Balbeg Country Holidaysis situated in dramatic scenery in the Southern Uplands of South West Scotland, some 50 miles south of Glasgow and 16 miles from the county town of Ayr. Ideal for large groups, sleeping up to 16 plus 20 in three additional properties on estate.
The quality self catering holiday accommodation forms part of Balbeg Estate, a 300 acre estate which lies on the slopes of the valley of the Water of Girvan about 2 miles south of the delightful conservation village of Straiton. The Estate is sited on the edge of The Galloway Forest Park that offers many outdoor activities including hill walking, mountain biking and fishing.
Enjoy the country life yet still remain within easy reach of Ayr (30 minutes) and all other Ayrshire attractions
Rabbie Burns Lodge is a uniquely designed and quality built lodge constructed on site from Scottish timber.
Offering all modern conveniencies the lodge sleeps 16 in 7 bedrooms (2 ensuite). There are also 2 additional shower rooms.
The lodge has a well equipped and stylish kitchen with ample dishes/utensils to cater for 16. There is a large lounge/dining area with seating for 16 at tables and ample lounge seating. There is also extra seating available in the spacious entrance hallway.
All bed linen is provided and the property has all mod cons with TV, DVD, video, CD player etc. The most appealing feature of Rabbie Burns Lodge is the quality of the accommodation and the spacious feel.
This spacious feeling extends outside as the property has a large wooden decking all round with garden chairs, benches and tables. Beyond the Lodge there are 300 acres of woodland, hill, river and meadow to explore.
Being situated in a 300 acre estate you will have ample space to explore with the following attractions:
- Kids playpark
- Adventure playground
- Acres of woodland walks
- Large nature pond with nature hide
- Large playing field including football pitch
- Stabling for horses
- Hill walks
Although you can enjoy the rural setting of Balbeg Estate it is situated only 30 minutes from Ayr and even closer to many of Ayrshire's most popular tourist attractions.
- Culzean Castle and Country Park (15 minutes)
- Robert Burns Heritage Park (30 minutes)
- Turnberry Hotel and Golf Course (20 minutes)
- Royal Troon Golf Course (40 minutes)
- The Galloway Forest Park (5 minutes)
- Isle of Arran (2 hours via Ardrossan by ferry)
- Glasgow incl Science Centre, museums (1 hour)
- Edinburgh incl Castle, Royal Yacht Brittania (2 hours)
- Stranraer and Wigtownshire (1 hour)
Visit Balbeg - relax and explore the beauty of Ayrshire and beyond.
Golfing - Turnberry 20 minutes, Royal Troon 40 minutes
Swimming (8 miles)
Burns Heritage Park
Glasgow - 1 hour
Ayr - 30 minutes