The cottage

River Cottage
Near Lockerbie

Sleeping 2

In the south-west of Scotland, picturesque River Cottage has a delightfully rural location in the Dumfriesshire hills some 5 miles north of Lockerbie, and 8 miles from The Pan-Am Memorial Chapel at Tundergarth. Snug and cosy, it is reached by about a quarter of a mile of track from the B723 quiet country road leading to Eskdalemuir, and sits in a mature, enclosed garden (furniture) with an open terrace just 50 metres from the Dryfe Water.

The outlook from the cottage In the immediate vicinity of the cottage there are extensive riverside walks, and a licence for fishing is obtainable at Loch Maben post office. A variety of eating places, shops, ice rink (in season) can be found at Lockerbie. The pretty town of Moffat is just 20 minutes up the road; Dumfries is 20 miles; and the historic Border town of busy Carlisle is a half-hour's drive south. The Solway coast, with sandy beaches and the delightfully named attractions of Caerlaverock Castle and Sweetheart Abbey, can be reached within the hour; while the A74(M) from nearby Lockerbie provides rapid access to North and South.

Those considering a Gretna wedding will be interested to know that the cottage is just 20 minutes away – and would be just right for a honeymoon!

Heating is by electric night-storage heaters (£10 included!included) and coal burning stove (starter pack included!included). Bed-linen and towels are included!included. Up to two well behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. No smoking within the cottage.

Nearby view Riverside walk

Accommodation (sleeps 2):

Dining area Living room Dining area Living room


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