A luxury beachside bothy for two, overlooking Carrick Bay. A Romantic cozy coastal Bothy perfect to relax in whilst soaking up the Galloway sea views.

The Bird’s Nest – Luxury Holiday Home in South West Scotland, situated on the shore of Carrick Bay, Gatehouse-of-Fleet and next to Owl Cote, but discretely separate – The Bird’s Nest is a luxuriously and cozy Seaside Bothy designed for that perfect getaway for two.

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The Bird’s Nest offers Suite-type accommodation to sleep 2, with the addition of several extra amenities which will all add to providing a relaxing and memorable stay.

In addition to a multi-fuel wood burning fire, a full bathroom, goose down duvets and sumptuous linens, there are 2 Televisions with freeview , and lastly … the four velux windows situated above the bed (with remote opening and closing) offer beautiful night views of Galloway’s famous Dark Skies – for those lucky enough to enjoy clear skies. Ample parking, and of course just moments from the wonderful beach at Carrick.

Available as additional accommodation to the main house Owl Cote or it can be booked separately. The Bird’s Nest is available all year and it is fully managed. Minimum rental is three nights.

Owl Cote & The Bird's Nest - Luxury Holiday Homes in South West Scotland



  • FREE limited WiFi
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Private Deck with fabulous sea views,
  • TV with Freeview
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Microwave with grill
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • 2 ring electric hob
  • All necessary crockery, cutlery and pans.
  • Chiminea

There is an additional 2 ring hotplate for outdoor cooking.

There is a wonderful raised deck for sole use of Birds Nest Guests to soak up the Sunsets and Sauvignon! Beautiful views of the entire bay.

We are happy to accept one small dog.


Short breaks available September – April, minimum 3 nights.

Bookings run ideally from Friday to Friday, with weekend breaks commencing on a Friday.  However, it is usually possible to arrange for alternative arrival days so do please enquire. Requested arrival is any time after 16.00 and departure at 10.30.

A deposit of 50% is requested on booking with the balance becoming due 3 weeks prior to arrival, or payment is requested same day for bookings commencing within a month of arrival date.   Kindly note that deposits are non-refundable unless the property is re-booked for the same date period at the same rate.  Each lost set of keys will be charged at £20 per set.  A refundable damage charge of £150 per stay will be held and returned once the property has been returned as found on check-in.

The Bird's Nest

Luxury Holiday Home in South West Scotland

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