Muirfad is a typical Galloway Farmhouse believed to have been built in the 18th century, and retains many original features, but with the comforts of modern day living.
The house is set in over an acre of beautiful gardens and is conveniently situated within easy access of Newton Stewart, the rural community of Creetown and Wigtown (Scotland’s book town). As a back drop we have the Corbett of Cairnsmore of Fleet and beyond that the mighty Merrick.
We truly live in an area of breath taking beauty.
Muirfad is a warm welcoming family run Bed and Breakfast with good food, which includes our own home cured bacon and our own recipe sausages along with home made bread and marmalade. We cater for Gluten free, Vegan, vegetarian and other dietary needs. We can also provide packed lunches by prior arrangement. There is also a very good mix of restaurants and cafés in Newton Stewart.
(Breakfast is served between 7-30 and 9am or earlier by arrangement.)
Two rooms are en suite and the third has a private shower room & W.C. All have colour tv’s, hair dryers and tea and coffee making facilities, broadband is freely Available.
Muirfad is an Eco friendly house with solar hot water, Solar electricity and a ‘Biomass Boiler’ for heating and hot water. We have ample parking and secure storage for bikes and fishing tackle and a drying room.
For golfers we can offer discounted rounds at local courses.
The first “Dark skies park in the uk “ is situated on our doorstep in the Galloway Forest which is one of the finest spots in Europe to do some star gazing. You can spend a couple of hours experiencing the stunning sight of thousands of twinkling stars.
Muirfad the white farmhouse mentioned in “walk in Scotland”as a land mark to one of the entrances to Kirroughtree Forest is in an area reknowned for it’s hill walking, mountain biking, deer stalking, nature trails, golfing, bird watching and fishing. Also with it’s natural unspoiled beauty there are Botanic Gardens whose plants benefit from the influences of the gulf stream, sandy beaches, cliffs, Historic ruins, ancient woodlands, moorlands and lochs.
There is an abundance of wildlife in this area from soaring Golden eagles and red kites to deer, mountain goats and red squirrels
Dumfries and Galloway is truly the hidden gem of Scotland
Muirfad is easy to find, Coming from the M6 motorway ,turn left at Gretna onto the A75 and follow the signs for Stranraer. We are 2.5 miles past the second turning for Creetown and the 4th house on the right just before Rowan Glenn creamery. From Stranraer on the A75 past newton Stewart on the left on the left just past Rowan Glenn Creamery.
Payment can be made by cash, card or cheque - please make cheques payable to 'S Bimson'.