Please come back after 15 May 2021 when the site will be ready for bookings.
Lochpatrick Mill & The Miller's House
About "The Mill"
Lochpatrick Mill (sleeps 7) and the Miller's House (sleeps 7 - 9) can be booked together or separately.
Ideal for family gatherings of up to 16 if booked with the Miller’s House. The Mill’s extended dining room table can comfortably fit everyone around it. Also perfectly suited for group residential courses; painting, photography, creative writing, music, etc … Good open spaces for getting together; open plan kitchen – dining room – sitting room, large double height living room with wood burning stove for quality time.
Lochpatrick Mill comes with access to 35 ha of nearby ancient beech woodlands with 1 loch (great for landscape classes) just a few minutes by foot away. There’s also an asphalt tennis court and a small rough bowling green for fun in the garden.
The Mill is perfect for quiet moments reading, or writing, a good book, with the burn (stream) running by just outside.
A converted medieval water mill in the heart of Galloway
You can put your boots on and find some great walks just outside. Lochs, hills and woodlands are all within walking distance. If you jump in the car you’ll find many more nearby.
Galloway has a wonderful variety of wild water.; rivers, lochs, sea to walk along or swim through.Even small hills offer long views.
Sailing, wind-surfing, kayaking, climbing, zip-wiring, mountain biking, wild swimming, obstacle bouncing… the spectacular Loch Ken is a great setting for one of the most idyllic adventure centres that we have seen anywhere. Plenty for children of all ages to do. Friendly staff offer coaching for those who’d like it.
Threave Castle, surrounded by waters of the River Dee near Castle Douglas. Caerlaverock Castle near Dumfries.
Scotland’s only designated Food Town is Castle Douglas, a historic market town with a buzz. The busy high-street is full of shops, cafe’s, hotels and restaurants. There are over 50 local businesses that sell top-quality locally produced food, confectionery and beers.
Galloway is great for seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye. Galloway Forest Park is only the fourth Dark Sky Park (a place with particularly dark night skies and protected to keep it that way by controlling light pollution) in the World. It makes for breathtaking stargazing conditions.