Welcome to Serenity 22 Barend

Welcome to Serenity 22 Barend, a stunning Scandinavian style wooden holiday lodge. It’s ideal for a self-catering holiday in beautiful Sandyhills, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

Our holiday accommodation is located in the quiet, picturesque Dalbeattie countryside. It’s a 10 minute stroll to the lovely soft sands and gentle waves of Sandyhills beach on the Solway Firth, which is warmed by the Gulf Stream! The peaceful surroundings are a haven for wildlife. You can enjoy an active or chilled holiday here, with everything you need for a short break or longer stay. There’s lots to see and do nearby and delightful places to relax.

What to expect…

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Serenity 22 Barend Back of Lodge (cropped)
Map of Scotland showing the location of self-catering holiday accommodation Serenity 22 Barend, Sandyhills.

Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation

If you’re looking for a holiday cottage in Dumfries & Galloway for up to 8 people, these pages are to help you decide if our log cabin Serenity 22 Barend is right for you. We’ve also tried to provide the information you might need when you’re here. You can choose any day to arrive, 3 nights is the minimum stay.

Browse to find what’s included in the lodge, suggestions for places to visit and our reviews. We’ve also included instructions for appliances etc. so that everything’s easy to find. If we’ve missed anything, please let us know! We want you to enjoy your weekend away, short break, or longer vacation in Scotland as much as we do!

Use the links above (Before | During | After) to find the main 3 sections of this website, or use the search facility (top right). You can also browse the Articles, Categories and Tags for more information, and our reviews of various places etc.

If you’re ready to book (more booking info):

Aerial View of Barend Holiday Lodges
Crawick Multiverse, Artistic Landscape

Crawick Multiverse, Artistic Landscape

Crawick Multiverse, near Sanquhar (pronounced “sang·kuh”) is a very interesting place to visit. I had a misconception of it when I first heard of it, thinking it was to do with science and geology. However, it’s in fact’s actually a piece of “land art”. It was designed to reflect the…
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Gone Fishing! near Barend, Dalbeattie

Gone Fishing! near Barend, Dalbeattie

Barend Loch, nestled peacefully within the tranquil surroundings of the lodges, provides an idyllic setting for carp fishing. Just 100 metres away, only a 4 minute walk! Guests at Serenity don’t need a permit, and can enjoy carp fishing right on the loch opposite the lodge (however please only use…
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New Glazed Landing for Light & Privacy!

New Glazed Landing for Light & Privacy!

We’ve added a landing area at the top of the lodge stairs! It has frosted glass and lets lots of light through, but gives anyone in the bedroom privacy.
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