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Enjoy the coastal bay views and relax in the hot tub
Fully enclosed patio for four legged friends
Bright, beautiful and spacious open plan living area
Breakfasting
Stunning sea views from the lounge area
Spend a romantic day together in the lodge
Through to covered outside decking
Planning your day
Exploring and walking South West Scotland
Luxuriously spacious
Enjoy a spot of cooking
Attention to detail
A warm welcome awaits
Along the hallway to bedroom and bathroom
Light and bright king-size bedroom with splendid sea views
Watch a bit of TV from the comfort of your bed
Beautiful bedroom looking to the dressing room
Spacious dressing room
Beautiful bathroom with luxurious deep tub
Spacious with walk in shower and bath
Great hide for relaxing on an evening
Watch the sun go down and the stars light the sky
Private hot tub
Plan your day, take in the sea air
Watching the sun come up and the morning dew
Walking along the beautiful bay
1 / 26  Enjoy the coastal bay views and relax in the hot tub
2 / 26  Fully enclosed patio for four legged friends
3 / 26  Bright, beautiful and spacious open plan living area
4 / 26  Breakfasting
5 / 26  Stunning sea views from the lounge area
6 / 26  Spend a romantic day together in the lodge
7 / 26  Through to covered outside decking
8 / 26  Planning your day
9 / 26  Exploring and walking South West Scotland
10 / 26  Luxuriously spacious
11 / 26  Enjoy a spot of cooking
12 / 26  Attention to detail
13 / 26  A warm welcome awaits
14 / 26  Along the hallway to bedroom and bathroom
15 / 26  Light and bright king-size bedroom with splendid sea views
16 / 26  Watch a bit of TV from the comfort of your bed
17 / 26  Beautiful bedroom looking to the dressing room
18 / 26  Spacious dressing room
19 / 26  Beautiful bathroom with luxurious deep tub
20 / 26  Spacious with walk in shower and bath
21 / 26  Great hide for relaxing on an evening
22 / 26  Watch the sun go down and the stars light the sky
23 / 26  Private hot tub
24 / 26  Plan your day, take in the sea air
25 / 26  Watching the sun come up and the morning dew
26 / 26  Walking along the beautiful bay

Rascarrel Bay Platinum 2

Castle Douglas (10.5mls SE), Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Luxurious spacious bespoke lodge ideal for a romantic escape
  • Admire the uninterrupted spectacular rugged beach and sea views from the fantastic hot tub
  • Enjoy an array of water sports and activities at the Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken or visit the nearby Galloway Forest Park and the '7 Stanes' mountain bike trails
Property code: 64389

This superb stylish lodge with private hot tub and spectacular secluded bay coastal views makes a fantastic base for a romantic getaway and to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Perfectly positioned on the splendid Rascarrel Bay, only two miles from the pretty coastal village of Auchencairn, with restaurant, cafe and post office shop. Within easy reach of Dalbeatie and the bustling market towns of Castle Douglas Scotland’s ‘Food Town’ and Kirkcudbright the ‘artist’s town’. Explore the historic Dundrennan and Sweetheart Abbeys and enjoy a trip to the castles of Caerlaverock, Drumlanrig and Threave. Golfers will be delighted with an impressive 32 courses in the region. Spot the local wildlife including badgers, roe deer, buzzards, red squirrels and otters on site. Porpoises, dolphins and seals can be seen along the coast too.

Entering the stylish luxurious lodge up a small flight of steps, into the spacious hallway which is the ideal place to store all outdoor clothing. Venturing into the fabulous spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with floor to ceiling full length windows, to admire the stunning coastal views. The lounge has comfortable sofas, TV/DVD and French doors leading out to the enclosed decked area and is a great space to perhaps watch a film after a day out exploring or you could simply sit back and take in the breath-taking sea views. The well-equipped kitchen is the perfect place to cook up a storm with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler and large central island with seating area. The dining area is the ideal place to enjoy romantic meals together, enjoying sea and patio views and with French doors leading out to the hot tub. Heading back through the hallway you are met with the wonderful king-size bedroom, with magnificent sea views, TV and large dressing room. Followed by the exceptionally spacious bathroom, with beautiful contemporary free-standing bath, large separate shower with double headed rain shower and WC. Finally completing the spacious accommodation is the handy utility with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Stepping outside onto the spacious fully enclosed large patio area, which provides a safe haven for dogs. Relax and enjoy a dip in the private hot tub and admire the stunning sea views. Enjoy al fresco dining and lazy evening star gazing across the bay. There is also a fully covered deck area, with seating and fantastic multi coloured, twinkling star ceiling mood lighting. The private drive has ample off-road parking at the side of the lodge.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and wine cooler
  • Utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Private hot tub (bath robes and towels provided)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included. Please note: Due to location, connectivity can vary
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Complex of properties
  • Regret this property is not suitable for children over 6 month
  • Pubs and restaurant 10.5 miles, shop 2 miles and beach within walking distance
  • Please note- hot tub will be drained early on the morning of deaprture
  • TV/DVD in lounge and TV in bedroom
  • Private water supply
  • Please note: Unfortunately, electric car charging is not possible at these lodges. Electric vehicle charging points at nearby Kirkudbright and Castle Douglas
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Nicola Skelton

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 45 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Heather 8th October 2022

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We had a wonderful stay, it was exactly what we wanted and needed to recharge our batteries with some rest and relaxation. The lodge was spotlessly clean and very well maintained. It has everything you could need and is very well designed. The views across the bay are wonderful. The hot tub tops off the luxury feel. We would recommend to anyone andRead more hope to return next year. Hide

Reviewed by Alexander 1st October 2022

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The lodge is Ab Fab ...All that you need is there.Nothing missing for a 5 star experience.Panoramic views, wildlife the Solway Firth and Dog friendly !!woohoo.

Reviewed by Neil 24th September 2022

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Rascarrel bay lodges are perfect if you want to get away altogether The lodges them self are of a high quality and standard,The hot tub is checked every day, The views are exceptional there is good walking in the area.security is very good. First time i have done this sort of holiday i would recommend this kind of break and this accomadation. RascaRead morerrel bay lodges are second to none. Thank to the owners for a lovely stay Hide

Reviewed by Beverley 10th September 2022

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Just returned home after 2 weeks in Platinum 2. Wow, the lodge and the location are exceptional. It really is home from home. The lodge was really clean and had everything you would need. Several walks from the lodge so no need to use the car every day. Amazing to see all the wildlife everywhere you go. Cannot wait to return next year.

Reviewed by Philip 20th August 2022

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If you want to unwind and relax you cannot fault Rascarrel Bay. It is a 7 hour drive from where we live but we will be returning. Big thank you to the owners.

Reviewed by Michelle 6th August 2022

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Beautiful lodge and location such a peaceful place to relax hot tub was fab and the seating area with the sparkle lights was awesome

Reviewed by Cheryl 23rd July 2022

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We have over the years, stayed in numerous self catering cottages/lodges, Rascarrel Lodges are far, away and beyond the best self catering accommodation we have stayed in. Just superb!

Reviewed by James 16th July 2022

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Our holiday at Rascarrel Bay is one I would recommend to anyone, the location is breathtaking as its on the Solway Firth shoreline with great walks to keep you active. The lodge and its equipment is stunning and well maintained and the fact its pet friendly is a big plus for anyone wishing to take their pets with them on holiday. Overall a lovely rRead moreelaxing experience. Hide

Reviewed by Fiona 9th July 2022

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Absolutely fantastic week at Rascarrel Bay and so very dog friendly too. The lodge had all that we needed for a super relaxing break but you do need a car to get around. A lovely walk right in front of lodge for Toby where he could run free. Everything was perfect and a beautiful part of the country to visit where everyone was friendly towards us aRead morend our dog. Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 2nd July 2022

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Thoroughly enjoyed our week , beautiful location although its off the beaten track it was what we wanted peace and quiet with a gorgeous view . The lodge was perfect with a very enjoyable hot tub . We are hoping to return a little gem of a find .

Reviewed by Stephen 18th June 2022

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The lodge was excellently placed for on the spot walks and also many walks in the surrounding area. The views were excellent and we were blessed with lovely wall to wall sunshine for our weeks stay. The lodge was very safe for our 2 dogs as the patio is completely secure would recommend to any dog owners and there is plenty of green areas to take yRead moreour dogs for a walk. Hot tub was lovely and positioned to enjoy the view. Hide

Reviewed by Vicky 4th June 2022

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Reviewed by Karen 21st May 2022

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Exceptional accommodation in a beautiful location. The lodge was kitted out to a high standard , very comfortable and spotlessly clean. We thoroughly enjoyed looking at the sea from the comfort of the hot tub. The welcome treats for us and the dog were a lovely surprise too. Nice walk to Balcarry Bay from the door. Highly recommended this accommodaRead moretion. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 14th May 2022

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Reviewed by Karen 7th May 2022

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A beautiful, peaceful location - we never tired of watching the light change over the Solway Firth. The cottage is well-equipped, clean and comfortable and was the perfect base for a week exploring an unexpectedly lovely corner of Scotland. Would not hesitate to recommend to others, and would love to return at some point.

Reviewed by Sandra 30th April 2022

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Had a brilliant week here in May this is our 2nd visit. These lodges are well equipped and of a very high standard. The hot tub with a view is amazing and the WiFi is also good.

Reviewed by Paul 9th April 2022

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Peaceful, luxurious and ideal for dogs. We thoroughly enjoyed our second visit to the lodges and we look forward to our third next year!

Reviewed by Beverley 19th March 2022

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This was our second visit to platinum 2 Lodge and it was everybit as fantastic as the first time. Such a beautiful, peaceful environment with everything you could need in the lodge. We will definitely return!

Reviewed by David 12th March 2022

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Superb cottage with excellent facilities provided, great location for getting out with the dogs.

Reviewed by Carol 5th March 2022

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We had a great stay here . Facilities at the lodge are excellent. Top for comfort and everything you could need. Very clean throughout the lodge . Beds comfortable , lounge area ideal . Views of the sea so relaxing .

Reviewed by Graham 26th February 2022

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Superb location, wonderful holiday and the lodge was everything we expected. Well worth the money

Reviewed by Mark 20th February 2022

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Reviewed by Marian 12th February 2022

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The most idyllic place to completely chill out. This was our third visit to Rascarrel bay and already booked to go back. It might seem expensive but worth every penny. You will definitely feel the better after holidaying at Rascarrel bay luxury lodges. Our dogs love it too.

Reviewed by Margaret 7th February 2022

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5 star accommodation in beautiful tranquil setting. If you want to get away from it all this is the place to go. One of the best we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Scott 30th December 2021

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Excellent if you want a relaxing break away book now will defo be back

Reviewed by MOIRA 12th December 2021

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Stunning holiday lodge - superb, very enjoyable extremely well equipped and great location to chill out, would recommend highly. It is not an Area we have visited for many years so travelling around was good.

Reviewed by fiona 13th November 2021

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Reviewed by Sharon 6th November 2021

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Had a fabulous week at Rascarrel Bay, location was beautiful looking out to the water was stunning. Beautiful coastal walks which the dogs loved. Everything was 100%

Reviewed by Steven 17th October 2021

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Reviewed by Peter 9th October 2021

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Absolutely beautiful everything you need and spotlessly clean . Fiona who owns the lodges is a lovely lady .

Reviewed by Karl 4th October 2021

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Brilliant.

Reviewed by Scott 25th September 2021

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Reviewed by Lauren 18th September 2021

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We had the most amazing stay at Rascarrel Bay, the lodge was extremely clean, had everything we needed, there was even wine end chocolates left for us on arrival. The location is incredible, I dont think you could get better views from the lodge and the hot tub is a major bonus! It is remote but that suited us, perfect for a relaxing week. We will Read moredefinitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Ian 28th August 2021

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The lodge is beautiful, well equipped, spacious and with a view you would not get tired of looking at. It was less like a holiday cottage and more like a second home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and left feeling fully rested and rejuvenated.

Reviewed by Mark 21st August 2021

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Great second stay, looking forward to another one! Perfect location for a relaxing break and getting out and about. Excellent chalet facilities and accommodation.

Reviewed by Karen 7th August 2021

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I would recommend this accommodation- it was just as the pictures and we had a very peaceful and relaxing holiday. You definitely need a car as there is nowhere nearby to buy anything.

Reviewed by Deborah 31st July 2021

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We loved this place so much that we booked again for next year before wed even got home. Everything was wonderful, including the little touches in the welcome pack that made the holiday feel really special. The owners had thought of everything, and the lodge was immaculately clean throughout. Our Labrador, Willow, is not the only one with the holidRead moreay blues! We cant wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 24th July 2021

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Amazing place. Exceptionally clean and all you need for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Charlotte 26th June 2021

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Amazing lodge, beautifully equipped, wanted for nothing Amazing location, so peaceful, quiet, tranquil and relaxing Thoroughly and highly recommend Thank you so very much for a wonderful stay

Reviewed by Byron 19th June 2021

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Reviewed by Julie 12th June 2021

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Fabulous lodge, well equipped, couldn't fault it, stunning view. Good walks from the door. Owners very helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by John 5th June 2021

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This lodge was spotless and very well equipped. The location was perfect. Cant wait to go back again.

Reviewed by Jane 29th May 2021

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This was our second visit to Rascarrel. Fantastic lodge in an amazing location with the best views. We were lucky to have beautiful weather during our stay too. Only half an hour drive from both Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright. The rabbits on the hillside at the rear of the lodges are delightful to watch. Would definitely return again.

Reviewed by Linda 22nd May 2021

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Had a lovely stay here. Very beautiful, peaceful and immaculately clean.

Reviewed by Maria 8th May 2021

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Wonderful week in the perfect location . Amazing lodge. Cant wait to book again

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Enjoy the coastal bay views and relax in the hot tub
Fully enclosed patio for four legged friends
Bright, beautiful and spacious open plan living area
Breakfasting
Stunning sea views from the lounge area
Spend a romantic day together in the lodge
Through to covered outside decking
Planning your day
Exploring and walking South West Scotland
Luxuriously spacious
Enjoy a spot of cooking
Show 14 moreAttention to detail

Location

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