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South of Scotland Hotels Guide

recommended hotels and other 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

Glenisle Hotel

Lamlash

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a chic, boutique hotel situated on the seafront with views over the bay toward Holy Isle, the walled garden is an ideal spot to relax with a drink

Smiths Hotel

Gretna Green

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situated adjacent to the Old Blacksmiths Shop, this contemporarily styled hotel offers spacious rooms, a convivial bar and award-winning cuisine

County Hotel

Selkirk

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an historic coaching inn situated on the market square offering spacious, en suite accommodation in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere

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on the banks of the River Tweed, this expansive hotel offers an extensive range of leisure facilities, an award-winning restaurant and 2 friendly bars

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affording spectacular views across the Solway Firth, this contemporary hotel provides traditionally furnished rooms and a relaxed restaurant

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featuring relaxing leisure facilities and bright, spacious rooms, this modern hotel is just moments from the centre and is an ideal touring base

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 serves a menu of locally sourced produce

Waterfront Hotel

Portpatrick

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enjoying stunning views across the Irish Sea, this delightful harbourside hotel has been sympathetically updated to provide contemporary rooms

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lying on the midpoint of the Southern Upland Way, this charming former coaching inn makes a great place from which to explore the region

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situated in the quiet, secluded countryside, yet on the outskirts of town, the elegant accommodation features well presented, stylish rooms

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boasting contemporarily furnished rooms, this recently updated hotel sits in a quiet, seaside village and boasts a stylish restaurant with sea views

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this stylish hotel is situated 2 minutes walk from the ferry terminal, it offers elegant and spacious rooms and a bistro serving Scottish cuisine

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a stylish and contemporary beach side hotel with scenic views, the rooms have a fresh, New England/Cape Cod design and they come well-equipped

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enjoy award-winning cuisine at this elegant, town-centre hotel, featuring sumptuous, stylish rooms; ideally placed for exploring the Galloway area

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a stylish hotel offering light and airy rooms with contemporary styling, in the elegant lounge bar you can enjoy local malt whiskeys and beers

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set in 4 acres of mature gardens and woodland, this elegant, hotel features a cosy bar, with an open fire and a relaxed restaurant

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a modern hotel situated overlooking Woodland Bay, stay in bright, attractive rooms and enjoy a host of outdoor pursuits the local area offers

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within half-an-hours drive of Berwick and historic Flodden Field, this elegant, grand hotel makes an ideal base for exploring the Borders

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found in a peaceful and relaxing spot on the edge of the village, this family-run hotel offers good access to the A74(M) and nearby countryside

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