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Barr Farmhouse

The Barr, Dumfries DG1 3LJ, Scotland
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Barr Farmhouse
Ranked #5 of 50 Dumfries B&B and Inns
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    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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a very last minute booking due to a family crisis and so I was delighted to find that I had chanced on such a pleasant place to stay. The Hosts, Roy and Orla were friendly and chatty without being in the least intrusive. I was advised on journey times and encouraged to enjoy the short time that I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Barr Farmhouse halfway through a long slow journey home from the Highlands. We were greeted by Orla with a delicious afternoon tea in the sitting room. Genuine hospitality from the Stairmuids right through until breakfast (expertly conjured by Roy) with nothing being too much trouble. Booking through Visit Scotland was easy and straightforward too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Roy & Orla, We enjoyed every day the hospitality, the nice conversations we have had together, the fantastic breakfast and of course the beautiful Scottish scenery, hope we can come back next year all the best, Paul

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

What a fantastic place to stay. I was MTB racing in the Forrest of Ae over the weekend and this is only a few miles away(the closest i think), easily ridable. A secure shed was available to store the bike and Roy kindly provided a hose and some cleaning facilities. Breakfast was fantastic, a great selection. The scrambled egg and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We booked two nights here for my husband's birthday and I don't know that we could have picked a more relaxing and hospitable home to stay in. We were warmly welcomed with afternoon tea (and a quick hello to the lovely collies at my request!) and a good chat with Roy and Orla, who had left a birthday note in... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We had a wonderful time at Barr Farmhouse for one night. The place is off the main road so there is minimum noise and a nice country view from the garden. After a very delicious breakfast, we sat at the table chatting with Roy till noon on so many topics. Overall, the experience was good and we rested well and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Roy and Orla are caring hosts with great suggestions for dining and attractions. However, Orla does go on a bit. There are only two rooms, both up a flight of steep stairs. Neither has a bath ensuite. Our room had a bathroom down 4-5 steps off the landing. Not very convenient for those who go many time during the night.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Our time at Barr Farmhouse with Orla and Roy was way too short. The guest rooms were very comfortable, the common room was welcoming and bright, and the breakfast delicious (and substantial). Orla and Roy are warm, welcoming hosts and are happy to share their knowledge of the area. And there are two very sweet border collies. We will be... More

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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Had a fabulous time at this wonderful bed and breakfast it really is home from home Orla and Roy make you so welcome its hard to get away! It is the second time we have stayed here and it certainly won't be the last, If you fancy a stay in this area then you won't get better !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Only booked one night to stay with Roy and Orla at Barr Farm - big mistake, we could have stayed for a week, although I don't think Roy would have got any work done! Roy was the ultimate host, we didn't stop talking for hours due to our common interests of vet science, travelling etc. Due to her work commitments... More

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Address: The Barr, Dumfries DG1 3LJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Dumfries
Also Known As:
Barr Farmhouse Dumfries, Scotland

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