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  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • High-speed internet
  • Garden
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The Old Shop B&B

(41 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Caravans 4.4
  • Value 4.6
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.5
  • Service 4.7
  • Location 4.8

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The Old Shop B&B Information


The Old Shop welcomes guests to their traditional Scottish cottage home which is in the beautiful village of Carsethorn, a hidden gem by the sea in south-west Scotland . The caravan is a private, self-catering accommodation set in the rear garden of the house, with a beautiful view across the fields.It has 2 bedrooms, living/dining room, fully equipped kitchen and shower room. Nice and cosy with central heating and an electric fire.We are pet friendly and it has parking for 2 cars. It has the added bonus of being able to use the Summerhouse in the seaside garden. The seaside garden is a retreat for those wishing to relax and unwind or to view the wildlife. It has stunning allround views of the coastline of Scotland & England. Porpoises, Otters, Rabbits and a wide range of birds can be seen from here. The village pub The Steamboat Inn which is very popular locally and with visitors serves very good food every day. The surrounding area is lush and green with stunning walks, many and varied visitor attractions from castles to wildlife parks.


  • Free WiFi internet
  • High speed internet
  • Garden


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skating rink
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Water activities
  • Water-skiing
  • Family fun


Being by the sea the access is very good there are only 2 small steps up to front door and we have a downstairs double en-suite room. The doorways are all regulation size for wheelchairs.


Check in: 16:00 till 21:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Pets welcome
Accommodation type: Caravan
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Dumfries (13.0 miles)
    We can be found 20 minutes south of Dumfries. Take the A710 Solway Coastal Route from Dumfries. At the Hamlet of Kirkbean turn left and follow the road to Carsethorn. You will find The Old Shop 50 yds from the corner on the right.


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