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Inns & Historic Hotels in Dumfries and Galloway

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Cally Palace Hotel

4* Hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet

Cally Palace Hotel

The Cally Palace is a golf hotel in Scotland set within stunning grounds. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, such as exclusive use of the 18 hole Cally Palace Golf Course.
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Featured Award Winning Hotel

Winner of Scottish Small Hotel of the Year 2008

Cavens - Featured Hotel

Cavens is all about understated style and luxury. All 7 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, and some have private sitting rooms. 
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Hotels & Inns in Dumfries and Galloway


CASTLE DOUGLAS   The Urr Valley Hotel

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The Urr Valley Hotel, Castle Douglas The Urr Valley Hotel is a long established country house hotel set in 12 acres of mature woodland and gardens. Within walking distance of Castle Douglas, the hotel makes an ideal base for touring the attractions of Dumfries and Galloway. Built around 1700, the Ernespie House, as it was known, has a long and interesting history. Standing in 12 acres of grounds with interesting historical features, the Urr Valley now offers a quiet and peaceful setting for your stay in the Galloway countryside.




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Clonyard House Hotel, Colvend This small, family-run hotel is beautifully situated within 7 acres of mature gardens and woodlands, in a secluded position within a national scenic area near the Solway coast. Between the villages of Rockcliffe and Kippford, Clonyard is set in south west Scotland, 4 miles south from Dalbeattie on A710. The Thompson family who have owned the Clonyard for over 35 years spent many years prior to this in East Africa. This affinity to that continent can still be seen around the hotel. 





Cavens, KIRKBEAN BY DUMFRIES  Winner of ‘Scottish Small Hotel of the Year 2008’, this luxury hotel is set in 6 acres of parkland, one mile from the Solway with its sandy bays and coastal walks. Cavens is all about understated style and luxury. All 7 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, and some have private sitting rooms. Cuisine awarded an AA Rosette is served with style, with daily-changing menus featuring local organic produce cooked with passion and flair. Relax in the vast sitting rooms with open fires for drinks before and after dinner. The hotel is personally run by its resident owner. 



DUMFRIES  Best Western Station Hotel

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Best Western Station Hotel, Dumfries The Station Hotel is a beautiful Victorian building, facing the railway station and only a few minutes walk from the town centre and local night life. We have a newly refurbished contemporary bistro that serves breakfast in the morning and dinner in the evening. Boasting an excellent selection of whiskies, a comfortable lounge is available for you to relax and unwind in at the end of the day. Or in the summer sit in our elegant gardens with the ornamental fountain as a stunning backdrop.



DRYFESDALE, LOCKERBIE  Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel

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Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel Situated in beautiful Annandale, just a short distance from Gretna Green, the hotel is set amid 5 acres of scenic, elevated parkland and approached through an avenue of Beech trees - a minute off the A74M junction 17. Steeped in history, the hotel dates back to 1762, but with all the up-to-the-minute amenities you would expect from a top-class hotel. There are 28 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, all fully en-suite with modern facilities and superb views of the surrounding countryside. There are ground floor rooms with one specially adapted for disabled use. 



GATEHOUSE OF FLEET   Cally Palace Hotel


Cally Palace Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet The Cally Palace is a golf hotel in Scotland set within stunning grounds. The beautiful setting, peaceful and relaxed ambience, and the impeccable level of service make the Cally Palace Hotel a very special place. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, such as exclusive use of the 18 hole Cally Palace Golf Course - just 50 yards from the breakfast table to first tee!





The Ship Inn, Gatehouse of Fleet The Ship Inn has been a hostelry since 1794 when ships moored in the bay to bring in daily essentials. The present day Inn has been recently re-furbished to create a stylish and comfortable Hotel that offers a high standard of service, excellent bedrooms, and wonderful food, wines and beers served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The cosy atmosphere is complemented by the log fires and is perfect place to unwind and relax. The hotel has its own special literary connection. It was here that Dorothy L. Sayers wrote her famous novel Five Red Herrings and guests can trace the background to the novel in the surrounding area.



KIRKCUDBRIGHT  Best Western Selkirk Arms Hotel


Best Western Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright This is a country house oasis in the middle of this safe and friendly conservation town of Kirkcudbright. A stress free environment with open fires and excellent fresh local food awaits the visitor. Choose to dine in our informal Bistro or our award winning restaurant Artistas. We also have a local sports bar, 2 42 inch TVs and wifi internet access.





LOCKERBIE  The Queens Hotel

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The Queens Hotel, Lockerbie Set in 3 acres of lovingly tended grounds, the Queens Hotel welcomes you to Lockerbie. It offers a high standard of rooms, a choice of dining and snacks throughout the day. Once inside the hotel, you will be struck by the old world charm that blends with the convenience of modern facilities. Enjoy a drink in the comfortably furnished lounge bar, relax in the quieter cocktail bar, or unwind with friends in the coffee lounge. The hotel offers a jacuzzi, sauna, fully equipped gym and full-size snooker table. 



LOCKERBIE  The Kings Arms Hotel

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The Kings Arms Hotel, Lockerbie The Kings Arms Hotel is one of the oldest establishments in Lockerbie, dating from the 17th Century. Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed here in 1745 and Sir Walter Scott in 1813. The hotel has catered for weary travellers since the times when horse drawn coaches would pass through the wide passageway to the stable beyond (the undercover parking area today). The original beamed buildings and tack room are now the comfortable Lounge Bar and Buccaneer Restaurant, where today's guests can enjoy tasty Bar meals beside blazing log fires or choose from our Table d'hote and a La Carte menus.


MOFFAT  Annandale Arms Hotel

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Annandale Arms Hotel, Moffat Only a minute off the motorway (M74), the Annandale Arms Hotel offers you a truly warm Scottish welcome. We have a first class restaurant serving the best of local produce, from Buccleuch Estates beef to organic lamb from Glen Ken. Our salmon, trout and scallops are as good as Scotland gets. The hotel's convenient position in the centre of the village, but with its close proximity to the countryside, makes it a perfect base to explore the hills and glens of historic southern Scotland. If you wish to visit Edinburgh or Glasgow, they are both only one hour away by car.



MOFFAT   Balmoral Hotel

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Balmoral Hotel, Moffat This small country inn is situated in the centre of Moffat, a former spa town where national bard Robert Burns was one of the many visitors who came here to take the waters. The inn is fully licensed and offers great food from 07:00 till 21:30 every day. Our hotel has been rated a three star Inn by Visit Scotland and the AA where anyone can come and enjoy a relaxing stay. We have probably the busiest restaurant in and around Moffat. On arrival at the inn please make your way to the lounge bar and one of our hotel staff will show you to your room. 



MOFFAT   Best Western Moffat House Hotel 

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Best Western Moffat House Hotel  This 18th-century building has been careful renovated to offer modern amenities whilst retaining its charm and elegance. Situated on the High Street of Moffat, there are various quaint shops, cafes and and interesting buildings to explore. Moffat is found just off the M74 motorway between Carlisle, Glasgow and Edinburgh, close to Gretna Green. Enjoy formal dining in the award winning Hopetoun’s Restaurant or casual lounge meals, lunches and suppers. The library bar offers a vast array of malt whisky and beer to choose from...



NEWTON STEWART   Kirroughtree Country House Hotel

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The Kirroughtree Country House Hotel Kirroughtree is a 17-bedroom country house hotel just outside the town of Newton Stewart in south-west Scotland, and is set within the stunning Galloway Forest Park. The hotel offers an award winning restaurant, where only the very best local produce is used. This country house hotel is an ideal retreat, with elegant public rooms, spacious and comfortable bedrooms. Our 17 bedrooms and suites range from generous standard rooms through larger deluxe rooms to the elegant Regal Suite, originally built in 1890 as the library wing.



NEWTON STEWART   Creebridge House Hotel

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Creebridge House Hotel, Newton Stewart The Creebridge House Hotel is a traditional Scottish country house hotel which preserves the peace and tranquility of rural life in elegant surroundings. Your hosts Stephen, Sarah & Rory Donnan and staff look forward to offering you a warm welcome and comfortable stay. The hotel acquired it's name from the River Cree and is situated in three acres of idyllic gardens and woodland at the foot of the Kirroughtree forest. The busy market town of Newton Stewart is a mere two minutes walk and roughly 30 minutes drive to the port town of Stranraer with ferry links to Belfast. 



PORTPATRICK   Fernhill Hotel

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The Fernhill Hotel, Portpatrick The Fernhill Hotel overlooks the picturesque Scottish harbour town of Portpatrick. Fernhill Hotel offers accommodation set within its own private and secluded gardens, with most rooms boasting wonderful views of the village and harbour beyond. Golf is available at 4 local courses: Stranraer, Portpatrick (Dunskey), Wigtownshire County (Glenluce) and Cally Palace - and Fernhill is the ideal base for golfing parties.



PORTPATRICK, Near STRANRAER   Knockinaam Lodge

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Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick Set within its own cove of 32 acres, with private beach, extensive gardens and croquet lawn. Knockinaam is a tranquil hideaway, used by Sir Winston Churchill for secret meetings with Eisenhower in the war. The Michelin starred restaurant is amongst the best in Scotland. A 500 Bin Wine List and 160 malt Whiskeys make this a Gourmets Paradise.




STRANRAER   North West Castle Hotel

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North West Castle Hotel North West Castle Hotel is a four star hotel in Scotland, in a convenient location by the Port of Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. The hotel offers excellent sports facilities and has a range of family-friendly hotel deals. All of the bedrooms and suites are attractively decorated. They are all ensuite and equipped to the highest standards, many with views over the harbour and loch beyond.




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