Self-Catering Holiday Cottage, Scotland

Self Catering Holiday Cottage in South West Scotland

Secluded holiday cottage Portpatrick, SW Scotland

When you want a self-catering holiday or short break in Scotland, Kirklauchline Holiday Cottage is the perfect place to get away from it all. You’ll stay in our 150 year old former Galloway crofter’s cottage which is comfortable, stylish and beautifully appointed.

Enjoy a breathtaking sea view from the private garden and decking and from the front windows of our beautiful south facing holiday accommodation. Kirklauchline Cottage sleeps up to 4 people in one double bedroom and one twin bedroom with hotel quality bed linen, fluffy bath sheets and dressing gowns provided.

Dogs are welcome (1 or 2) at no additional cost.

Contact Alison by or ring or text on 07824 770968 to book your next holiday in South West Scotland.

Kirklauchline Holiday Cottage

Holiday cottage PortpatrickOur comfortable self-catering holiday cottage is in a peaceful rural location on a working farm with spectacular uninterrupted sea views across to Ireland and the Mountains of Mourne which are 23 miles away. Its tranquil setting makes it perfect for single travellers, couples, families and friends who want to relax and unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You may even see some of Kirklauchline’s other visitors which include roe deer, hares, buzzards, and much more. You can view some our visitors in our Wildlife Gallery.

We offer free unlimited wifi via satellite broadband so you can still keep in touch with family and friends during your holiday or browse your social networks.

Dog friendly holiday accommodation

With an enclosed front garden, Kirklauchline Holiday Cottage is ideal for pet owners with walks from the doorstep and miles of sandy beaches waiting to be explored in and around Portpatrick and the Rhins of Galloway. We were recently awarded 5 stars for dog friendliness by the publishers of Your Dog Magazine as a Your Dog holiday accommodation and location. We understand that dogs are part of your family and we love to welcome you and your dogs (1 or 2 dogs stay for free) to Kirklauchline Cottage. Bob the cavapoochon is our resident Head of HosPAWtality.


Portpatrick Kirklauchline Cottage is just 3.5 miles from the pretty fishing village of Portpatrick in the Rhins of Galloway, South West Scotland. You can walk from Kirklauchline Cottage to Portpatrick and enjoy the unrivalled sea views or take a very short drive to the village. There are a good choice of restaurants and bars in Portpatrick and the village is a popular tourist spot. Formerly a port for Northern Ireland, Portpatrick today is well known for its annual RNLI Portpatrick Lifeboat week, folk festival, wonderful sea fishing and boat trips and its stunning scenery.

Things to do in and around Portpatrick

Dumfries and Galloway is a popular holiday location with a wealth of tourist attractions and things to see and do. It’s a walking and cycling holiday paradise, ideal for fishing and golfing breaks or just for a spot of rest and relaxation. Visit the Mull of Galloway at Scotland’s most Southerly Point to climb a lighthouse and visit Scotland’s most exotic garden, Logan Botanic where palms and exotic plants flourish.The South West of Scotland is warmed by the gulf stream so the climate is a lot warmer than you might expect!

Contact Alison to book your next holiday in the Rhins of Galloway, South West Scotland. You can make contact by , phone or text 07824 770968 to check our prices and availability. Check our late availability and special offers by clicking here. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Kirklauchline Holiday Cottage.

We can now offer you another option for your holiday in Scotland. Number 7 Ninian’s Landing is our stylish holiday apartment in the Isle of Whithorn. Our first floor holiday apartment sleeps 1 or 2 guests and dogs are welcome and it is located on the harbourside in the Isle of Whithorn, one of Scotland’s most Southerly villages. Visit our new website for more details.

Both our holiday homes have spectacular sea views are are in stunning coastal locations. Twin centre holidays are also available.

Kirklauchline Cottage and Number 7 are owned, managed and operated by David and Alison Smith with a little help from Bob the dog. to book direct with a more personal service and no additional booking fees.