Exterior | Knocknon Cottage, Balmaclellan near Castle Douglas
Living room/dining room | Knocknon Cottage, Balmaclellan near Castle Douglas
  • Cottage
  • Balmaclellan near Castle Douglas
  • CC537195

Knocknon Cottage


out of 10

  • 6

  • 2

  • 1

  • 2

Pets stay free
Rural Location
Woodburning Stove
This period cottage is the perfect retreat for any outdoor enthusiast, situated in a peaceful village location which is popular with walkers and cyclists alike.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, Freesat TV, Blu-ray player and Playstation 2.
Dining room: With wood burner and double sofa bed.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds (can be pushed together).

Electric storage heaters, bed linen and towels included. Initial logs for wood burners included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Enclosed patio area with garden furniture and BBQ. 2 pets welcome. Bike store. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. Type 2 electric car charging point, 50 meters away. No smoking.

Situated in a peaceful location, this period cottage is set in the small rural village of Balmaclellan, within a hugely popular area for walkers and cyclists of all abilities, with the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes cycling trail close by. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore throughout the area, and also many lovely gardens nearby for those seeking a slower pace of recreation. On the edge of the Galloway Forest Park, with its renowned Dark Skies appeal, the surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities for visitors, with many beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves to explore along the Solway Coast. Golf, sailing, horse riding, cycling, walking and fishing are all available, and there are tennis courts and swimming pools in nearby Kirkcudbright. Dumfries with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre lies 22 miles away, while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town, is 13 miles.


  • Customers' Choice 2021, 2020
  • Eco Stays



Cot Available

Cycle Store

Decorated at Christmas

Detached Property

Eco Stays

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

Golf nearby

Highchair Available

Open Fire or Woodburner

Pet - More Than Dog Friendly

Pets Allowed

Pets Free of Charge


Washing Machine

Welcome Pack

Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

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


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site parking unavailable

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 5 reviews


out of 10

Value for money




Comfort and Equipment




Local amenities


Overall rating



out of 10

Cottage is comfortable and warm, plenty of entertainment options in the cottage. Beds are extremely comfortable & bedding is great quality which adds to the comfort. Host is helpful and lovely.

13 Nov 2022


  • Harrogate

  • Couple


out of 10

Definately value for money and owners really helpful.Very comfortable week with our two dogs.We all loved it

9 Sep 2022


  • Conwy


out of 10

Have been twice to the cottage and absolutely fell in love with the place and the pace of life. Beautiful setting.

11 Jan 2022

Customer reviews