The Barn ref: CC537056

Dumbretton Farm, Annan, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Games Room 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Hot Tubs - Shared 
  • Childrens Play Area 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Dumbretton Farm Cottages are a collection of three self catering holiday properties nestled within a 400 acre dairy and beef farm within this quiet back water of Dumbretton Farm, which is situated close to Annan. Each of the cottages is tastefully decorated and well furnished throughout and command beautiful countryside views towards Cumbria. The accommodation in The Barn is over two floors. The owner also has an activity toys company and the play equipment is displayed in the adjoining garden for children to enjoy. For the entertainment of adults and older children there is the shared use of a games room with darts, table tennis, a pool table and a football table. Pub 3 miles. Each cottage can be booked individually or together to accommodate up to 14 guests.

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Ground floor

Property has oil central heating and comprises:
Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining
Lounge Area: With free view TV and DVD
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.

First floor

Bedroom 1: A family room with two double beds.
Bedroom 2: With double bed (access from one side only)
Shower Room: With shower enclosure, WC and wash basin.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.


Games room with pool table, football table, table tennis and dart board (shared). Play area with picnic tables and equipped with lots of activities for children (shared). Tumble dryer in outbuilding (shared). Off road parking for 2 cars. Hot tub for 4 (shared) on request, at cost payable direct to owner. Visit Scotland 3 Star.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    3.5 Miles
  • Distance
    3.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    3.5 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    3 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    20.0 miles
  • Lake

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About the local area

Dumbretton is located only 3.5 miles from Annan and although this is a truly rural and tranquil spot the M74 is a mere 3 miles away giving easy access to travel north to Glasgow or explore this lovely part of Southern Scotland and even Cumbria! The popular market town of Dumfries is 20 miles west and the surrounding area has so much to offer. Ramblers will admire the panoramic vista and cyclists will enjoy the highly acclaimed 7Stanes mountain bike trails. Discover features such as ’Jacob’s Ladder’, Rab’s Slippy One’ and ’The Twister’. Golfer’s are well catered for with 29 courses to choose from and there are ample opportunities for loch and river fishing. With over 200 miles of coastline to discover you are never far from a stretch of golden sand and hidden coves interspersed with rock pools making Dumbretton Farm Cottages an excellent choice for the gathering of family and friends. Haste ye back!

Things to do nearby

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.

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.

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

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

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.

Moffat Fishery

The flyfishing on offer at the Moffat Fishery is second to none with its peaceful location in the rolling Scottish Borders.

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.

Galloway Activity Centre

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

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.

Buittle Reservoir

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

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.

River Cree

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

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