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"Memorable family holidays you'll treasure forever."

Short breaks - 3-night weekend breaks and 4-night weekday breaks are available at 70% of the weekly rate, with a minimum charge of £190. Where a break goes over 2 price bands, the higher rate will apply. Breaks can be booked more than 4 weeks in advance except during Easter, Whit, Summer and Half Term where booking is only possible 4 weeks in advance.

Prices are based on 4 guests. Additional guests up to the properties' limit are charged at £40/week, £25/night.

Kingfisher Lodge 

4-star (sleeps 6)

Set in an elevated position, this Scandinavian self-catering holiday lodge overlooks our own loch and offers stunning views from the main deck to the Galloway woods opposite and directly across to the hilly Colvend Golf Club and, from the upper deck, out across Sandyhills Bay and the Solway Firth to the Lake District and Cumbria.

Prices per week: from £380 to £820

Rating: 4-star

Pet Friendly: Yes (2)

No Smoking

Everything you need for a perfect holiday!

Kingfisher Lodge at Barend, Sandyhills, Dumfries & Galloway


Level access from the gravel path into the large airy entrance hall. Door to double bedroom with a zip-and-link deep divan offering a choice of deep-sprung twin beds or a super king divan. Opposite is a bathroom comprising of bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin. Open-tread carpeted staircase to upper floor. Door through to large lounge with patio doors to the deck overlooking the Galloway countryside. Dining area with door to deck and fully fitted kitchen. Stairs from the hall leading to the large twin bedroom/lounge with patio doors on to the deck. Door leading off into the master king size bedroom with ensuite shower and toilet.

Facilities and equipment

Both bedrooms have radio alarm clocks and hairdryers. Twin bedroom/upstairs lounge has television with Freesat, a DVD player, an Xbox with a selection of games. FREE WI-FI. The kitchen has a 5-ring gas hob with an electric fan oven / grill. Separate fridge and freezer, dishwasher (tablets included), washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster, sandwich toaster & food blender. Full range of cutlery, crockery, glassware, pans, utensils, etc. Lounge has television with Freesat and DVD, books, board games and selection of DVDs. There are tourist information brochures and everything you need for your self-catering holiday in Sandyhills, Dumfries and Galloway.

Kingfisher Lodge also has:

  • Bathroom shaver socket
  • Modern gas central heating with ample hot water, all radiators have thermostatic valves.
  • Electric shower upstairs
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Folding clothes airer.


Patio furniture 

What's provided in your Galloway Country Cottages holiday lodge:

  • All bedding
  • Travel Cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • Towels
  • Kitchen towels and cloths
  • Paper disposables
  • Washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets
  • Welcome pack comprising of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and Galloway cake & a bottle of wine. With the kettle boiled for your arrival, we will meet you to show you around the property.

You bring:

Clothes, food and towels for the beach at Sandyhills.

All our properties are furnished and equipped to a very high standard. Kitchens are equipped to cook to a good standard with scales, hand blenders and ample cutlery, crockery and utensils. Patio furniture is available. All bed linen, towels and kitchen cloths/oven gloves, etc., are included as are dishwashing tablets, washing up liquid and refuse bags.