Advice for dog owners


Updated advice from Police Scotland

Updated legislation

Sadly, having experienced this first hand, we encourage all dog owners to familiarise themselves with the latest legislation in Scotland. 

Well behaved dogs and responsible owners are always welcome at Courtyard Cottages. 

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Dumfries & Galloway scenery

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Courtyard Cottages

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Visitor Attractions


Within a short distance of the cottages you'll find world famous literary, food and music festivals, stunning hillwalking and mountain biking in the Galloway Hills and Galloway Forest Park and some of the best scenery and wildlife in Scotland.

Wigtown Book Festival

Founded in 1999, the 10-day Wigtown Book Festival is now one of the UK's best-loved literary events and this year has more than 200 events and activities for all ages, including music, theatre, food and visual arts.

Book Festival

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

3-day celebration of traditional music & dance featuring concerts, workshops, sessions, solo piping competition, Highland dancing competition, family fun day and much more!

Traditional Music

Mountain Biking

The cottages are a short drive away from two of the world class 7 Stanes mountain bike trails at Kirroughree (15mins) and Glentrool (20mins).

MTB Trails

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