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Barscobe Castle
Barscobe Castle
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Barscobe Castle times from the 1648 and offers luxury accommodation for 9 in a really authentic building that is historic. The Castle is listed Grade A by Historic Scotland as having options that come with outstanding importance that is architectural. While staying it's possible to savor the castles features including Great Hall, rough rock that is solid stairway and imagine the tempestuous times associated with Scottish Covenanter wars which necessitated the need for such fortified tower houses. The castle ended up being built by William MacLellan who had been a Covenanter that is leading and associated with Pentland rising, later on murdered by a Covenanter associate after MacLellan changed allegiance through the Covenanters to your Crown to avoid being hung drawn and quartered. Belaying its previous rough life, the castle now offers all necessary facilities so that you can have a great stay and family holiday that is superb. These include an attractive contemporary kitchen with dining area on the ground floor; the truly amazing Hall reaches the 'safe' first flooring level and provides a big area for all to relax in while enjoying its historic environment with a wooden floor, low beamed ceiling and initial big inglenook fireplace and fire that is open. There is a expanse that is big of ground adjoining the Castle which is quietly and privately positioned on the 800 acre Barscobe Estate. There are pleasant walks within the Estate across the degree track to Barscobe Loch or woodland paths to uncover the impressive waterfalls in Garple Glen (watch the path sides) and for the fit a walk that is rough the top of Barscobe Hill providing panoramic views over the countryside (enjoy the view while you catch your breath). Trout fishing can be obtained in the Loch. The Castle makes a spot that is excellent star gazing but more organised activities plans because of this might be found at Kiroughtree Visitor Centre in the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park itself. The Park also provides superb opportunities for enjoying all outdoor pursuits such as for example walking hill biking and wildlife that is wonderful Red Deer, Red Kite, if lucky a Golden Eagle, kingfishers, Otters and so many more. The Solway that is nearby coast many quiet and peaceful beaches, along with all of the water activities that you would expect. Loch Ken, just 5 kilometers, has specialist centers for water-skiing, water and sailing based activity centre. The location that is local much of interest for days out including historical websites such as Threave Castle, Castle Douglas, Dumfries home, Cumnock or following various Rabbie Burns tracks. Using time for you explore the little Galloway towns like brand new Galloway, just 4 miles away on the other hand associated with valley or Kirkcudbright in the Dee Estuary can be worth doing. POSTCODE: DG7 3QG Security Deposit £450 Barscobe Castle is allow Friday - Friday. Brief breaks may be possible outwith High & Peak periods, please contact us along with your requirements. Accommodation for 9 over four floors with rough stone stair that is circular. Ground Floor: Kitchen with dining area castle flooring that is very first Great Hall Sitting room; First Floor Annexe: Stairs from Kitchen hall leading to King size double bed, with en-suite shower space Castle 2nd Floor: Master bedroom, with king size double sleep, with en-suite bathroom, with bath with bath over, w.c and wash hand basin; Bunk room with complete size bunks; shower room, Castle Third Floor: double room and single room Services: Central heating * Aga* Open fire (initial supply of logs)* Bed linen & Towels included * Washing Machine * Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Microwave * Telephone, Honesty System * Mobile reception * Freeview T.V. *DVD * Wifi * High chair * Bicycle storage * Garden with patio and garden furniture * 2 Pets Welcome * Extras: Extra Logs, if required, £20 per week. £20 per dog/week. Special note: utilization of the home for all male or all gatherings which are feminine stag parties, hen parties or such is strictly forbidden and entry towards the property are going to be refused. Note: Private Water Provide and Farm Traffic nearby. The castle walls are 4 foot dense and may cause problems in reception with broadband and phone use that is mobile. Cellular phone protection is limited

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