Traditionally a bothy was a shelter built to protect shepherds from the harsh Scottish weather as they worked with their flocks.


Our bothy, situated on a small working sheep farm, offers guests a back to basics form of accommodation, without 

compromising on comfort.

The bothy sleeps six, and is open plan, and split over two floors. On the ground floor we have a small kitchenette (small but has everything you need!) wood burning oven, and plenty of space to relax and unwind. 

As you go up the stairs to you'll be greeted by outstanding views across the Nith valley. The sleeping arrangements are up here and consist of a unbelievably comfortable king size bed, two equally comfortable single beds and a sofa bed. Goose down duvets, and hotel standard mattresses await you, and ensure you get the perfect nights sleep.

Toilet and a wonderfully hot coin operated shower are across from the bothy in a separate out house, again they are very well appointed, yet full of rustic charm.

Unfortunately due to the layout and location of the bothy we do not recommend it to be suitable for children under 16.

The Open Gate Campsite

Low Auldgirth Steading

Dumfries and Galloway



- NX 91577 86812 -

Contact us:

- 07507510263 -


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