe.

Golfing in south-west Scotland

Scotland's South-West offers some of the best golf in some of the most spectacular surroundings in the world for example Wigtownshire County and Portpatrick. Dumfries and Galloway has 30 courses. Brochures and more information in the cottage.


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Some of the things to see and do a little further away from Glenalmar.


Oyster catcher on the shore

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