Orroland Lodge, a large holiday home in Scotland for 14 people
We are now offering discounts for smaller groups to enjoy the space at Orroland Lodge. Check our calendar for details.
At a glance
- Sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms
- Dining room seats 30
- 3 bathrooms, 3 shower rooms
- Available for full week holidays and short breaks
- Free super-fast fibre Wi-Fi *
- Dogs welcome
- No neighbours
- Panoramic sea views
- Extensive private grounds
- 5 minutes walk to private sea shore
- Pool table
- Open fire & wood burner, logs supplied
- Location: Dundrennan, 9 miles east of Kirkcudbright in Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland
Why Orroland Lodge?
Leaving the main drive you swing right onto Orroland Lodge's private drive and wind through mixed woodland, following a burbling stream with wild ferns, flowers and farm fields beyond. Here sleek cattle enjoy the succulent grass with enviable views of the sea. Rumble over your cattle grid and past the head of one of the paths leading to the shore. There's still no sign of Orroland Lodge until the road sweeps round to the left and the Lodge emerges from the sheltering trees in all its glory.
You have arrived at a holiday house that is large and impressive in appearance, offering accommodation that is very easy to live in. Listen for the ethereal sound of the sea in harmony with the birdsong; sounds that are totally unobtrusive and good for the soul.
Enjoy the spacious, elegant and comfortable accommodation in this former shooting lodge. You can relax on the sheltered, sunny terrace and feast your eyes on the views across the Solway Firth to the Cumbrian mountains. All along the front of the house the rooms have uninterrupted sea views (there's no such thing as a bad view at Orroland Lodge). You are a stone's throw from the steep wooded slope leading down to the private rocky shoreline, where you will find driftwood to collect and rock pools and caves to discover. The large flat rocks are ideal for barbecues, picnics and sunbathing.
Crunch your way across the gravel to the main door that leads into a long hall from which all the rooms are reached. Opposite you is the spacious drawing room with open fire, large bow window and verandah door leading to the garden and terrace. High ceilings and a fine chandelier made by the owner, William Kennedy complete the feeling of elegance.
To one side is the spacious kitchen and the practical spaces of the house like the pantry, larder, utility room and boot room with door to outside. Also a bathroom and a shower room, both with WC. Through the light, airy kitchen is the dining room with configurable tables enabling the space to be adapted to suit your party. There is a pool table (which can be used as a sideboard if you prefer) and a door to the garden and terrace. Larger parties will be glad to find that the room can comfortably seat 30 guests with plenty of elbow room.
To the other side of the drawing room there are three bedrooms on the ground floor. One of these is the large master bedroom with king bed (5ft) and en-suite bathroom. A shared bathroom serves the other two bedrooms, which are twins.
There are two staircases at opposite ends of the house, each leading to a pair of bedrooms with a shared shower room. Three of these rooms are twins; the fourth can be set up as twins or a super-king (6ft).
This large century-old lodge is continuously being improved, always reaching new, even higher standards of comfort and convenience. The elegant drawing room with open fire, spacious panelled dining room and well-equipped kitchen all add to Orroland Lodge’s attraction as an exceptional location for a holiday or gathering for groups of friends, special occasions, wedding receptions, family reunions and parties.
What a fabulous holiday! The house is out of this world, so well equipped it has everything you would ever need. The location and scenery are breathtaking.
Burgess, McCann and Allison families
Prices include bed linen and towels, electricity, heating and logs for the open fire. You are welcome to arrive from 4pm and we ask you to depart by 10am. Guests staying for two weeks receive a housekeeping visit mid-stay along with fresh bed linen and towels.
* We are fortunate to enjoy super-fast fibre to the premises broadband at Orroland with no restrictions on usage.
“Dog Holiday Heaven”
Such a wonderful place to meet up with family and an absolutely perfect location to take the dogs along too. So many walks, the freedom to build rope swings and build bonfires on the beach. The owners are lovely and kept in touch with any questions we had throughout our stay and the pool table was a welcome bonus in the evenings. If I could change one thing it would be the beach hut. Boards on the front deck are a bit dangerous and an opportunity missed to put in some comfy chairs, a rug, lighting and some bunting to make this place a fantastic reading nook overlooking the sea :) But it was all lovely regardless. Thank you!
“Great place for a 3 generational holiday”
Orroland was the perfect place for a 3 generational holiday, very comfortable and spacious. We could spread out all over the house and the garden, plus the sea shore. No worries about being noisy or upsetting the neighbours. The beds were very comfortable and the 5 bath/shower rooms made all the difference, not to mention the 2 dishwashers, fridges, freezer and the Butlers Pantry, plus the sturdy 4 oven Aga. We appreciated the owners willingness to accept advance deliveries and the customer service The setting and views over the Solway far exceeded our expectations. We loved the grounds, the quirky landscaping, the beach hut and the Pavilion. The youngsters hardly watched TV, preferring to play outside or on the pool table. A great time had by all.
“A Special Place”
Our three generation party of nine were lucky with the weather. We thought we had arrived in paradise, as we sat on the patio looking at an unbelievably blue Solway as some porpoises made their way upstream. Comfortable, characterful and with everything you might need, the house is surrounded by lovely landscaped gardens and has steep winding paths down to the beach. The surrounding countryside is lovely and there are more beaches to explore. A week was not long enough and we were all sorry to leave.
“A perfect place to come and relax”
“15th visit to Orroland”
We have been coming here with family and friends for 15 years. We have already booked Orroland Lodge, Cutlars Lodge and Abbotsway gor 2022. Our age range is from ( this year ) from 18 years to 76, the grandchildren have grown up during these years and there has always been something for everyone to do and enjoy !!
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