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Brockloch Bothy

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Brockloch Farm – Dumfries & Galloway

  • Bothy for 4 from £86 per night

    1 double, 1 sofa bed.

Suitable for children of all ages

Not suitable for pets

Children are welcome at Brockloch Bothy but we’re sorry, it’s not suitable for pets.

An architect-designed eco-build with far-reaching views, surrounded by sheep

George and Julie have diversified impressively on their small, family-run farm in the Galloway hills: up the farm track, through the bluebell wood, and in a field grazed by their Scottish Blackface sheep, Brockloch Bothy has already settled comfortably into its new home.

It has all the luxuries of a boutique cottage - a swish kitchen, a crackling fire, home-baked welcome treats - with a lightness that springs from sincere eco-credentials and contemporary design. Made of sustainable timber, with cosy goose-down duvets, a wool mattress on the double bed, and Earthborn paints throughout, the Bothy is insulated with sheep's wool. Two more can sleep on the double sofa bed, and there's a separate shower room with loo. The two large solar panels on the roof power the lighting and charge your phone or laptop, but there's no TV or wifi. Instead watch the world go by from wide windows, or relax into the silence, complete apart from the yip of a fox or the hoot of an owl. 

Play at Famous Five on the rocky crags and hidden coves of nearby beaches, taste local game from great farm shops and restaurants, visit the 'Artists' Town' of Kirkcudbright, or experience the UK's longest zip wire.

Featured on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces on Channel 4, Tuesday 6th Nov!

Our guests say...

"Amazing, loved it. Peace and quiet."

22/09/2014

Hilary

"Beautiful location and a beautiful, unique property."

21/09/2014

Doran

"We visited Brockloch Bothy in July with our two boys. We found it to be a very special place to unwind and enjoy the countryside and coast of Dumfries & Galloway. The Bothy was an inspiration – great design, thoughtfully decorated, comfortable and well equipped for a family of four and the homemade cake was much appreciated. Julie and George were wonderful, thoughtful hosts and even provided a temporary paddling pool for our children during a week of temperatures over 25 degrees!  It was a delight to be there and enjoy such privacy in amazing accommodation and stunning surroundings. We hope to be back in the winter to enjoy the log burning stove."

21/07/2014

Karen

"The bothy and George and Julie could not have been any better! It was just as it was shown on TV and so relaxing! Recommend to everyone and will hope to return!"

11/07/2014

Katie

"Fabulous. Warm, welcoming hosts, amazing location, superb design, great insulation, beautifully kept, walks from the door, bluebell woods, partridges, larks................... there was no worst, tho' the track to the bothy was a bit scary especially in the dark, I would not have it any other way - it should be!"

19/05/2014

Judith

"Lovely accommodation, welcoming hosts and gorgeous location."

18/04/2014

Rose

"The four of us stayed, 2 couples and it was fantastic. The Bothy is idyllic and set in a famers field overlooking the rolling hills. It was brilliant and secluded in the best possible way! We loved it."

14/03/2014

Francesca

"Although the weather was awful the weekend we stayed, the bothy was very cosy and comfortable."

17/01/2014

Pamela

"The place was absolutely stunning, my partner and I are both architects and are always looking for quirky design led places to stay outside of the city and we couldn't find fault with the place. Amazingly considered design, stunning location and the owners were lovely and welcoming."

02/08/2013

Gemma

"The best thing was our toddler having the freedom to run about, with the farmer letting him ride on the quad bike and visit the lambs. It was also great being "cut off from the world" i.e. no wifi and very little mobile signal. This ensured we completely relaxed!"

25/02/2013

Helen

"Julie, the owner, was very helpful...everything was first class"

15/02/2013

David

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