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Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel

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Four-star accommodation character near Lockerbie.

The Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel sits amid five acres of magnificent grounds with stunning views of the beautiful Scottish countryside. That alone should be enough to tempt you into booking, but we'll carry on anyway. The hotel has been rated as four-star accommodation by the Scottish Tourist Board, we pride ourselves on being the highest graded hotel in the region.

Only a few miles from Lockerbie town centre and train station, there's plenty of convenience to go with our character! Thanks to our cosy lounges with real log fires in winter and a bar with many fine drinks to choose from, you can look forward to the most heart-warming hospitality when you stay at our delightful hotel.

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DG11 2SF
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6103*


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Dogs accepted in superior rooms, £5 per night.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars


Glenlouis Restaurant

The Glenlouis Restaurant looks onto breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Open to both residents and non-residents, a full menu is available. Vegetarians are well catered for, as are other dietary needs. Our head chef and his team use only the freshest ingredients, carefully selected from local suppliers including Solway Salmon, Galloway Beef, Lockerbie Cheeses, plus delicious home made bread, all to tempt the most discerning diner.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary

Hotel Bar

There's no better place to enjoy a wee dram of Scottish hospitality!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 67
Distance: 6500 Yards
No handicap required


1.00 miles away in Lockerbie


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites


9 holes Yes
18 holes £21.00
Trolley hire £5.00
Club hire £15.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Driving Range Yes


We are renowned for our outstanding wedding ceremonies. Its no surprise really, given the 5 acres of scenic elevated parkland that provide the perfect backdrop! Go on, say yes to the Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel!


Wedding service and reception venue

You can hold a civil or religious wedding ceremony on our splendid lawn or in our gorgeous conservatory, which overlooks the wonderful countryside. Whichever you choose, you'll love the views!


We have a list of options, so you can pick and choose dishes to create your own menu!

Honeymoon Suite

Our 3 luxurious suites offer superb views of the grounds, all with individual character and charm. So once you've finished the last dance, come and stay in first class!


Registry office:
Dumfries and Galloway
01461 337071

Get in touch with Lynne Little or Glen Wright on

For any enquiries please call Glen Wright / Lynne Little on 01576 202427

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M74, J17, 0.50 miles
Nearest train station: Lockerbie, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: Glasgow, 60.00 miles
Free parking on site (60 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

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What's nearby?


  • Hampden (80 miles)

  • Queen of the South (14 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Gretna Green and Gretna Outlet Village (15 miles)

  • Drumlanrig Castle (20 miles)

  • Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre (15 miles)

  • Robert Burns Museum (12 miles)

  • Lockerbie Memorial Gardens (2 miles)


  • Lockerbie (1.8 miles)

  • Carlisle (26 miles)

  • Glasgow (71 miles)

  • Newcastle (82 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Though we offer superb corporate facilities, and take the hard work out of working away, you don't have to be here on business to get the most out of our function rooms!

Available room set ups

U shape


The Kirkhill suite can host a conference for 200 theatre style or 150 classroom style.

Glenlouis suite

The Glenlouis suite can host theatre style for 150 guests and 90 Classroom style.

Glenfarclas Lounge

The Glenfarclas Lounge can cater for 20 boardroom style or 30 theatre syle.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Kirkhill 150 120 80 120 150
Glenlouis suite 120 90 60 100 100
Glenfarclas Lounge 30 20 18 24 24
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 517 traveller reviews
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engagement gift to us

22/02/2017 rubylover, north lanarkshire

stayed here on 18th feb as a gift and it was so relaxing staff were lovely and food was amazing,atmosphere in hotel was lovely and so cosy with the log fire,will definately be back here,our cream tea ... more



18/02/2017 Foy49, Saint Helens, England, United Kingdom

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome and comfortable by the cheerful staff. The room and indeed the hotel in general is spotlessly clean and well furnished. The staff can't do enoug... more

Owner Response
wrighty147, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dryfesdale Country House Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Reviewer, What a top class review, all the team are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we all look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Wedding Reception June 2014

17/02/2017 Jjlkh,

Amazing Venue, food and staff . We were married at Anvil Hall and had our wedding reception here along with a 2 night stay. I can honestly say I would not change anything, the staff are a credit to ... more

Owner Response
wrighty147, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dryfesdale Country House Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your fantastic review, we host over 100 weddings per year and are thrilled your day was perfect for you and your guests.

Nice hotel but certain aspects of the layout dont work

16/02/2017 Joyce81264, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Our two night stay was a gift from my son. B&B with dinner on first night. First of all we'd preferred to have been asked what night we'd like to have dinner rather than being forced into first night... more

Owner Response
wrighty147, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dryfesdale Country House Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Reviewer, We are pleased you enjoyed our hotel,and the quality of our food was very good, our sticky toffee pudding is a firm favourite of our guests, however as you rightly pointed out this was a voucher / deal which has proved extremely popular with over 650 being sold this year alone, the voucher promotion clearly stated the menu prior to arrival, and that dinner was included on the first night only. Your comments on drink prices seem strange as follows a large glass of wine is priced as follows £5.75 (250ml) 1/3 rd of a bottle yet you say that £16.95 for a full bottle is reasonable, a mere 10p per glass more expensive than a bottle. We also have two lounges in the hotel one with music, one without music based on guest feedback some prefer a nice quiet relaxing room with a real log fire to relax in, rather than one with music, however we are able to cover both of these having the two loungesto choose from. Finally Thank you for your review

What a great gem

14/02/2017 scotsgal36, Paisley, United Kingdom

Just spent 2 nights b and b and dinner on the first night this was a groupon gift, could not fault this hotel, staff are fantastic, epically Niccolle who's was bubbly and very chatty she made us so we... more

Owner Response
wrighty147, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dryfesdale Country House Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review, we are all thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you again in the future