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Blair Farm, Barrhill :
STB Grading : Bed and Breakfast
Welcome Host - Green Tourism Business Scheme.
'Walkers Welcome'. 'Cyclists Welcome'.
Address : Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes, Blair Farm, Barrhill, Girvan, Ayrshire KA26 0RD.
Telephone : 01465-821247.
  : E-Mail : - Online Contact Form

Summary :
Sleeps : 5. Bed & Breakfast £ 22.50 to £ 23.00 Pounds Sterling (GBP) per person per night. STB grading : 4 Stars. Non-smoking in bedrooms. Ample private car parking. Pets by arrangement.

  • Open Easter - November.
  • Double Ensuite and Twin Bedroom with Private Bathroom.
  • Centrally Heated Throughout.
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities in Bedrooms.
  • TV Lounge with Log Fire.
  • Ample private car parking.
  • Tariff : £ 22.50 to £ 23.00 Pounds Sterling (GBP) per person per night.
  • Fishing on farm and nearby.
  • Non-smoking in Bedrooms.

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[Finding Us]

[Prices & Booking]

A view of Blair Farm

Blair Farm :

Blair is a family-run beef and sheep farm situated off the A714 16 miles north of Newton Stewart, 12 miles south of Girvan and 1 mile south of the village of Barrhill. It is an ideal base for touring South West Scotland, both Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.

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The Double Bedroom

En-Suite Shower Room

The gravel patio of the Farm

Sample the best of Scottish hospitality :

We warmly invite you to enjoy the peace and comfort of our family home. The spacious accommodation is tastefully furnished and decorated throughout. The house has full central heating.

There are two cosy bedrooms, both overlooking the garden, 1 double ensuite with shower, 1 double / Twin with an adjacent private bathroom. Easy chairs, radio alarm, tea and coffee making facilities, with home-made shortbread, are provided in both rooms. Please do not smoke in the bedrooms. Hair drier and iron available if required.

Relax in our comfortable lounge, with its log fire on cooler evenings, colour TV, games and books, or enjoy the evening sunshine and lovely views from our well laid out garden. Guests find our maps, brochures and a selection of menus from local hotels and restaurants, helpful for selecting where they wish to visit and eat out.

Our hearty farmhouse breakfast sets you up for the day to walk, fish or just to explore the countryside.

Many guests return each year to enjoy our good home cooking, using fresh local or home grown produce, in our friendly and informal atmosphere.

Packed lunches are available on request, please advise the night before.

View from the Farm

Glen Trool - Winter Evening

Local Attractions :

Blair Farm is conveniently sited for those wishing to visit South Ayrshire, Galloway Forest Park, The Machars and The Mull of Galloway. The attractions near Blair Farm are summarised below.

Blair is an ideal base for touring S W Scotland where you will find quiet country roads and wonderful scenery. Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, horse-riding or birdwatching, you will find this area has much to offer.

Nearby are the Rivers Cree and Stinchar, both famous for their excellent salmon and trout fishing. Sea and loch fishing can be booked locally, while fishing is free to guests on our own one-mile stretch of the River Duisk.

The Southern Upland Way passes through Glen Trool and we happily uplift and return guests the next morning to continue their walk.

Glen Trool

Wood of Cree

The Galloway Forest Park and the Merrick Hills lie to the south east of Barrhill. Glen Trool, in the Galloway Forest Park, is just 10 minutes' drive from Blair a very popular spot for all types of walking cycle routes and picnic areas. The RSPB sanctuary at Wood of Cree is also within a short distance.

Places of interest to visit must include Culzean Castle and Country Park and Burns National Heritage Park. Castle Kennedy and Logan Botanical Gardens, where many sub-tropical plants bloom, are just two of the many gardens to enjoy. Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas This National Trust attraction with sloping and walled gardens, is just one of many attractions on your way to Blair.

The Stranraer to Glasgow train stops at Barrhill Station allowing guests the chance to visit Glasgow, the City of Architecture, without the problem of car parking. The ferries to Ireland from Stranraer and Cairnryan, and from Ardrossan to Arran, offer another enjoyable day out.

South West Scotland is a golfer's paradise, with Turnberry, Girvan, Brunston, Troon, Stranraer and Glenluce, all within easy reach on links and inland courses. Dumfries and Galloway also has thirty 9 and 18-hole Golf Courses.

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How To Find Us :

Travelling on the A 714, Blair is 16 miles north of Newton Stewart, situated on the right and is well signposted. Barrhill village is a mile further north and Girvan twelve miles away.

A map of Dumfries & Galloway and Southern Ayrshire can be found in the Where We Are page.

Prices & Booking :

Bed & Breakfast (per head) :
Bed & Breakfast - One Night £ 23.00
£ 22.50 per head per night 3 nights or longer
Weekly Rates £ 150.00

Booking Your Holiday :

To obtain further details of how to book and to obtain conditions of letting, please write to or phone Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes at 01465-821247.
You may   : E-Mail :
or use the Online Contact Form

A warm cheery welcome awaits all our guests.

  1. A £ 10 Pounds Sterling (GBP) per person deposit is normally required to secure the booking.
  2. Well behaved dogs are permitted to stay, please advise when booking.

    Whilst every care is taken to ensure that the details shown in this brochure are correct, we cannot accept responsibility for errors contained herein or the results thereof.

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