Heron Lodge

Cairnyard Holiday Lodges, Beeswing, Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Dumfries and Galloway

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Description of Heron Lodge

Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on edge of Mabie Forest a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of hills and Mabie Forest.

This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities. Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village.

Take a relaxing weeks break either to take in the surrounding countryside and area or get out and about to explore historical places of interest or take time out to persue your hobbies or interests like fishing, birdwatching, golf, walking, cycling and horse riding, Mountain Biking 7Stanes Tracks and Trails.

Heron Lodge accommodating 4 people large and spacious rooms, in first class order and of modern style with guest comfort and enjoyment in mind at all times ensuring a wonderful holiday break for every guest anytime of year.

Bedrooms:- 1 double bedroom (10'X10') with lovely pine double bed, and pine wardrobe and cabinates.
1 twin bedded room(10'X10') with two pine single beds, and pine wardrobe and cabinates. Modern Bathroom (7'X6') with bath and shower over, sink and toilet.

Porch area (6'X5') with cloak area. Open plan Living room (16'X10') with sofa and 2 arm chairs, T.V. and DVD, CD/Radio.
Dining Kitchen (11'X8') with modern electrical appliances, Oven,Hob, Fridge/Freezer, Washer/Dryer and self contained with all crockery, cutlery, glassware, cooking utensils, and pans. Toaster, Kettle, Microwave etc. Dining table with 4 chairs.
The Living area has large patio doors opening out over lovely countryside views with verandah decking complete with patio furniture and Gas BBQ for al-fresco dining. The Lodge is fully insulated and Double Glazed, with Full Electric Heating throughout, ensuring comfort for early/late season holidays or winter breaks. The Lounge contains lovely Sofa 2 arm chairs, electric fire, Flat Screen TV and DVD player and Bookcase with Books, Games, CD selection- Leaflets, maps and booklets of local places to visit.

Ideal base for couples and families alike for that relaxing weeks holiday lots of local places of interest like Robert Burns trail, Caerlaverock Castle and bird sanctuary,Shambelli Museum of Costume and Camera Obscura a short drive to the coast and lovely forest walks.

Dumfries town some 5 miles away, home of Robert Burns. Glasgow and Edinburgh 80 miles away. Gretna and Gretna Green Outlet Shopping Village 30 minutes drive. Carlisle and Lakes 40 miles away.

Forest bike trails- 7 Stanes, Mabie forest and surrounding area. Fine Golf courses. Great Coastal, Forest and Local Walks. Fishing. Horse Riding. Great place for bird watching. Beaches & Gardens. Castles and Historical places of interest. Pubs, Restaurants closeby.'New' Golf Driving Range (floodlit) closeby.

Kippford Village for coastal walks, pub/restaurant.
Dumfries town:- Robert Burns Trail. Museums. Camera Obscura. Shopping Centre. Swimming Pool and Ice Rink. Caerlaverock Castle & Bird Sanctuary nearby. Towerwood Golfing Range 2 miles (floodlit). Gretna Green within 30 minutes drive.

Features of Heron Lodge

  • General
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Washing machine
  • Bed linen included
  • Tumble dryer
  • Suitable for disabled
  • Non Smoking
  • Microwave
  • Garden
  • Freezer
  • Electric meters
  • Dishwasher
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Entertainment
  • Video
  • Sat. Tv
  • Garden Barbecue
  • DVD player
  • Colour TV
  • Additional Facilities
  • Private non-commercial site.
  • Access to Mabie Forest via site for walks /
  • 7 Stanes mountain biking route access via site.
  • Heating payable by meter £1 and £2 coins taken-all other electric usage is included in rental price.
  • Guests only need provide own towels.
  • Exit Clean inclusive of week hire price.

Local Information

5 miles from Dumfries Market Town 6 miles to Dalbeattie 1 mile before Beeswing village.

Nearest convenience shop Cargenbridge 3 miles away.

Gretna Green Village and Outlet Shopping 35 minutes drive.

On Galloway Driving tourist route.

Glasgow and Edinburgh 1 hour 30 mins drive.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users but can use wheelchair up to ramp front door entrance of property.

Suitable for semi mobile guests - All rooms of lodge are on one level and also has a large walk in shower easy access with floor level shallow shower tray for access.


Usual change over days are Sat or Sun.

Flexibility is always considered -please enquire

Booking Conditions

Deposit of £100 per week to secure booking period.
Balance due 6 weeks prior to stay.

Security Bond Taken of £75 -this being fully refunded if all left as found on exit.

Lodge hire is inclusive of bedding/ electric use of gas bbq and Exit Clean.

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Location details for Heron Lodge

(Map marker is an approximate location, precise location provided upon booking)
  • Distance from:
  • 12 minutes drive from Dumfries (6 miles)
  • 1 hour drive from Carlisle (41 miles)
  • 48 minutes drive from M6 J44 with the A74 and the A7 (38 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 23 minutes drive from Sandyhills (13 miles)
  • 24 minutes drive from Rockcliffe (14 miles)
  • 28 minutes drive from Southerness (17 miles)
  • 37 minutes drive from Powfoot (23 miles)
  • 1 hour 27 minutes drive from Skinburness (63 miles)
  • 1 hour 29 minutes drive from Silloth (63 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

M6 J45 at Gretna Green follow A75 and Galloway Tourist Driving Route, Located on A711 Dumfries to Dalbeattie Road 5 miles from Dumfries town center and 6 miles before Dalbeattie. Located 1 mile from Beeswing village.
Located in quiet hamlet countryside setting just off A711 in peaceful tranquil setting in own gardens and private parking at side of lodge.