Motorcycling in Moffat

Bikers in the know love the roads in Dumfries and Galloway

Not a lot of people know this but… there are hundreds of miles of quiet, open roads often with good line of sight, jaw-dropping dramatic scenery and plenty of pit stops.

And Moffat sits amongst it all.

Get up close to Scotland’s fascinating history and seek out its curious landmarks and quirky place names.  The tourist crowds just stay on the motorway heading north – but they’re missing a trick.

Bikers are welcome

Moffat is a biker friendly town and Queensberry House is a biker friendly B&B. We are situated in a quiet road just a five minute walk to the centre of Moffat and all its attractions. You can park right outside and there are no restrictions. It’s safe too.

To really appreciate this part of the world you should book a few days here. Choose our Bluebell room and you’ll have a room with a view… of your bike. Book your stay here. Read our reviews on here.

Choose an iconic route

The Three Lochs run is a must. It will take you about 75 minutes and is around 42 miles.

Along the way you’ll see two of Moffat’s famous landmarks: the Devil’s Beef Tub, a cavernous hollow landscape with an intriguing history, and the Grey Mare’s Tail, one of the UK’s highest waterfalls. Stop at Glen Cafe – which overlooks St Mary’s Loch and, most likely, a car park full of shiny bikes.

There are plenty of photo opportunities on your route.

Back at base

Once you’ve returned to Queensberry House we can take care of any wet gear or bulky items and store them in our drying area. We also have a guest lounge where you can plan tomorrow’s trip or simply kick back and reflect on the day’s events.

Eating out?

When it’s time to fuel up, we can point you in the right direction for dinner. Moffat is blessed with a fantastic choice of eateries – from great value fish suppers to award-winning fine dining.

Two of our favourites are: Brodies which also has a fabulous gin lounge, and Claudios, one of the best Italian restaurants in the whole of Scotland.

Useful contacts

To book your accommodation visit Queensberry House.

What else can you do in Moffat and is surrounds? Find out here.

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Photographs: courtesy of the Beef Tub Bikers



You will have to go a long way to find somewhere that provides such good value for the price

Ricky & Janice, Darlington

We’re glad we came

Luke, New Boston, USA

Super stay. Here three nights, would have enjoyed a week

Gilly, West Sussex

A great base for drives and walks

Darren, Lancashire

Best B&B ever. Everything was amazing, best hospitality. Can’t wait to come back

Diana, Oxfordshire

A special place

Nigel, Rutland

This is a beautiful B&B. Rooms are very comfortable and well equipped

Lizzie P, Merseyside

If only all b&b accommodation could be like this

Jane, Liverpool

Very friendly, welcoming hosts who know the history of the area well and share it so generously

Rodney, New Zealand

We were very impressed with everything: precision cleaning, immaculate decoration. Absolute adherence to Covid requirements

Carolyn, Leicestershire

Well done for providing everything needed in these challenging times

Sandra, Newark

The hosts respect for Covid infection control made me feel very happy to stay with them

Fiona, Malvern

What a wonderful discovery. Miles & Caroline have put so much care into their home to ensure that every moment you spend there is perfect

Rachel, Canary Islands

A fantastic welcome that continued throughout our stay. Now we have our own special place to stay when we return to Moffat

Joyce, Manchester