9. 1 on ground floor.
all year except 25–27, 31 Dec.
lounge, bar, dining room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), spa treatment room in private garden (outdoor wood-fired hot tub, sauna cabin), wedding facilities, 4-acre grounds.
in bar in evening.
all ages welcomed.
‘well-behaved’ dogs ‘not only allowed but welcomed’ in bedrooms, public rooms and grounds; not in dining room (dog-sitting, beds, bowls, towels).
all major cards.
per room B&B single from £100, double £125–£170, D,B&B single from £135, double £195–£240. A la carte £35. 1-night bookings sometimes refused Sat.
Good Hotel Guide Review
In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’. Guests arriving with their dog were greeted by ‘a very pleasant, friendly young woman’ (perhaps also by resident retriever Roxy), and found in their room a welcome pack with a map of walks. Bedrooms range from ‘small but fine’ classics to the Garden Suite, with lobby area leading to a conservatory and small garden. All are ‘spotless, well cared for’, supplied with home-made shortbread, fresh coffee, organic toiletries. Views are of hills, woodland or the garden, home to a Scandinavian sauna and hot tub. You can eat in the bar (dogs allowed) or dining room. Adam Moore’s evening menus use local and home-grown produce, Solway scallops, free-range, rare breed chicken, fruit and vegetables from the organic kitchen garden (vegetarians happily catered for). Maybe marjoram-roast chicken breast, pancetta and Parmesan sauce, crispy leeks; sea bass, white wine, saffron, lemon balm, tomato concassé. The morning brings home-made granola, Ayrshire-cured bacon, award-winning black puddings, local kippers. ‘Our breakfast was lovely.’ In sum, a beautiful setting, ‘excellent food, good value’.
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Three Nights for Two Special Offer
3 nights dinner bed and breakfast in a classic or superior room with garden views mid week until the end of April. Total price for two people per night: £175.00. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.
10% discount voucher
This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.
Guide Book Vouchers
This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.Buy the guide