Always knew he was a star

Star Quality

Anyone who has visited us will undoubtedly have met and enjoyed spending time with our Cyril, the pygmy goat. Cyril came to us in 2019 and touched many hearts with his mischievous ways. Sadly we lost him to old age last Christmas, but Cyril's memory lives on in the release of a fabulous new film shot in and around Wigtown. If you had the pleasure of meeting Cyril and would like to see his film debut, "Stella" can be found on STV Player and is magnificent (especially the parts with Cyril!).

News & Offers

Easter is coming!

4 Feb 24
Claire Parker

Guard Sheep!

30 Apr 23
Claire Parker

Visitor Attractions

Within a short distance of the cottages you'll find world famous literary, food and music festivals, stunning hillwalking and mountain biking in the Galloway Hills and Galloway Forest Park and some of the best scenery and wildlife in Scotland.

Wigtown Book Festival

Founded in 1999, the 10-day Wigtown Book Festival is now one of the UK's best-loved literary events and this year has more than 200 events and activities for all ages, including music, theatre, food and visual arts.

Book Festival

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

3-day celebration of traditional music & dance featuring concerts, workshops, sessions, solo piping competition, Highland dancing competition, family fun day and much more!

Traditional Music

Galloway Forest Park

Discover picturesque forest trails, world class mountain biking, visitor centres, stunning wildlife and a long and colourful history spread over 299sq miles. Galloway Forest Park attracts around 800,000 visitors per year and is a highlight of any visit to the Wigtownshire region of Dumfries & Galloway.

Galloway Forest Park

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