Barholm Accommodation

In 2011 the Barholm Arms (or ‘The Ponda’ as it was locally known) closed permanently. After a few years the condition of the building deteriorated and became an eyesore on Creetown’s main street. Creetown Initiative purchased the building and secured £890,000 from the National Lottery to redevelop it into an Enterprise Centre. The aim...

Barholm Arts and Crafts

Barholm Arts and Crafts is home to a group of talented artists and designers. With an impressive collection of artwork, designer knitwear, jewellery, woodturning and unique handmade gifts, you are sure to find something to remind you of your visit to Dumfries and Galloway. The shop is located at the front of the Barholm...

Barholm Cycle Hire

Barholm Cycle Hire is located to the rear of the Barholm building on the main street of Creetown. It offers a wide range of bicycles to rent for either a full or half day. There are manual bikes in both adult and child sizes, as well as electric bikes and safety equipment available for...

Derelict Barholm pub is transformed

BARHOLM – BRAND NEW EN-SUITE, AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE IN CREETOWN We are excited to announce that Barholm Accommodation is now open for bookings! Barholm offers pleasant, comfortable accommodation to suit shared occupancy, as well as double and single private rooms, all en-suite. Perfect for families, couples, travellers, visitors, outdoor enthusiasts and dogs are welcome...

Short Film about Barholm Arms Redevelopment

A short film has been made at Creetown Initiative about the future redevelopments of the Barholm Arms, with a little help from some of the Creetown Senior Youth Club members. The film charts the future redevelopment plans of the building, which has been made possible thanks to a substantial grant of £730,000 from the...

Creative Industries Event

On Friday 9th October, we went along to the Creative Industries Event in Dalbeattie and ran a stall to talk about the local and national work Creetown Initiative carries out. The event was run by Business Gateway and Dumfries and Galloway Council and we met some interesting people from various creative fields. We used...

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