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The Old Smugglers Inn

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11 - 13 Main Street, Auchencairn DG7 1QU, Scotland
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The Old Smugglers Inn
Ranked #3 of 5 Auchencairn B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked this inn for the first two nights of a week's trip round Southern Scotland, and were not disappointed. Set in a small and quiet village, the Inn has very comfortable bedrooms, a friendly landlord and landlady, and provides excellent food for breakfast and evening meals. A good base to explore the beautiful coastal area, with excellent walks round... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to visit The Old Smugglers Inn and experience beautiful menu. Four of us had 2 course meal and each meal was just beautiful, bursting with flavours. No one had a negative comment. The food and service was excellent, well worth visit. We spent the rest if the evening in the cosy lounge, relaxing. We could see beautiful... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I came here with all my family on Saturday to have a drink and a meal in the 'restaurant' area, it is very small but just right, we were greeted by this some what slow young man, looked about 19-20 and quite frankly looked liked he didn't have a clue what his job role was, he couldn't even pull a... More

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Lincolnshire, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband has just returned from a weekend away with friends. They were greeted with a friendly smile and a warm welcome. The evening meal was well cooked and reasonably priced, the room was clean and well equipped and the breakfast was superb. The Old Smugglers Inn offers excellent value for money with great service. They will be staying again... More

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Llanthony, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My husband and a friend stayed whilst on a sporting trip. They found it very good with a very friendly atmosphere. They were served an excellent breakfast and would definitely stay again. Basically it is a good friendly place worth staying at.

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Kirkcudbright, Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were actually on our way to the Anchor in Kippford and remembered that we had been recommended The Old Smugglers by a friend so we thought we would give it a go. We weren't disappointed. We arrived just before 6pm on Sunday evening and the kitchen was just opening but we were made very welcome and were soon enjoying... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We visited the Old Smugglers Inn on our son's birthday on Friday night. We booked a table which was just as well as it was busy. The meal was excellent the wine reasonably priced and the service 1st class. We would certainly recommend this lovely restaurant.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We visited the Old Smugglers Inn on our wedding anniversary last Sunday. We didn't book, just turned up hoping for a table! The restaurant was full and we had to sit by the bar and wait a little while for our meal but the landlord went to great lengths to ensure that we didn't go hungry! Great service and we... More

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horley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I lived in Auchencairn from age 0 - 16 and this was my first time in this pub for many years,,returning on holiday from England. Quiet pub - we parked directly outside the door! Good cask conditioned beer and a good pub lunch with friendly service. Recommended if you are passing through. It has lots of indoor seating plus an... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We stayed here in May and found the accomodation to be of a high standard we had everything that we needed in the room and found it extremely good value for money the room had recently been refurbished. and done very well. The food on offer both breakfast and evening meal was of a very high standard both the food... More

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Address: 11 - 13 Main Street, Auchencairn DG7 1QU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Auchencairn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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The Old Smugglers Inn is a traditional coaching Inn in the picturesque coastal village of Auchencairn on the A711 overlooking the historic Heston Island and Balcary Bay known for its smuggling in years gone by. ... more   less 
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