Thornhill,DG3 5EZ ,Dumfries
It started its life amid the beautiful rolling hills of the Nithsdale valley as a grand shooting lodge for the ancient Closeburn Castle. Today Trigony House is a homely and welcoming country manor surrounded by four acres of secluded gardens and mature woodlands, and history both natural and physical for miles beyond. Nestled into this historic lodge are 10 unique luxury bedrooms individually appointed with only comfort and relaxation in mind. Think fine Egyptian linen, homemade shortbreads, organic toiletries and the serene Dumfries and Galloway countryside rolling out before your window. The Trigony House restaurant is alone a good enough reason to head to south west Scotland. What you will find is a treasure of true rustic cooking, taking its inspiration from classic Scottish, English and European peasant dishes. From the bread to the honey and whisky ice cream, everything on the menu is home-made and organic. In Summer, even the fruit and vegetables come from the hotel's own walled garden. Trigony is well deserving of its Gold Plate and 'Superb Breakfast' awards. For relaxation time, the new Garden Spa is terrific is highly recommended. Enjoy an organic treatment in the secluded treatment room, warm up in the wood fired outdoor Swedish hot tub and Finnish sauna (both with stunning views) and relax in the private garden. Venture beyond and discover some unforgettable landscapes. Take in the raw beauty of nature at the breathtaking Southern Uplands or the dramatic Solway Coast. Discover the flamboyant Drumlanrig Castle with its famous art collection and gardens or spend the day shopping in the quaint Georgian village of Thornhill.