Idle Hour Holidays - Photo Album-Idle Hour Holidays, Southwest Scotland

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Some highlights of the local area

Garlieston Harbour

Water's Edge from the village

Spring 2012

View of the Harbour

The harbour development in mid-summer, seen from the village.

Water's Edge

Seen from the front - just yards from the slipway

Open plan living area

The lounge and kitchen Water's Edge

'Water's Edge' kitchen and din

The main bedroom at 'Water's E

Bedroom 2 at 'Water's Edge'

View from Water's Edge balcony

Spring 2012

View from 'Water's Edge'

View from Bedroom 2

Looking out towards the harbour from Water's Edge

Garlieston Village

Garlieston Bay

Looking towards the Stewartry Coast

Cruggleton Castle

From the cliffs above Rigg Bay

Rigg Bay

Coastal walk, near Garlieston

Port Logan

Location for the BBC series 2000 Acres of Sky



Picturesque fishing village with views across to Ireland

Rough Firth Kippford

At low tide, you can walk across the causeway to Rough Island a NTS nature re

Sunset over the sea

Sunset at Kippford

Kippford on the Urr Estuary offers a small Marina, seaside walks and two good pubs

Another sunset

Rockcliffe from the West

From Palnackie, a coastal path offers panoramic views and deserted beaches

Coastal path near Sandyhills

Sandyhills offers a delightful sandy beach, as well as access to clifftop paths

Coastline near Castle Point

A gentle walk along the Urr Estuary from Rockcliffe to an iron age fort overlooking the Solway

Balcary Point

Spectacular cliff top walks with views across the Solway to the Cumbrian mountains

Kirkcudbright Harbour

The ancinet Burgh of Kirkcudbright on the banks of the River Dee beloved of artists

MacLellans Castle

Dominating the old town of Kirkcudbright

Buchan Bridge near Loch Trool

At the foot of Merrick, the highest peak in the Galloway Hills

Dalbeattie in the snow

Sunset over the Urr Valley


The Urr Estuary at Kippford - 5 miles from Forest Edge

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