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County - Dumfries and Galloway | Map
Tel code: 01683 | code search
Postcode: DG10 | code search
Population: 2200
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Moffat Events

June
Moffat Spring Craft Fair
The Eden Festival

August
Moffat Show

October
Moffat Walking Festival

December
Moffat Christmas Festival
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Bonnington
"comfortable stay-made very welcome-fabulous scottish breakfast-would come back-highly recommended

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Moffat House Hotel
"I attended a function at the above hotel today and was very disappointed with the service, the meal and the overall experience. The bread was served warm and appeared freshly ..." More

Balmoral Hotel
"Good Points: Easily accessible location with ample parking. The rooms were warm, very clean and newly decorated. Excellent meal in the evening & for breakfast. Staff helpful & friendly. Really ..." More

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Moffat is a small historical town in Dumfries and Galloway in southern Scotland situated 19 miles north-east of Dumfries on the River Annan. Moffat lies on the famous long distance Southern Upland Way and is one of the first stops after crossing the border from England known as ‘a gateway to Scotland.’ The town was Scotland’s first Spa resort from the 1650’s until 1921 with a sulphurous mineral spring found nearby which was thought to have health-giving qualities. There is an area to the north of town known as the ‘Devil’s Beef Tub’ this is where sheep and cattle rustlers would hide the stolen animals before moving them on. Moffat is a popular holiday resort surrounded by the Moffat hills and scenic countryside it has a wide tree-lined High Street with shops, restaurants, pubs and many hotels in the centre of town, one of the oldest being the Black Bull Inn built in 1683. Attractions include the Moffat museum with history from Roman occupation to present day and the Moffat woollen mill. The Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve with a 60m waterfall plunging into the Moffat Water Valley from the waters of Loch Skene, the Hammerlands Outdoor Activity Centre with garden centre, fish farm, shop, café and restaurant and the 18-hole Moffat golf club which was established in 1884.

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Annandale Arms Hotel
Balmoral Hotel
The Stag Hotel

Pub and Bar

Black Bull Hotel
Coachman Bar

Restaurant

Auchen Castle
Black Bull Hotel
Bombay Cuisine
Buccleuch Arms Hotel & Restaurant
Claudio's Restaurant
Limetree Restaurant

School

Beattock Primary School
Moffat Academy

Self-Catering

Ladyknowe Apartment

Solicitor

A M Simpson & Son

Taxi

Moffat Taxis

Shops

Moffat Garden Centre
The Pet Stop
Thomas Hetherington Ltd
The Moffat Shoe Shop

Activities

Craigieburn Forest Trails(Cycling)
Moffat Fishery(Fishing)

Places to Stay near Moffat

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Seamore Guest House (0.03 miles)

Seamore Guest House
Seamore Guest House is a Victorian listed building situated close to Moffat Town centre offering comfort and quality at an affordable price. We have 5 en-suite bedrooms, accommodating singles, doubles and families and there is also ... More | visit website
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Moffat House Hotel (0.04 miles)

Moffat House Hotel

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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 ... More

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Limetree House (0.10 miles)

Limetree House
Limetree House in Moffat, Scotland is an 18th century grade C listed building. It has recently been tastefully redecorated and retains many original features.

Moffat is set in beautiful Annandale and Eskdale. As well as ... More | visit website
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Annandale Arms Hotel (0.10 miles)

Annandale Arms Hotel

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Only a minute off the motorway (M74), the Annandale Arms Hotel offers you a truly warm Scottish welcome. Set in the centre of the attractive and popular village of Moffat, you ... More

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Balmoral Hotel (0.11 miles)

Balmoral Hotel

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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 ... More

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Queensberry House (0.20 miles)

Queensberry House

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Queensberry House is a beautiful Victorian listed building situated on a quiet road overlooking tennis courts and the bowling green. We believe in offering our guests excellent service and we ... More

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Ladyknowe Apartment (0.24 miles)

Ladyknowe Apartment

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A one bedroom apartment fully furnished to a high standard. This comfortable and fully furnished apartment is a 2 minute walk from the bustling, attractive Moffat High Street with quaint ... More

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The Famous Star Hotel (0.29 miles)

The Famous Star Hotel
We are a family run hotel having been here for over 26 years. Our hotel is very unique in that is mentioned in the Guinness book of records in that is the narrowest detached hotel ... More | visit website
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Well View Hotel (0.54 miles)

Well View Hotel

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Family Run High Quality Hotel
Excellent award winning cuisine and wine list.
Well View Hotel is a Mid Victorian villa which has been tastefully converted into a ... More

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Auchen Castle (1.16 miles)

Auchen Castle
The towers, spires, turrets, gilded staircases and shining silver of a magnificent Victorian Mansion. Once the home of Sir William Younger, Auchen Castle stands proudly amidst 30 acres of exotic woodland with its own trout ... More | visit website

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