The Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is owned and run by the Wallace family who have been involved in providing sporting holidays for over 30 years.
The hotel is a passionate advocate of shooting and fishing and knows exactly what the sportsman requires. As you would expect, within the hotel itself is a well appointed gun room with an adjacent drying room. The Hotel is surrounded by beautiful Borders countryside, offering most types of game available in Scotland. The family has access to over 40,000 hectares all within easy reach of the Hotel. All have been chosen for their beautiful countryside and the way they are professionally managed as well as the quality and variety of game available. Dryburgh’s aim is to provide a bespoke package to suit each client’s individual requirement. The hotel has received many industry accolades, including winning the Country Sports Hotel of the Year for an unprecedented six years in a row (Scottish Hotel Awards).
Shooting – Red Grouse
Shooting – Brown Hare
Shooting – Wood Pigeon
Shooting – Pheasant
Shooting – Partridge
Shooting – Woodcock
Shooting – Snipe
Shooting – Duck and Geese
Deer Stalking/Hunting – Roe Bucks – April to end May and end July to end August
Deer Stalking/Hunting – Sika Stags
Fishing – Atlantic Salmon – Can be arranged on your behalf with local estates
Fishing – Brown Trout – Complimentary for all hotel guests on the hotel’s doorstep (River Tweed)
Dryburgh Abbey Hotel offers a selection of 38 individually named, non-smoking, spacious, comfortable, ensuite hotel rooms, may with majestic views of the River Tweed and hotel gardens. A choice of spacious Deluxe rooms are available, as well as the stunning Lady of Mertoun Suite, offering some of the finest views in Scotland.
Various meal options are available and times are flexible to suit the season and your own preferences.
The hotel offers a warm welcome to dogs and has often been recognised as Scotland’s leading Pet Friendly Hotel (Scottish Hotel Awards).
The hotel is an ideal venue for weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries and romantic short breaks.
Gift vouchers are available, encompassing lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and accommodation packages.
With Europe’s most productive Salmon River on its doorstep and with unprecedented access to some of the world’s most renowned game shooting, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is able to arrange a country sport activities break that is second to none.
The area is also heart of the Scottish Rugby scene and nearby Melrose is world famous for its Sevens Tournament.
The Scottish Borders richly deserves its accolade as a premier sporting destination and Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is proud to be associated with these historic sports.
The Hotel itself is run by people passionate about country sports and you can be assured that whatever your requirements, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel will endeavour to make your sporting ambition a reality.