Gatehouse of Fleet Self Catering and Holiday Cottages
Self catering holiday cottages and accommodation in the Gatehouse of Fleet area of Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland ...
Below these Self Catering listings you will find information about Gatehouse of Fleet and the surrounding area.
Carstramon Holiday Cottages, near Gatehouse of Fleet
The Gardener’s Cottage is set in the 24 acre policies of Carstramon House and offers total peace and tranquility in an incomparable setting. It is ideal for honeymooners, small families and couples.
Tel: 01557 815 207
Kirkdale Estate, near Gatehouse of Fleet
A stunning coastal estate with views across the Solway Firth.
We have three beautiful cottages. They all have 3 bedrooms. 2 overlook the sea and one has its own 2 acre enclosed walled garden.
Tel: 01557 840 273 Or: Book Online
Other self catering accommodation in Gatehouse of Fleet:
- 79 Laurel Bank Gatehouse of Fleet
- Anabelle's Den, Gatehouse of Fleet
- Beth's Bothy, Gatehouse of Fleet
- Craiglure Gatehouse of Fleet
- Dermot Cottage Gatehouse of Fleet
- Fleet View Gatehouse of Fleet
- Jack's Hideaway, Gatehouse of Fleet
- The Old Brewery Store Gatehouse of Fleet
- Ralston Cottage Gatehouse of Fleet
- Trekkle Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet
Other self catering accommodation in the Gatehouse of Fleet area:
- GG's Yard, Laggan by Gatehouse of Fleet
- Airds Bay Luxury Beach House Sandgreen, Gatehouse of Fleet
- Carstramon Cottages, By Gatehouse Of Fleet - Tel: 01557 815 207
- Garden Cottage, Carsluith
- Kirkdale coastal holiday cottages, By Gatehouse Of Fleet - Tel: 01557 840 273
- Knowe Lodge, Carsluith
- The Roundhouse, Carsluith
Coming for a holiday? About Gatehouse of Fleet and Carsluith
Gatehouse of Fleet
Situated on the Water of Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet was an early thriving port. In the 18th Century the town became Galloway's leading industrial centre with four cotton mills, a tannery, a muslin factory and a brewery. The history of the area is recorded in the Mill on the Fleet visitor centre - a restored 18th Century cotton mill.
Gatehouse of Fleet was a planned town laid out on a grid pattern by James Murray of Broughton with cotton mills and a brewery close to the water which provided the power to drive the machinery. A canal was cut by Irish labourers (Murray had estates in Ireland) to improve the harbour. There are a number of 18th and 19th Century workers cottages, with larger two storey houses for artisans and craftsmen.
One mile south west of Gatehouse of Fleet is the 15th century Cardoness Castle - a well preserved tower house and the ancient home of the McCullochs.
Location of Carsluith Castle, a well preserved ruin of a four storied 16th century tower house and Cairnholy, two chambered cairns dating back to about 2000BC. Now also the home of the Galloway Smokehouse suppliers of quality smoked products, fresh local fish and game.
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