Exterior | Knock School Cottage, Monreith, nr. Port William
Living room | Knock School Cottage, Monreith, near Port William
Monreith, near Port William

Knock School Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 3
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 0 pets allowed
Car parking on site
Coast within 1 mile


out of 5

Knock Cottage is situated in a coastal, rural setting with fabulous sun sets and located close to the UNESCO World Heritage Status Galloway Forest Park, ideal for walking, bird watching, mountain biking and Star Gazing.
Ground Floor:
Living room: Freeview TV, DVD Player, Selection Of Books
Dining room.
Kitchen: Electric Oven, Electric Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Bedroom 1: Double (4ft 6in) Bed, Dressing Room
Bedroom 2: Single (3ft) Bed
Bathroom: Bath With Shower Over, Toilet
Partial gas central heating supported by electric storage heaters. Bed linen and towels included. Lawned garden. Bike store. Private parking for 2 Cars. No smoking.
Knock Cottage was a 19th century Dame School provided by The Maxwells of Monreith Estate to provide education for the surrounding children. The cottage is spacious and bright with a large double bedroom, with adjoining dressing room; generous sized single bedroom and a sunroom where it is ideal to enjoy the sunset, while relaxing over a jigsaw on the large table or reading, while the living room is inviting once the sun has set.
Knock Cottage is situated opposite a ½ mile single track road leading to two fantastic beaches and St Medan nine-hole Golf Course which is overlooked by Gavin Maxwell’s memorial bronze otter on the cliff top and provides fantastic views over Lucy Bay to the Isle of Mull Lighthouse, or further afield to the Isle of Man and Ireland beyond.
Nestled and hidden between the quiet beach and Gavin Maxwell’s Otter is the ancient church and church yard of Kirkmaiden.
Knock Cottage is located close the working harbour village of Port William, with a licenced grocery shop, post-office, old-fashioned ironmongers and the locally volunteered Lifeboat Café, which provides wonderful sea views.
Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town is a place to visit for book lovers of all ages. Many properties have opened their front parlours to accommodate thousands of books. Wigtown also hosts the annual book festival attracting many famous authors.
Whilst the Machars benefits from the warmth of the passing Gulf Stream and hosts various Gardens, a trip to Logan Royal Botanical Gardens is a must with its many exotic plants and trees. The 200 year old, newly renovated lowlands whisky distillery near Wigtown offers tours and café. Enjoy the rugged coast line, sandy beaches and many walks close by, with cycling at the 7 Stanes Galloway Forest park, along with many lochs to explore only a short drive away.
The Whithorn Way, a newly mapped walking path follows much of the westerly pilgrimage route which has been travelled on for over 1000 years, along with archaeological sites close by.
Knock Cottage is a fantastic base to explore all South West Scotland has to offer or simply to relax and unwind in an area where time stands still.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 4.75 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2023, 2024


Coastal Within 1 Mile
Customers' Choice
Detached Property
Garden or Patio
Golf nearby
Parking - On Site


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please