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Moffat Scotland

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Moffat hotelBlairdrummond House is an imposing Victorian building, which has retained most of its original features, including pitch pine staircase and stained glass window.

Feel sure of a warm welcome at our home which is situated in a secluded location at the end of a cul-de-sac with private off-road parking, but only a few minutes walk from the town centre with its variety of shops and eateries.
All our rooms are tastefully decorated and boast full central heating ensuring that you will feel at home whilst staying with us.

On arrival all guests are welcomed with refreshments in our lounge/dining room or in fine weather you may prefer to sit in our mature and attractive gardens overlooking the Moffat Hills.
Moffat is an ideal centre for touring the splendid attractions of the largely undiscovered Dumfries and Galloway region.
Blairdrummond House is a family owned bed and breakfast, situated in the pleasant Scottish Border town of Moffat.

Blairdrummond House Accommodation

Blairdrummond has three comfortable guest bedrooms, with fine views across Moffat and the Annandale Valley.
Blairdrummond House makes for a relaxing destination, whether you are stopping off as part of a tour, or staying for a short break.
You may even wish to use Blairdrummond House as a base for a longer holiday.
The house is dated 1880, and still retains many of its original features.
Come and climb the fine staircase, peer through our stained glass windows, and admire our fine Victorian moulded ceilings.
All of our bedrooms are tastefully decorated, and are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities and colour television.
Blairdrummond House has a homely guest lounge.
The guest rooms have views across Moffat to the Scottish Southern Lowland Hills.
The Islay Room
First floor spacious room, at the front of the house, with a south facing aspect.
Has commanding views across Moffat, towards the Annandale Valley.
The room contains impressive plaster mouldings and original Victorian Fireplace.
King Size bed.
Adjacent Private bathroom.
Tea and coffee making facilities.
Colour television.
Wash hand basin.
The Arran Room
First floor room at eastern side of the house, receiving the early morning sun.
Has commanding views across the Annandale Valley.
King Size bed
Adjacent Private bathroom.
Tea and coffee making facilities.
Colour television.
Wash hand basin.
The Skye Room
First floor room at the Western side of the house, receiving evening sun.
Twin beds.
Adjacent Private bathroom.
Tea and coffee making facilities.
Colour television.
Wash hand basin.

Blairdrummond House Facilities

Highchair Available
Cot Available
No Smoking Permitted
No credit cards accepted

Moffat is an ideal base for walkers and ramblers of all abilities.
There is everything from a gentle stroll around the Moffat Town Trail, to a 6 hour, 20km walk around the Captain's Road.
The Moffat Town Trail takes in a number of the town's sites, from the beauty of Station Park, to the peaceful solitude of the banks of the River Annan, through to the resplendent Edwardian and Victorian architecture of the back streets.
Imagine yourself transported in time to a more genteel and sedate era.
Walks are aimed at a wide range of walking abilities.
After a pleasant day walking in the hills, why not relax in a hot bath at Blairdrummond House Bed and Breakfast.


Too many things to list but only 53 miles distant from Moffat.
Military Tattoo, Fringe, Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Yacht Brittania. Botanical Gardens.
Good way to get a flavour of Edinburgh is the open top bus tour
Again numerous attractions 52 miles from Moffat.
Shops, Museums and Art Galleries Glasgow Museum of Transport, Burrell Collection.
Carlisle Castle, Carlisle Cathedral, Citadel and West Walls, Tullie House Museum, Lanes Shopping Centre
Gretna Green
A village close to the Scottish-English Border, and a must for all visitors to Moffat. In past times runaway couples from England could seek quick marriages under the easy going Scottish Law, at the Old Tollhouse or Smithy, until the custom was banned in 1940.
Today Gretna's romantic past, makes it a major centre for weddings.
The Blacksmiths shop is now a visitors centre and museum.
Large border town about 20miles from Moffat, with large shopping centre.
Dumfries is a former seaport where Robert Burns lived before his death in 1796.
Robert Burns centre recalls his years in Dumfries.
A bridge dating from the 15th century is the oldest which crosses the River Nith.
Solway coast
Lots of interesting places to explore, Annan, Southerness, Dalbeattie, Castle Douglas, Kirkudbright (birthplace of John Paul Jones, founder of the US Navy), Twynholm (home town of Formula 1's David Coulthard), and the Mull of Galloway.
Grey Mare's Tail
About 8 miles from Moffat A spectacular 200ft waterfall formed by Tail Burn, dropping from Loch Skene to join Moffat water.
The area is rich in wild flowers and has a herd of wild goats.
St Mary's Loch
About 15 miles from Moffat, a beautiful loch. Sailing and angling centre. Statue of local poet James Hogg (1770-1835) stands above Tibble Shiels Inn.
Well worth a visit, as you can see from the picture!
Caerlaverock Castle and Nature Reserve
Triangular fortress on the shore of the Solway Firth, with a complex history since 1290.
Barnacle geese from Spitzbergen and large flocks of greylag geese make this 13,000 acres of salt marsh and foreshore, a notable bird sanctuary.
Scottish Border Towns
Melrose, Peebles, Selkirk, Kelso, Jedburgh, Galashiels.
Scottish border towns are all unique, and all worth visiting.
Famous for woollens, and cashmere.
The area also has a long history of Royal connections.
Moffat Golf Club
Moffat is a very picturesque moorland course.
It is one of the longest short courses in Scotland.
There are extensive game and coarse fishing facilities available in Dumfries and Galloway, including a fishery in Moffat.
Species include rainbow trout, brown trout, American Brook Trout and land-locked salmon.
Bird watching
Lots of reserves in the area, and lots to see.
In immediate environs of Moffat, you may be lucky enough to see Raven, Peregrine, Red Grouse, Ring Ouzel, Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Dipper, Black Grouse.
Leadhills Mining Museum
Short drive up A74(M) to Scotland’s highest village.
Restored cottages, library, beam engine and mine (including trips underground).
Nearby is a working narrow gauge railway.

Summerlee Heritage Park
Industrial museum with Scotland’s only working Tramway.
Large site with reconstructed mining village and mine.
Free admittance with nominal fare on tram.
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum.
Located at Lathalmond in the Kingdom of Fife this large site is the biggest of its kind in UK.
Open on Summer Sundays and various special events throughout the summer, especially recommended is the Open Day generally held on the August Bank Holiday weekend when numerous visiting vehicles can be seen as well as trips on vintage buses around the site and a service to Dunfermline Bus Station.
Doon Valley Heritage Centre
Located in Ayrshire near the village of Patna this new attraction recreates a Victorian Ironworks.
Threave Gardens
Threave Garden is delightful in all seasons.
At 26 ha (64 a), it is best known for its spectacular springtime daffodils (nearly 200 varieties), but herbaceous beds are colourful in summer and trees and heather garden are striking in autumn.
The Victorian house is home to the Trust’s School of Practical Gardening.
The principal rooms in Threave House opened to the public for the first time in 2002 and have attracted great interest.
The interiors have been restored to their appearance in the 1930s, and from the house visitors can enjoy impressive vistas of the Galloway countryside.
Drumlanrig Castle
Castle, gardens and country park with adventure playground, working forge, cycle hire, cycle museum, walks and trails, craft workshops, tearoom and shop.
Moffat Vintage Car Rally
An annual two day event, held at Moffat Show Ground. Town centre gathering and display of classic cars.
Other events at the show include dancers, pipe bands, stalls, raffle, auto jumble, charities etc.
Evening event of ceilidh and barbeque.

Getting there from the Information Centre

Leave via Woollen Mill access road right onto A701 the follow A708 Selkirk to Burnside (ladyknowe Garage) turn left onto Burnside approx 150 yds, School Lane in front of you.
Blairdrummond House 100 yds at top of cul-de-sac
Getting There by Railway
The closest main line railway station is Carlisle, which is within 40 miles of Moffat.
Carlisle provides good connections throughout the UK, supplied by Virgin Trains and First North Western.
Services also stop on a less frequent basis at Lockerbie.
Nearest mainline station at Lockerbie or more frequent service from Carlisle
Getting there by Aeroplane
From Glasgow or Edinburgh follow signs to A74 (M) leave at Junction 15 A701 to Moffat.
Getting There by Ferry
From Stranraer follow A75 to Dumfries then A701 to Moffat

Email Blairdrummond House enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com