Welcome to Southfield House - Self-catering Georgian Townhouse in Dumfries & Galloway

Southfield House is a historic Georgian townhouse in the heart of Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town. Nearby there are sheltered sandy beaches, great days out for the kids, cycling, beautiful gardens and nurseries, excellent fishing, golfing and in the Galloway Forest Park, the UK’s first Dark Sky Park. Young or old, there is something for everyone. Wigtown gives you easy access to the Galloway Hills and bookshops galore.

Southfield sleeps 7 in 3 bedrooms – perfect for families of 5 plus grandparents or groups of friends


  • Sleeps 7 + Cot (3 bedrooms)
  • Located in the heart of Scotland's Book Town, Wigtown
  • Free on-street parking outside house
  • Covid protocols in place
  • Large spacious home - ideal for families or groups
  • Log burner
  • Free Wi Fi Broadband
  • Sorry no pets
  • Large walled garden with swingset
  • Ground floor en-suite double bedroom
  • Walks, cycling, golf, beaches - all walking or short drive from house

About Southfield...

We're following Covid Protocols recommended for our sector and we're Good to Go!

Ground floor: en-suite bedroom; sitting room with woodburner and flat screen tv; and large, well-equipped kitchen and access to the garden and wash house.

First floor:  large master bedroom; three singles in room next door;  shared family bathroom and sunny southfacing sitting room with flat screen tv.

Wash house: Bike storage and where you'll find washer & dryer.

Garden: Enclosed walled garden including Courtyard garden; Circular Lawn with picnic table; Old Orchard with swingset.

Parking: Free on-street parking outside the house

Wifi: Free throughout the house

Galloway - Scotland's best-kept secret!

Explore Scotland’s best kept secret – Dumfries and Galloway is breath-taking countryside without the crowds. Everyone is looking to escape and here you will feel like you really have. Your friends will be green with envy as you wax lyrical of empty beaches, stunning coastal walks with incredible views and not a soul around, cycling adventures and stargazing at a truly Dark Sky.

Galloway Holiday Accommodation for Families...

Relax in our large walled garden with different areas for the whole family. Read quietly in the sheltered Courtyard as the swallows dart overhead; sprawl in the Circular lawn by the herbaceous borders and let the children escape safely to set up camp in the Old Orchard.

Why Choose Southfield House?

Wigtown is Scotland's National Book Town and has bookshops for all - there is a bird hide for migration watching a quick walk from Southfield House. Jump in the car and a short drive takes you to Galloway Forest Park with mountain bike and hiking trails and the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park.

We are located close to several popular attractions including Cream of Galloway, Threave Garden, and opening in 2021 the Dark Space Planetarium.

The property is on the South West Coastal 300 route as well as being close to the Whithorn Way - a 1600-year-old pilgrimage route. We're 5 minutes walk from the local golf course and a 10 minute walk from fishing in the River Bladnoch. Rigg Bay Beach is 15 minutes by car.