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Jacob's Ladder, Whauphill :

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Address : Mary McMuldroch, Jacob's Ladder, Whauphill, nr. Port William, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 9BD.
Telephone : 01988-860227.

Summary :
Self-Catering : Open : All year. Self-catering sleeps 4, from £ 250.00 per week, all in.
Bed & Breakfast : Open : All year. Sleeps 6, from £ 16.00 per person per night. Evening meal £ 9.00.
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[Finding Us]

[Prices & Booking]

Jacob's Ladder :

This 8-acre croft with its fine country house specialises in home baking and cooking. Our 250-acre farm at Millarie is six miles away; it specialises in sheep milking and cheese making, and we have our own speciality Sheep Shop, 'From Ewe to You'. The surrounding scenery is beautiful, adding to the delights of walking and bird-watching in this part of south west Scotland. Jacob's Ladder welcomes dogs by arrangement. Children are welcome.

Jacob's Ladder Garden

The Coach House

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Self-Catering at The Coach House :

The Coach House can accommodate four people. There are two bedrooms (1 Double and 1 Twin) and a shower room. The Kitchen-cum-Lounge is fully equipped and contains Refrigerator, Cooker, Microwave, Breakfast Bar, T.V., Easy Chairs and other comforts. Heating is by electric night storage heaters. Linen is supplied. Electricity costs are included in the price.

Local Attractions :

Jacob's Ladder is conveniently sited for those wishing to visit The Mull of Galloway, South Ayrshire, The Machars Galloway Forest Park and Kirkcudbright & Gatehouse. The attractions near Jacob's Ladder are summarised below.

Golfing :
Monreith (St. Medan's), Wigtown, Glenluce and Newton Stewart, are all a short drive away.
See Dumfries & Galloway Golf Links for further details of these and other nearby courses and links.

Fishing :
Loch, sea and river fishing nearby.

Walking and Birdwatching
The South West of Scotland has beautiful unspoilt scenery, hillwalkers enjoying the Galloway Hills with its walks and Southern Uplands Way. The highest hill is the Merrick (843 metres). Hill-walking is also available at Glen Trool and in the Galloway Forest Park to the north.
Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve and Carsegowan Moss are only a short distance away. The coast of the Machars offers a variety of habitats for seabirds, whilst inland there is the RSPB Reserve at Wood of Cree and to the west the RSPB reserve in the Mull of Galloway.
See Nature Reserves for further details.

Other Local Attractions :
Whithorn Trust Museum and Excavation : The first Christian religious site in Scotland.
St. Ninian's Week - 11 - 19 September 1999.
Wigtown Booktown Website : Due to open shortly.
Bladnoch Distillery Visitors' Centre : The furthest south of all Scottish distilleries.
Creetown Gem Rock Museum : An unusual visitor centre studying crystals and gemstones.
Tropic House Butterfly Centre : Breeding and exhibiting tropical butterflies.
Historical Buildings. Open Farms. Gardens.

How To Find Us :

From Newton Stewart roundabout on A75 near bridge, take A714 south to Wigtown, bypassing Wigtown on the B7005 to Bladnoch. Cross the bridge, go to the top of the hill, then rejoin B7005 to Glenluce. After approximately 3 miles turn left onto the B7052 to Sorbie, then after a quarter of a mile turn right onto the minor road for Port William and Mochrum. Jacob's Ladder is a further half mile along on your right.

You may wish to print out A Sketch Map of the above route and the Machars.

A map of Dumfries and Galloway can be found in the Where We Are page.

Prices & Booking :

Prices for self-catering at the Coach House are £ 250 all in, including electricity.

Whilst every care is taken to ensure that the details shown in this brochure are correct, we cannot accept responsibility for errors contained herein or the results thereof.

Booking Your Holiday :

To obtain further details of how to book and to obtain conditions of letting, please write to Mrs. M. McMuldroch or phone 01988-860227.

Alternatively, e-mail Shona Moses, .

Once a Booking has been made, - by telephone, or by e-mail, - a letter of confirmation and a 10 % deposit must be sent. The deposit is not refundable in the event of cancellation. The balance can be paid at any time during your stay at Jacob's Ladder or the Coach House.
N.B. : The Coach House is available for entry from 3 p.m. on the start date of your holiday with us, and should be vacated by 11 a.m. on the last day of your stay to allow time for preparing it for the next visitors.

Thank you for visiting the Jacob's Ladder Farm Self-Catering page.

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