Mains of Machermore Farm

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 7AW

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Isabel and George look forward to welcoming you to Mains of Machermore Farm. Our Farmhouse is adjacent to the CL site, so we are on hand to assist if required. Our aim is to make your stay with us everything you would wish from a modern CAMC Certificated Location.

On the site, each of the five serviced pitches have hardstanding with a grass area, water tap and grey water drain. Five electric hook ups are also conveniently located for ease of use. The "Wee Hoose" contains a shower, toilet and wash hand basin for exclusive use of the CL. Wifi is also available as well as an excellent TV reception.

Mains of Machermore is a family run farm situated a mile from the market town of Newton Stewart, also known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills. The CL site benefits from lovely views of the surrounding hills as well as our Belted Galloway cattle, other livestock and wildlife which live here on the farm. We are always delighted when our summer visitors of swallows and swifts return each year.

Close by there are an abundance of activities. Being the Gateway to the Galloway Hills there are lots of walks with a Walking Festival every year in May. Wigtown, Scotlands Booktown, is a 15 minute drive away with the annual Book Festival that happens at the end of September which usually has around 500 different events over the course of ten days. Horse riding is less than a mile away, 7 stanes mountain bike course approximately 5 miles, Laggan Outdoor Activity centre (15 minute drive), golf courses, beaches, places of historical interests are all close by. We are also on the edge of the Galloway Forest Park and Dark Sky Park which gives wonderful opportunities to see the solar system in all its splendour. For those who like a tipple we are approximately two miles from the new Harbour and Hills Gin Crafty Distillery with Bladnoch Whisky Distillery a 15 minute drive away. For the young and young at heart, the extremely popular Cream O Galloway and the Cocoa Bean Chocolate Factory are a 30 minute drive away. We are also just a 40 minute drive from the port of Cairnryan and the ferry crossings to Northern Ireland.

As well as being the ideal location to explore South West Scotland, Newton Stewart is home to a cinema, Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants as well as other traditional restaurants. Supermarkets Aldi, Co-op, Costcutters and Sainsburys are all within the town as well as three petrol stations. The Merrick Leisure centre contains a swimming pool, gym and games hall.

For further details and booking information please see our Website. Advance booking would be advisable at holiday or peak season times. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead and under control at all times.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Disabled facilities*
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Working farm

* Please confirm with owner

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Latest arrival time: 9:00 PM

Latest departure time: 11:30 AM

0.5 acres

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

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Postcode:
DG8 7AW
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GPS:
Lat 54.950991 / Lon -4.462284
OS field ref:
NX424645
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Stranraer, Castle Douglas, Dumfries
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Cairnryan (29 miles)

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Great little CL

Mains of Machermore Farm
Stayed at this site for 10 nights late Sept, great amenities with terrific views. Isabel & George very helpful if you ever need them. The site is in a fantastic location for visiting all the amazing locations in Dumfries and Galloway, not to mention Newton Stewart which is only a 5min drive away (or a 20 min walk) with all the supermarkets, shops, pubs, tea rooms and various takeaways you could ever want whilst on your hols. The 5 pitches are all well sized and spaced out with electric, water and waste. The "Wee House" is very well kept and has an local attractions information section. 10 days wasn't enough, still so much left to see and do. Big thanks H&K 🙂

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Reviewed on 31/10/2021 09:48

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Very good site

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This site is a real find having excellent road access but being far enough away from the A75 road to avoid noise nuisance. Facilities are very good with serviced hard standings and the shower in the “wee house” a bonus. The owner is very friendly and welcoming.

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Reviewed on 12/10/2021 08:09

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FANTASTIC CL SITE

Mains of Machermore Farm
First time we have stayed at this site on our way to catch the Stenna Line Ferry to Belfast. It is just off the main A 75 and approx 45 mins from the ferry A pleasure to have visited, the route in is a little narrow but no problems. Site pitches (5no) have all facilities water waste and electric. There is a small toilet and shower block which is spotless and well maintained and could be used as an example in provision for other CL's

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Reviewed on 20/09/2021 19:06

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A Perfect CL Site

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This is our second time at Machermore Farm, two weeks both visits, in bad weather & good. Isabel & George are very welcoming & offer to help if needed. It is a very quiet site with views all round, Belted Galloway cattle & sheep in the adjacent fields. There is plenty of space between vans, water tap & grey waste disposal at each pitch, a superb “Wee Hoose” with a shower etc which accommodates disabled guests. The site is perfect for exploring the area East & West, great walks, cycling on & off road, beaches & local history. For the more adventurous there are the mountains including the Merrick. We love our holidays at this site, finding new places to visit & each day coming back to the peace of Machermore Farm. Thank you Isabel & George. 5*.

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We used this site as a stop off for the Belfast ferrying that was the only thing we considered when we booked ( it says in the writeup 45 mins to Ferry. But when we arrived we had a great welcome and I wish I could attach the video I took from the caravan door one word Spectacular !!! All hard standings . water close by and all the facilities a caravanner needs I'll not go over what others have said but it all still applies Happiness ! Thanks for having us Mike and Vi

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