Dumfries Journals

A Scottish Getaway

A May 2013 trip to Dumfries by RLB2

The Waterhouse Photo, Kirkcudbright, , United Kingdom More Photos
Quote: A week in the southwest county in Scotland.

The Waterhouse

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Hotel | "A luxurious retreat, that's eco-friendly too!"

The Waterhouse Photo, Kirkcudbright, , United Kingdom
When planning a romantic getaway, we really wanted to have a retreat from the world. We also wanted to be responsible travellers and stay somewhere that had eco-friendly credentials. So a quick google search came up with this little gem, known as the Waterhouse, which is described as a haven of peace set in rural south-west Scotland - it sounded perfect! What was even more perfect was that the Waterhouse had been constructed with it's environmental impact in mind and all of the timber used came from sustainable and/or local sources, the roof is a living roof, made up of green sedum minimising the environmental impact on the landscape. The walls are insulated using Thermafleece sheep's wool, which is o...Read More

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The Waterhouse
1 Stockerton Cottage
Kirkcudbright DG6 4XS
01557 331266

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