Dumfriesshire - Thornhill
Thornhill is a town in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and
Galloway, Scotland, south of Sanquhar and north of Dumfries on the
main A76 road. Thornhill sits in the Nithsdale valley with the
Carsphairn and Scaur range to the west and the Lowther hills to the
east. It was initially a small village, planned and built in 1717 on
the Queensberry Estate on the road linking Dumfries to Glasgow.
The town is primarily comprised a grid pattern with the main street
of Drumlanrig Street (the A76), East and West Morton Streets, New
Street, Townhead Street and Gill Road (the A702).
The town is near Drumlanrig Castle, a 17th-century turreted mansion
once the ancient Douglas stronghold, now home to the Duke of
Buccleuch and Queensberry.
The most recently published Census data from 2001 puts the
population at 1,512 inhabitants.
Trigony House Hotel
of the finest luxury hotels in Scotland is set in the heart of S/W
Scotland in Dumfries and Galloway.
Standing in over 4 acres of Woodland & Gardens Trigony is a luxury
Scottish Country House Hotel with a combination of a wonderfully
relaxed style, excellent rustic cuisine and friendly local staff,
offering many activities which make exploring this hidden corner of
Scotland such a great pleasure.
Roxy our Golden Retriever will welcome you to Trigony too and should
you have a dog of your own they will be more than welcome as well at
our pet friendly hotel.
Whether you start by relaxing in the gardens or in front of a
blazing log fire, this hotel in Scotland makes a great base to begin
exploring the surrounding countryside from the rolling southern
uplands to the dramatic cliff top paths of the Solway coast, the
perfect spot for a relaxed Romantic break
There are a variety of activities to enjoy from the adventure of
falconry experience in the hotel grounds and the surrounding
countryside and Horse riding through the Nithsdale valley to a Land
rover Safari or a Mountain bike trip into the southern uplands.
Just one of our properties
Tel: 01848 330775
Near Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, South-West Scotland with
lochs, forests & glens, so near-yet so far: you'll be amazed just
how quickly you could be enjoying the friendly welcome and peaceful
tranquility of Templand, set in the heart of the Nith Valley.
Templand Cottages are near the River Nith with spectacular views
down the Nith Valley and only half a mile from the village of
Thornhill, with shops, hotels and restaurants.
self-catering cottages have been tastefully converted from the
original 18th century sandstone farm buildings of Templand where the
great Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle married Jane Welsh in 1826.
Carlyle described the view from Templand's garden as 'The finest in
cottages are situated around a lovely landscaped courtyard, with
surrounding gardens and an adjacent wood. Located in beautiful
unspoilt countryside, It is an ideal place to walk, cycle, and golf
with superb salmon/trout fishing nearby. Explore historic Galloway
and visit several places closely associated with Scotland's National
Bard, Robert Burns. The stunning Solway coast is within easy reach.
Golf Club Bungalow
Tel: 01848 330546 / 01848
bedroom bungalow, (can sleep 6/8), adjoining Clubhouse.
£220 per day (based on 6 sharing) including Golf & 10%
discount on food & drink. Prices for 7/8 on application.
Bungalow is also available to let without Golf. (£300 - £500
Contact us for more information or to book.
Thornhill is a picturesque village in Mid Nithsdale, Dumfries &
Galloway. The golf club was established in 1893 as a 9 hole course
and extended to 18 holes in 1979.
course is a mixture of park and heathland with magnificent panoramic
views which are equal to any in Scotland. It has been often
described as a “hidden gem”.
6085 yards, over relatively level terrain the course provides a good
test for all golfers and is friendly to those of mature years.
Auchencheyne Country House
01848 200 589
Holiday Cottage let - Delightful self-catering cottage
accommodation for short break holidays.
will find Auchencheyne Country House at the end of an 18 mile drive
from Dumfries, Scotland. We offer quality accommodation for small
and medium parties or families to enjoy a Country Holiday Cottage in
and around the idyllic South West vacation area.
Bed and Breakfast stays - Quality 'Bed & Breakfast'
accommodation in the heart of the Glencairn Valley, Dumfries and
Galloway, South West Scotland
Auchencheyne Holiday Cottage, Glencairn Valley, is available
for 'Bed and Breakfast' stays for 2 to 6 people.
holiday cottage accommodation is based in a separate wing of the
Auchencheyne Country House, a beautiful 18th Century home set in
stunning grounds and the Dumfries countryside. The layout of the
wing makes it a cosy B&B stay for 2 people, as well as having ample
space for more guests.
Holmhill Guest House
Holmhill Country House, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, we aim to
provide accommodation for our guests offering a combination of old
fashioned country house style and modern luxury amenities. We are a
Bed and Breakfast Guest House, but as well as B&B, we aim to provide
the facilities of a small hotel. Holmhill Country House has a 5 star
rating from Visit Scotland.
also have a self catering cottage for rent. Details of the holiday
cottage can be found on our website.
Holmhill Country House is on the edge of the tranquil Dumfries and
Galloway village of Thornhill. We are only 5 minutes drive from
Penpont and Closeburn, 20 minutes drive from Dumfries, and just over
an hour from Glasgow, Edinburgh or Carlisle.
area around Thornhill and Dumfries is full of things to do -
walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golf and sightseeing.
The Southern Upland Way is close by. Historic Drumlanrig castle,
home of the Duke of Buccleuch, is only 3 miles away. It is an ideal
centre for visiting the many Robert Burns heritage sites or the
striking landscape sculptures for which Dumfries and Galloway is
becoming renowned; or come for one of the local arts events, or
music festivals at nearby Moniaive.
Three Glens House
01848 200 589
full-height glazing in this farmhouse’s living space allows
jaw-dropping views across the countryside to where the three glens
of Craigdarroch, Dalwhat and Castlefairn converge.
vast, main glass doors open electronically for access to the
elevated outdoor decked balcony, where you admire Mother Nature on
classy garden furniture. Watch out for buzzards, badgers, deer,
hares, squirrels and oyster catchers as you unwind here. Then take a
short stroll (and maybe a picnic) over to a seven-acre Victorian-era
lake with pontoon and boats.
shaping this enchanting environment, 286 railway sleepers were used
for timber frames; 500 tons of stone were collected from local
fields to build stunning walls; and 2,000 fleeces were taken from
local Blackface sheep for wall insulation.
Sharing Three Glens (although unless on duty, you’d never know it)
are the attentive live-in staff. Their sole aim is to ensure all
visitors receive a ski-chalet-style premier service with complete
privacy to entertain. Enhancing your stay considerably, this service
embraces cooking meals, preparing picnics/lunches and suggesting
local leisure options to suit your preferences. Rest assured, your
chef will be used to creating higher-end cuisine not pub grub.