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Kirkennan Estate’s Posts from July - September 2019

Welcome to the blog for Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages. To find posts on particular issues please use the search function. For example we have posts on local walks, recipes for locally foraged wild foods, and interesting aspects of Kirkennan Estate including food from the Estate. If you are interested in more posts on a particular theme or would like to be notified when new posts are written please get in touch.

Jenny Chapman



by Jennifer C.

27 September 2019

Every winter, in the 6 years we have been at Kirkennan, we have been planting fruit trees. These are now starting to produce and as I harvest the apples it seems like a good time to take stock of what I know about apples and the range of varieties we have...

Crafty Distillery Gin Tour


by Jennifer C.

30 August 2019

Do you enjoy gin? Do you appreciate products made with passion and attention to detail? Do you like to support small local businesses? If so a tour of Crafty Distillery near Newton Stewart might be for you...

Single use plastics


by Jennifer C.

8 July 2019

Given the overwhelming evidence that our unsustainble use of plastics is polluting our world, we all need to play our part in reducing the waste we generate. This blog describes the steps we are taking at Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages and what guests can do to help....

Kirkennan Mews

A cozy holiday cottage in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway that can sleep 4 & 1 in 2 bedrooms. Ideal location for watching our red squirrels play!

Kirkennan Lodge

A great place to relax and unwind - a detached holiday cottage set in a large enclosed garden overlooking Kirkennan's walled garden where our chickens roam.

Woodsedge Cottage

An accessible holiday cottage sleeping 5 which is all on one level with a wet-room. Near our 14 acre woodland rich in wildlife.

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