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Cavens Country House

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to revisit this lovely part of the world and luck guided us to Cavens.We stayed for three nights and greatly enjoyed the whole visit. The attention we received was personal and relaxed. Our meals were excellent and our charming waitress seemed to know what we wanted before we could ask. The public rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed by Angus and Jane Fordyce. We stayed in the Criffel Room, named after the large hill behind the hotel, for two nights. What a beautiful room - it was huge and so luxurious! Looking out onto the green front lawn and huge trees from our room was just glorious. Afternoon tea with fruit cake was served... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We returned to Caverns last week for our second stay, it was just as perfect as we remembered it.We received a very warm welcome from Angus on check in, our room was fab ,very comfortable, with great view of the garden. the whole experience of being at caverns is one of relaxation, total chill time, from afternoon tea in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

absolutely top hotel, country house, feels like home with 5star service, lovely diner, beautifull garden, beautifull rooms very kind people... we come back !! we stayed for one night and had absolutely lovely time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 3 night trip to this comfortable country house hotel. It's in a stunning part of Scotland - the Solway Coast. Angus cooks a lovely selection of dishes from locally sourced produce. The smoked salmon is melt in the mouth and we all came away with our own supply. The scallops were equally delicious and the chicken... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We enjoyed a lovely stay at this gem of a hotel. The hotel offers the perfect balance of luxury, comfort and relaxation. The owners have also worked out how to offer attentive hospitality but without going over the top. They seemed to know exactly when to offer their guests a drink or advice yet were never in the way. It... More 

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Thank Fionaoutdoors
Oldham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We have just returned from the perfect stay at the Cavens Country House Hotel. We chose this hotel for the weekend of our wedding and it was the perfect decision. We had exclusive use of the hotel as we booked it out for the whole family. Angus and Jane were the perfect hosts making sure that our stay met every... More 

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Thank Iaw101
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent a fabulous weekend at Cavens for a special family party. Accommodation and food were terrific and Jane, Angus and their staff couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. I would highly recommend it to anyone. Ideal for a group with something special to celebrate.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I booked this hotel for a residential party for an elderly relative. The staff were the most accommodating one could imagine and the location just perfect for the event. The rooms are enormous, the food fantastic, and the local walks envigorating.

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Thank Fergus4774
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Looking for a treaty night away we chose Cavens because of its location (bang on the lovely Solway coast) and because the promise of a warm welcome, good food and relaxed atmosphere so many have commented on in tripadvisor reviews. It delivered: our room (Criffel) was spacious and warm, stylishly set up. Big bed with very nice linen. Plenty of... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A private manor house, Cavens is the home of the Fordyce family. With various awards already under our belt for both accommodation and food, we guarantee that you will unwind in true country style with a warm welcome to this beautiful part of Dumfriesshire on the Solway coast. Set in 20 acres of stunning grounds, this intimate country house offers absolute relaxation and well-being in luxury that makes this hotel accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway one of the area’s leading places to stay. Cavens boasts seven spacious bedrooms allowing us to accommodate a party of up to 14 people. With a vast amount of public space in two generous sized sitting rooms and with our restaurant, guests can enjoy plenty of space to soak up the charm and character of Cavens. Sink into our sofas, relax by one of the open fires, enjoy a walk around our stunning gardens taking in our new kitchen garden, sample our delicious locally sourced food and beautiful wine or simply take pleasure in relaxing in your stunning country bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. For short breaks in Dumfries and Galloway, a romantic weekend, a family get together …whatever your reason for visiting Cavens, we will welcome you and ensure absolute relaxation and well being in gold star luxury. We have recently been awarded “Small hotel of the year.” We also hold Gold Stars from Visit Scotland, feature in Scotland the Best, Alastair Sawdays, The Michelin guide and Hotel Review Scotland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cavens Country House

Address: Kirkbean DG2 8AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkbean
Price Range: $230 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cavens Country House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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