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A perfect romantic retreat
Luxuriously spacious open plan
The perfect seascape
Head onto the decking to watch the sunrise
Admire the stunning bay views from the covered decking area
Watch the sun come up with a morning coffee
Thoughtful design and well-equipped
Spend your nights in comfort
Enjoy the luxury
Take a relaxing soak in the deep bath tub
Relax by the sea
Or a refreshing rain shower
Through the hallway
A warm welcome to you and your four legged friend
A great space
Enjoy cooking for your loved one
Picture perfect hideaway
Stunning lodge
Enjoy a pawfect holiday
Fully enclosed patio
Enjoy an evening relaxing watching the sun set and the waves lap the bay
Beautiful views of a beautiful bay
1 / 22  A perfect romantic retreat
2 / 22  Luxuriously spacious open plan
3 / 22  The perfect seascape
4 / 22  Head onto the decking to watch the sunrise
5 / 22  Admire the stunning bay views from the covered decking area
6 / 22  Watch the sun come up with a morning coffee
7 / 22  Thoughtful design and well-equipped
8 / 22  Spend your nights in comfort
9 / 22  Enjoy the luxury
10 / 22  Take a relaxing soak in the deep bath tub
11 / 22  Relax by the sea
12 / 22  Or a refreshing rain shower
13 / 22  Through the hallway
14 / 22  A warm welcome to you and your four legged friend
15 / 22  A great space
16 / 22  Enjoy cooking for your loved one
17 / 22  Picture perfect hideaway
18 / 22  Stunning lodge
19 / 22  Enjoy a pawfect holiday
20 / 22  Fully enclosed patio
21 / 22  Enjoy an evening relaxing watching the sun set and the waves lap the bay
22 / 22  Beautiful views of a beautiful bay

Rascarrel Bay Platinum 1

Castle Douglas (10.5mls SE), Dumfries and Galloway
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
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 on site / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Spacious contemporary stylish lodge perfect for a romantic getaway
  • Relax and unwind in the wonderful private hot tub and admire the coastal views of the stunning Solway Firth
  • Explore the wonderful Galloway Forest Park, home to the first Dark Sky Park in Europe an of the best mountain biking in Scotland, the 7 Stanes
Property code: 64388

The perfect accommodation option for a romantic escape for two people - and their two canine companions - this bespoke lodge in a complex of properties on working farm offers breathtaking views of Rascarrel Bay. Your pups will adore having the freedom to explore the enclosed garden/patio as you and your other half soak up the incredible coastal views from the hot tub.

Climb a small flight of stairs, step inside this sleek and stylish detached lodge, and you’ll find yourself in a spacious hallway – the ideal place to store all of your dog-walking essentials. Move through to the spacious open-plan living room/kitchen/diner, and you’ll find that the floor to ceiling windows make the very most of the coastal views. Rustle up a romantic meal for two in the bespoke kitchen, where the soft mood-lighting will set the scene for the night ahead. If it’s a warm evening, step outside onto the patio area and dine alfresco while your pups enjoy the sniffing about the enclosed space. After dinner, take a dip in the private hot tub, enjoy a glass of wine on the decked area, or head to the living room, where you can curl up in front of a rom-com. When the day is done, there’s a fabulous king-size bedroom to retire to.

Surround your pups in the unspoiled natural beauty of Galloway Forest Park (25 miles). Featuring some glorious trails along glens, hills and lochs, tails will surely be wagging. Alternatively, head to the organic farm at Cream O’Galloway (19.5 miles), where you can sample a spectacular ice cream sundae. Your pups are welcome in the picnic areas, nature trails, garden and crazy golf course. There’s also an enclosed area where you can let them run off-leash.

  • 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
  • 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 departure
  • 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
  • IMPORTANT: Fireworks are not permitted anywhere on site due to nearby livestock
  • IMPORTANT: Regret - no children over 6 months old at this property
  • Arrival: 16:00 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Nicola Skelton

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lorraine 3rd May 2024

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Reviewed by Alison 26th April 2024

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Lovely lodge with everything you need. We thoroughly enjoy the views, walks and absolute peace.

Reviewed by Christina 12th April 2024

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Excellent place to stay, hot tub was lovely ! Plenty of lovely walks with the dogs. Would definitely recommend and stay there again !

Reviewed by Sean 29th March 2024

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It is so well provided you could actually move in to live not just holiday.

Reviewed by Jack 26th January 2024

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Reviewed by Caroline 22nd September 2023

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We loved this lodge. Couldnt fault it. Spotless. High spec. Beautiful location. Really impressed. Great place to escape to. Dog friendly. Would love to come back.

Reviewed by David 8th September 2023

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Everything about Platinum 1 is perfect, especially the cave where we sat in the evening watching the sea and the birds. The location is stunning. There are a number of walks from the lodge all of which are stunning.

Reviewed by Jeanette 1st September 2023

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This is a great find. The property was of a very high standard, so clean and the surroundings were breathtaking. If you want peace and quiet and you love to hike like we do, then this is the place to go. We were impressed on arrival to find chocolates, wine and flowers waiting for us and even some little treats for our 2 little dogs. We will be goiRead moreng back in the future as there us more for us to do that we couldn't do in the space of a week, and so Thank You for a lovely time. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 18th August 2023

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Excellent lodge. It had everything we needed and more. Comfy bed. Large kitchen area with lovely dining table. Plenty kitchen equipment. Nice outside space with seating and sun loungers to sit and enjoy the stunning views. Relaxing hot tub which were well maintained. It was our 3rd time there this year . Lovely part of the country to holiday in

Reviewed by Aileen 4th August 2023

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Lovely lodge and very peaceful location. Felt safe and secure. Fabulous walks for our two cockers who had a marvellous week. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Matthew 28th July 2023

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We had an amazing holiday in what was without doubt a luxury holiday lodge. The lodge simply had everything you could wish for. We loved sitting out in the covered porch area and taking in the amazing view. The week was very special for us and the owners left a lovely welcome package on our arrival. The walk to Balcary Bay via Loch Mackey was one oRead moref our favourites and we were able to get some fantastic food from the nearby Auchencairn Village Store. Would wholeheartedly recommend ­­­­­ Hide

Reviewed by Isobel 7th July 2023

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Absolutely beautiful setting overlooking the sea. This place is so relaxing and peaceful that we only left the lodge once to explore the area. We enjoyed having our breakfast in the enclosed decking area listening to the waves. Our dog enjoyed the the coastal walks to the next bay. The lodge is immaculate and comfortable and has everything you needRead more for your holiday. Thankyou for the delicious treats wine and flowers . We really feel We've had a holiday and have booked up again for next year. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 23rd June 2023

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Reviewed by Janette 26th May 2023

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This holiday was possible one of the best we have ever had. When we arrived at the lodge, it took our breath away absolutely stunning. The views and the piece and quiet is like nowhere I have ever been. The lodge was immaculately clean, it felt as though everything was new. The owners have thought of everything it was absolutely perfect. Perfect foRead morer dogs, totally safe. We have come home totally relaxed, the perfect holiday, we will definitely be back. Thank you so much. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 12th May 2023

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Fantastic lodge, very well equipped and exceptionally clean. Truly Beautiful setting, we absolutely loved it, was very sad to leave! We ate at Mr Pooks in Castle Douglas, worth a visit. Also a little gem, the Auchencairn community shop, we had a good toastie there one lunchtime and they also fish and chips on a Monday. Worth messaging them as they Read moredo other takeaway nights, and its only a few minutes up the road. Dont forget to do the Raiders road Forrest drive! Lots of places to stop! Hide

Reviewed by Anthony 5th May 2023

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My wife and I were blown away by the quality and cleanliness of the lodge and the fabulous location. The treats - wine, water, chocolates etc including dog biscuits were a nice touch. Having the often forgotten milk, washing up liquid, cloths etc was excellent.

Reviewed by Gary 7th April 2023

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We had a wonderful stay at Platinum 1 Rascarrel bay. The lodges are very comfortable and private. If you are looking for a remote comfortable and easily accessible location this is the place.

Reviewed by Stephen 1st April 2023

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I thought the cabin was excellent and we really appreciated the bottle of wine, milk and water when we arrived. Very nice touch to a beautiful stay.

Reviewed by Fiona 17th March 2023

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This is the second time that we have stayed in this amazing lodge. The exceptional high standards havent slipped. The lodge was scrupulously clean and extremely well equipped and very comfortable. Unfortunately the dates are not yet available for 2024 but when they are we shall be booking our lodge again.

Reviewed by Pauline 14th March 2023

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Reviewed by P 3rd March 2023

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Reviewed by Mark 24th February 2023

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location was fantastic as was the lodge, so peaceful and relaxing with views to die for. plenty of nice walks including the coastal path, bed was so comfy and the bathroom was awesome. i would not hesitate to recommend this lodge as i really enjoyed my time here.

Reviewed by Georgina 18th February 2023

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Wonderful setting in a quiet location. Views from the property are amazing and there are some great walks directly from property. Ideal if you have a dog. Lodge is extremely comfortable and well equipped. Will definitely be back

Reviewed by Clare 11th February 2023

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Stunning, very luxurious and well equipped.

Reviewed by Rachel 21st December 2022

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Our 4th stay. Its a wonderful accommodation, very clean and has all you need. Looking out to the sea each day is amazing. (Especially from the hot tub)

Reviewed by Dessie 6th December 2022

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Reviewed by Fiona 25th November 2022

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We stayed in platinum lodge 1 for 7 days which lived up to the feedback wed read about and certainly met out expectations for our stay. The lodge was spotlessly clean on arrival and it was lovely to receive welcoming flowers, wine, local speciality chocolates as well as doggie treats, just perfect! The info pack provided was really helpful and we eRead morenjoyed visiting dog friendly places providing quality services in the locality where we got such a friendly welcome we will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Tim 2nd September 2022

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Lovely lodge with all the facilities you need you need for any weather. A nice bit of luxury in a beautiful setting.

Reviewed by David 26th August 2022

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Our lodge was perfect in every way, beautiful location and very private. Lovely welcome from Rebecca and Fiona and very thoughtful welcome gifts of flowers, chocolates and wine Bottled water was left for us and very clear instructions and guidance for everything. Our dog loved the lodge and the local walks. Lodge is very well equipped for every neeRead mored. Highly recommend if you need a totally relaxing location. Hide

Reviewed by Keith 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Claire 29th July 2022

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Wow, I never thought such peace and quiet existed, breath taking!! Everthing you could want and more.

Reviewed by karen 22nd July 2022

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The lodge is wonderful, despite a mixed bag weather wise we made the most of our time away. The lodge was so well equipped it has set a very high standard which will be hard to beat. Its a doggy paradise and we made the most of the surrounding walks . Location is lovely and the views are outstanding, I would note its an isolated location so be prepRead moreared to drive if ur looking for more than coastal walks. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 1st July 2022

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We had the perfect stay, the lodge really is like home from home. Its so quiet and relaxing, everything you could possibly want is waiting for you at the lodge, every detail has been thought about. Me, my wife and our dog will defiantly be booking again we had such a lovely time.

Reviewed by Irene 26th June 2022

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We had a lovely week and the property was excellent. We particularly liked the attention to detail and the special touches on arrival eg the flowers, wine, water, chocolates, tablet not forgetting the dog biscuits!

Reviewed by James 17th June 2022

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Excellent property very quiet location. Has every in the lodge needed for self-catering. My only disappointment was the nearest village was 2 miles away and did not have a local pub but does have super local grocery.

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A perfect romantic retreat
Luxuriously spacious open plan
The perfect seascape
Head onto the decking to watch the sunrise
Admire the stunning bay views from the covered decking area
Watch the sun come up with a morning coffee
Thoughtful design and well-equipped
Spend your nights in comfort
Enjoy the luxury
Take a relaxing soak in the deep bath tub
Relax by the sea
Show 10 moreOr a refreshing rain shower

Location

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To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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