BEST WESTERN MOFFAT HOUSE HOTEL
The stunning Moffat House was built for The Earl of Hopetoun in the 1750's as a country retreat and base for exploring the beautiful surrounding landscape. The building was designed by Robert Adams, the celebrity architect of his day, and modelled on the very grand Hopetoun House in Edinburgh.
To this day it boasts some stunning original features such as the grand courtyard, sweeping cantilevered staircase and a 260 year old oak tree. Now family run it has been carefully modernised and now boasts 20 guest bedrooms. Each room is tastefully decorated with its own style and character from superb four poster rooms and bridal suites to king size bedrooms and family rooms or rooms for the single traveler. The hotel is gathering accolades at an impressive rate, including the VisitScotland award for 'Quality Food and Service' and Trip Advisor's 'Certificate of Excellence' in 2011 and 2012.
The Hopetoun Restaurant is the perfect setting to enjoy a truly memorable fine dining experience. This conservatory has wonderful views over the gardens and the philosophy of using the very best of locally sourced seasonal ingredients ensures delicious results every time. If you prefer more traditional fayre The Adams Lounge Bar offers light bites and old classics such as 'Steak and Ale Pie', all served in comfortable surroundings in front of an open log fire. After dinner why not sample one of the vast selection of Scottish malt whiskies, relax in the Sun Lounge or enjoy a good book in the library!
The beautiful Victorian spa town of Moffat lies in the heart of Southern Scotland. Voted 'Best Kept Village in Scotland' and winner of the 'Scotland in Bloom' award Moffat is great fun to explore. The quaint double High Street contains some unique shops and cafes waiting for you to discover. Nearby attraction such as Grey Mairs Tail Waterfall, St Mary's Loch and Gretna Green are easily accessible. Only one hour from Glasgow and Carlisle and an hour and a half from Edinburgh it is the ideal location to take a well earned break and relax in one of Scotland's prettiest little towns.