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Easy to find from all major routes, Southpark House sits in a peaceful location yet only 5 minutes drive from the bustling market town centre of Dumfries. This is the ideal base for exploring southern Scotland's outstanding natural beauty and unique history.
Southpark House offers a choice of stylish ensuite double, twin and single rooms. Each room includes a flat-screen TV, work desk, seating area and tea/coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms offer a hairdryer and bathrobes. Most rooms have panoramic views over the surrounding hills. Free superfast fibre Wi-Fi is available throughout - including the garden and outside seating areas. Free secure onsite parking and bike storage.
Southpark is renowned for serving hearty Scottish breakfasts with local farm free-range eggs. Make your selection from the cooked breakfast menu or try out the local smoked salmon. Your hosts hold the Taste Our Best award from VisitScotland.
Guests can relax in the lounge with a log burner or sit outside in the garden and enjoy the views. If you feel like a takeaway for your evening meal, guests are welcome to eat in the conservatory or on the patio in the summer months. You can also use the guest kitchen which also has full laundry facilities. Southpark House is conveniently just a 5-minute drive from many award-winning restaurants.
Dumfries has many interesting places to visit including Robert Burns House (where he wrote some of his best known poems), as well as the Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura set in an 18th century windmill. Other historic attractions to visit in the area are Caerlaverock Castle, Drumlanrig Castle, and the Robert the Bruce stone at Loch Trool.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy walking, pony trekking, fishing and the various 7Stanes mountain biking centres with the AE forest just a short drive from Southpark House. In the Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve you can walk to the UK's fifth highest waterfall. The Raiders Road Forest Drive is a scenic route through the Galloway Forest Park where you can often spot plenty of wildlife. The forest is also a Dark Sky Park thanks to the lack of light pollution which offers breathtaking stargazing conditions. The Solway coast and beaches are also just waiting to be explored. There are over 30 golf courses and driving ranges in Dumfries and Galloway, and Southpark House is less than 3 miles from Dumfries & County Golf Club.