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The Bothy
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River Doon & Woodland
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Doonbank Bothy

Doonbank Bothy

Doonbank Cottage in its own 4.5 acre woodland garden

Doonbank Cottage and 4.5 acre woodland on the banks of the River Doon.

Property Details

Whether you're looking for a one night business stopover, a couple of nights to attend a wedding at the Brig O'Doon, or a one or two week self catering holiday break, Doonbank offers an exclusive, flexible and private accommodation base for you to relax and unwind.

Doonbank Bothy is a beautifully presented two storey, one bedroomed detached house. It is very spacious, quiet and peaceful and set within four and a half acres of Doonbank Cottage's secluded private woodland garden.

The bothy sleeps two adults. We also have a free cot for under 2s and (on request) a separate single fold-a-way bed for an under 10 year old. As well as having access to the woodland garden and river, it also has it's own private back garden to relax in.

Situated in the picturesque village of historic Alloway in Ayrshire, a 10 minute walk to the world famous Brig O'Doon, Burns National Heritage Centre, the Brig O' Doon Hotel and Burns Cottage, and on the edge of the main town of Ayr on the west coast of Scotland, the Bothy has glorious views over the idyllic River Doon, which runs for half a mile as the property's eastern boundary, offering excellent opportunities for bird watching and riverside walks after a busy day. Read our Environmental Policy

One (medium sized) dog / pet welcome. Read our dog policy. We also have further information and services available.

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As well as the bothy, we also have two additional rooms in the main cottage which you can rent on a night by night basis.


Business guests

Doonbank Bothy sits on the banks of the River Doon, within a fabulous wildlife site. The surrounding private woodland contains deer, kingfishers, rabbits, squirrels, pheasants, partridges, quails, owls, herons, ducks and a wide variety of other species of wildlife.

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business guests

We welcome business guests who are looking for a quiet and restful location to energise themself as part of their business trip. Whether you stay for one, or multiple nights, this is a premium location, which won't fail to impress you - and at an affordable price too!

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Weddings and honeymoons


wedding and honeymoons in alloway

Doonbank is just a two minute drive from the Brig O' Doon Hotel, one of Scotland's favourite wedding venues.

We offer a convenient pre-wedding base for wedding guests. If you are attending a wedding at the Brig O'Doon, we will also give you a lift to the hotel and then pick you up again at the end of the night, allowing you to toast the bride and groom. Early check in to get ready for an afternoon wedding is available on request.

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Ayrshire's landscapes range from lush rolling hillsides to white sand shores, majestic craggy cliffs and caves, medieval forests, dramatic moorlands and small friendly villages.

For guests who are keen cyclists, Doonbank is well positioned to act as a base for you, or as a stop over as part of your cycling holiday around Scotland.

Cycling information


Views over Danure

Whether it's enjoying a gentle country stroll, a breezy coastal walk, trekking long distance routes or scrambling among hills and mountains, Doonbank Bothy is situated in the heart of some easy to reach and fabulous walks, to suit every level of experience.

 Find out more about walking around Ayrshire


If you are a golfer, Doonbank Bothy is perfectly situated in the heart of some fantastic golf courses. Whatever your skill, the thrill of playing golf, coupled with the relaxation of the Bothy and grounds is sure to offer you a fabulous, relaxing holiday OR a break from your busy work schedule.

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