The Blog: What’s on locally?

The Big Lit, 19-22nd April 2019.

Its here and on at Gatehouse of Fleet, whet your literary appetite and see whats going on…….

Continue Reading →

What’s happening locally……we have been too busy to know!

That’s a terrible thing to say but…….oh my goodness we have been busy. The sheep have been lambing, cows calving, my mum has broken her hip and is staying with us to get mended, we have missed our upholstery classes for a couple of weeks, but now………the weather has settled, lambing nearly finished, and we

Continue Reading →

What’s happening in Kirkcudbright? I can’t see!

Just out and about on the hills around the farm. You sometimes have to stop and look at the breathtaking views even when the wind in perishingly cold and your face is tingling. Looking from the field down the estuary to Kirkcudbright……but I can’t see far enough. Its only 6 miles to pop in the

Continue Reading →

Leaves all gone………….

A few cold spells, and breezes here in Kirkcudbright has seen most of the leaves fall off the trees.  I suppose though it does make way for seeing some more of the views through the bare trees, and those lovely walks with the cold fresh air as you sniff…………hats, coats and gloves on and enjoy

Continue Reading →

Kirkcudbright Town Arts & Crafts Trail.

Enjoy a lovely time perusing around the town and following the arts and crafts trail this weekend.  There is always lots to see and do here in Kirkcudbright and the surrounding areas and if the weather is nice why not pop to the Cream o Galloway for an ice cream, go boing, or a peaceful

Continue Reading →

Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities.

Another great Scottish night enjoyed by all in the Harbour Square in beautiful Kirkcudbright.  Highland dancers, pipe bands, bagpipes, country dancing, raffle tickets and the great tug 0 war. Don’t miss the Thursday night entertainment throughout August ending with the Tattoo.

Continue Reading →

Grand parade day.

We are so lucky here in Kirkcudbright with our summer festivities team, that is the grand parade organised and sure to be brilliant – see you there………

Continue Reading →

Arts & Crafts Trail.

Here is the date for the diary, Kirkcudbright Arts & Craft trail, a wonderful, enlightening experience for the family, follow the trail and enjoy some fin filled days out.

Continue Reading →

Fun at the Fair!

Our annual Kirkcudbright Country fair has taken place with lots to see and do for all the family.  Entertainment, local food and produce, games, climbing walls, crafts and art………to name just a few.  Plan your holiday in Kirkcudbright for next July and be sure you are in for a treat!

Continue Reading →

Galloway Children’s Festival 25th June 2017.

What a great way to spend a family fun day out at the Galloway Childrens festival in Kirkcudbright.  There is lots to see and do including, music, storytelling, puppets, theatre, workshops, drumming, face painting, stalls, games, giant bouncy play area.  11am till 4pm. Its the 16th annual festival with a special guest best selling author

Continue Reading →

Browse by Month

Best Self Catering Accommodation Experience Award of Excellence BLK ProudSupporter biosphere Green Tourism logo Galloway and southern Ayrshire biosphere Good To Go

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 >