The Bladnoch Inn
“In a charming spot by the River Bladnoch” - AA Inspector
BLADNOCH, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
This traditional country inn is in the heart of the Machars peninsula, just down the road is Wigtown, home to some 20 bookshops. At lunchtime there are sandwiches and filled baked potatoes, while starters include haggis fritters; duck and orange pâté; and garlic mushrooms. Traditional pub favourites make up the mains’ choices – home-made chicken curry; pork and leek sausages with mash and honey-roast vegetables; beer-battered fish, pea purée and fries; and macaroni cheese. A carvery is available on Sundays.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
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About the area
Discover Dumfries & Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway is a wonderfully undiscovered corner of Scotland – a romantic land of wooded glens, high hills and exposed moorland, haunted by its colourful past and the ghosts of those who fell in fierce and bloody battles. Heading west from Gretna Green you soon reach Dumfries, straddling the River Nith, where you may see red-breasted mergansers in summer.
The market town has strong associations with one of Scotland’s most famous sons, Robert Burns, who farmed nearby and returned to Dumfries towards the end of his life. You’ll find Burns-related visitor attractions around town, plus a portfolio of other sights ranging from ruined castles and abbeys to quirky museums. You can see for miles from the Camera Obscura, which occupies the top floor of the 18th-century windmill.
To the north lies a vast and endless landscape; mile upon mile of open moorland and afforested slopes stretching towards the Ayrshire coast. On the long haul to Stanraer, you’ll want to make regular stops and visit places like Gatehouse of Fleet, a delightful 18th-century planned town, and Creetown, a planned village on the estuary on the River Cree. Perfect for walking and fishing, Dumfries and Galloway seems gloriously untouched by 20th-century progress.
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