Nithbank Country Estate

5 Star luxury accommodation in a secluded Scottish Country House just 3 miles from Drumlanrig Castle and 14 miles from Dumfries.

Set in ancient woodland with river frontage and breath taking views, Nithbank House offers the experience of luxurious accommodation and personal service combined with the freedom and privacy of feeling right at home. Shortlisted in the 2019 eviivo awards for 'Bed, Breakfast & Beyond'.

Once the private residence of the Chamberlain to the Duke of Queensberry, the beautifully presented rooms are impressive in style and size. In this secluded and tranquil setting, guests can relax and unwind in a choice of 3 luxurious bedrooms all with complementary toiletries and fluffy bathrobes. The Chamberlain's Quarters have views over the river, Tynron Doon and the Nithsdale Valley. This suite has a super-kingsize bed, gilt arm chairs, sofa, antique wardrobe and dressing table, as well as an en-suite bathroom with copper freestanding bath and walk in shower. The Morton Suite enjoys views onto wooded grounds and hills beyond. It features a super-kingsize bed, gilt arm chairs, tweed sofa, marble fire surround, antique wardrobe and dressing table, as well as an en-suite bathroom with gold freestanding bath and walk in shower. Alternatively, Dabton is a classic kingsize double room with garden view and its own private bathroom.

Enjoy a Full Scottish Breakfast as well as homemade jams, muesli, granola and scones with fruit grown using organic methods in Nithbank's kitchen garden. The owners champion locally sourced, seasonal Scottish produce and support many talented local producers. The supper menu is pre-bookable for guests wanting to enjoy a relaxing night in. Bespoke packages can be arranged for special celebrations with flowers, chocolates, champagne, luxury hampers, etc.

Holders of the Gold award for Green Tourism, the owners are proud advocates of sustainability, conservation and promoting wellbeing, helping guests connect with nature, the natural environment and local culture. Nithbank Country Estate has also been recognised with the Biosphere Certification Mark from the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere in recognition of their commitment to sustainability. 

Your hosts Melanie &: John are happy to help with your itinerary and pre-book activities of your choice - whether its wildlife watching, field sports, fishing, golf, walking, cycling, mountain biking, yoga or a distillery tour! Castles such as Drumlanrig and Caerlaverock are just a short drive away with many other historic places to visit in the area. The nearby Galloway Forest Park is well known as a Dark Sky Park.


Melanie & John Allen
Nithbank Country Estate
Nithbank House · Thornhill · Dumfriesshire · DG3 5AP
Tel: 07823773211

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