Things to do in Dumfries


There is a wide range of  fun and exciting activities that you can partake in whilst on your stay at Trigony Hotel. From walking the idyllic paths and tracks to Drumlanrig Castle to enjoying a spot of fishing in the calm lakes and lochs of the Dumfries and Galloway countryside.

Right now, our Falconry Experience Days and our Vintage Car Hire are proving very popular with our hotel guests.

Horse riding

Horse riding holidays in South West Scotland really offer a great way to explore this hidden corner of Scotland. The Stables are within walking distance or just two minutes drive from the hotel, and are run on a very friendly family basis. They have a selection of Horses and Ponies to suite all abilities of

Falconry Experience

One of the most wonderful ways to explore the gardens, grounds and stunning countryside around the hotel is in the company of these wonderful birds of prey on one of our falconry experience courses. You will have the opportunity to fly four or five different raptors (eagles, owls, buzzards, hawks and falcons) as a good

Classic and Vintage Car Hire

Hiring a Vintage Car is one of the most delightful ways of touring this hidden corner of Scotland, with its quiet roads and ever changing countryside, from the Southern uplands through Dumfriesshire and Galloway down to the Dramatic Solway Coast. Whichever Vintage car you hire from the heart stopping classic drive of the Jaguar E-type

Off Road Driving

The Drumlanrig land rover off road driving experience Safari is a fantastic way to experience the best of South West Scotland, an area unrivalled in the richness and diversity of its natural history. Why not join the Buccleuch Ranger Service on a journey from the delightful River Nith to the rugged beauty of the high

Walking in Dumfries & Galloway

We are an ideal base for a walking holiday in Scotland, in the centre of the ever varied countryside of Dumfries and Galloway, we are uniquely placed to offer the walker and cyclist a choice of memorable routes, whether it be a part of the Southern Upland Way or a gentle route commencing from the

Fishing and Shooting

Fly fishing on both Loch & River are available within easy reach of the hotel, whether you require a two day trip or a whole week. Trigony House Hotel started life as the hunting and fishing lodge for nearby Closeburn Castle, it maintains links with its past through the warm welcome it still extends to

Cycling in Dumfries and Galloway

Cycling in Dumfries Scotland is one of the best ways to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside and the quiet roads with a good choice of routes and off-road cycle tracks to explore. The hotel can arrange for Bicycle hire for road bikes, mountain bikes, kids Bikes and a Tandem. A days bicycle


At our Country House Hotel you can play an enjoyable round of at Thornhill where Andrew Coltart honed his skills just a mile north of the hotel or try the challenge of the famous Solway links course at Southerness, designed by Mackenzie Ross in 1947. With a choice of 30 golf courses – you can play