Kincairn ref: CC537129

Sandhead near Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Cot Available 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • Open Fire 
  • Free Pets 
  • Wifi 
  • Car Parking Available 
  • Washing Machine 


Kincairn is idyllically located beside a beautiful stretch of un-spoilt sandy beach fringing Luce Bay. This lovely bungalow has been designed with one thing in mind: to complement the stunning views across the bay. The delightful sun room provides guests with a wonderful vista as they sit back and take in the ever-changing seascape. This section of coast is rich in marine and bird life. Sea otters and grey seals for example, are frequent visitors and cormorants searching the bay for fish are also a common sight.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The accommodation is at ground floor level, heated by oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: with open fire, TV with DVD, Wi-Fi and views over bay
Sun room: with lovely views over bay
Kitchen: with electric cooker, microwave and fridge freezer, dishwasher and  views over rear garden.
Utility room: with washing machine
Dining room:
with table and chairs and views over rear garden
Bedroom 1: with king size bed and lovely views over bay
Bedroom 2: with two single beds and views over rear garden.
Bedroom 3: with single bed, large single room with views over bay
Shower room: with enclosed shower, WC and wash basin.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor


All oil and electricity included.  First supply of fuel for open fire provided. Bed linen supplied.  Cot and high chair available on request.  Wifi internet available.


Lawned area to front and rear. Free use of all facilities at The Sands of Luce Holiday Park. Off-road parking for 4 cars.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 Mile
  • Distance
    8.5 Miles
  • Restaurant
    0.5 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    8.5 Miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The nearby town of Wigtown is known throughout the land as Scotland’s book town. However, it’s relatively new claim to fame is a pair of nesting ospreys and thanks to the Wigtown Bay Osprey Project, visitors can watch these rare and beautiful birds on a video link showing live images. This area of Scotland remains relatively untouched by time. The roads are fringed with hedgerows and the pretty beaches surprisingly devoid of people, The local Galloway Hills are in places every bit as challenging as some of the more well known mountain ranges located further north.
The area is also touched by the warm breezes of the Gulf Stream. The amazing Logan Botanic Gardens and the gardens at Ardwell and Glenwhan are testimony to its benign influence. This area is known as The Rhins- a wonderful peninsular surrounded by water on three sides. It is the ideal getaway for walkers with its beautiful rolling pastures and dramatic coastal scenery. Highly recommended is the Stairhaven Coastal Walk. This provides a great vantage point across Luce Bay to The Mull of Galloway, Scotland’s most southerly point. The two small isles are Little Scares and Big Scares Rocks and home to one of the very few gannet nesting sites in the world. As one would expect the fishing here is first class whether it be sea or coarse fishing and the temperate climate is just perfect for that beach barbeque! But those who prefer their fish already caught; there are some good local fish restaurants.
For those seeking a little more of an adrenaline rush, the mountain biking at one of the several 7Stanes venues available in the region is simply world class. Laggan Outdoor Centre offers mountain balling, water balling, clay pigeon shooting and archery. There is also horse riding available locally. There are three golf courses within 10 miles of Kincairn-  Stranraer, Glenluce and at Portpatrick. The nearby Galloway Forest Park is the only official Dark Sky Park in the UK and to see the night sky in all its glory is truly one of the wonders of the world.

Things to do nearby

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

Set in vast woodland, Drumlanrig Castle really is a stunning place to go riding.

The Machars Cycling Routes
The Machars Cycling Routes

These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way.

River Cree

The River Cree rises from Loch moan before taking its path through woodland and moors before joining the sea near Newton Stewart.

River Bladnoch and Tarf Water

Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.

7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails

For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.

River Urr

At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.

Loch Ken

Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.

Buittle Reservoir

Between Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, Buittle Reservoir is well stocked monthly bringing you fantastic trout fishing.

Galloway Activity Centre

Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.

Drumlanrig Castle

Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.

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