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Dunscore, DG2 0XA, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

With a meeting booked for early Monday morning in Dumfries I had no option but to drive up from Surrey on the Sunday afternoon. I love the Scottish countryside so took the opportunity to book somewhere that was right in the middle of it. I only stayed one night there and in my trip which took in 3 different overnight... More

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Very remote but beautifully located farmhouse b&b run by a lovely family. On booking you are given a set of directions from Dumfries which unless you know the area prove invaluble. The rooms are big and well equipped (the shower is fantastic), not the cleanest rooms if I'm brutally honest but then this is a working farm so no big... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We chose Boreland Farm because we wanted somewhere really quiet and it WAS! Lovely, very large room, huge comfortable bed and lots of extras like books and a variety of dvds to relax with. Great breakfast and plenty of brochures and help as to what to do during the day. It is indispensable to have a car though as restaurants... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

This B&B is set in an amazing location and we had such a warm welcome when we arrived. We stopped here as part of our honeymoon on the way to Loch Lomond. The room was very spacious and clean with a very nice bathroom (great shower!). Lots of nice touches in the rooms. Also we had come from a wet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Researching Thomas Carlyle, I found this b&b in proximity, it seems Carlyle was from this area and wrote for 5 years at an estate called Craigenputtock. I am a traveler without car, so they lent me a bicycle, and each day I went off in my search for inspiration. To get to the B&B, I took a bus to Wallaceton,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Beautiful B&B facilities (renovated old dairy barn, adjacent to the farmhouse) on a family farm. View from bedroom window is amazing - perfect southern Scotland (hills, dry stone dykes and sheep aplenty!) Warm, friendly, cosy, relaxed, welcoming - would highly recommend it!

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

We stayed at Boreland Farm for two nights whilst we where doing a small tour. The welcome you get is warm and sincere, and straight away you know nothing is too much trouble for the Barnes family. The accomodation is clean, spacious and comfortable. (The biggest bed I've ever seen). The farm is spot on for walkers,tourers,fishermen and many others.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

We just stayed one night here on our way further north. Very friendly and we loved the fact that they were in the middle of lambing and obviously busy but you did not feel that you were in the way! Breakfast in their own farmhouse kitchen chatting away with them was just great. Many thanks and good luck! Gill and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2009

We've been coming to Boreland farm for 7 or 8 years now and it just gets better every time. The rooms are warm, comfortable and clean - and very private. Walking in the hills after breakfast is essential as Philipa serves HUGE portions, cooked on the Aga in the farm kitchen. There's always something to see and do (if you... More

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Address: Dunscore, DG2 0XA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway
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Ranked #133 of 307 B&Bs / Inns in Dumfries and Galloway
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Farmhouse bed and breakfast accommodation set on an upland sheep farm in the rolling hills 10 miles North of Dumfries town. Children and pets welcome. All rooms are en-suite and well appointed. The farm has plenty of safe parking and guests are welcome to walk around the farm and fish on the river (when in season). ... more   less 
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Farmhouse bed and breakfast accommodation set on an upland sheep farm in the rolling hills 10 miles North of Dumfries town. Children and pets welcome. All rooms are en-suite and well appointed. The farm has plenty of safe parking and guests are welcome to walk around the farm and fish on the river (when in season). ... more   less 
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