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Kirkdale Estate

 A spectacular coastal estate with holiday cottages in South West Scotland.

Kirkdale Estate Lodges

Sea views, Gold Tier stargazing, wave watching, own your own lodge in a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the spectacular Galloway coast.

Kirkdale Estate Lodges
Coastal Lodges for sale in Scotland


Sea views, Gold Tier stargazing, wave watching, own your own lodge in a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the spectacular Galloway coast.

Rarely available, eight coastal luxury lodges all with stunning sea views are about to become available for sale on the coast of Galloway, South West Scotland.

Situated on a beautiful secluded site on a private Estate in the shadows of historic Carsluith Castle, each lodge will sit looking directly out to sea with uninterrupted views of the stunning Solway Firth and Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve. Owners can choose their layout - three bedrooms or two bedrooms and home office/study perfect for working from home in a countryside location. Fibre wi-fi is available.

The lodges are situated alongside a SSSI site (Site of Special Scientific Interest) with rare lichens and native woodlands on their doorstep. Hedgerows consist of hawthorn, blackthorn, holly, rosehips and other native species. SSSIs form a set of nationally important natural areas in the UK.

Each lodge will look straight out to sea with a terrace and glass fronted balcony offering unrivalled sea views, where owners can enjoy listening to the waves and watching the stars at night.

From the Kirkdale Estate lodges you can directly access the private shoreline offering mile long beach walks along the most beautiful coast.

Galloway Forest Park is on your doorstep offering exceptional mountain biking, walking and stargazing opportunities. The Forest Park received Gold Tier Dark Sky Park Status from the International Dark Sky Association due to the exceptional quality of the night sky. The Wigtown Bay Nature reserve is the largest in Britain offering sea fishing and bird watching opportunities in addition to the wonderful sea views.

The Fleet Valley National Scenic Area is also on the doorstep. Situated around picturesque Gatehouse of Fleet the valley rises from the coast up to the Clints of Dromore and Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve offering spectacular walks for all abilities amongst stunning scenery. Enjoy remote walks around the beautiful Water of Fleet Viaduct where the Alfred Hitchcock "The 39 Steps" was filmed.

Kirkdale Estate Lodges are perfectly positioned to enjoy all the best of the region. Castle Douglas (Food Town), Kirkcudbright (Artist's Town) and Wigtown (Book Town) are all within only 20 - 30 minutes of the lodges. The small town of Gatehouse of Fleet and Creetown village are within 10 minutes - offering many facilities, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels, doctors, library etc.

Tennis, golf, fishing, horse-riding and endless beautiful walking opportunities can all be found nearby. Golf courses range from the local 9 hole (10 minutes away) to the beautiful links at Glenluce or the Championship course at Southerness. Clay shooting days and activities can be accommodated at the Forrest Estate too. Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken offering many water activities is only 30-40 minutes away.

Kirkdale Estate is a private coastal Estate, well positioned in south west Scotland with Glasgow and Edinburgh only 2 - 2.5 hours away.

The well known Scottish writer, Robert Heron, said in the 1700s of Kirkdale that it is one of the best coastal sites in Scotland: "The house of Kirkdale, among the most advantageously situate in Scotland, rises to the eye with a sort of magic effect (having) the air of the palace of an Arabian Tale".

For further information regarding Kirkdale Estate lodges please do not hesitate to contact us.

Self catering holidays at Kirkdale Estate


Kirkdale Port Cottage


Photograph of Kirkdale Port

Kirkdale Port is a magical property with stunning uninterrupted sea views situated on the private foreshore of the Estate.

The garden runs right down to the rocky beach providing endless opportunities for exploring, watching the waves, collecting shells and listening to the curlews.

Garden Cottage


Photograph of Garden Cottage

Kirkdale Garden Cottage, complete with its own two acre private original walled garden offers a complete rural idyll away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life.

The house is a traditional Galloway cottage which nestles magically alongside the walled garden and has been brand newly refurbished.