Set in a 45-acre estate with stunning woodland stretching to the banks of the River Nith, the 19th century Friars Carse Country House Hotel offers 23 bedrooms and cottages and is located 6 miles from Dumfries town center. This fine Scottish Baronial Hall has a magnificent paneled entrance hall with an elegant staircase and offers guests a spacious lounge with an open fire, overlooking the gardens and river. The Friars Carse benefits from a elevator to all floors.

The rooms offer a TV, telephone, and tea/coffee making facilities along with hairdryers. WiFi is available through out the hotel.

The property’s Whistle Restaurant serves meals made using locally sourced and seasonal produce. Friars Carse also features a comfortable bar and snooker room.

The country house offers private trout and salmon fishing on nearly 2 miles of the River Nith, with tackle storage, a drying room, and freezing facilities available. Further outdoor activities within the area include cycling trails, shooting, and a variety of golf courses. Robert Burns Hermitage is located on the grounds of the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Friars Carse Country House Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 1, 2005

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Friars Carse Country House Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Host Info

8.9
Host Review Score

Friars Carse Country House Hotel is owned by POFR (Post Office Fellowship of Remembrance) and opened in 1938. Friars Carse history dates back to 1465.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Dumfries and County Golf Club
    5.9 miles
  • Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club
    6.2 miles
  • Drumlanrig Castle
    9.9 miles
  • Annandale Water Services
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Criffel
    19 miles
  • River Nith
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    43.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    56.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    57.6 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Whistle

    Food: Scottish

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Friars Carse Country House Hotel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Friars Carse Country House Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
3 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
£6.50 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Friars Carse Country House Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Please note the property have 3 pet-friendly rooms available, these must be pre-booked in advance to guarantee. Charge for each pet is GBP 15 per night. Please note that pets are not permitted in non-pet rooms.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Friars Carse Country House Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Friars Carse Country House Hotel

  • Check-in at Friars Carse Country House Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Friars Carse Country House Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The prices at Friars Carse Country House Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Friars Carse Country House Hotel is 5.6 miles from the center of Dumfries.

  • Yes, Friars Carse Country House Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Friars Carse Country House Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Whistle

  • Friars Carse Country House Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)