Holiday homes & accommodation in Newton Stewart
Described as the ‘Gateway to the Galloway Hills’, Newton Stewart sits on the River Cree as it flows into the Solway Firth. The choice of activities here is endless, from trekking the trails through the gigantic Galloway Hills and Forest Park to climbing to Merrick’s impressive peak at 843 metres high. There is a very good choice of adventure centres where you can learn and enjoy some kayaking and water skiing. The tranquil lochs are perfect for fishing or for inspiration to paint and sketch. Newton Stewart is a thriving centre of activity with activity centres for bowling, golf courses and interesting shopping. The town also hosts a museum and a cinema. All of this can be enjoyed from our Newton Stewart cottages.
Easily accessible from the central belt of Scotland, from the north of England and from Northern Ireland - less than 3 hours’ drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Carlisle or Newcastle and a short hop on the ferry from Belfast. Newton Stewart is a wonderful lesser-known as a holiday destination and if you prefer peace and quiet to crowds but like the beauty of The Highlands and the Lake District, this is the place to head to as our holiday cottages in Newton Stewart are perfect for you to relax and unwind in. The pace of life is slower, the scenery is fantastic, and the people are welcoming and helpful. You’ll enjoy the freedom of your own home while you stay in our Newton Stewart cottages and explore everything this unique region has to offer.
If you’re planning to bring a dog, we have some wonderful pet-friendly properties in Newton Stewart that are great for the whole family. Our Dumfries and Galloway cottages offer another location for you to enjoy the Scottish Borders from.
For inspiration on how to spend time in this beautiful Scottish area take a read of our guide to the Scottish Borders and for more ideas on where to visit and stay check out our full collection of Scotland cottages.