Rose Haugh

Rose Haugh

Traditional house in small village by the Galloway Forest Park great for walking holidays

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> Traditional stone-built house in Laurieston village on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park.
> Sleeps 6 in a double bedroom and two twin-bedded rooms. Also two children’s bunks if needed.
> Large well-equipped kitchen/dining room
> Comfortable sitting room with an open fire.
> Large and beautiful garden for outdoor living on the patio, the lawn or the walled terrace.
> Fully centrally-heated, warm and cosy at all times of year
> Short breaks always available, minimum stay 3 nights.
> Rents reduced for small numbers, so couples or smaller families can relax with spacious holiday living.
The house has been the owner’s second home for nearly 50 years, and is used by family and friends and well as by holiday guests. Its homely feel is loved by guests who return again and again.
From strenuous days in the hills of the Southern Uplands, to gentle forest rambles, everyone can find inspiration out in the lovely scenery of Galloway. A special file of local walks starting from Rose Haugh itself is kept in the house. In addition, we have a collection of books with routes further afield – hundreds of walks to choose from across the region.
> Woodland walks through native woods and forestry plantations
> Coastal walks along cliffs and beaches
> Hill walks across moorland and mountain tops
> Treks to historic sites with archaeological interest
> Long-distance walks along the Southern Upland Way from a few miles north of the village
> Wildlife trails in a dozen local wildlife reserves
> Guided walks in the Newton Stewart Walking Festival, pioneering new routes
> Wheel chair and baby buggy accessible walks for the family
Galloway is sometimes described as “Scotland’s best-kept secret” Come and explore Come and explore its tranquil, unfrequented places.
Between the hills of the Southern Uplands and the shore of the Solway Firth, Laurieston village is in a rural setting of farmland, forest and lochs in the valley of the rivers Dee and Ken, It is just a few miles off the A75 trunk road between Carlisle and Stranraer. A number of small towns nearby give plenty of choice for shopping or eating out.
> 6 miles from Castle Douglas “The Food Town”
> 9 miles from Kirkcudbright “The Artist’s Town”
> Gatehouse of Fleet and New Galloway both 9 miles away.
> Several small beaches along the Solway coast
> Forest drives go through the Galloway Forest Park at several points.
> Walking, cycling, sailing, canoeing, fishing or horse-riding all close by.
> Historic castles, craft-work studios, artists’ exhibitions, museums, local theatres, local foods. > Several great gardens thrive in the mild westerly climate
> And of course, lots of wildlife of every kind. More than 10 wildlife reserves in the area.
> For children there are open farms, adventure courses or just playing on the beach.
There is always something interesting to do.

Telephone Number

01224 595561

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Wi-fi Internet Access

Available free of charge

Cot and High Chair

Available free of charge

Secure Cycle Storage

Under cover

Scenic Walks

Direct from the door

Real Fire

Open Fire

Eco Friendly

Double glazing, low-energy lightbulbs, adjustable heating, recycling nearby.