Newton Stewart hotels

Newton Stewart hotels

Newton Stewart Dumfries and GallowayThe Newton Stewart hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Newton Stewart. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Newton Stewart hotels and/or the surrounding area.

Newton Stewart is a picturesque market town founded in the mid 17th Century by William Stewart, youngest son of the 2nd Earl of Galloway. The "New Town of Stewart" was granted Burgh status by charter from King Charles II allowing a weekly market and two annual fairs to be held. Sited on the banks of the River Cree, the town has prospered and may be regarded as the gateway to the Galloway Hills. Newton Stewart offers hillwalking with large unspoiled areas of great natural beauty and tranquility. Ornithologists flock to the area together with the geese and other migrant birds during the winter and spring. Trails, developed by Forest Enterprise, for walkers and cyclists and unlimited coastal pathways complete the picture. There is sea fishing available from both shore and boat, in season, deer stalking and rough shooting may be pursued in the vicinity, while the town boasts an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and green and carpet bowling. Also see Newton Stewart tourist and travel information

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Bruce Hotel, 88 Queen Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6JL
Book Online The Bruce Hotel, situated in Newton Stewart in the heart of beautiful Galloway, is a quality 20 bedroom 3-star hotel that offers good service, good food and good prices. It prides itself on its warm and welcoming atmosphere and friendliness. All rooms are en suite with full facilities including Wi-Fi internet and drink making facilities. The restaurant has a strong reputation for its extensive menu using local produce. All dishes are home cooked and freshly made. Access to most outdoor pursuits and activities is possible at reduced rates..more details Bruce Hotel Online-hotel-accommodation-booking
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Creebridge House Hotel, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6NP
Book Online The busy market town of Newton Stewart is roughly 30 minutes drive to the port town of Stranraer with ferry links to Belfast. A traditional Scottish country house hotel, Creebridge House is set in 3 acres of grounds. Fishing, shooting and golf can be arranged and cycling and walking trails start nearby. Each bedroom at the Creebridge House Hotel has a TV and an en suite bathroom. Many rooms have garden views and the hotel is centrally heated throughout. Garden Restaurant has lovely views and offers traditional dishes made with local ingredients. The Brasserie serves bar meals and snacks as well as a choice of malt whiskies and real ales. The Creebridge Hotel has exclusive fishing waters and reduced tee fees for guests are available on some local golf courses. The nearest course is 400 metres away. The town of Newton Stewart is a 5-minute walk away, across the River Cree and Galloway Forrest Park is 4 miles from the hotel. Ferries to Belfast depart from Stranraer Port, just 30 minutes' drive away.more details Creebridge House Hotel Online-hotel-accommodation-booking
Newton Stewart is a 5-minute walk away

Visitor attractions and information - Newton Stewart

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AttractionsGalloway Forest Park, Galloway Forest District, Newton Stewart Tel: 01671 402420. Britain's largest forest park is 300 square miles of forest, moorland, lochs and mountains with names like The Merrick, Mullwharcher and the Rhinns of Kells. Location: On the outskirts of Newton Stewart.

Galloway Forest Park

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AttractionsCreetown Gem Rock Museum, Chain Road, Creetown, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 7HJ, Tel: 01671 820357. Owned and run by Tim and Rosemarie Stephenson it is regarded as one of the finest private collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in Great Britain. About 6 miles south of Newton Stewart.

Creetown Gem Rock Museum

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AttractionsSt Ninian's Chapel, Isle of Whithorn. Ninian, Scotland's first missionary and saint, founded his church at Whithorn - well over a century before the much celebrated St Columba. The chapel behind the harbour frontage street in the Isle of Whithorn now stands as a restored 14th century reception chapel, although excavation revealed traces of an earlier, 12th century chapel. It was used by sea-borne pilgrims visiting the shrine of St. Ninian and is now in the care of Historic Scotland. About 15 miles south of Newton Stewart.

St Ninian's Chapel

AttractionsGlenluce Abbey, Newton Stewart Tel: 01581 300541. Glenluce is a Cistercian abbey founded around 1192 by Roland, Lord of Galloway. The remains, including a handsome early-16th century chapter house, are set in a lovely tranquil valley overlooking Luce Bay. The property is managed by Historic Scotland. About 13 miles west of Newton Stewart.

Glenluce Abbey

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For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Newton Stewart Scotland see Girvan hotels & Stranraer hotels.

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