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Postcode: DG2 | code search
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Friars Carse Country House Hotel
"We enjoyed our stay at the Friars Carse Hotel If you want relaxation and peace this is the place.We were only there for one night, but its very ..." More

Friars Carse Country House Hotel
"Good Points: hotel and grounds in a lovely setting Bad Points: as only staying overnight no complaints General review: friendly staff and excellent food

Date visited: 2009-09-22 ..." More

Friars Carse Country House Hotel
"Good Points: hotel and grounds in a lovely setting Bad Points: as only staying overnight no complaints General review: friendly staff and excellent food

Date visited: 2009-09-22 ..." More

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Auldgirth is a small historic village in Nithsdale in Dumfries and Galloway in Southern Scotland situated 8 miles north-west of Dumfries on the River Nith. The Auldgirth Inn was built by monks from Melrose Abbey as a sanctuary c1500 it is now a traditional pub/hotel marking the end of the village; two centuries ago Robert Burns Scotlandís National Poet was a well-known visitor to the inn. Auldgirth is a popular tourist destination and an ideal base for touring the attractions of Dumfries and Galloway. The village stretches from the local grocery store to the Auldgirth Inn, there are B&Bís, self-catering and camping and caravanning accommodation available. The area has a variety of walks and trails and is situated close to the famous Southerland Upland Way; a famous 212 mile walk starting from Portpatrick heading east to Cockburnspath in Berwickshire. The Dalswinton Estate offers trout fishing and bike hire is available in nearby Thornhill at the Drumlanrig Castle, once the ancient Douglas stronghold and home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry. The Robert Burn Centre is located in an 18th century watermill on the west bank of the River Nith and the Ellisland Farm, a former home of Robert Burns is now a museum with displays and information on his life at the farm.

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Friars Carse Country House Hotel (0.59 miles)

Friars Carse Country House Hotel

This fine Scottish Baronial Hall is most famous for its connections with the celebrated poet Robert Burns. Robert Burns wrote many of his well known works whilst staying at Friars Carse.

With origins in the 13th ... More | visit website

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Auldgirth Inn (0.65 miles)

Auldgirth Inn
Historical 16th century former monastic owned building oozing character,in rural Dumfriesshire 2 mins walk from river Nith, and 2 miles drive from Robert Burn`s Ellisland farm, ideal location for salmon & seatrout anglers, pheasant shooters ... More | visit website
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Woodland House (4.58 miles)

Woodland House
Welcome to Woodland House Hotel, a historic hotel in beautiful countryside on the edge of Dumfries. If youíre visiting us for business or for leisure then youíll enjoy a relaxing, peaceful stay with tasty food ... More | visit website
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Trigony Hotel (5.03 miles)

Trigony Hotel

Standing in over four acres of secluded gardens and mature woodland, Trigony started life as the Shooting Lodge for Closeburn Castle. Now home to the Moore family, Trigony combines the welcoming ambience of a country ... More | visit website

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Southpark Country House (5.64 miles)

Southpark Country House

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Edge of town establishment enjoying peaceful location yet only 5 mins drive from town centre, panoramic views over the 3 valleys, easy access from all ... More

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Wallamhill House B&B (5.68 miles)

Wallamhill House B&B
Situated in the beautiful county of Dumfries and Galloway in the south-west corner of Scotland. ... More
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Langlands (6.68 miles)

Langlands is a beautiful Red Sandstone building , it was built in 1860 and over looks the Dumfries River Nith , which we are famous for our Solway Salmon. We take great pride in making ... More | visit website
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Torbay Lodge Guest House (6.78 miles)

Torbay Lodge Guest House

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Our 4 star guest house offers the convenience of ample off-road parking and is ideally situated, being less than a five minute walk to Dumfries shopping centre. We are situated ... More

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Dalston House Hotel (6.79 miles)

Dalston House Hotel

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The Dalston House Hotel is a comfortable and warm hotel to spend an enjoyable stay in. Ten minutes from town centre This family run quality establishment is pleasantly situated on the edge ... More

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Station Hotel (6.86 miles)

Station Hotel
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Station Hotel, 3 Stars, The Best Western Station Hotel has been extended, refurbished and revitalized. The reception area, bedrooms, Pullman Restaurant and Garden Room are now fully refurbished. This classic ... More

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