Ardwell Chalets

Ardwell, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 9LS

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Ardwell Chalets are the perfect base for an affordable self-catering family holiday in beautiful South West Scotland. Dogs are welcome as we are pet friendly!

The chalets are in the tiny village of Ardwell on the shore of Luce Bay with stunning views of the water and the Galloway Hills. Sandhead village with its lovely golden sandy beach, shop, post office, tea room and a family-friendly pub selling excellent food is nearby. The bustling little town of Stranraer close to the major Irish ferry ports is just 10 miles away.

Luce Bay is a renowned fishing location famous for its bass and tope so anglers can fish from the shore or sail deeper into the bay. Walkers can experience The Mull of Galloway Trail as the Chalets are positioned exactly halfway along the 26-mile path. South of the Chalets the path stretches 13 miles to the spectacular cliffs at Scotland's most southerly point with its lighthouse, visitor centre and scenic cafe.

There are six wooden chalets each with a large living room, two bedrooms, kitchenette and bathroom with bath and shower above. Nicely decorated in a Scottish or a seaside scheme, they all have a television, cooker, fridge and electric heaters. Every one is equipped with duvets, pillows, cutlery, crockery, cooking and cleaning utensils - everything you need for a great holiday. They can sleep four and some have a futon in the living room to sleep up to six.

In front of them is a grassy area where children and pets can run around and play safely or swim, paddle and explore the rock pools. All have a full length balcony to relax and take in the spectacular views. There is plenty of parking beside each chalet. Many people have barbecues on the shore, or meet up with friends at our neighbouring small caravan park.

Visitors are required to bring sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases, towels and tea towels. Duvets and pillows are supplied. Visitors pay for only for the electricity they use with a £1 coin slot meter. One bedroom in each chalet has bunk beds while four of the chalets have double beds in the main bedroom and two have twins.

From the chalets it's a pleasant walk alongside a loch to the gardens of nearby Ardwell House, which are particularly famous for their camellias, azaleas and tree rhododendrons.

The village of Sandhead, about 3 miles away, has a stunning beach as its name suggests, and is home to the Tigh Na Mara hotel and restaurant, ideal for evening meals, plus a general store/post office, and tearoom.

The Mull of Galloway with its dramatic 300-foot cliffs, and stunning views of the Isle of Man, Scotland and Ireland, is not to be missed and nor is the award-winning Gallie Craig cliffside tea-room built, Hobbit-fashion, partly into the hillside.

Dog Friendly Accommodation, Self Catering

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