Are you looking to explore Kirkcudbright? A lovely harbour town that is known for its artists, festivals, and historic high street, Kirkcudbright is a must-visit for those wanting to tour Scotland.
Situated on the River Dee on Scotland’s southern coastline, Kirkcudbright accommodation is diverse and plentiful, leaving you with a lot to choose from when it comes to planning your stay.
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A good Bed & Breakfast offers a comfortable room, somewhere to wash and recuperate and a home-cooked meal. Here are some great B&B options for people looking for Kirkcudbright accommodation.
This lovely little B&B is run by Marion who boasts a newly refurbished property that’s only 4 minutes from Kirkcudbright town centre, making it an ideal base for exploration.
This great house has an internal entrance for guest privacy and stunning views of the surrounding area including the Galloway hills, the Dee Estuary, and Kirkcudbright; a great choice when it comes to accommodation.
The B&B provides a lovely spacious garden for guest use, and they can cater to different dietary options if needed for their guests.
Anchorlee Guest House
This guest house is a beautiful 19th-century Victorian townhouse that is considered a 4-star property and that’s just 5 minutes from Kirkcudbright. For guests, it has wifi, private off-street parking, and lovely king-size beds; making sure your stay is as relaxing as possible.
This is an ideal base for anyone wanting to discover either the town or even for those who want to pursue other outdoor activities and Anchorlee provide pack lunches when requested!
Dee View B&B
Dee View B&B is aptly named because of its wonderful views of the Dee estuary and the surrounding area. This house is elevated and is in a rural location close to the countryside so is an excellent stay for guests who like walking or are cycling enthusiasts.
Dee View also has off-street parking and secure storage facilities for guests with extra luggage or special items they want to keep safe under lock and key.Check Online Availability
This B&B boasts idyllic accommodation on the outskirts of Kirkcudbright. Being only a 15-minute walk into the city centre, it is the perfect place to relax after a full day exploring the historic city.
This B&B offers their guests free wifi, free breakfast and free parking as well as complimentary toiletries and housekeeping so you don’t have to stress about cleaning. With an award-winning garden, this is the perfect place to relax whilst taking in the atmosphere of Kirkcudbright.
Blaven is a smoke-free accommodation that supplies smoke-free rooms.
Hotels in Kirkcudbright
There are some wonderful, traditional hotels in Kirkcudbright that are well worth exploring if you are planning to visit. Whether you want somewhere that is pet friendly, are looking for a great meal or are just looking for somewhere to rest up, here are some top picks.
The Selkirk Arms
A true example of Kirkcudbright accommodation is this 18th-century hotel which is equipped with 17 ensuite bedrooms. Don’t be fooled by the outside though, as this lovely hotel has a beautifully decorated interior that is well-known and a must-see.
Guests can also enjoy the secret enclosed garden which is perfect for those who enjoy al fresco dining or for any who want to enjoy one of The Selkirk Arms’ real ales (sold at reasonable prices). The wood fire pizzas are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.Check Online Availability
The Kirkcudbright Bay Hotel
This hotel is a family-run establishment that uses fresh produce such as local seafood and meat for their guests’ dining experience.
They have a range of rooms that can accommodate 1-4 people and are situated in the heart of the town. If you want to book a meal as well as a room you should check out their website for more information.
Guest can also enjoy their sun terrace and free wifi although, unfortunately, the Kirkcudbright hotel is not pet-friendly.Check Online Availability
The Garret Hotel and Restaurant Kirkcudbright
This beautiful Georgian townhouse rests on the high street of Kirkcudbright. Their accommodation offers 8 rooms, all en-suite, that range from single to king-size, and a menu of wonderful dishes made from the local produce of the town.
They also have a lovely terrace and garden from which you can enjoy their selection of ales and wines alongside your furry friends, as they are pet-friendly as well. With free wifi and a TV, what more could you need?Check Online Availability
Holiday Cottages Kirkcudbright
Self-catering offers freedom to come and go as you please and is also great for larger families or people travelling with friends. There are some excellent holiday cottages available in Kirkcudbright that include:
Hameish Holiday Cottage
This cottage is a self-catering accommodation that sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. Nestled near the Galloway hills you can find a perfect little getaway within its walls. The cottage comes equipped with a BBQ and outside seating so you can enjoy those beautiful sea views.
Unfortunately, this cottage is not pet friendly but as it is just a short walk away from Kirkcudbright, it’s still the perfect accommodation for those who want to start exploring straight away without the fuss of having to drive.
This cottage is one of the larger self-catering accommodations you can get within Kirkcudbright as it sleeps 8 and is equipped with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
This cottage is situated in Borgue and is a perfect getaway for those who want to discover the town but also want to discover nature as well as it’s close to Galloway park, and there is fishing nearby. Guests only have to make a short drive to get to Kirkcudbright town.
The closest airport is Glasgow Prestwick Airport which is 51.4 miles away, and for those who have a car, there is on-road parking available. This cottage is not pet friendly.Check Online Availability
This cottage has a history to it; built in 1843, it used to be a church before it became a self-catering accommodation. This cottage sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. It’s surrounded by beautiful countryside; a wonderful place to start exploring.
Or, if you’re more of a homebody, Rowan cottage has a lovely enclosed garden that guests can enjoy, a woodburning stove for those long nights, and free wifi for those who still want to stay connected to the outside world.
Kirkcudbright Accommodation Self Catering
Self-catering accommodation is perfect for those travelling on a budget and there are some excellent options for couples, larger groups or families on the lookout for affordable options with lots of space.
If you’re looking for self-catering accommodation that needs to provide for a large group of people then you should consider the Boathouse. The Boathouse sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms, is a recently renovated site, and is pet friendly.
The Boathouse boasts river views seen from the terrace/jetty and a lovely open plan kitchen/lounge for those social nights in, and with Wifi included and handy wheelchair access, this place can be enjoyed by all!
13A High Street
If you’re looking for that perfect couples trip away then this (self-catering) accommodation might be for you. This place sleeps 2 in a lovely king-size bed and is placed in a quiet area of Kirkcudbright.
Guests are allowed to bring pets as the property is pet friendly (notify owners beforehand) and is only a few minutes walk from the historic town centre. Or, if you want to cosy up back at the property, guests have their own private outdoor seating area including a heater; perfect for any time of the year.
The cottage is non-smoking but there is bed linen provided and free wifi. The water and electric bills are included in the booking price.
Mimpy’s Holiday House
Mimpy’s is a new holiday house; a lovely property that boasts an open plan lounge/kitchen and 3 bedrooms with 1 bathroom/wetroom. It has plenty of room for guests; either families or groups of friends.
This holiday house is also wheelchair friendly and so is a truly great (self-catering) accommodation for any guest. It’s an ideal base for those wanting to explore the town and the harbour and take in all that Kirkcudbright has to offer.
If you are a fan of the great outdoors and are looking for a low-cost way to stay in Kirkcudbright, camping is a great option and there are several great locations to choose from.
Silvercraigs Caravan Site
If you’re an avid camper and are wanting to discover the wilder side of Kirkcudbright, then you should check out Silvercraigs caravan site. Situated on the coast overlooking Kirkcudbright, this site accommodates up to 50 caravans and 15 tents, leaving you with spacious pitches and privacy.
There are electric hookups available for those who still want to be connected to the outside world, and the site is pet friendly, meaning the more the merrier when it comes to your furry friends.
Guests also benefit from free wifi and access to the indoor pool, which is perfect for cooling off during a summer stay!
Mossyard Caravan and Camping
Situated on a working farm, this site is suitable for caravans and camping. It also provides self-catering accommodation thanks to its cottages and lodges.
This site is also near the Galloway hills, making it the perfect stay-over for walkers and ramblers alike. The site is spread over two large fields, both with ample access to the beaches below, which are swim and sailing safe.
You can also enjoy laundry, shower and dishwasher facilities, and the site is also pet-friendly! (if well-behaved) so it’ll feel like a home away from home.
Brighouse Bay Holiday Park
Brighouse Bay Holiday Park is one of Scotland’s top environmental parks. Nestled in the countryside, this park is surrounded by walking country and brilliant views of the Irish sea.
This park is open for their usual static holiday homeowners, but also welcomes guests for their self-catering accommodation or tourers. This park also boasts outdoor play areas and a cafe and lounge bar located on-site for guests.
Guests can also enjoy any of the golf packages available or try their hand in the fishing ponds. There are also the usual amenities of laundry and dishwashing facilities.
Solway View Caravan and Camping Park
This park is part of a 330-acre beef and sheep farm that caters to caravans and campers. Each pitch has its own picnic table for those sit-down family meals. If camping isn’t your style, then Solway also has 5 wooden wigwam camping pods to hire (self-catering accommodation).
Solway is a wonderful family-run park that’s pet-friendly and would make a great place to relax for an extended holiday or a weekend away. You’ll be able to relax whilst looking at the views of the River Dee and milling around town, or taking in the Solway coast.
The site is also pet friendly with a dog play area, so feel free to bring your canine companion!
Other Accommodation Options in Dumfries & Galloway
- Castle Douglas Accommodation
- Dalbeattie Accommodation
- Dumfries Accommodation
- Gretna Green Accommodation
- Lockerbie Accommodation
- Moffat Accommodation
- Newton Stewart Accommodation
- Stranraer Accommodation