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“Fabulous cottage and stunning views”
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The cottage looks out onto spectacular views
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The cottage looks out onto spectacular views
The lovely enclosed organic garden Warm and cosy by the open fire
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18 reviews
The cottage looks out onto spectacular views
The lovely enclosed organic garden
Warm and cosy by the open fire
The traditional dining room looks out onto the sea
The twin bedded room again with beautiful views
3 minutes walk to the Steam Packet Hotel, good food and real ales
Walk to the remaining leg stumps of the famous Wicker man nearby at Burrowhead!
The Harbour views
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 18 reviews
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Linda H
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fabulous cottage and stunning views”
Reviewed 25 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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I would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone holidaying in the area. It has all the mod cons but maintains the old cottage feel. It was very clean and tidy with vases of flowers from the garden on arrival which was a nice touch. There are spectacular views from both the front and back of the cottage and we enjoyed watching all the sea birds from the window. There are numerous walks to enjoy in the area and we particularly enjoyed discovering the old fashioned tea room with home made cakes and speciality teas in Whithorn. The Steam Packet pub is 2 minutes walk from the cottage and serves excellent food. A thoroughly enjoyable holiday and we hope to return soon.

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Liked best: The spectacular views
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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NinianD
Scotland
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“What a fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 for a stay in April 2014
4
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We stayed at Colebrook this April and what a wonderful holiday we had.
The cottage itself is delightful - full of charm and very comfortable. The rooms are spacious considering there were four of us. We used the dining room for meals and board games in the evening.
We ate in occasionally but also enjoyed the food (and drink) from the local pub the Steam Packet. It was brilliant walking out of the cottage and having a cold beer in hand two minutes later.
There are plenty of walks to do around there and we got lots of fresh air surrounded by beautiful scenery. You can't beat being right beside the sea.
We will definitely go back to stay at Colebrook and next time we hope to take our bikes with us to enjoy more of this beautiful area. It really did feel like a "get away from it all" holiday!

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Liked best: The Cottage, The scenery, The walks and The Steam Packet
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Morag M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A fabulous location and every home comfort available-home from home”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 for a stay in April 2013
4
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My partner and I had never been to this area of Scotland before and Colebrook will encourage us to return. The location was ideal for touring the area and the accommodation was perfect. Modern and comfortable with the charm of the traditional property. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone wanting a quiet break in an amazing location.

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Liked best: The traditional charm of the house
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Brenda D
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stunning views, wonderful relaxing cottage - brilliant”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 for a stay in June 2013
4
people found this review helpful

A most charming cottage retaining lots of original features which help to create a beautiful relaxed atmosphere (especially the open coal fire). Spectacular sea views from all the front windows and even able to view the sea from the back upstairs window. There is a lovely enclosed back garden, very peaceful and pretty.

The cottage is set within an exceptional location and only 2 minutes from the local hotel/pub/restaurant, with the Isle itself having the most beautiful walks and stunning views. It is a wonderful base to explore from, and we had many great days out. Will return.

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Liked best: The views, garden and fire.
Liked least: Everything was good.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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