Nithside cottage by the River Nith Dumfries The cottage from across the River Nith

Nithside Cottage is a traditional 1-bedroomed Galloway cottage in a beautiful bankside setting on the River Nith, offering self-catering accommodation for up to 4 people.

Located near to the village of Closeburn, 13 miles north of Dumfries and 4½ miles south of Thornhill, it is easily accessible and ideally situated for enjoying the many attractions in Dumfries & Galloway such as

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Formal gardens, stately homes and historical sites
  • Hills, lochs and coastline

Nithsdale is a wonderful area to watch wildlife; red kites, ospreys, otters, red squirrels, badgers and roe deer have all been seen in the vicinity of the cottage.


The cottage

This riverside cottage features spacious rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and cosy log burning stove. See more details of the accommodation.


There is enough parking for 3 cars on a driveway within the garden at the side of the house, and an outhouse provides secure storage for bicycles. A seating area and riverview deck provide places for relaxing with a glass of wine and for enjoying al fresco dining.


You can get a feel for the cottage and its beautiful surroundings by looking at the photos.

Rates and availability

Bookings are normally from Sunday to Sunday. Short breaks are also available. Find out about our affordable rates & availability