The Craigdarroch Arms Hotel

Craigdarroch Arms

High Street, Moniaive DG3 4HN
Tel: 01848 200205

The Craigdarroch Arms Hotel has been in existence for well over 100 years. Situated in the centre of Moniaive, it is the heart of the community and offers a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. There is a traditional bar with sky sports and a log burner where locals enjoy a ‘blether’. A lounge bar for a more relaxing atmosphere and function room with pool table.  Rooms available – the bedrooms have en-suite facilities, central heating, tea and coffee making equipment and colour TV. Price includes a full cooked breakfast and VAT. The bar menu offers a fine selection of meals with daily specials. and themed nights. The hotel welcomes golf and fishing parties.

The George Hotel

george hotel

High Street,  Moniaive DG3 4HN
Tel: 01848 200203

The George Hotel is one of the oldest inns in Scotland. Newly refurbished rooms all ensuite. Games room and traditional bar. The hotel welcomes golf and fishing parties.

Three Glens House – Luxury Eco Home

3 Glens

Tel: 01848 200589, Email:
Mary and Neil Gourlay

Luxury catered holiday getaway accommodation and guesthouse, unique to Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Sharing Three Glens (although unless on duty, you’d never know it) are the attentive live-in staff. Their sole aim is to ensure all visitors receive a ski-chalet-style premier service with complete privacy to entertain. Enhancing your stay considerably, this service embraces cooking meals, preparing picnics/lunches and suggesting local leisure options to suit your preferences. Rest assured, your chef will be used to creating higher-end cuisine not pub grub. Short stays welcome. For further details see

The Barn at The Bakery – Award Winning Self Catering

The Lounge

The Lounge

This modern single-storey barn conversion has been completed to a very high specification and holds the cottages4you Gold Award after receiving 100% “accommodation Overall” feedback from customers.
It sits on the edge of the village with uninterrupted views of the countryside yet is just two minutes walk from the grocers, four excellent restaurants and the two hotels. The accommodation is on one floor and comprises a large lounge, double bedroom, wet room with shower, a large kitchen/diner and a wooden deck.


The lounge has an Oak floor, leather settees, atmospheric wooden beams and Velux windows. An 8-foot glass and wooden door folds away to give access to a wooden deck equipped with table and chairs, sunshade and a barbeque. Heating is oil fired under floor central heating and a Dowling wood burning stove.

Gold AwardFacilities include a wide screen television with Sky+, DVD player and a CD player. There is also a small library of films on DVD. The kitchen is fully fitted with an electric oven and hob, microwave oven and washing machine. The double bedroom is Oak floored with fitted wardrobes and a bookcase stocked with local books and paperback novels. There is a foldaway bed available on request for children as well as a cot and highchair. All fuel and power, bed linen and towels are included in the price. One pet welcome.

Price guide £300 -£599 per week. Sleeps 2. Further information from Hugh Taylor Tel: 01848 200474, Mobile 07710 022269 or telephone Welcome Cottages: 0845 268 0819 

Holidays at Auchencheyne – Self Catering and Bed & Breakfast


Tel: 01848 200589, Email:
Mary and Neil Gourlay

Auchencheyne Country House, Glencairn valley in Dumfries. We offer quality holiday cottage accommodation and ‘bed and breakfast’ style holidays in the country. Self-catering holiday house sleeps 6. Bed and Breakfast also available.
For further details see

Glenrowan Bothy


Non-Smoking self-catering cottage, Dunreggan Brae, Moniaive
This detached, single-storey renovated cottage is located within the village and 2 minutes walk from the grocers, pubs and hotels.
Accommodation is on one floor and comprises Lounge/kitchen, shower room with toilet and basin, 1 double bedroom. There is a patio with outdoor furniture and off road parking for 1 car.
Facilities include colour TV, Freesat, DVD player, washing machine, microwave and electric panel heaters. All fuel and power, bed linen and towels are included in the price.  One pet welcome. Price guide £200 -£450 per week. Sleeps 2.  Short breaks available.  For further information contact Evelyn and Joe on 01848 200504 or visit:

Glenluiart Lodges

Glenluiart Lodges are situated in the grounds of Glenluiart, an A-listed Arts & Crafts Country House one mile from the Conservation village of Moniaive.  Glenluiart Lodges comprises four Self-Catering Lodges that sleep from two to seven persons.  Details of the Lodges can be found at  Glenluiart is found easily by entering the postcode DG3 4JA in google maps online, or on any smartphone, or on a satellite navigation system.  It sits on the B729 in the midst of rolling countryside in the parish of Glencairn, Dumfries & Galloway.

Moniaive is a relatively busy village with around 500 inhabitants.  The village has a large general store and post office, two hotels with restaurants and an Italian pizzeria so finding something that suits will not be an issue.  In addition, there is a petrol and service station.

For entertainment, the village has a live folk culture so there is always something going on.  The Lodges have been designed around the needs of older travellers without children or pets as peace and quiet is the key to get the maximum benefit from the surrounding countryside and away from the life of the village for a perfect sleep and rest.
We welcome everyone and request that if a visitor has special needs that they inform us of their requirements prior to booking so we can establish if we have accommodation that is suitable for their needs.  The cottages are available for let in full weeks only running from Friday 3pm to Friday 10am the following week.  The tariff and specification for each cottage is detailed on their individual pages and does not change throughout the year.  As these are holiday cottages, a deposit of 30% is required on booking, with the full balance being paid nine weeks in advance of the holiday.  Terms and Conditions are detailed on our Terms and Conditions page which you should read before confirming our booking.  In the meantime, if you have any queries please do not hesitate in contacting us below or make an electronic online booking enquiry on the website.

Telephone: 01848 200055 Email:

Wee Glebe – Stunning Scottish Luxury Cottages with Hot Tub

Wee Glebe

Glebe Lets are exceptional Scottish luxury cottages with hot tub set within the beautiful surroundings of Dumfries & Galloway. Visit for further details.

Millhouse cottage


Located Moniaive’s neighbouring village of Tynron.  Getting to Moniave could not be easier from the Millhouse, its only two miles over the “Brae”. Millhouse cottage has 1 double bedroom and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. It is ideal for families and with the extra fold down bed available can sleep up to 5 people. It has a large reception room with TV, DVD, games and an open fireplace. The dining room has seating for up to 8 people and also has an open fireplace. The bathroom has both shower and bath. The kitchen is equipped with a Bosch washer/dryer oven, hob, microwave and coffee machine.  It has a good size garden to relax in. There is complete privacy, 2 outdoor dining tables and lounging garden furniture where you can listen to the river and the wildlife. Wireless internet is also available.
Price guide £225 – £500
Contact: Martin 0776 5252 760

Ghillie’s Bothy, The Garth, Tynron

Ghillie's Bothy

Located behind the owner’s property in its own courtyard and surrounded by rolling hills, Ghillie’s Bothy is a cosy and well-appointed retreat for two.  The kitchen has integrated appliances including a dishwasher and microwave and the living room has a multi-fuel stove and traditional full-sized double ‘box bed’.  Outside there is off-road parking and a fenced paddock which can be used for exercising dogs.  There is also a laundry area housed in the adjacent barn with washer/dryer and hanging space.  Bikes or other equipment can also be stored there securely.  Further information and internal pictures can be found on the Unique Cottages website

Little Lanhall Cottage, near Tynron

Little Lanhall Cottage

Cosy 2 bedroom cottage tucked away in the hills of Nithsdale near the small village of Tynron, 2 miles from Moniaive and 6 miles from Drumlanrig Castle. The cottage has been newly renovated with underfloor heating and a wood-burning stove. There is WiFi for those who must stay in touch with the outside world. For rainy sofa days we have a huge selection of films to borrow. There are laundry facilities and room for cycle storage. We welcome one well behaved dog. Web

McMurdoston House, Auldgirth

Offers bed & breakfast accommodation and also has 2 self-catering cottages.  For further information, prices and availability please visit

Scaurbridge House, Penpont

Offers bed and breakfast accommodation.  For further information, prices and availability, please visit

Glenview Cottage, near Dunscore

Glenview Holiday Cottage

An outstanding spacious and modern cottage occupying a magnificent clearing in its own woodland.  The cottage provides spacious accommodation for 6 people which is naturally light and has been carefully furnished and equipped to high standard.

Peacefully situated within Dunscore Glen, this detached holiday property, offers panoramic views over pond and woodlands.  Nestling in the heart of the Dumfriesshire countryside, there is extensive walking throughout the 240-acre grounds and the opportunity to watch deer, birds of prey and owls in their natural surroundings.

To book call 01576 203925 or 07801 351846, email

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