Mains of Machermore Farm

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 7AW

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  • 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

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Postcode:
DG8 7AW
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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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Brilliant site

Lovely quiet site on working farm. The site is set out perfectly , excellent shower room and toilet facilities. Short bike ride into Newton Stewart or forest walks. Can't fault this site.

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Owner was very friendly and helpful toilet and shower facilities were very clean also information room with plenty in pitches are a good size had a walk into Newton Stewart which isn’t far and there seems plenty to do in surrounding area .
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Just spent 3 nights on this beautiful site booked it on our return home from North Wales. Glad I did what a beauty. Site is in a lovely spot on a working farm Full service pitches and a first class toilet and shower room which was spotless. Isabel made you very welcome on arrival and gave local information. We will definitely be back for a long weekend in the very near future. Good luck with the rest of the season hope ur busy. Mike

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Mains of Machermore, Newton Stewart...Just the ticket!

As this relatively new site is situated just over 1/2ml from the A75, and a couple of miles from the town of Newton Stewart, it is ideal for touring the the SW corner of Scotland. To the East lies Gatehouse of Fleet and Kirkudbright, to the North East New Galloway, N. West to Glentrool and onto Girvan, to the West Stranrae and the Rhinns of Galloway, and to the South the Machars and Whithorn. The site has 5 large level H/S pitches with EHU, drinking water and a drain at each pitch, a combined shower and toilet in the information room, and free WiFi, and extensive views towards the north in particular. It is located down a narrow but mainly straight single track lane and being close to the A75 there is some traffic noise when the lorries from the ferry pass, but is not sufficient to cause much disturbance in my opinion. Newton Stewart has both a Sainsburys and and an Aldi as well as the usual smaller shops and hotels/pubs. For cyclist, in particular mountain bikers, the 7Stanes MBT Trails are close by at Kirroughtree and Glentrool, and also within easy driving distance are those at Dalbeattie, Mabie & Ae Forests, and all 5 forest have way marked walking trails. The site owners are very friendly and keen to help if needed. They also have a 4 bed cottage on their property which they rent out. We will not hesitate to return as there are many more place in the area for us to visit.

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After spending a week on this CL it is a wonderful site nothing is to much trouble , the toilets are spotless you are made to feel welcome everything is at hand , after 36 years a member it is nice to come to such a good CL .Thank you Mrs Milroy for making my our holiday and my 70th birthday so memorable , you will see us again.

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