The Otter is the newest of our Eco Bothies and sleeps a maximum of 2. Sitting in its own secluded part of our grounds it commands stunning views across Loch Ken and comes with its own hot tub, decking and steps down to its own private lochan. It has a double bed and is beautifully furnished; equipped with everything you require for a luxurious romantic get away.

Balancing the mix between the environment and luxury it is powered by 12 volt solar panels and has a fully fitted kitchen, a domestic gas cooker, shower and as much hot water as you need. Heat is provided by a solid fuel stove, the building is insulated with sheep’s wool and has a living sedam grass roof.

There's no better place to relax and enjoy Scotland's abundance of wildlife; you often see Red Kites swooping overhead, red squirrels scampering up the trees, Red Deer and yes if you're lucky you might spot an otter in the early morning light! We sit on the edge of the Galloway Dark Skies Park so imagine sitting back in the hot tub with a glass of wine and watching the stars reflecting off the water. Leave the hairdryer, wifi and TV at home - this is the place to get away from your hectic life style!

The Bothy has its own dedicated 2 seater sit on top kayak housed by the slip way at Galloway Activity Centre (2 minute walk).  Enjoy the beautiful colours and tranquillity at dawn or dusk from your very own kayak.

Types of break

We offer the bothy on the following lets

  • a 3 night weekend (fri/sat/sun)
  • a 4 night week (mon/tue/wed/thu)
  • or a 7 night week (arrive mon or fri)


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Why not treat yourself to a holiday in Scotland by staying at our Otter Eco Yurt? If you need more information please feel free to give us a call on 01556 502 011.



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