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Dumcrieff House, near Moffat


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Dumcrieff House

Manor House | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Luxurious country mansion, set in 83 acres of secluded wooded grounds.

Available for exclusive-use self-catering holidays, accommodating up to 18 people in nine luxurious bedrooms. The house is ideal for special occasions including family reunions, anniversaries, birthday parties, honeymoons, hen parties, weekend house-parties, small intimate weddings, or just for peaceful and relaxing holidays on your own country estate.

Additionally the house can be booked for a single evening for dinner parties, special occasions and events. Entertainment can be arranged to suit your requirements.

Wood-burning stoves during winter months. Logs, central heating, towels, toiletries and linen are all included.

Comfortable seating for up to 18 people in the reception hall.

Snooker room with full-size table.

Games Room with table football & air hockey table.


SKY Movies & Sky Sports channels

Large selection of DVD's

Selection of board games

Croquet on the lawn during summer months

Outdoor activities including cycling, walking, golf, tennis, fishing, game shooting and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged nearby. The area is ideal for hill walking and the 212 mile Southern Upland Way, skirts the edge of the estate on the east side of Moffat Water. There are miles of quiet country roads for cycling around the estate as well as cycle paths around Moffat. If you have your own kayaks, you can set off in the river next to the house and travel for many miles downstream.

Large charcoal barbecue and outdoor furniture provided during the summer months.

Full or part catering service can be arranged to suit your individual requirements.

We can provide a full complement of house staff to make your stay completely effortless and relaxing.

Dumcrieff is a great location for small intimate WEDDINGS for up to 18 people in the house and up to 200 with a marquee on the lawn. Our wedding co-ordinator will arrange every aspect of your special day.

SPECIAL EVENTS: For an exceptionally memorable holiday we can arrange a number of special events tailored to suit you and your party including the following:

Our MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT with professional actors.

SCOTTISH SUPPER NIGHTS and Events, from Burns Suppers and the more unusual McGonagall suppers to Traditional Scottish Entertainment Nights.

Our PIPE MAJOR can pipe in and address the haggis and/or greet you and your guests on arrival or play the pipes for any occasion.

MAGICIAN. Our professional magician is available for parties, dinners and events to entertain you and your friends.

Not forgetting the children, we can arrange Parties, Fun Days, Treasure Hunts & Christmas and Wedding Entertainment. Our events team have a wide selection of pantomime characters, pirates. historic figures and famous names from the world of fiction. Our actors are interactive and fun, providing living history for themed days, kids' activities or enlivening any occasion. Our magician is also available for childrens' parties.

Contact us with your requirements. Early booking advised.

Size Sleeps up to 18, 9 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 98 km, Nearest railway: Lockerbie 19 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Dumfries & Galloway is a very picturesque region of Scotland and is usually milder than the rest of the country due to the Gulf Stream. There are many places to visit in the region with activities and visitor attractions for all ages.

A few nearby attractions include:

The Grey Mare's Tail - the 5th highest waterfall in Britain, near Moffat.

The Samye Ling Buddhist centre in Eskdalemuir with a Temple, Tibetan Tearoom, courses, retreats and tours.

Craigieburn Tibetan Garden and coffee shop.

Drumlanrig Castle near Thornhill with castle tours and many outdoor activities available including mountain biking, shooting, fishing and Land Rover tours as well as a number of events including the Country Fair in August and outdoor theatre performances etc.

The Moffat Classic Car Rally is an annual event usually held in June. About 900 entrants come from all over the UK as well as France and Germany.

The annual Sheep Races are usually held in mid August in Moffat High Street.

There are over 30 golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway including one in Moffat.

The Lake District is just over an hour's drive to the south.

Glasgow & Edinburgh are about an hour's drive to the north.


Moffat is a bustling little country town which attracts visitors from all over the world. There are numerous hotels in the high street including the narrowest hotel in Britain. There's a wide selection of shops including a small supermarket, two petrol stations, a post office, newsagent, gift shops, butcher, baker, health food shop, book shop, pottery, two garden centres, award winning restaurants, coffee shops, cafe, two fish & chip shops, a chinese takeaway, a shoe shop, a florist, hairdressers, clothes shops, a woolen mill shop, a small museum and more. There are larger supermarkets in Lockerbie (12 miles), Dumfries (20 miles) and Carlisle 44 miles. Tesco can take orders online and deliver to the door.

There's an ice rink in Lockerbie (12 miles) and Dumfries (20 miles)

A number of regular events are held in Moffat including the Classic Car Rally, The Moffat Agricultural Show, local theatre performances, the famous Sheep Races, the Walking Festival, Christmas Festival, The Farmer's Market and more...............

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Review 1-7 of 7

15 Aug 2014


"Couldn't have asked for more"

We travelled as a group of 13. The house was incredible, only two miles from Moffat but completely private and quiet, surrounded by dozens of acres of woodland. The owners were extremely friendly and … More

4 Aug 2014


"Absolutley superb...."

The venue was booked for a wedding party as a reception venue / weekend break.I had many questions to ask about the property / venue before booking and the owner Paul was extremely professional in his… More

Thank you very much for your excellent review. I'm delighted to hear that everyone enjoyed their stay and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Incidentally my name is Philip not Paul!

15 Jul 2014


"Perfect venue for our party"

Lived up to its promise from the website - this place is gorgeous. Once welcomed by the owners and shown around we didn't see them again although they were at the end of the phone if needed. Exc… More

15 Apr 2014


"Absolutely stunning!"

Everything about this house is quality. The owners clearly take immense pride in its maintenance and present every room beautifully.17 of us stayed for a long weekend and it never felt crowded. There … More

14 Apr 2014


"The Perfect Weekend"

This house is the absolute dream. It is absolutely perfect for a weekend get together. The owners keep it pristine and have provided so many facilities for their guests. I could not recommend this pla… More

8 Sep 2013


"Gorgeous house, lovely owners"

I had a girls weekend away here and the setting was just perfect. Beautiful house, gorgeous grounds and lovely owners. The perfect weekend-thanks!

18 Sep 2012


"Our wonderful week at Dumcrieff House"

My family and I spent a fabulous week at Dumcrieff, we were greeted by the owners Philip and Demetra who were very pleasant and friendly.All our luggage was taken up to our rooms. Then we got the gui… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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