Friars Carse Country House Hotel

Country House Hotel

Auldgirth, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 0SA

    Set in 45 acres of stunning woodland with private fishing, Friars Carse Hotel and Holiday Cottage Complex offers you a tranquil country setting near Dumfries.

    The hotel is situated on the banks of the River Nith and boasts stunning views of the Dumfries & Galloway countryside, yet is only 7 miles away from the centre of Dumfries. All 21 en suite bedrooms are of high quality and have tea and coffee facilities, TVs, DVD players and free Wi-Fi internet access. Spoil yourself with room service or pay a visit to the hotel's Whistle Restaurant, which makes the most of the excellent local ingredients in its menu and has an extensive wine list.

    The hotel also offers guests the opportunity of staying in the recently refurbished holiday cottages which are situated within the grounds and sleep two to four people. Each attractive cottage is fully equipped for self-catering with a spacious kitchen, lounge, dining area and patio. Pick up some fantastic local produce and prepare your own meals in the cottage or take advantage of the restaurant for a sumptuous dinner.

    Make the most of the gorgeous location and head outside to walk alongside the River Nith which runs through the grounds. During the fishing season the hotel offers guests a mile of private fishing for sea trout, salmon and grayling while shooting and golfing are also available nearby. You can play a round of golf on some of the brilliant courses in the area, soak up some history at nearby Ellisland Farm where Robert Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne, or take a trip to the historic towns of Dumfries and Gretna Green.
    Gradings
    3 Country House Hotel
    Awards
    Anglers Welcome Field Sports Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    3
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double/Twin Room
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks

    Children

    • Highchair Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents

    Location

    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Pets Welcome

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony

    Catering

    • Restaurant

    Domestic

    • Payphones Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Telephone
    • Laundry Service Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Television
    • Garden
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • JCB Card
    • Switch Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Parking
    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Dumfries Tourist Information Centre, follow Kilmarnock signs for the A76. Approximately 7 miles.

    Getting there by railway:- From Dumfries Station it is recommended that guests take a taxi, due to the rural location of the hotel.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports take the M74 Southbound, then take the A702 signposted Drumlanrig and Thornhill. Take a left turn onto the A76 towards Dumfries. Friars Carse is located on the left approximately 2 miles beyond the village of Auldgirth.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Stranraer take the A75 towards Dumfries then the A76 towards Kilmarnock. Friars Carse is located on the lefthand side approximately 2 miles beyond the village of Auldgirth.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Services for guests with hearing impairments :
      • emergency call system with vibrating pads (if fire alarm is activated)
    • 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.

    Food & Drink offer
    Valid 19 Mar 2014 to 3 Aug 2014

    Guests staying during the Commonwealth Games using our dining facilities in the restaurant receive a complementry bottle of house wine with there meal.

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