Trigony House Hotel and Garden Spa

Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway

Cute hotel in pretty country with warm interiors and tasty food - the Southern Upland Way is close, don’t miss Drumlanrig Castle


9 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


A welcoming family-run hotel with good food and nicely priced rooms. There’s a small spa in the garden, too, with rather good views from the hot tub. The house dates to 1700 and comes with Japanese oak panelling in the hall, a wood-burner in the sitting room and an open fire in the dining room, where doors open onto the terrace for dinner in summer. Adam cooks lovely rustic fare, perhaps prawns with coconut and coriander, saddle of roe venison, rhubarb and hazelnut crumble; a small, organic kitchen garden provides for the table in summer. Bedrooms – some big, some smaller – have warm colours, crisp linen, good beds and spotless bathrooms. A couple are dog-friendly, those at the back have the view, the suite opens onto a private garden. As for the spa, there’s a treatment room, a sauna and a hot tub, so plenty of scope to recuperate after a day walking the Southern Upland Way or discovering the spectacular country between Moniaive and the Galloway Forest, a lost world of huge beauty you’ll have to yourself. Don’t miss Drumlanrig Castle for its gardens, walking trails and mountain bike tracks.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
Check out
24-26 December.

Poo bag, map of local dog-friendly walks, bag of treats and dog blanket/bed.

Dogs £9 per dog per night.

Beautiful walks. Well-behaved dogs welcome in the lounge and bar area.

Lunch from £7.50. Afternoon tea £15. Dinner £25-£35.


Nightly price
from £120
Singles £90-£120. Dinner, B&B £95-£155 per person. Extra bed/sofabed available £15 per person per night.
4 Twin/doubles
From £120
4 Doubles
From £120
1 Suite for 2
From £165


We were a party of 8 for the long weekend and Trigony House staff looked after all us very well. Lovely hotel that has retained its hunting lodge character but has quite modern rooms. Our evening meals and breakfasts were all very good. Nice setting with the grounds - look out for red squirrels. Nice also to see somewhere that allows guests to have their dogs. We look forward to returning.


We had a great weekend for a family get-together with folks coming from as far as Bedford in the south and Perthshire in the north. A very nice hotel with superb food & very comfortable rooms. Lots of information about things to do and places to visit , walking guides and maps to borrow and they are extremely dog-friendly. Everyone agreed we had made a great choice. Our thanks to Adam & Jan and all their lovely staff.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Adam & Jan Moore

  • We now have a lovely organic & holistic garden spa at Trigony where you can relax & be pampered with indulgent ishga or Pinks Boutique treatments, relax in the outdoor wood fired hot tub or in the Finnish sauna. see our website for more details
  • Drumlanrig Castle, Gardens & estate are less than 5 minutes drive and well worth a day out with a world famous Art collection, beautiful 17th C. gardens, and lovely walks & mountain bike trails around the estate.
  • There are many other historic castles to visit including Morton Castle (5 minutes drive) & Caerlavorock Castle (15 minutes drive) one of the best preserved medieval ruins in Europe.
  • Dumfries House Prince Charles's restoration project is 40 minutes north, now nearly complete it is one of the finest examples of Robert Adam Architecture in the country and also houses a huge collection of Chippendale furniture.
  • There are some lovely Riverside walks around Trigony and just 10 minutes north some great hill walking along the southern upland way and up into the lowther hills. (maps & walking guides are available from the hotel)
  • The dramatic cliff top paths of the Solway are just 40 minutes south of Trigony, & the national trust Rockcliffe to kipford walks take in some of the loveliest coastal scenery in the country.