westwater lodge



cosy, family-friendly holiday cottage


Westwater Lodge Decking with seating and sunshade

Westwater Lodge Accommodation

Westwater Lodge is part of The Waterhouse retreat set in a haven of peace and tranquility in beautiful rural South West Scotland. It is only minutes away from farm and woodland walks, lochs, moorland stunning coastline and secluded beaches.

  • A beautifully appointed traditional Galloway Cottage Sleeps 4

  • Log fire in spacious living room

  • Self-catering with well equipped kitchen and dining room

  • South facing sun room

  • Widescreen TV with Free View and DVD

  • FREE WI-FI available

  • Large very private garden running parallel with The Waterhouse Gardens divided by high fence and hedge

  • Separate from The Waterhouse but with a linking lockable gate for group bookings

  • Naturist optional (like The Waterhouse and The Boathouse)

  • Evening meals available some evenings most weeks of the year in The Waterhouse Cottage Kitchen

  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside. Loch-side, Forestry and Moorland walks outside the back door. No need to drive

  • 3 miles away from stunning coastline


Westwater Lodge Sun Lounge

Westwater Lodge is a lovely, traditional, stone built, self-catering, Galloway cottage, adjoining the owner's cottage and standing in its own large, private garden. It has a south facing deck area surrounding a warm and sunny conservatory. The deck has sun loungers and a picnic bench.

The cottage sleeps 4 in one double and one twin bedroom. The cottage is comfortably furnished and the log burning stove in the living room and open fire in the dining room make the cottage cosy and comfortable all year round. A full log basket is stored in the conservatory. Storage heaters maintain an even warm temperature throughout the cottage.

The bathroom has a modern walk in electric shower, hand basin and w/c.

new log burning stove

The unusually large, secure garden has plenty of space for children to play (no access to ponds) and south facing lawn and deck for sunbathing or sitting out. The house and gardens are not overlooked, except by sheep and cows, and are completely private and naturist use is welcomed. All properties and gardens are naturist/clothes optional and private from each other.

Westwater Lodge an area of garden Double bedroom with sofa Twin bedroom Dining room at Westwater Lodge Kitchen feet warming by the log burning stove Westwater Lodge Lounge seats around the fire An area of garden the holiday cottage's large garden

Westwater Lodge, The Waterhouse and Boathouse are all located in an exceptionally quiet and peaceful area with normal farming activity an occasional exception

Westwater Lodge is separate from the Waterhouse but has a linking lockable gate for group bookings. Westwater Lodge Driveway

The Waterhouse hot-tub is NOT available for bookings at Westwater Lodge except for group bookings of both Lodges.

Evening meals are available some evenings most weeks of the year in The Waterhouse Cottage Kitchen. Please pre-book.

Westwater Lodge Holiday Cottage Full Log basket



"Cosy, relaxing, fabby cottage - def be back!!"
M & S - April 2015



"We have had a fantastic stay. Weather was perfect, location was perfect, wildlife was great. Had a nice night in your home with great food and chat."       "Very comfortable cottage. Especially liked the sunroom looking onto the wildflower garden... Lovely walking up to the small lochs and seeing the swans... So peaceful and nice quiet roads."        "A very relaxing weekend in lovely surroundings... Warm and cosy with the log fires. Would love to return."       "Great welcome from Martin and Sharon to a great week of peace and tranquillity in the countryside. Highly recommended."        "All 5 of us loved our four nights in Westwater Lodge. What a welcome... We’ll never forget it."       "We thought the cottage was perfect...we will be back...we really appreciated the lovely garden flowers in every room."        "So glad we found this little slice of heaven! A perfect place to get away and take life a little slower... The viaduct walk is just stunning - even saw 3 Billy Goats Gruff!"      
"Lovely cosy cottage, beautiful surroundings and great to see an area proud of its wildlife - all fantastic. "
Carl and Jane - August 2015

"Very comfortable cottage. Especially liked the sunroom looking onto the wildflower garden... Lovely walking up to the small lochs and seeing the swans... So peaceful and nice quiet roads."
Kirsten, Bill and Christine - August 2015
Cottage wildflower garden
The Boathouse
ROOM FOR EVEN MORE...!

For groups of up to 10 Westwater Lodge can be booked along with The Waterhouse and The Boathouse. Westwater Lodge is a wonderful family friendly cottage and a great space for large groups to meet together. The Hot Tub is only available when booked together with the Waterhouse.

"Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing week in a place that feels like home!...The deck was excellent for stargazing and some astrophotography... "

Claire, Rick and Katie - July 2015

"The cottage and garden are just perfect."

Steve, Sheila, Louise and Michael - August 2015

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