Your holiday here can be full of activities, there are so many things to see and do in Dumfries and Galloway: -
Gelston Lodge Holiday Cottages are very close to the regions food town Castle Douglas with over 50 businesses dedicated to the provision of fresh, organic, produce.
On your doorstep is Screel Hill circular walk, about 3.5 miles long. Apart from the satisfaction of achieving the summit, there are some magnificent views over the Solway Coast.
Mountain Biking in Dumfries and Galloway is a real treat. We are close to five of the world famous 7 Stanes mountain bike routes. Dalbeattie is the closest and offers rides for any ability.
Dumfries and Galloway is a fishermans delight, with loch, river, sea and coastal fishing on your doorstep. From Salmon and Trout fishing to coarse fishing. You can pick up day licenses from Castle Douglas.
We are very lucky to be surrounded by about 30 public gardens, Including Threave Garden, Cally Gardens and Logan Botanic Gardens.
30 Golf courses are within an hours drive of Gelston Lodge Holiday Cottages. From championship courses like Southerness, to scenic courses like Colvend and Dalry. You can puchase 1 day, 3 day and week passes .
There are many equestrian centres in Dumfries and Galloway. You can trek across the sands at low tide, or into the forrest on the many tracks the forrestry commission have made.
This is a very historic region with Castles and Houses and Stone circles dating back to the neolithic period. Particularly interesting are the sites that are connected with Robert the Bruce, King Balliol and William Wallace.
Just along the Coast is Kippford which is the local coastal sailing location, the area also benefits from many Lochs and we have a sailing centre close by on Loch Ken that really welcome families
This region is famous for its art. Kirkcudbright was the holiday location for the famous 'Glasgow Boys' movement, with Hornel the main Artist of the group. His house is open to the public. The 'Spring Fling' kicks off the season.
Gelston Lodge Self Catering Holiday Cottages
Gelston, Castle Douglas , Dumfries and Galloway.
DG7 1SP - South West Scotland
Tel. 01556 502853 - Mob. 07813 006935
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.gelstonlodge.co.uk