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UPDATE* We are now able to open for the 2022 fishing season with a few changes:-

Weeks will run from arrival after 2pm on a Sunday as usual.  But we ask that you leave before 12noon on the last Friday  of your stay to allow time to air and clean the Cottage.

There will no longer be any pillows, blanket or throws and due to the infection risk we have had to remove all books, cards and games.

For any further information please contact the Estate Office on 01387 840222.


We are now taking bookings for 2022.

Available Dates:-

04/09/22 to 09/09/22

23/10/22 to 28/10/22

30/10/22 to 04/11/22



Sawmill Cottage is a cosy, comfortable stone-built single storey cottage set in the heart of Dormont Estate on the banks of the River Annan, offering self catering holiday accommodation and fishing for 2 rods, for Salmon and Sea Trout, on the Dormont Beat are included in the price of your stay.


Call the Estate Office on 01387 840222 for further details or to book email:

The cottage is situated amidst woods and farmland, well away from the main road but with easy access.

There is an abundance of local wildlife. Red squirrels, deer, otter, badgers are regularly seen by visitors.

There is plenty of walking in the picturesque Dumfriesshire countryside, lots of good places to eat locally and many interesting places to visit.

Dumfries town, Moffat and Annan are easily accessible by road for those who like to shop. Dormont is also only a short distance from the Motorway network.

The Cottage offers good basic accommodation and comprises:-

The property is heated by electric night storage heaters and the water is heated electrically and by a back boiler in the fireplace.

Visitors must provide their own bed linen, pillow cases, table linen and dish towels

If your holiday is between 25th February and 15th November, fishing for sea trout and salmon for 2 rods on a 1½ mile stretch of the River Annan is included in the price of the accommodation.

Bookings run from Sunday to Sunday. In the case of out-of-season bookings this may be varied to suit individual requirements. Visitors are asked to arrive no sooner than 2.00pm at the start of their holiday and to leave no later than 10.30am at the end.

What you pay for your holiday includes VAT and all fuel and electricity, but does not include any form of insurance. However there is no deposit to pay when you book.  You simply pay the full amount when you arrive.

Visitors should be aware that shooting takes place from time to time on the estate and that nearby fields are often stocked with farm livestock. Whilst visitors may bring their dogs, they are asked to keep them on a lead at all times.


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