Solway Retreat unique holiday home in Gretna Green


Entire cottage hosted by Catherine

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 bathrooms
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Solway Retreat is a 2 en-suite bedroomed holiday cottage which is semi detached , we live next door in the B&B, Alexander House, also on Air B&B. We are 1 mile from the English/Scottish Border in the World Famous Village of Gretna Green, renowned the world over for runaway weddings. Central location close to all village amenities and transport links. Perfect location for touring the beautiful area of Dumfries and Galloway and only a short drive to Hadrian's Wall and the Lake District.

The space
Modern open plan lounge/living/kitchen with huge picture garden view window and 2 en-suite bedrooms off the main room. Private off road parking for 2 cars, secure storage for bicycles.

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Garden view
Free parking on premises
43" HDTV with Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Luggage drop-off allowed


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Step-free path to the guest entrance

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Where you’ll be

Gretna Green, Scotland, United Kingdom

We are set in the heart of Gretna Green - the Gateway to Scotland and the wedding capital of the world. Close to Blacksmiths shopping complex and marriage rooms. Gretna Gateway Shopping Outlet Village. Hadrian's Wall Country & the Lake District are a short drive away. Dumfries & Galloway forest park is on our doorstep for cycling, fishing, sailing, walking, birdwatching.

Hosted by Catherine

  1. Joined in September 2014
  • 63 Reviews
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We like to travel - Thailand, Malaysia, Philippinnes to name just a few places we have been. We enjoy fine dining and wine - Gordon Ramsay is one of our favourites. We have the B&B and I work part time for Marks & Spencer, Steve is a gardner! We look forward to welcoming you to Alexander House & Solway Retreat, Gretna Green the gateway to Scotland and the Wedding Capital of the World!
We like to travel - Thailand, Malaysia, Philippinnes to name just a few places we have been. We enjoy fine dining and wine - Gordon Ramsay is one of our favourites. We have the B&B…

During your stay

We are available as we live on site but contactable by mobile if we are not at home.

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House rules

Check-in: 16:00 - 21:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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