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Heron Lodge

Lodge with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Criffel, Scotland

From £240 per week

Lodge to rent in Criffel, Scotland

Beautiful self contained pine lodge, sleeping 4 guests, in a peaceful,setting overlooking Mabie Forest within easy access of Dumfries, Solway coast.

  • Lodge
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine

Lodge overview - owner's description

Heron Lodge.......set in a lovely peaceful,rural location on the edge of Mabie Forest.......a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of hills and Mabie Forest.

This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities. Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village.

Take a relaxing weeks break either to take in the surrounding countryside and area or venture out and about to explore historical places of interest....take time out to persue your hobbies or interests like fishing..bird and horse riding.

HERON LODGE accommodating 4 guests in large and spacious rooms......
Bedrooms:- 1 Double Bedroom (10'X10') with lovely pine double bed, and pine wardrobes and cabinates.
1 Twin Bedded room (10'X10') with two single beds, and pine wardrobe and cabinates.

Modern Bathrom (6'X5') with bath and shower over,sink and toilet.

Porch Area (6'X5') with cloaks area, electric coin meter located. Open plan Living Room (16'X10') with sofa and arm chairs, LCD flat screen T.V. and DVD player, CD/Radio.

Dining Kitchen (11'X8') with modern electrical appliances,Integrated Dishwasher,Oven,Hob,Fridge/Freezer, Washer/Dryer and self contained with all crockery,cutlery,glassware,cooking utensils and pans. Toaster,Kettle,Microwave etc. Dining table and 4 chairs.

The Living Room has large patio doors opening out over lovely countryside views with verandah decking and patio furniture for al-fresco dining.Patio table and four chairs.

The Lodge is fully insulated and Double Glazed, with full electric heating throughout, ensuring comfort for early/late season holidays or winter breaks.

Parking for two cars at side of lodge.

HERON LODGE......Things to do places of interest to visit
GRETNA GREEN....Located 30 minutes drive away. Making HERON LODGE an ideal base for a quiet relaxing "Honeymoon break"

GRETNA GATEWAY DESIGNER SHOPPING OUTLET.....Located 30 minutes drive away,lots of designer shops like M&S, Reebok,Ralph Lauren etc........

GOLFING nearby: Southerness Championship course 3/5 day pass available. Kippford par 3 course.

MABIE FOREST.......Mountain bike trails, woodland walks. restaurant located.

SOLWAY COAST........within 15 minutes drive.

Beaches,gardens ,fishing,horse riding,water sports within 15 minutes drive.

CASTLES and HISTORICAL PLACES........Robert Burns trail and museum, Dumfries........Caerlaverock Castle and bird sanctuary ,located nearby.

DUMFRIES town for shopping, ice rink,swimming pool, Robert Burns trail and Camera Obsura with in 12 minutes drive.

Pubs and restaurants nearby at.........Kippford...Mabie and around Dumfries town....Solway coast route.


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From York

The property was clean and well maintained. It had all the essentials plus more. The DVD player came in useful on the rainy days. The bedrooms were comfy and excellent. We would definitely return to this property.

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We had a lovely stay at Heron Lodge, will return very clean and well equipped lodge. Mrs Taylor.

Fabulous Self Catering Lodge with everything supplied........only the toothbrush to pack. Eddie Boggis.

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This lodge is:

15km from the nearest beach 4km from the nearest bar 5km from the nearest restaurant 5km from the nearest supermarket 80km from Glasgow airport 80km from Edinburgh 30km from Gretna Green 5km from Dumfires town center

Local activities

Boat hire 15km Climbing 15km Cycling 10km Fishing 15km Golf 15km Horse riding 15km Mountain biking 5km Sailling 15km Sports center 15km Swimming 15km Tennis 15km Water skiing 15km Walking 5km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 15km Museum 15km Shopping 15km Park 10km Theatre 15km Cinema 15km

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Outside this lodge in Criffel, Scotland
This lodge is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the lodge is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 18 May 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 24 June - 31 August 2018: changeover days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September - 28 September 2018: bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 29 September - 12 October 2018: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
  • 13 October - 2 November 2018: changeover days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 3 November - 17 December 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 18 December 2018 - 5 January 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.



  • Exit Clean

    £35.00 per booking, paid with booking


  • Pet Dog Stay

    £15.00 per week, paid with booking



2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Lounge


1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local


Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Central heating, Clothes drier, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Restricted mobility, Pets

Extra information

Electric Storage Heatin (paid by coin meter. Electric Fire. Linen/Bedding provided. Breath taking views of Mabie Forest lovely peaceful countryside setting is view from Lodge. Towels are NOT provided. Guests to bring own.


Average rating from 1 review

Private Owner From Bolton, United Kingdom Member since Nov 2005

We have been renting this property for the last 3 years.......we have a guest book that has been filled with lovely comments from past clients. We are pleased we have many returning clients to our property. They comment in particular how clean and well equipped the lodge is. We like all our clients to be happy and feel at home in our property and pride ourselves in providing a lovely well equipped self catering property for this purpose.

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