We are located in a quiet street close to Dumfries town centre, the River Nith and a wide range of historical, leisure and outdoor activities that are on offer in Dumfries and Galloway.
Dumfries Ice Bowl is a few minutes walk from the hotel and comprises a dedicated Ice Hockey / Ice Skating Rink as well as a dedicated Curling Rink. The facility is used by local and regional clubs and hosts national and international competitions. More information about opening times etc is available from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s website.
Robert Burns House is a few minutes walk from the hotel and is the house in which he was born, and where his family lived during the height of his fame until his death. More information is available from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s website.
7 Stanes is described as “Scotland’s Biking Heaven” and considered “Mountain Biking Mecca” by Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures. More information is available from the 7 Stanes website.
Caerlaverock Castle is managed by Historic Scotland, the castle has a rich history of Scottish/English conflicts and has a unique triangular shape. More information about opening times etc is available from Historic Scotland’s website.
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum houses aircraft from WW1 right through to the 1970’s, which provides a fascinating experience for young and old alike. More information is available from the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum website.
Dumfries and Galloway Golf Course is a championship-level course set in beautiful parkland and maintained to high standards. Visitors are welcome during the week and at weekends to this friendly club which offers an excellent round of golf and renowned hospitality. More information is available from the Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club website.
Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura together provide a rich history of the area and people. The camera obscura is the oldest working instrument in the world, and visitors to the old windmill tower can enjoy the exquisite views of Dumfries and Galloway. More information is available from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s website.
Mabie Forest – one of the 7 Stanes provides a great opportunity to escape into nature with something to suit the whole family. Nature trails offer magnificent views, lots of wildlife which everyone can enjoy watching, open spaces for picnics etc make it a great day out. Mabie is also known as one of the 7stanes – a group of 7 forests that offer world-class mountain biking. More information is available from the Forestry Commission website.
River Fishing – on the Nith or Cairn is managed by Dumfries & Galloway Council with fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. Check the website for more details…
Tough Mudder is an annual event which takes place at Drumlanrig Castle in Thornhill. More information is available from the Tough Mudder website.