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The Bothy At Kirkwood

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The Bothy At Kirkwood

2 guests1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Merlin is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.

Cosy, rustic, off-grid wooden cabin, surrounded by mature, private woodland with diverse wildlife. 1.5 miles south of Biggar.

Woodburning Stove & Cookware
Sleeping Bags/Pillows with fresh cotton slips/Towels/Firewood/Candles all provided
Outdoor (heat your own water) Camping Shower
Compost loo


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 double bed


288 Reviews

Zoe User Profile
June 2018
We spent a couple of nights at the Bothy for the solstice and just can't recommend the place enough! The perfect way to switch off from everyday life, this simple living at it's best (really is there anything better than taking a hot shower amongst the trees?). Merlin was the…
Landon User Profile
May 2018
Our third time back! Get a fire going, open a book, relax. Cannot recommend highly enough for someone looking to unplug for a while.
Clare User Profile
August 2017
The bothy is a really special place and I'd definitely recommend a stay. The surroundings are really peaceful and it's beautifully constructed. It's a great place to get away from it all. I also had the pleasure of meeting Merlin who was lovely and friendly and gave me some great…
Landon User Profile
May 2016
Merlin was a wonderful host who clearly cares deeply for the space he has set up in the Bothy. I returned for a longer stay with my partner, it was perfect to unplug and enjoy this natural setting.
Landon User Profile
April 2016
The Bothy was a wonderful escape from the city. The simple furnishing and wood stove made it a very welcoming space to unplug and relax. It was great as a retreat with my wife, she and I are keen to return soon for a longer stay.
Scott User Profile
September 2019
If you are looking for a unique experience set in the woods then this is the place to stay. The bothy is lovely and cosy. Bring a few books and prepare to relax. The surrounding area is beautiful and you are a short walk to both Biggar and Coulter. I would recommend a drink and a…
Aaron User Profile
September 2019
Exactly as expected. Clean place and warm and cosy on the night with the fire/oven on. Would visit again some time in the winter!

Hosted by Merlin

Biggar, United KingdomJoined in April 2013
Merlin User Profile
366 Reviews
Merlin is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Freelance Film and TV Professional
Interaction with guests
Sometimes we can greet guests, sometimes we never actually interact other than by email. We aim to leave people in peace. There is usually someone around at the nearby house in an emergency otherwise I'm available on my phone anytime.
Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0‒12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight) and check out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad