Owl Cote

A luxurious coast cottage surrounded by stunning scenery,
wildlife and a haven for walking and relaxing

The Bird's Nest

A romantic cozy coastal both perfect to kick-back and relax
in while soaking up the Galloway sea views

An Exclusive Escape

Luxurious, peaceful, haven for wildlife, dog friendly,
walkers paradise, safe swimming… total relaxation

An Exclusive Escape

Luxurious, peaceful, haven for wildlife, dog friendly,
walkers paradise, safe swimming… total relaxation

An Exclusive Escape

Luxurious, peaceful, haven for wildlife, dog friendly,
walkers paradise, safe swimming… total relaxation

Owl Cote & The Bird’s Nest

Luxury Holiday Home in South West Scotland

Guestbook Comments
We appreciate our guests taking the time to give us feedback on our accommodation. Below are just a few of the wonderful comments that have been left in our guestbook by our guests

Owl Cote

Thank you for a beautiful cottage in a stunning location.  Very relaxing.  The “Gathering” (Laggan Outdoor) was excellent for lunch.  The world feels normal here – don’t want to go home. (Oct 2020)

Anita, Paul and “Dusty” – Ulverston

Owl Cote

Our Labradors fixation with apple windfalls kept us more active thn intended!!  A wonderful few days of peace and quiet away from the mayhem and madness of the world outside. Oct 2020

David & Alex

Owl Cote

What a wonderful Home from Home you have here – and thank you so much for sharing it with us.  We have loved it and glorious weather made it even better.  Sunsets, long walks, beaches, lochs…. an antidote to this crazy 2020. ! (Oct 2020)

Sally, Oli & Jane H – Hampshire

Owl Cote

4th Visit to Owl Cote
Our 4th visit to Owl Cote but many more years visiting Carrick. Weather has been fantastic and Carrick at its best! Lots of BBQ’s and walks on the beach and even a swim.

Carrick is such a brilliant place with so many family memories. We will be back!

Bryant Family and Dogs

Owl Cote

A WONDERFUL PLACE.
A wonderful place to wind down and relax. It is our 9th holiday to Carrick shore and it wont be our last. Owl Cote has been very comfortable and inviting. We’ve re-connected as a family and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you for sharing this place for us all to enjoy. The weather has been wonderful – crisp, sunny and ideal for long walks. The fire has been our friend at night!

Johnson Family & Bertie the Yorkie

Owl Cote

A BEAUTIFUL SURPRISE!
Well – this was a beautiful surprise as we needed to get away from it all, and recharge. We REALLY did this here and what a stunning, restful and homely place to try and forget the hustle and bustle of our busy lives. It was our first time but it was our Sister and her Husband’s 5th visit. We will be back without a doubt. Thank

Sandiford & Marsden Families

Owl Cote

Our 2nd visit to Owl Cote this year.  Some lovely walks in wind and rain and gorgeous sunshine.  Fish & Chips from Kirkcudbright and a walk to Threve Gardens.  A real treat to have 2 weeks at stunning Owl Cote and looking forward to next year already!  (Oct 2020)

Bryant Family & Inca

Owl Cote

WE LOVE THIS PLACE!
Our 3rd visit and not our last. We love this place and already have created many wonderful memories of time spent together – and with our family.
Looking forward to returning and enjoying the view, and the lemon drizzle cake with the wine!

Karen & Andy – Manchester

Owl Cote

Hello Again!  Another FANTASTIC week at Owl Cote.  Just wonderful and looking forward to returning!  (Oct 2020)

Glenn & Elaine W – & The Dogs!

Owl Cote

PARADISE!  We had a wonderful time again at Owl Cote.  The week stared wet and very windy and finished like summer!  Swimming, kayaking and chilling and walking the dog.  Paradise.  We will be returning.  Thankyou!  (Sept 2020)

Chris C

Owl Cote

We had a wonderful relaxing week in your beautiful cottage.  Discovered a beautiful corner of Scotland and I will never forget.  (Sept 2020)

Frankie R

Owl Cote

HEAVENLY
Endless Sunshine, surrounded by family and friends. BBQ on the beach and paradise on your doorstep
Why would you want to be anywhere else!

Moulton & Sadler Families

Owl Cote

GLORIOUS FISH & CHIPS!
Kids, dogs and adults have all enjoyed this beautiful secluded spot. Lots of walks, runs and biking followed by glorious fish and chips – and the amazing sunsets!
Just what the soul needed, thank you for letting us share your beautiful spot.

The Simpson Family & Woof

Owl Cote

A GEM!  Luxurious holiday home.  We sat in all the different garden seating spots and enjoyed the pond and garden.  Saw rabbits and a stoat.  Walks along the beach and explored the area.  Had a wonderful time, thank you! (Sept 2020)

Chris C

Owl Cote

POST LOCKDOWN HEAVEN.  We all had a wonderful holiday in Owl Cote & Birds Nest – so good to spend family time after being separated by lockdown.  Weather so-so but we still had lots of fun on walks and swimming in the bay.  Baby Luca came for his 1st visit and loved time at the beach!  Thanks for sharing your beautiful home.  (Sept 2020)

Iain, Margy, Alice, Cameron, Patsy, Ian, Ana & Gabriel!!

Owl Cote

7th visit – FABULOUS AS ALWAYS!
Fabulous as always – blessed by the weather. Love Carrick – such a special place.

Smith & Sayers Families (7th Visit!!)

Owl Cote

Another beautiful week in this beautiful place.  Thank you Owl Cote! (July 2020)

Ann, Janet, Clare & Dogs

Owl Cote

ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL STAY!
Another beautiful stay in Carrick. Plenty of wildlife (Badger, deer, rabbits, migrating geese) and many more.
A wonderful catch up with friends in the area: great walks on the beach and plenty of fabulous weather!

Marion, Mark, Mollie and Steph (& Betty the Dog!)

Owl Cote

A lovely holiday away from all the craziness happening in the world atm.  We all loved the seaside and especially the gorgeous sunsets. Very relaxing thankyou!  (Aug 2020)

Martin, Liz, Lauren, Rory & the dogs

The Bird’s Nest

SUNNY AND RELAXING
Had a lovely sunny break in The Birds Nest. So peaceful and relaxing. Love the furnishings and style of the studio.
Everything made for a relaxing holiday and we would love to come back again! Thank you.

Holly and Ruaraidh – Glasgow

Owl Cote

100 Days of Lockdown after the global pandemic.  We had given up hope of our OC week.  A much needed week of relaxation at beautiful Carrick.  Our 6th visit and are returning again soon.  Leaving for home with 5 tubs of Cream O Galloway icecream!  (July 2020)

The Bryant Family & Inca and Bailey

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Special Offers
Reductions available for short stay Autumn/Winter bookings.
3 Night minimum stay.

Telephone us on
07967 807375
or Email us at
mail@owlcote.co.uk
for details

 

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