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7 Nights See prices

  • £895
    All year

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Short Breaks From

  • £130 p/night
    (3 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Off-Road Parking

About Couthie Brae

Couthie Brae is a recently renovated dog-friendly bungalow, just a two minute walk from the centre of Wigtown on the south west coast of Scotland. With a contemporary and sociable living space as well as three fantastic bedrooms and bathrooms, this detached self-catering holiday home is a perfect base for families and groups of friends wanting to explore the local area. Surrounded by a large hilly mature garden, you can enjoy far reaching countryside and sea views, whilst still being a stone's throw from all the amenities in town. Discounts are available for singles and couples holidaying on their own between November and March…please contact the owner.

Wigtown, which was officially designated Scotland’s National Book Town in 1998, is a book lovers' paradise. Spend lazy afternoons browsing the independent bookshops before visiting the quirky gift shops and cafes. You can stock up on provisions at the supermarket and there is also a post office, cash machine and a visitors' information centre where you can find out more about the history of the area.

When you are ready to explore the surrounding countryside, lace up your walking boots and work up an appetite on one of the many stunning local walks. Look out for ospreys and salmon in the river Bladnoch on the four mile Wigtown Martyrs Walk or explore the cliff walks and fascinating stone circles and castle ruins on the Machars Peninsula. Cyclists, walkers and bird watchers alike will love Galloway Forest Park which has a wide range of routes, including the Red Kite Trail. The parks' Gold Tier Dark Sky status will also appeal to keen star gazers. Alternatively enjoy a round of golf at nearby Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Course or visit one of the oldest Scottish whisky distilleries at Bladnoch Distillery and Visitor Centre.

For a change of scene head to one of the beautiful and relatively undiscovered local beaches, or visit the picturesque little port of Portpatrick, just forty five minutes away. Sea fishing trips can be arranged from here and there are plenty of places to eat, and things to see and do. Or if you are looking for something completely different, enjoy a day trip to Belfast from Cairnryan on Loch Ryan. Ayr and the countryside that inspired Robert Burns are just an hour and a half away by car, whilst the national cultural hub of Glasgow with its Victorian and Art Deco architecture, acclaimed museums and thriving music scene, is two hours away.

There is so much to see and do in this stunning corner of Scotland, but you would also be forgiven for simply enjoying some time out in the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of Couthie Brae.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Hilary Bremner joined Independent Cottages in July 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Dumfries and Galloway)

This family home has been recently renovated to provide cosy and comfortable holiday accommodation all on one level.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Bright and airy open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area. It is easy to make light work of cooking in this contemporary kitchen which has an induction hob, electric oven, retro style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, slow cooker and coffee maker. The living area has comfortable sofas, a TV, dining table with seating for six and French doors leading out to a decking area.
  • Useful utility area with a washing machine, a shower room and access to the bike storage area, with boot drying racks.
  • King size bedroom with an en-suite shower room.
  • Second bedroom can either be made up as a king size or twin bedroom.
  • Third bedroom has a four foot double bed.
  • Family bathroom.

Outside: The large, hilly and quite wild gardens are a perfect spot for the kids to let off steam while you have a coffee on the decking or enjoy relaxing on the rear patio which has garden seating. Garage doors lead to secure storage for several bikes, with steps up to the house, and there is an outside tap and hose for washing bikes and muddy paws.

Additional information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and towels are included. There is room for a travel cot (available by prior arrangement) or guests are welcome to bring an air bed to give more flexibility to the sleeping arrangements. Up to two dogs are welcome from £25 a week. Please contact the owners to discuss suitability of the property for your dog(s) before booking. No smoking or vaping.

Couthie Brae Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 6th Jan 2024 - Mon, 6th Jan 2025
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £390 | 4 nights: £520 | 5 nights: £650 | 6 nights: £780
Additional Notes: Single/couple travellers please enquire about November-March discounts.

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 1-6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1King/Twin & 1 Small Double)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7766 912219 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Hilary Bremner
Member Since July 2021

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Couthie Brae Noticeboard

NB! We don’t increase our prices for the “high” season as our fuel bills will be smaller in the summer! Prices shown apply to family/group occupancy. Off-peak single holidaymakers or couples requiring less sleeping accommodation may qualify for a discount. Please talk to us if you would like a longer-term booking.

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* Calendar last updated: 17th May 2024
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