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Our green statement

We are thrilled we have been awarded a Green Tourism Bronze Award.  To further minimise our impact on the environment we have brought in the following changes: Let there be light... To avoid unnecessary electricity use, a light sensor is installed in the hallway. A touch of glass Plastic bottles of water have been replaced with reusable glass bottles of the finest Moffat water and milk is offered in mini flasks for use

2020-06-08T14:08:57+01:00February 11th, 2020|

Special offer for green tourists

To celebrate our recent Green Tourism Bronze Award, Queensberry House is offering a 10 per cent discount, plus a free copy of the bestseller walker's guide The Dumfriesshire Dales. Here's how... Travel by public transport, on bicycle or on foot and stay for three nights or more and we will reward you with a 10 per cent discount. We are also throwing in a free walker's guide - The Dumfriesshire Dales - your gateway to

2020-02-11T11:17:01+00:00September 22nd, 2019|

The Moffat Classic Car Rally

This weekend, vintage vehicles and their very proud owners will be gearing up for the event of the year: the Moffat Classic Car Rally (29-30 June). Up to 1,000 classic cars are set to ride into the spa town of Moffat attracting enthusiasts from all over the UK. The Moffat Classic Car Rally, organised by the Scottish Rootes Enthusiasts, is now in its 22nd year and growing in popularity. Supported by Dumfries

2019-06-24T12:59:12+01:00June 24th, 2019|

Interview: the Füe Fighters

We take five with... Gordon Stewart of the Füe Fighters, Scotland’s Foo Fighters tribute band, who play Moffat Town Hall at the Beef Tub Biker Bash. Describe your music in three words. Loud, hot and sweaty. How will you prepare for your gig in Moffat? We’ll source a pre-gig kebab or pizza. In the good ole days, we’d have piled into Toosh’s chip shop but sadly she isn’t with us anymore. I

2019-05-24T15:04:07+01:00May 22nd, 2019|

The Moffat One Shot

It's back. By popular demand and after extensive press coverage in Bike magazine, the Moffat One Shot returns - courtesy of the brilliant Beef Tub Bikers. Last year's inaugural event was a huge success and this year's is set to be bigger and better, virtually taking over the whole high street in Moffat. WHAT IS IT? It's a photo competition with a difference - and free to enter. A photo shoot of

2019-05-19T17:00:48+01:00May 19th, 2019|

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2019

This is a good year for the arts. 2019 is the 40th year of the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, Scotland's largest rural performing arts festival. During 24 May-2 June, there will be ten days of drama, music, dance, poetry and even a high-street takeover, all of which adds up to a wonderful showcase for the arts in Scotland. With so much demanding your attention where do you even start? Right here.

2019-04-23T16:39:58+01:00April 23rd, 2019|

The Moffat Rammy

In this the Year of Conversation, the Moffat Rammy is a perfect example of celebration, collaboration, exploration - and there's always plenty of time to blether. What is it? The Moffat Rammy is an informal three-day music festival - and it's FREE. (In the Scots language, a rammy is a free for all.) Everyone is welcome to perform and play, sing or recite poetry. Or you could just turn up to watch

2019-06-12T17:43:25+01:00March 27th, 2019|

Mostly Ghostly: the Haunted Theatre Tour

This weekend, Dumfries & Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team Mostly Ghostly return with more history and hauntings in Scotland's oldest working theatre, the Theatre Royal Dumfries. What to expect Mostly Ghostly present their Haunted Theatre Tour at the Theatre Royal Dumfries in a special charity event supporting Food Train Dumfries & Galloway. Robert Burns, Edmund Kean and JM Barrie have all played their part in this splendid 225-year-old building. Mostly Ghostly have

2019-03-18T16:42:58+00:00February 15th, 2019|

A Little About Us

At Queensberry House you can be sure of a warm welcome, local knowledge and the full Scottish breakfast. The famous Moffat walks are on the doorstep. Bed… In our Victorian listed building with views of the Moffat hills, we offer comfortable accommodation in well-presented rooms with modern en-suite facilities. All our rooms are on the ground floor for ease of access. …and breakfast Kick-start your day with our cooked to order Scottish

2019-02-15T16:04:33+00:00January 16th, 2019|

World Porridge Day

On 10 October, we are celebrating World Porridge Day and supporting the Mary’s Meals campaign to raise money for hungry children. It's the ultimate winter breakfast. Packed with essential nutrients including vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre, porridge lowers blood pressure, reduces cholesterol and helps to protect against heart disease. It’ll give you a warm glow and enough sustenance till lunchtime. Warning: it may also bring on a touch of smugness. How to get

2019-02-15T15:20:07+00:00October 6th, 2018|
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