4 St Johns Way, St.John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3UQ

    Choose Brookford B&B for your short break or holiday and experience the calm and relaxing atmosphere of our luxurious rooms along with the enchanting, unspoilt landscape of the Glenkens in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway.

    Situated in the picturesque village of St. Johns Town of Dalry near Castle Douglas on the edge of the enchanting  Galloway Forest & Dark Skies Park Brookford B&B  offers 4 star, dog friendly, double, twin or single, ensuite bed and breakfast accommodation to visitors wishing to experience the unspoilt beauty and wildlife of The Glenkens; an undiscovered gem in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway, southern Scotland.

    Our philosophy is simple: we only offer one level of service,food and facilities and that's excellent, no compromise! This is why VisitScotland have given us their highest rating possible for a B&B of our size - 4 stars and we have an enviable 100% satisfaction rating on TripAdvisor.

    Each guest room offers:

    •     tasteful decoration to a high standard.
    •     quality furnishings, linen and soft cotton towels. 
    •     complimentary tea (including fruit & herbal) and coffee (including decaffeinated) making facilities with fresh milk and spring drinking water provided.
    •     flatscreen TV with DVD and Freeview.
    •     en-suite shower room with a complimentary toiletries.
    •     Free Wi-Fi broadband throughout the property.
    •     Hairdyer
    •     Steam Iron and board available on request

    Adjacent to both guest rooms is a lounge/dining room where guests can relax with a book from our collection, a digital flat screen TV with Freeview or choose a DVD from our extensive choice to watch in your room. If guests prefer to research the area, we offer a range of local information and a free local ordnance survey map for your use for the duration of your stay.

    Our room rate includes a full Scottish style breakfast using the finest locally sourced ingredients, wherever possible.

    On arrival once you have settled in, enjoy a complimentary cup of freshly brewed tea or coffee with home made scones, butter and jam.

    We also offer the option of a 2 or 3 course evening meal menu if pre-booked with accommodation, at extra cost. Special dietary needs can also be catered for.

    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double En-suite
    £39.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin / Super King Double En-suite
    £39.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    We have a selection of accommodation options available for you: Single occupancy - £49.00 per night. Double room - £39.00 per person per night. Twin room - £39.00 per person per night. 2 course evening meal - £18.00 per person. Packed lunches - £7.00 per person. Maximum of 2 well behaved and house trained dogs welcomed per booking - £8.00 per dog per night. Deposits can be paid by PayPal for ease and security.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Pets Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Gluten Free
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Drying Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Lounge
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Travelling from the North:

    A77 to Ayr - A713 Ayr to Castle Douglas. St. Johns Town of Dalry is 32 miles south of Ayr and 13 miles north of Castle Douglas.

    On entering Dalry turn left onto A702 Moniaive road at fountain. St. Johns Way is last road on left before leaving the village.

    Travelling for the South:

    M74 to Gretna - A75 Gretna to Stranraer road to Castle Douglas. Take a A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr Road. St. Johns Town of Dalry is 13 miles north of Castle Douglas and 32 miles south of Ayr .

    On entering Dalry turn right onto A702 Moniaive road at fountain. St. Johns Way is last road on left before leaving the village.

    Sat Nav Postcode: DG7 3UQ - number 4

    Public Transport Directions

    By Rail:

    West Coast mainline to Kilmarnock , change for Ayr.

    West Coast mainline to Carlisle, change for Dumfries.

    East Cost mainline to Lockerbie. Bus/Taxi to Dumfries.

    By Bus:

    Regular services from Dumfries to Castle Douglas. Limited services from Castle Douglas to Dalry.

    Regular services from Ayr to Dalmellington. Limited services from Dalmellington to Dalry.

    By Air:

    Prestwick Airport (Glasgow Prestwick - PIK) approx. 1 hour by car.

    Glasgow International approx. 1 hour 45 mins by car.

    Edinburgh approx. 2 hours 30 mins by car.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 3


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Activity Special Offer

    Mountain Bike Hire Offer

    Book a mountain bike experience at Drumlanrig mountain bike trails with Riks Bike Shed and receive a 10% discount on bike hire. Contact us for more details.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Brookford B&B in association with Prana Hair and Beauty in Castle Douglas can now offer our guests the opportunity to pamper yourself or your partner with our Day Guest Leisure Packages during your visit to Dumfries and Galloway.

    The day guest packages are designed with complete luxury in mind, whether you want to totally relax, be pampered or be indulged by Prana's highly skilled therapists and stylists.

    This is the ideal holiday treat for the busy mum, stressed executive or even as a self indulgent treat whilst the family are busy with one of the many adventure activities in the region.

    These great value packages, including overnight accommodation, start from as little as £59.00 per person for the Holiday Hair Ritual package to £99.00 per person for the Top to Toe Relax and Indulge or the Holiday Essential Maintenance package.

    Booking is essential as both accommodation and package availability is limited so please contact us for full details of the packages and discuss your requirements.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    CatStrand Event Package

    Book your choice of CatStrand event along with your stay at Brookford B&B and we will provide free transport to and from the CatStrand. To help you make the most of your evening we can also provide a pre-event dinner and provide you with concessions on the ticket price for your chosen event.

    Contact us today to discuss your requirements or send us a booking enquiry stating your preferred dates and event.

    Subject to accommodation and event ticket availability. Offer not available in conjunction with any other offer.

    Activity Special Offer

    Southern Upland Way Walker Offer

    Stay 2 nights at Brookford B&B in either of our en-suite bedrooms and we will provide the vehicle support you require, free of charge.  This offer is available even if you decide to only walk the sections from Bargrennan to Sanquhar as a SUW 'taster'.

    We can also arrange to collect/deliver any additional luggage from the other accommodation you stay at  the nights before and after Dalry, for a reasonable charge based on a pence per mile fee.


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