South of Scotland Country House Hotels Guide

recommended country house accommodation in Southern Scotland


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Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

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a stunning baronial house surrounded by 36 acres of gardens and woodland, it offers gourmet, 6-course dining and sumptuous guest rooms

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a fine Scottish baronial manor, set in a 28 acre estate, with individually styled rooms and suites, lounges with log fires and fine dining restaurant

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a small, intimate hotel set in 6 acres of peaceful parkland close to the coast of the Solway Firth, some rooms feature private sitting rooms

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set in 4 acres of gardens and woodland, this elegant, hotel features well-appointed, individually styled rooms and a holistic garden spa

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small, independent hotel, with and intimate and relaxing air and just 10 spacious, individual bedrooms affording guests scenic countryside views

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stay at a classic Scottish manse with well appointed rooms and boasting cosy, log fires in the public rooms, all set in tranquil surroundings

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with extensive gardens on the banks of the River Tweed, this elegantly furnished hotel retains period features and offers home-produced food

Cally Palace Hotel

Gatehouse of Fleet

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a fine 18th century mansion set in acres of private grounds and a golf course, it offers a wealth of relaxing leisure facilities and fine dining

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this luxurious hotel sits in an elevated spot overlooking the Ayrshire coast, it boasts championship golf, an ESPA spa and 6 restaurants

Gretna Hall Hotel

Gretna Green

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character manor house built in 1710, in 10 acres of grounds, with modern extensions it now offers contemporary comforts and facilities

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set on the outskirts of Brodick, this elegant hotel offers the whole family a wealth of leisure facilities, activities and several dining options

Hetland Hall Hotel

Carrutherstown

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this fine house sits in 18 acres of grounds just off the A75, it retains plenty of period features and offers a menu of local produce in the restaurant

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set in grounds that stretch down to the River Teviot, this fine country house offers classically elegant rooms, fine dining and country pursuits

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attractive, late Victorian manor set in tranquil gardens near Melrose, guest are treated to a luxurious home-from-home experience

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dating back to the 18th Century, this period house has been converted to a comfortable, well appointed accommodation in a peaceful setting

Craigadam

Crocketford

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a peaceful retreat offering individually themed rooms, a drawing room with log fire and attractive gardens, evening meals can be pre-arranged

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on the banks of the River Tweed in a private, wooded estate, enjoy a relaxing stay or partake in the many country pursuits on offer nearby

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a beautiful country house hotel, set in 15 acres of parkland and offering sumptuous rooms and an elegant restaurant serving award-winning food

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1930s house, set in a 350 acre woodland estate, offering a choice of rooms in either the main house, a former farmhouse or woodland lodges

Springkell

Eaglesfield

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a magnificent 18th century Palladian mansion set in tranquil grounds, the luxurious rooms, some 4-poster beds, are individually furnished

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