Real Farm Holidays



June 5, 2020

New House RulesFor the foreseeable future, while Coronavirus is an evolving situation in the UK, this is how we will act at Kirkwood – Real Farm Holidays. Your healthOur main aim is to keep you (and all others, including our team) as safe as possible while using, and enjoying, our real farm holiday accommodation and […]

Christmas is Coming!

December 18, 2019

It could be a rather cold one here at Kirkwood again this year. You can’t find a better place to cosy up to the fire after a long winter walk over our beautiful country estate.  Only 2 cottages still available for Christmas and we’re fully booked for New Year but for those of you looking […]

New Bedding Going Down a Treat

June 18, 2019

Feel the difference – all our courtyard cottages now have gorgeous new linen and bedding making your stay even cosier and comfier.  Zzzzzzzzzzz….

Last Minute Deals

June 14, 2019

Stay with us during weeks beginning 23rd or 30th June or 21st July and receive 15% discount – BOOK NOW! Quote June15% when booking.

5 Star Christmas

December 17, 2018

We’re all ready for Christmas in our 5 star Dalton Green Farmhouse   Still available for the Festive week (booked for New Year), and fantastic for winter breaks. Keep cosy by the fire and relax surrounded by beautiful nature, farm and Scottish wildlife what could be better…. Merry Christmas!    

Ladies Salmon School 2018

November 12, 2018

Another brilliant group of ladies enjoyed our gorgeous stretch of river, Rachel’s yummy food and of course learning to fish for salmon.  They faced the weather and were still smiling at the end of it – with a very large fish that got away too.  This time we had Jack directing the drone and you […]

Another fantastic Ladies Salmon School

October 9, 2017

What a beautiful weekend just in time for this year’s ladies arriving at Kirkwood.  After a rainy spell, conditions were perfect as the water was high gradually dropping over the weekend resulting in one of the best schools we’ve had so far.  Well done to Fiona and Gwyneth for their fantastic catches on the school!  […]

Ladies Salmon School Fast Approaching

September 20, 2017

We now only have 3 spaces left at our Ladies Salmon School 5th – 8th October 2017, book now to avoid disappointment.  Our groups of ladies are fantastic each year so we’re looking forward to this weekend again.  Not long now….

Easter 2017

March 22, 2017

We’re down to our last cottage available over Easter (Thursday to Thursday) Fox Cottage only £410 for 7 nights from 13th April.  Last chance to book! Week lets and Short breaks available before then from only £190 for 4 nights (based on West Lodge prices)     Hope to see you soon!

50 Women Go Against The Flow

November 23, 2016

In October the Ladies Only Salmon School, a 3-day residential fishing course on the River Annan in Dumfries & Galloway saw its 50th female participant learn to fish for Atlantic salmon, casting aside angling’s ‘Men Only’ image. The course was established six years ago in addition to the co-ed Salmon Schools to help women get into […]