We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Glenholme Country House

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kirkcudbright
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Glenholme Country House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 32: English reviews
Lee, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor is exquisite! Antique furniture and objects are cleverly placed to create an ambience of calm warmth and serenity. Comfort is key here, and you are looked after the moment you step through the door. Laurence does all the cooking, and the food is locally sourced, cooked to perfection! There is no television, which allows you to fully relax,... More 

Helpful?
Thank debraj r
Laval, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed here for one night on our tour of Scotland. So glad we decided on Glenholme. The interior of the house is out of a magazine, lovely decor everywhere. We stayed in the Curzon room and it was spacious with a very comfortable four poster bed and great views over the garden. We also dined in and Laurence made... More 

Helpful?
Thank Harcon_13
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night dinner bed and breakfast, everything I would say was five star. The owner Laurence was so welcoming, his food and service was the best we've ever had. The deco is really good and great idea's in all the rooms, the gardens and views are breathtaking. It is definitely a place to stay if you... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah B
Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Two nights spent here recently was too short ! A beautifully and fascinatingly restored house and garden with food of the highest standard ! Don't miss this experience. We cannot recommend this highly enough. The Russell's.

Helpful?
Thank Jim R
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Flood of superlatives - amazing value for money, brilliant food, nothing too much trouble, fab library, cosy log fires, interiors to die for, bedrooms to re-die for, and all in an atmosphere so effortlessly laid back you could easily stay on forever.

Helpful?
Thank sannukadai
adelaide
Level Contributor
88 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We enjoyed our two nights here. Our room, while not large, was very tastefully furnished with comfortable beds. The large, rain head shower is excellent. I am not a great breakfast person myself but my husband informed me that Laurence's cooked breakfast was the best he has ever had. I am sure his evening meals would be equally good but... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Linda M
Haddington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Our second visit to Glenholme, we spent two nights with friends who hadn't visited Galloway before. We enjoyed the beautiful interiors and the quirky touches in the bedrooms and public areas. The library (which is really the sitting room) is filled with thousands of books on a host of subjects. Laurence and Jennifer are very welcoming hosts and Laurence is... More 

Helpful?
Thank SolanGoose
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We have just spent three nights at the Glenholme Country House, where Laurence looked after us superbly. The house is stylishly furnished and stylised, in its own, well attended grounds, on the main road into Kirkcudbright. Glenholme is above all tranquil and comfortable. Laurence is a very attentive but not intrusive host. Breakfast is nothing short of excellent and we... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Ian-and-Anne-57-55
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Four of us stayed for 3 nights, having dinner on 2 of the evenings, and received exceptionally warm hospitality from Laurence and Jennifer. A beautiful home with a wonderful library and lounge to unwind in and a glorious garden to stroll around. We were spoilt by Laurence at breakfast and his dinner menu was an unrushed treat after busy days... More 

Helpful?
Thank John_H190740
Northern Ireland
Level Contributor
86 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Recently stayed here for three nights in this very elegant house and we were delighted with every aspect of our stay. Laurence looked after us superbly and we were made to feel very welcome. Breakfast was wonderful, with homemade compote and other fruits and cereals available plus any amount of cooked breakfast too and served in their very elegant dining... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brecht56

12 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Kirkcudbright
1.4 km away
The Selkirk Arms Hotel
The Selkirk Arms Hotel
#1 of 4 in Kirkcudbright
432 reviews
9.5 km away
Cally Palace Hotel
Cally Palace Hotel
#1 of 3 in Gatehouse of Fleet
376 reviews
1.0 km away
Kirkcudbright Bay Hotel
Kirkcudbright Bay Hotel
#3 of 4 in Kirkcudbright
105 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 km away
Baytree House
Baytree House
#2 of 16 in Kirkcudbright
187 reviews
0.6 km away
Anchorlee Guest House
Anchorlee Guest House
#3 of 16 in Kirkcudbright
74 reviews
0.4 km away
Blaven Bed & Breakfast
Blaven Bed & Breakfast
#5 of 16 in Kirkcudbright
35 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Country House B & B with elegant interiors. Featured in several Interior Design magazines, and awarded "Best Country House Restoration Project" by Period Living magazine in 2011. Beautiful Gardens. 3 course dinner using fresh local ingredients and vegetables from our own garden available by arrangement. Large library with open wood fire. We do not have television, but wireless internet access is free of charge and there are internet radios in each room. No children under 12 years. A place to come and relax by the fire or in the garden. We do not have an alcohol licence, but guests are welcome to bring their own wine to enjoy with their meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenholme Country House

Address: Glenholme Tongland Road, Kirkcudbright DG6 4UU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
Price Range: $160 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Glenholme Country House staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Glenholme Country House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Curzon for the best view”
 of 5 bubbles SolanGoose, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the double room to the front of the house - stunning views - but really all the rooms are delightful, with wonderful decor.”
 of 5 bubbles Brecht56, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“The Rookery is self contained...”
 of 5 bubbles damianl563, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles GillJ259, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Any of the 4 rooms will be a treat.”
 of 5 bubbles JimBlandings, 3 Apr 2012 | Read review
5 of 5