Muirfad Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast 4Star
Muirfad is believed to have been built in the late 1700's to the early 1800's by the Duke of Bedford who owned the property until 1934 when it was bought by Alexander Allan who was awarded the M B E for the work he did in devising a method of drying the land out from being peat bog to what it is now, there is a monument at the front of the house which was placed there by the Scottish soil and peat association in recognition of the work that was done.
Muirfad is over looked by the Corbet, Cairnsmore of Fleet which is within easy walking distance. Also Kirroughtree Forest with its beautiful walks and Mountain bike trails (which are world class) is only 1.5 miles away. Which is part of the Galloway Forest Park and has been bestowed with the first dark skies award in the U K which is perfect for star gazing on a clear night with no moon and the milky way being clearly visible
Cyclists are also well catered for with the many routes that are marked out for them.
The area we are in is the hidden gem of Scotland because it has remained unspoiled, and retains all of it's natural beauty.
Muirfad is mid way between Creetown and Newton Stewart.
In Creetown there are two museums, The heritage Museum and the Gem Rock Museum.
Newton Stewart is about 2.5 Miles away and has a good selection of restaurants and cafe's and a lovely riverside walk. Also there is, for the golfer Newton Stewart golf club with its 18-hole course at which rounds of golf can be pre arranged for guests. there is a cinema which is run by the community and a swimming pool at the leisure centre
Wigtown the famed booktown of Scotland is close by with its many book shops sporting thousands of books with something to suit every reader.
For the Angler there is the river Cree for salmon and numerous Lochs for trout and course fishing.
There is an abundance of wild life with the Red and Fallow deer, Wild goats, Red Squirrels and Red kites along with a multitude of small birds to see.
This form is for genuine enquiries only. Your IP address will be recorded
This page was last updated: 20 August 2011