Our quartet of seafront self catering cottages have uninterrupted views of the shoreline of Ross Bay with its birdlife and wildflowers, the sounds of silence and the tides rolling in and out over the salt marshes each day…. look across to Skiddaw in the Lake District, and enjoy the beautiful Solway.  The sea is only a stones throw from the cottages!  Location,  location,  location……when you want to get away from it all!

Staying at Ross Bay Retreat…

  • 4 lovely cosy coastal cottages overlooking Ross Bay with a homemade welcome cake and ice cream on arrival
  • Stunning scenery & sea views
  • Dogs welcome (and loved!) Max 2 (£20 / dog – more on special request) and a dog welcome pack each on arrival
  • Amazing coastline, beaches, castles & acres of forest
  • Wonderful walks, biking, touring, golf & more
  • Stay on a real working farm
  • Meet some of the animals if you like
  • Europe’s second Dark Sky Park for stargazing (non-existent light pollution)
  • UNESCO Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Biosphere – a world class environment for people & nature
  • 15 mins to the lively fishing port Kirkudbright – ‘The Artists Town’
  • Great for couples (low occupancy discounts available)
  • Full week price range £392 – £787
  • Short breaks, weeks or longer depending upon availability

Our Cottages… 

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We also have a Country Escape in Yorkshire

Overdale Cottage is a cosy pet friendly cottage in the charming village of Harome, 3 miles from the Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.

Visit the Helmsley Hideaway website >