Relaxation and comfort by the sea, it could only be…

The Old Shop – Sunset Retreat Lodge

The Old Shop  welcomes you to Carsethorn, a small, peaceful village on the shore of the Solway Firth in south-west Scotland. The Solway Firth is a tidal estuary at the southern tip of Scotland and Carsethorn is one of few vantage points that can see both Scotland and England together. Its location makes it an ideal base to visit south-west Scotland, the Borders, Cumbria‘s Lake District and north-east England.

The original cottage built in 1842 as a fisherman’s cottage, also used to be one of the 2 shops in the village, hence the name and is now a B&B. Your accommodation will be either a choice of 2 double bedrooms or twin bedroom, all are en-suite, centrally heated, with TV, tea/ coffee making facilities and hairdryer, there is also full access to free Wi-Fi. The cottage has private beachside garden and Summer house with direct access onto a quiet beach where the views are stunning, which makes The Old Shop an ideal location for people with pets.

Now it hosts a superb self-catering Lodge situated un the rear garden with views across open countryside. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms and an open plan kitchen /diner/living room. The touch of luxury is the private hot tub with private access from the double bedroom. There is ample private off road parking.For a peaceful ,luxurious seaside getaway there is nowhere better.

The local pub The Steamboat Inn is only a few hundred yards away to provide good food and drink in the evening. A regular bus service connects the Village to Dumfries and Dalbeattie along the beautiful Solway Coastal Route.

Discover Nature at it’s FinestExplore The Beautiful Galloway Coastline

The Old Shop is ideally situated to allow you to to explore the natural beauty that its the Galloway coastline.

With over 200 miles of coastline boasting stunning beaches, towering cliffs and hidden coves right on our doorstep, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying nature.
Take a stroll along the coastline along rugged clifftops, enjoy a picnic on the beach or spend a few hours watching nature from the seclusion of our own private beach house. Award Winner!

The Old Shop B&B is now a award winner for the second year in a row.
We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our wonderful guests who stayed with us in 2016. We look forward to seeing you all again in 2017 and beyond!