Open plan living space | Criffel Cottage, Ruthwell, near Annan
Exterior | Criffel Cottage, Ruthwell, near Annan
Ruthwell, near Annan

Criffel Cottage

License or Registration number: DG01732F
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 0 pets allowed
Car parking on site
A lovely rural bothy conversion in a peaceful countryside location close to the coast, the perfect get away from it all holiday destination.
Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1: Kingsize (5ft) Bed
Bedroom 2: 2 x Single (3ft) Beds
Bathroom: Bath With Shower Over, Toilet
First Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: Freeview Smart TV
Dining area.
Kitchen area: Electric Oven, Electric Hob, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Front garden with sitting out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
Welcome to Criffel Cottage, your idyllic countryside retreat nestled near the charming village of Ruthwell on the picturesque Solway Coast in Dumfries and Galloway. This delightful rural bothy conversion offers a serene and unforgettable holiday experience, with its unique upside-down design, Criffel Cottage offers a refreshing take on countryside living. On the ground floor, there are two cosy bedrooms with super comfy beds and a family bathroom.
Upstairs at Criffel Cottage is the heart of the home with a wonderfully bright and airy open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area. The thoughtful decor and layout create a welcoming ambience, making it the perfect space for relaxation and quality time with loved ones. Outside, the garden is a haven of tranquillity, offering a peaceful retreat where you can savour your morning coffee whilst in the evenings you can sit and soak up the glorious sunsets.
Criffel Cottage’s location is a dream for those eager to explore the region. On site activities include swing-ball, petanque, and giant quoits, or try the national cycle route 7 which passes Criffel Cottage. Alternatively there are a range of books and games to enjoy inside the cottage. Criffel cottage also offers a diverse range of wildlife from the sound and sight of pinked footed geese in winter or skylarks in summer, you may even get the possibility of a close encounter with a hare or barn owl. The village of Ruthwell, just a stone’s throw away, beckons with its quaint charm and historic treasures, including the renowned Ruthwell Cross, a magnificent 7th-century Anglo-Saxon monument. Ruthwell is also where the world’s first commercial savings bank was opened by Henry Duncan in 1810, the site is now a museum.
Beyond Ruthwell, Dumfries and Galloway is a treasure trove of natural beauty and cultural attractions. Take a stroll along the Solway Coast, where you can witness an array of birdlife including the Caerlaverock Wetland Centre or simply enjoy breathtaking seascapes.
Visit the fascinating Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura to delve into the area’s rich history and scientific wonders. Outdoor enthusiasts will relish the opportunities for hiking, cycling, and wildlife spotting in the nearby Galloway Forest Park. And for those seeking a taste of Scotland’s literary heritage, the Robert Burns Museum at Ellisland is a must-visit. Criffel Cottage is your gateway to the wonders of Dumfries and Galloway, offering a cosy and charming retreat from which to explore this captivating region. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, this delightful barn conversion promises a memorable holiday experience. Beach 3½ miles.
EPC Rating = C


Coastal Within 5 Miles
Cycle Store
Detached Property
Fishing Nearby
Golf nearby
Newly Listed Property
Open Plan
Parking - On Site
Welcome Pack


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please