Stunning. What more is there to say, will be back, love it – 19 Dec 15.
David & Kathleen were wonderful hosts, they couldn’t do enough to make us feel welcome and went out of their way to accommodate our needs. The house is beautiful and comfortable far exceeding our expectations. The house is well equipped for a family holiday and state of the art facilities, high quality furnishings, note the […]
We stayed at Shorepark for New Year 2015 and what a stay it was. We were welcomed to the cottage by David & Kathleen so warmly. The cottage is immaculate and we found no fault at all. We arrived in the dark so the spectacular view was waiting for us next morning. David & Kathleen […]
What a fabulous house!! We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, your house is beautiful and full of hidden gems. I enjoyed the peaceful, stunning view at breakfast and am delighted we are coming back at Easter. What a lovely surprise to arrive in the dark to a warm welcome from Kathleen, the fire on, the […]
Fantastic stay here at Shorepark. The house is absolutely amazing! We enjoyed the under-floor heating, the well resourced kitchen, the beautiful bathrooms and the cosy bedrooms. The woodturner was a welcome addition as was the incredible view across the River Nith. Thank you for a lovely stay! – 28 Mar 16
Absolutely love this place, after a day mountain biking it is an absolute haven to retreat too. Thank you so much – 3 April 16.
What a beautiful house! Immaculate house, with luxurious bathrooms and kitchen, and also gorgeous decor! The view is to die for, so glad we found it! We will definitely recommend!! Thank you x – 7 April 16.
Thank you so much for having us at your wonderful home! We’ve had such an amazing weekend! The house is beautiful and so wonderfully decorated and comfortable! I don’t think we’ll ever forget the beautiful view (we’ve got enough photos to remind us!) You were excellent hosts and answered all our quests and provided lots […]
The warmest of welcomes to a most beautiful cottage. I can’t imagine a more idillic location to relax and unwind. I had high hopes for Shorepark, from the website, however the reality has blown them away, ‘Simply Stunning’, thank to you both – 24 Apr 16.
It was a wonderful experience! The real place to have a holiday. The view is breathtaking. You were an incredible host. I highly recommend Shorepark. Rating Five Stars! five out of five – 27 Apr 16.
Lovely break in fantastic accommodation. Everything has been thought of down to the last detail with welcoming touches. That you for sharing your home, we will definitely be back! Only complaint we had to leave! – 29 Apr 16
We stayed here for two nights and would have loved to stay longer. Kathleen and David were superb hosts and made us feel welcome from the first minute. Our son enjoyed the garden and loved the tulips especially. Thank you for having us! – 4 May 16.
Anything after this place, will be second best. Beautiful view, accommodation nd nice owners! Bev. Absolutely beautiful views of the river and so peaceful! – 9 May 16.
A great place to stay, wonderful hosts, impeccable accommodation, lovely peaceful views. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you – 19 May 16.
It’s already been said – great welcome, great toiletries, great view and great holiday and so much to see with in 20 miles. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves – 27 May 16.
A lovely place to stay with amazing views. The weather was superb so we really enjoyed the garden in the sunshine. Thank you – 30 May 16.
Can’t say enough for this lovely place you have lovingly beautifully made available for other to enjoy! Thanks so much Dave & Kathleen. Oh and a special thanks for the super birthday party you held for Elvira. God bless – 6 Mar 16.
A lovely wonderful spot – wish I had asked my dad all about Scotland where he grew up before going to America! but alas that time has gone. I thank you for all – birthday party – music and all! My feet liked dancing to my Highland Fling! Elvira age 102 – 7 Mar 16.
So enjoyed our stay and your home and hospitality! Everything was clean, comfortable and pristine. You thought of eery detail to make our stay comfortable and went beyond! The birthday cake, friends that came and played music will be in our memories for ever! Best reviews! Kathleen, beautifully appointment! – 3 Jun 16.
Very nice ticked all he squares. Nice in every way. Love Angus (94 years old) – 5 Jun 16.
Beautiful house a very warm welcome from David and Kathleen. We have had a lovely weekend at the cottage and the views are spectacular. We are going to recommend this place to family and friends and we will be returning to the place again. Thank you so much for a lovely time 5 Jun 16.
We had arrived to the cottage very late at night due to travel delays, as was got there David and Kathleen were still very welcoming and kind despite the fact we kept them waiting all evening. When we woke in the morning the view was absolutely breathtaking and I instantly fell in love with Scotland!. […]
Enjoyed our stay once again in this area. A nice cottage with wonderful views of the river – 18 Jun 16.
Had a wonderful time in this beautiful home with such a lovely view of the river Nith. Our 3 year old loved her special chair and the fact that there was Netflix!. We hope to come back and stay sometime again when we make our pilgrimage to the homeland …. 1 Jul 16.
Wonderful place to stay, fantastic cottage with amazing views! We all enjoyed a lovely relaxing holiday with everything we needed so comfortable and finishing touches like pictures and interior design make it stunning. Hope you do not decide to retire he too soon as we would love to come back. Thank you x.. P.S. The […]
A little luxury in a lovely location. We had a great time and are sad to leave – 9 Jul 16.
Thank you for allowing us to have a relaxing time in you beautiful cottage. We will miss the views – just stunning and always changing – you have something that money can’t buy. Your interior design skills match the exterior designs. The abundance the creator singing through both – 14 Jul 16.
.Beautiful location and house. Luxury away from home, everything you could ever need. Stunning views and made great by the amazing windows. You had done a great job of the renovations!. Enjoyed our relaxing weekend perfect for our family. Thank you Kath & Dave xoxo – 17 Jul 16
A canny weekend, fantastic just as everyone else says. Thanks Kath & Dave xxx – 16 Jul 16.
A beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the world. Gorgeous sunsets every night, luxury accommodation, couldn’t ask for anything else. A very special holiday. Thank you Dave & Kath 19 Jul 16.
Wow, sounded great from the Trip Advisor reviews and did not disappoint. The view is stunning and it’s beautiful to watch it change during dusk. The facilities within the cottage are fantastic and allowed for a great weekend away from home. Within easy reach we found some fantastic days out for the kid ( Cocoabean […]
Beautiful house and in a fab area! We had a lovely time and felt so welcomed by Dave & Kathleen. Thank you! – 29 Jul 16.
Beautiful house, immaculately presented and very well thought through layout. Fantastic views and great hosts. even the weather was good! what more would you want? Superb stay. Looking forward to the next visit! Thanks very much for a great visit Dave. Best wishes – 9 Aug 16.
Contemporary but comfortable, spotlessly clean and great to have some fizz in the fridge on arrival!! We’ve had a great stay and hope to return to let those views sink in!! thanks 10 Aug 16.
What a beautiful cottage and location to stay. We have really enjoyed the views and tranquility here it was an extra bonus to be able to travel to so many different places from here 19 Aug 16.
This has by far been the most sensational place I have ever stayed! David & Kathleen you are wonderful hosts. I hope to see you and the property again one day! – 20 Aug 16.
We love this beautiful cottage and enjoyed watching the hill o the horizon appear and disappear as the water changed! We enjoyed the cycling and dinner at the Nith Hotel. Your “gin party” was great – it was nice to meet some lovely people and try out some new gins 22 Aug 17.
Very clean cottage, luxury. Everything was provided, lovely people. Will definitely be coming and staying here again. Thank you 26 Aug 16.
Had a lovely 3 night stay here at Shorepark! The house itself is beautifully appointed and kept wonderfully well. Will never tire ofd the stunning view greeting us each morning and the perfect peace when sat in the lovely garden. Perfect location, enjoyed exploring the local area and lovely base to return back to. Would […]
Cottage absolutely lovely and the areas is wonderful. Could not have been better. Property had everything we needed. Hope to stay again. Thanks – 28 Aug 16.
Wonderful place to stay. Great views. Great owners. Will most defo be coming back. 10 out of 10! – 29 Aug 16.
Perfect getaway, all mod-cons i the perfect setting. Hopefully we’ll be back soon, maybe with some good friends next time 25 Sep 16.
Like a Boutique Hotel meets state of the art, most gorgeous, comfortable home!! you couldn’t put a price what that view and tranquillity do for your wellbeing!!. Well done David & Kathleen for this stunning home and thank you for letting us stay – don’t retire jus yet to allow us to return!! Prosecco greatly […]
Great Cottage, all mod cons you could want. View from the living room is most spectacular. Feels a little as if you are living inside an art exhibit, all very pretty, minimalistic,…. 7 Oct 16.
Fab facilities. Really enjoyed our short stay here. Many thanks – 9 Oct 16.
What an amazing cottage! We couldn’t have been more happy – everything from the stunning views to the gorgeous house. Above and beyond the call of duty, Dave and Kathleen were fantastic hosts. We would recommend Shorepark to all. Thank you so much 14 Oct 16.
Beautiful Cottage with stunning views – we could stare out the window all day! Very relaxing few days away – Thank you! – 21 Oct 16.
A lovely cottage to stay in. The accommodation was impeccable, the views were very relaxing, a very peaceful retreat, and very good hosts. We look forward to coming back. Thank you 26 Oct 16.
Lovely cottage and incredible views. We have been as in home! Thank you very much! – 31 Oct 16.
What a lovely cottage, and the views make it extra special. We’ve really enjoyed our stay, the underfloor heating was very exciting and every detail has been thought out. Thank you very much,, we’ve been recommending it to everyone! – 5 Nov 16.
A beautiful space to share time with family. Relaxed, a Burn’s fans dream come true as the trail is a quick drive from here! Bird watchers haven. Lots of happy memories made here! Thank you! – 14 Nov 16.
Another great stay in this beautifully clean house – oh & thats for the Prosecco, always a welcome surprise after a long journey! We’ve stayed for work and pleasure and visited Caerlaverock Castle (well worth it) and Nature Reserve/Wetlands Centre. Views over River Nith are great and will climb Criffel one day; great location for […]
We were warmly welcomed by David to this beautiful house, very comfortable with all mod cons! Beautiful setting, loved watching the wildlife. thank you. Five Stars xxxxx – 19 Nov 16.
A very warm welcome from David & Kathy which was really appreciated. Beautiful cottage, beautiful views. A lovely place to return to after a hard days sight seeing and shopping! Very relaxing. Will recommend the cottage to everyone and will definitely stay here again 24 Nov 16.
This wonderful environment gives a sense of calm and serenity, the perfect antidote to the hustle of urban life. Wide, ever shifting skies and flowing water to gaze over restore the spirit and soothe the mind. Indoors is a perfect mirror to reflect the peace, and a lesson in the fashion of modernity and rural […]
We had a truly wonderful experience at Shorepark. David made us feel very welcome upon arrival, and gave us all the information she could possibly ask for. The house has amazing views, and offers the perfect blend between a homely feel and advanced technologies. We will definitely be returning and have already recommend this to […]
What a wonderful Christmas at your beautiful cottage, everything has been perfect from our hosts to the fab techno, to the log fires, thank you so much new friends! – 26 Dec 16.
Words just can’t explain how peaceful and perfect our stay has been. Hosts with the most is jut not enough – your both just lovely and your have a beautiful home were lucky that you are kind enough to share with us all. Just can’t wait to return – with a bottle of gin to […]
Beautiful house and view – even managed to see a couple of otters!! Really enjoyed ourselves. Thanks – 10 Feb 17.
The cottage has been a wonderful base to relax, watch the geese flying down the river at dusk with a glass of Prosecco on the patio/decking – all wrapped up of course. I can think of nothing better, than to retreat inside once my glass is empty and the light fading to enjoy the wood […]
Lovely peaceful house with amazing views, perfectly managed and fully equipped, would recommend and would like to visit again. Thanks – 23 Feb 17.
Wow!! What an awesome house. The view from the window is amazing. Love the attention to detail and decor, all equipped with home comforts. This was an ideal location to get away and relax for a few days. We would recommend this house 100% and would love to return for a longer stay next time. […]
The cottage is wonderful, fabulous views and even the wet weather could not dampen our spirits! Many thanks – 19 Mar 17.
Immaculate cottage with stunning outlook, David & Kathleen were very welcoming. Lots of hi-tech facilities including underfloor heating – 4 Apr 17.
Fantabulous! Wow! Awesome! We can go on but no words can do justice to the wonderful experience we had. From the jaw dropping view to the immaculately thoughtful interventions made sure we leave the place with a heavy heart. Alas, all good things must come to an end. Thank you David & Kathy – 8 […]
We had a wonderful stay! The cottage is incredible and the views were beautiful. Its such a peaceful location and we’d love to come back again in the near future. I loved the garden and the stepping stones were fun to play on. It is great for star gazing out of the big windows and […]
This was our second visit to this beautiful house and we’ll definitely be back again. We’ve all had a lovely time, the view is stunning and the house very well equipped. Thank you 30 Apr 17.
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this wonderful accommodation. The location and brilliant sunshine were the icing on the cake. David and Kathleen provide top class amenities and the cottage is immaculate, a testament to their skill and style. Absolutely perfect place to stay. Many thanks – 2 May 17.
We enjoyed our first visit so much we are back again already. Once again a warm welcome from David and super weather – a bonus. Cannot fault the accommodation, obviously, and discovering lots of interesting new places in the area daily. Not enough time to enjoy it all. Such a comfortable and peaceful place to […]
Beautiful house – beautifully finished. Lovely views. Sad it has to come to an end – 14 May 17.
Nicola organised our stay for my birthday recently to get away, just us girls!! The we arrived we were welcomed by the owners who were very friendly and made us feel at home. The house is amazing and has everything you could need & more. The view is stunning!!! It was magical to wake up […]
Beautiful!, We’ve been here for 4 days mountain hiking and the place is perfect to rest at the end of the day. For two of us it was the first visit to Scotland and definitely will not be the last, and perhaps we stay in the house again. Compliments. See you again! – 5 Jun […]
Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay. The house is beautiful. We all loved looking out of the window to see what we could see. It is so comfortable and well equipped. The Techno- showers were amazing! We had a great time and thank you for the fizzy 12 Jun 17.
What a lovely well appointed home you have. We have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and spent a lot of time stairing out of your front window and enjoying your patio. We loved and would be thrilled to stay here again. Thank you for sharing your lovely home. Loved your suggestions concerning the local pub and […]
Another fantastic stay here made to feel very welcome by David & Kathleen. Look forward to our next visit – 17 Apr 17.
All previous visitors have probably said it all. The cottage is superb, well equipped and in a great location, with brilliant views. We will be back – 19 Jun 17.
Thank you so much for the wonderful days we could spend in your beautiful house. We are so impressed of the interiors with all the lovely details. You made us feel welcome, and we are sure to come back sometime – 23 Jun 17.
Wow! We’ve decided to write a list of all the things that we’ve discovered and loved. The view, how the towels are folded on the bed, the art work, the secret plugs, the partition walls that go into the wall, the underfloor heating, the extractor light, the Prosecco in the fridge, the sky light, the […]
SUPERB! – 30 Jun 17.
Stunning house, stunning location and lovely hosts – exactly what we needed! would definitely come back and recommend to friends. Thank you so much for having us! – 4 Jul 17.
We loved this beautiful house, and especially the view. Enjoyed visiting the Castle and following up family history in Dumfries. Kathleen and David are great hosts – thanks !!! Our only regret is that this house is a very long way from home, so were are unlikely to return. We loved the speech of Scottish […]
We came for 2 nights to accompany our son and his partner while they went to a wedding dance. But we liked this house so much, we stayed for an extra 3 nights. Lucky it was available! Having a very relaxing time watching the tide going in and out and watching the birds. We really […]
What a house, I know how hard it is to fit to such perfection. It’s done with lot of taste and sense of house arrangement. The view is wonderful and very well exploited and over the top the sunset are so nice. Thank you for that great moment. Hope we will come back again. Best […]
In the area for a quick weekend break. Great house. David sent details of special events in the ware which all the kids loved. House is perfection and beautifully spec’d throughout. We loved it – kids spent loads of time at the window (when not on Netflix) Thanks we hope to be back sometime soon […]
Wow! From the moment we stepped into your home we felt welcome and ws blown away by what became our TV ill the view, breathtaking. The attention to detail within your home was fantastic, from comfortable seating to the brill shower’s, well the list goes on – the books in the hall, the Broon’s books […]
What a beautiful house! After 3 nights we still can’t get over the new. It’s so peaceful and everything is so tastefully done. We spent a wonderful weekend eating, drinking, laughing and exploring the area. We’d love to return one day – 7 Aug 17.
We’ve had a wonderful stay spending time together in this pristine cottage. Enjoyed the splendid view from the fabulous window – rain or shine! Lots of places to visit, thank you for the visitors guide Broughton House and gardens were delightful. Great food at the local hotel. Thank you – 13 Aug 17.
Fab house, beds are so comfy and everything is so clean! Lots of room for us all. Great that there’s TVs and particular Netflix in each room. The view is amazing and well be sure to put a fab review on Tripadvisor – 15 Aug 17.
Wow! Wow! Wow! Amazing house, brilliant shower and brilliant attention to detail throughout!! love it!! would definitely stay again x – 16 Aug 17.
Beautiful house with a beautiful location! Dave and Kathleen were fantastic hosts and should be very proud fo the interior design in Shorepark. We loved every minute of being here and will be sure to return very soon xoxo – 17 Aug 17.
Thanks for a lovely stay – could watch the river all day – 21 Aug 17.
Its name bad. Excellent. Love the view – 23 Aug 17.
We’ll where do I start …… We have fallen in love with Shorepark! The hosts are so lovely and really go the extra mile. Offering myself and my girls lifts as my husband was using our car as he was her eon business, myself and the girls didn’t even need to leave the cottage we […]
Beautiful house in a wonderful location, the standard of the accommodation is a very high standard. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. we had a very relaxing weekend and chilled around the house garden and surrounding area Many thanks to David and Kathleen for allowing us to stay at shore park. we will be […]
We had a wonderful time. You have done an amazing job renovating this cottage, which has a very luxurious feel. The views are also stunning. we enjoyed a bit of bird watching and trying to identify all the different species. This whole area is a beautiful part of the world. There is so much to […]
Friendly welcome from David, was a great start to our 3 night stay. first impression was “what a fantastic cottage with spectacular views”. We have thoroughly enjoyed our break and will certainly be back if David will have us (especially for a Gin night). Thank you for having us and allowing us the pleasure of […]
Once again we made an excellent choice by spending my birthday week in the 5 star accommodation at Shorepark. Many, many thanks to Kathleen and Dave for the extra special welcome on my birthday Your card and treats were much appreciated and made an excellent start to another wonderful visit. We came especially to res […]
What a wonderful house! We’ve had a fabulous time celebrating mums 60th birthday in this beautiful setting. The card, wine and cake you had for mums arrival was such a lovely and personal thing to do. We cannot find any faults at all and would highly recommend the place. We’re even in talks to organise […]
We have had a wonderful and very comfortable stay here is Dumfries. This is a great cottage in a location that makes the whole of Dumfries & Galloway accessible. We particularly enjoyed the recommended Eskrigg Reserve for some great views of Red Squirels. Also love Castle Kennedy and Caerlaverock WWT. Also enjoyed the lounge window […]
A fantastic home in an exceptional location. It is not just the comfortable, modern, tasteful furnishings of Shorepark Cottage that makes it stand out, but the attention to the fine details of our hosts to enhance the experience of our stay in Caerlaverock. We have enjoyed our bird watching. I am confident that we will […]
What else can you say. House is wonderful and a credit to David and Kathleen. Thoroughly enjoyed our mini break despite the weather. Chilled out in such pleasant surroundings. We have decided reluctantly to tell our friends and relations and let them into this secret paradise! – 15 Oct 17.
Absolutely stunning home, very tasteful and to a very high standard. We had a wonderful short stay and enjoyed the stunning views. Very thoughtful and welcoming hosts – we wanted for nothing. Thanks for letting us enjoy your wonderful home 19 Oct 17.
Outstanding holiday home – David & Kathleen have done a superb job with the decor & interior design – making the cottage a real home from home. We wanted for nothing and the bottle of Prosecco in the fridge was a wonderful gesture. We absolutely will visit again and cannot recommend Shorepark highly enough – […]
We had a LOVELY time here!! It is a beautiful spot to put a beautiful holiday cottage, and eery minute was enjoyable! Our particular favourite thing about this place was the huge window, that let us see the amazing sight of all the geese! Many nights we watched them fly back home for the night […]
What an amazing house in an amazing location – it really is stunning we have had a fantastic long weekend here enjoying some local walks and beautiful sunsets. we hope to visit again and will definitely recommend it to others. Thank you! – 30 Oct 17.
Beautiful house, beautiful view, beautiful weather!, have done some wonderful waling and totally relaxed. Thank you – 5 Nov 17.
Our second but not our last visit to this lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. David is a welcoming host who has thought of everything to make your stay memorable. Looking forward to our next visit – 19 Nov 17.
fantastic cottage with exceptional views! Otter, geese, swans (whooper), peregrine, sparrow hawk, goo sander, goldeneye, lapwing, curlew, redsawk, dunlin, oystercatcher …… and many any more! (roe deer). Accommodation is outstanding with everything we could ever need. Looking forward to a return visit already! – 27 Nov 17.
Beautiful wee cottage. Made a real difference coming back to a nice place after work during the week we spent in Dumfries. Brilliant showers & under floor heating was a treat during our very cold week! Comfortable beds and excellent addition of Netflix in every room. Many thanks to our wary hosts. We will certainly […]
It is a very good house and the view is spectacular throughout the whole day!!! It is a very quiet and peaceful area (location). The kitchen is also awesome and also the bedrooms. Kathleen and David made us feel welcome and we hope we will come back next time we visit Scotland – 21 Dec […]
Thank you so much for the lovely stay. We had a lovely Christmas and the cottage and helpful host all added to a lovely family time. All the very best for 2018 and onwards! – 27 Dec 17.
Lovely welcome and a lovely cottage. We had an amazing time. Stunning house with amazing views. Thank you. Beautiful place and home. Amazing view. Great time had by all – thank you! – 5 Jan 18.f
Another dimension to our stay with just the 3 of us so very relaxing after a hectic Christmas season. A brilliant stay again. We will be back! – 8 Jan 18.
Beautiful cottage and beautiful views. Lovely time had by all of us – thank you 15 Jan 18.
Beautiful neat and tidy. Thank you for sharing – 15 Jan 18.
Thank you for hosting us. What an amazing place. fantastic place, amazing, new, everything was tidy and great. Couldn’t ask for more! I loved the views, astonishing! very soothing. Tidy, modern and well-equipped. Lovely hosts. We felt very well looked after. – 11 Mar 18.
Thanks again for the customary excellent hospitality. Lovely to have an early break and enjoyable as ever. See you in May, when we plan to revisit the Gin Distillery at Dalton and the Caven’s Arms 23 Mar 18.
We hae had a lovely break. The cottage is beautiful but most importantly very comfortable with everything we could possibly need. We were very lucky with the sunny weather which meant we were able to fully appreciate the amazing views. We hope to return soon. Thank you – 25 Mar 18.
Thank you so much for a lovely Easter weekend. We have had such a lovely time. The cottage is comfortable and homely and the views are just incredible. We will definitely be back again very soon 2 Apr 18.
Thanks for a great stay. We enjoyed visiting the Wetlands Trust (WWT), and climbing Criffel, though we all fell in the bog at some point!. Most importantly, we enjoyed bird watching through the front window – this is a great location for nature. You should definitely add bird watching and the estuary as a key […]
Idyllic! What a stunning cottage in such a beautiful peaceful location. The cottage is fitted out to the highest standard – the hosts should be very proud of their hard work. Every little detail has been thought of. Watching the river and all the birds from the window is so relaxing. Thank you so much, […]
A birthday cake and card on arrival was a great start to a lovely weekend. Beautiful accommodation and stunning view. A little break we won’t forget. Hope to return one day. thank you for the perfect hospitality – 22 Apr 18.
Once again a fabulous weekend in a fabulous setting. The cottage is outstanding and we would highly recommend it to all. We will be back. Thank you Kathleen and David. The Gals x – 29 April 18.
Stunning location, stunning cottage. All the little extra touches make it so special. David & Kathleen looked after us so well. Loved it. We will be back – 7 May 18.