All of our double, twin and family rooms are en-suite
benefits of free wireless internet access for your laptop
and digital TV.
We are situated within the quiet conservation
area of Dumfries town centre town near other bed and breakfasts
in Dumfries and only 150 yards from Dumfries railway station
(no train traffic can be heard within the guest house).
In each room:
Enjoy a traditional Scottish/English full
cooked breakfast or choose from our varied alternative menu.
and breakfast accommodation rooms
have colour TV, iron & ironing board, tea/coffee and
hairdryers for your convenience.
We are only 8 miles away from the ever
popular wedding venue Comlongon
Dumfries, gateway to Galloway (Kirkcudbrightshire
- also known as the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and Wigtownshire
- including the Machars and the Rhins of Galloway), occupies
a position in the South West of Scotland not far from the
border with England (around 25 miles).
It has many associations with Robert Burns who lived here
in the 1790s. The
Robert Burns Centre is situated
in an 18th century watermill on the west bank of the River
Nith. The two homes Burns lived in survive - one (Burns'
House) is open to the public. A few miles to the North of
the town a farm (Ellisland),
the tenancy of which attracted Burns to the area, can also
Above the mill there is an 18th century windmill tower
which houses Dumfries
Museum and the Camera Obscura Observatory . The Museum has exhibits from prehistoric times, the wildlife
of the Solway salt marshes, stone carvings of Scotland's
early Christians, and many Victorian farm implements. The
Camera Obscura, originally an astronomical instrument installed
in 1836, has a table top screen on to which are projected
panoramic views of Dumfries and the surrounding countryside.
Across the 15th century Devorgilla Bridge there is Old
Bridge House, Dumfries' oldest house, dating from 1660 and
built into the sandstone of the bridge itself. Dumfries
has a large number of public houses, including, on the town's
High Street, The Globe Inn, which Robert Burns himself frequented.
The town has one domestic rail link, Dumfries railway station
with direct services to Kilmarnock and Glasgow to the north
and Carlisle and Newcastle to the east.