Lodge at sunrise
Views of secluded bay
Stunning seaviews across the bay
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Rascarrel Bay Lodge 2

Castle Douglas (10.5mls S), Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 1
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Unwind in the hot tub and soak up the sea views
  • A contemporary lodge design with an abundance of style, nestled on a small secluded private bay for restful retreat
  • A fantastic base to explore the areas natural beauty and wildlife with an abundance of walks and cycle trails in the nearby Galloway fores
Property code: RASC2

This lodge is one of nine on this peaceful private bay on the Solway Firth coastline. Castle Douglas has an abundance of amenities and is a great base to explore all that Dumfries has to offer. From romantic strolls along one of the beaches or a days golf at one of the many golf courses including Colvend and New Galoway and Dalbeatie to the more thrill seeking cycle trails climbing through the Galloway Forest, which is part of the popular 7 Stanes courses or a trip up to Loch Ken may tempt some water sport fanatics. Many a romantic day trip to be had at the many Castles and historic sites and gardens. Sweetheart Abbey close by sets a lovely scene and the popular Threave Castle and Gardens is close by has an abundance of amenities and is a great base to explore all that Dumfries has to offer. From romantic strolls along one of the beaches or a days golf at one of the many golf courses including Colvend and New Galloway and Dalbeatie or to the more thrill seeking cycle trails climbing through the Galloway Forest, which is part of the popular 7 Stanes courses or a trip up to Loch Ken may tempt some water sport fanatics. Many a romantic day trip to be had at the many Castles and historic sites and gardens. Sweetheart Abbey close by sets a lovely scene and the popular Threave Castle and Gardens is close by

Step in to the hallway from the balcony and in to the bright and welcoming lounge/ kitchen/ dining area. A wonderful open plan space to spend together, cuddling up on the sofa watching TV or whiling the hours away looking out of the full height windows across the sea. The kitchen area is superbly thought out and equipped well with oven, hob, fridge/ freezer, microwave, dishwasher and even a wine cooler. There is a dining table to sit and enjoy a romantic meal together. The bedroom can be found off the hallway and also enjoys sea views, with a patio door opening out on to the balcony. The bedroom flows in to the large en-suite with bath and separate shower and WC. There are even two handbasins. Also off the hallway is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and a separate W/C

Spend your time on the patio area for a dip in the hot tub or sit and relax with a glass of wine and listen to the peaceful sound of the sea.

  • 1 king-size bedroom with TV with freeview
  • Large en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, double handbasins and W/C 
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge/ freezer, microwave, dishwasher and wine cooler
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in separate utility room
  • Hot tub
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included. Please note: Due to location, connectivity can vary
  • Parking outside of lodge
  • Waste bin is to rear of the property 
  • Regret this property is not suitable for children over 6 months
  • Please note, the hot tub will be drained early on the morning of departure
  • Beach on site, basic shop/post office 2 miles. Larger shops, pubs, restaurants 10.5miles
  • 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
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog 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 has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Amanda, 25th November 2023

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Just an amazing place to stay. Relaxing and away from it all - just pure heaven. The views and sunrises are wonderful, and the lodge is so cosy and homely. Our 2nd time visiting and we will definitely be back again.

Reviewed by Jean, 4th November 2023

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Reviewed by Joan, 30th September 2023

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Love these cottages! TBH this isn't for folks who want active holidays, there is walking, quiet and the sea which is just what I wanted. It is remote, so be prepared to drive as there are no supermarkets, shops, restaurants etc. Not a bad thing, just be prepared.

Reviewed by Juliet, 16th September 2023

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Beautiful lodge, very clean and well maintained. Take your own food, there are no nice eating places for miles!

Reviewed by Jillian, 9th September 2023

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Beautiful inside and out. So peaceful great views from walking in the door with fresh flowers wine and chocolates on arrival what more could you want.

Reviewed by Andrew, 2nd September 2023

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Reviewed by Steve, 26th August 2023

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High quality lodge in a beautiful location. Fully equipped and very comfortable with a lovely, welcoming surprise. Hot tub is a nice touch and very relaxing.

Reviewed by Ruth, 8th July 2023

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What a wonderful place to stay lodge 2 was. We were able to chill and relax and watch the wildlife, including deer, hare, rabbits, birds and a seal family.

Reviewed by Catherine, 1st July 2023

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A different lodge this year equally as good with a slightly different view .Enjoyed our stay very relaxing hope to be back next year .

Reviewed by Raymond, 17th June 2023

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Ideal situation for anyone wanting an away from it all break, if you dont mind the remoteness and a bit of a bumpy access road . The lodge is perfect, quiet, with spectacular views across the Solway Firth to Cumbria on a clear day. We even had a brief visit from a roe deer, just a few metres from the lodge. Visited twice last year, and once ( so fRead morear ! ) this year. We think that says it all, cant wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Frank, 10th June 2023

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Our second year we have been in the lodge and will be back next year very lucky Weather was simply tropical. Owners very nice and helpful retired from work now do you do discounts for pensioners

Reviewed by Maureen, 3rd June 2023

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Reviewed by Claire, 20th May 2023

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We had a wonderful relaxing week. The place is exactly as described, beautifully clean and well presented. A true oasis from modern life. Thank you

Reviewed by Diane, 6th May 2023

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Wow such a beautiful place amazing sea veiws throughout the lodge lovely welcoming excellent cleanliness throughout Was very happy with everything just perfect relaxing therapeutic watching the beautiful sea day and night will definitely be booking again soon this will be my happy place forever thank you for a lovely holiday

Reviewed by James, 29th April 2023

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Great location set in a beautiful rural location with access to walks and outstanding natural beauty nearby. The accommodation has everything you need and is ideally positioned next to the sea which provides a greta backdrop. The owners are great and available nearby should you need!

Reviewed by Jackie, 22nd April 2023

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Had a great time very relaxing. Lovely walks Very clean and welcoming

Reviewed by Nigel, 18th March 2023

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Our second visit and enjoyed every minute again. Lovely cabin, spotless and all the things you need are provided.

Reviewed by Julie, 11th March 2023

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Owners are lovely, views are great, property spotlessly clean, owners have thought of everything that you may need. Peaceful and relaxing location for a break from everyday life. Will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Mary, 6th March 2023

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This stunning cottage was 5 star all the way. Very private, with everything you needed and some lovely touches. Flowers and sweets with wine on our arrival. Everything you could ever need and the view as good as the cottage. Will definitely be back

Reviewed by Khansa, 11th February 2023

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Absolutely stunning and such a good value for money. Don't even have to leave the lodge when there's a view like that outside your window!

Reviewed by David, 4th February 2023

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Reviewed by Jill, 26th November 2022

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Second time visiting and loved it as much. Sitting looking out on the view in all weathers is wonderful and in the hot tub looking at the stars with a glass or two is even better. The lodge is exceptional well equipped down to the little things which I always take to self catering places but do not need here eg salt and pepper, kitchen roll, bacofoRead moreil etc. we will certainly be back. Hide

Reviewed by Wendy, 5th November 2022

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We love staying at Lodge No 2 and always have a really restful and relaxing time. It is immaculately clean and very well equipped for an enjoyable holiday, whatever the weather. The hot tub is wonderful and we really appreciate the level of cleanliness with it being checked every morning. Thank you to the owners for the lovely arrival gifts and alsRead moreo to the cleaning team who really do make the lodge sparkle. We will definitely be returning next year. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda, 29th October 2022

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Heaven! We had such an amazing weeks stay. The lodge and location were just perfect. You feel relaxed from the moment you arrive. I was wanting to move all our furniture in to permanently stay by the end of it. We have already booked again for next year!! Thank you for a fabulous time!!

Reviewed by Raymond, 22nd October 2022

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Beautiful location, quiet, parking next to lodge, site security good - keypad access and night lights. Farm track from main road requires some large holes filled in. Lodge very cosy, all lodge facilities worked with useful manuals for guidance, if needed. Suggestions on restaurants to visit plus local maps good. Ideal for anyone wanting to get awayRead more from it all, our second visit, in 6 months, the second as good as the first. Hide

Reviewed by Janet, 3rd October 2022

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Beautiful place to stay but the water issue should be mentioned in the booking ( luckily we took bottle water ) shops are a car journey away and to eat somewhere decent its a 10 mile drive ( we didnt mind as we also live rurally ) the walks and views were amazing

Reviewed by Les, 24th September 2022

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A great place to go and relax. Spotlessly clean, well equipped. Will be booking again for next year.

Reviewed by Fiona, 10th September 2022

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If you are looking for total luxury and relaxation, then this is the place! Rascarrel Bay lodge 2 was absolutely perfect for us to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. From our arrival to us sadly leaving, it was an amazing holiday. The lodge is spotlessly clean with everything in it you could ever need. The arrival gifts were a lovely surprise Read moreand it was so relaxing sitting in the hot tub looking out over the Solway Firth. Thank you. We shall certainly be back! Hide

Reviewed by David, 3rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Frank, 20th August 2022

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Enjoyable break

Reviewed by John, 23rd July 2022

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Reviewed by Elaine, 16th July 2022

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Its a stunning lodge.

Reviewed by Alan, 2nd July 2022

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Very easy, well informed booking and arrival information. A fantastic cottage, in a lovey setting was very clean, comfortable and relaxing, with all the amenities required. We will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Simon, 25th June 2022

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Beautiful lodge, location & view, even in the stormiest weather. Not the most convenient place for shops & tourist attractions, be prepared to travel.

Reviewed by Judith, 11th June 2022

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Fabulous location, wonderfully quiet with great views and lots of wildlife. First rate accommodation.

Reviewed by Roger, 28th May 2022

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Our 4th stay at Rascarrel Bay Lodges and we are never disappointed. We will be back, you can be sure of that! Totally loved it...

Reviewed by Raymond, 21st May 2022

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If you're after a quiet, peaceful holiday, with beautiful scenery on the doorstep, you can't find anything better. The accommodation is superb, absolutely spotless, with everything you can possibly need, plus a few extras! A lovely vase of fresh flowers, a little box of delicious chocolates, a small packet of scrumptious fudge, a rather nice bottleRead more of wine ( already chilled in a wine cooler), and a pint of milk, plus some bottled water to set us off - what a welcoming start. Reluctant to leave Hide

Reviewed by Jean, 7th May 2022

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Absolutely loved our two weeks at Rascarrel Bay Lodge 2. The scenery is out of this world. You got the feeeling of being on another planet! Exemplary cleaning regime. It's the first holiday rental where the windows and verandah glass is cleaned after each letting. Such pleasant owners too. A great credit for all their hard work in keeping the lodgeRead mores in such prestine condition. Thanks to the McTaggart family for their hospitality and Holiday Cottages for advertising the properties. Hide

Reviewed by Louise, 16th April 2022

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Reviewed by David, 19th March 2022

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I would recommend The Rascarrel Bay luxury lodge without hesitation

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