The view of Criffel and the Solway Firth from the bottom of the gardenThe Sea View room

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

The Old Shop is now a lovely B & B in the picturesque seaside village in southwest Scotland. Its beachside location has spectacular views across the Solway Firth. We serve the best local produce for breakfast in a friendly, informal atmosphere

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cancellation: Flexible


The space

Formerly a fisherman's cottage, The Criffel Inn, a grocers shop, a drinking house it has now evolved into a friendly run Bed & Breakfast.

Guest access

We have a beachfront garden with direct access to the beach. Just 3 mins walk along the road is The Steamboat Inn a great local pub serving great food.

Interaction with guests

We cook and serve breakfast in the kitchen where our guests eat together round a large table and enjoy conversations from all over the world.

The neighbourhood

We are surrounded by beautiful countryside and views and a wide variety of visitor attractions. Thousands of Barnacled Geese spend winter in our area.

Getting around

There is a very good public bus service into the village from Dumfries around the coast to Dalbeattie.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

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Carsethorn, United Kingdom · Joined in August 2014
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Hi I'm Susan and George is my fiance and together we run the Old Shop B & B. We share our home with guests in the beautiful village of Carsethorn. We love to travel the world when we can and when at home we love to meet guests from all over the world.we also look after Upper Castlerag a self-catering apartment that is 2 doors away.

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