Dabton House Luxury Accommodation Celebrates a Successful 2023

Dabton House in Dumfries and Galloway, a prominent new addition to the luxury accommodation sector in South West Scotland, is celebrating a successful four months since its opening.


Dabton hosted its first Wedding in August and following this has been delighted to welcome a number of family groups, sporting parties and corporate retreats. Its early success is testament to the South of Scotland emerging as a must-visit location, an area that is growing hugely in popularity having received global recognition as one of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel destinations for 2023, further solidifying its position as a ‘bucket-list’ location.


We are surrounded by rich heritage and breathtaking natural beauty, and at the heart of this Dabton House presents an enchanting retreat for guests seeking a luxurious escape in the South of Scotland” said Alasdair Knight, General Manager of Dabton House. “Whether hosting grand celebrations, weddings, sporting parties, corporate gatherings, or seeking an exceptional rural experience, Dabton House in Dumfries & Galloway is the perfect choice.”


The South of Scotland region was delighted to welcome such recognition generating an increase in visitor numbers, tourists and cyclists to this stunning part of Scotland, as well as film crews spotted in the area, only adding to the ‘Outlander’ effect and the area’s film-induced popularity. To complement this global recognition, the South of Scotland has had a remarkable year, highlighted by the launch of the new 250-mile ‘Kirkpatrick C2C’ cycle route, linking Stranraer in the west with Eyemouth in the east, coast to coast. With warm hospitality and a commitment to showcasing the region’s best through the “Scotland Starts Here” brand, the South of Scotland aims to attract visitors eager to experience and learn about its fascinating heritage.


David Hope-Jones, Chief Executive Officer of South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) expressed his positivity stating, “Scotland is one of the world’s most iconic destinations in the world, with so many diverse and varied regions to be explored so we are absolutely delighted to share in Dabton House’s successes since its opening and the growing popularity of this region. The inclusion of the South of Scotland in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2023 highlights the areas rich diversity, emphasizing the wealth of experiences and natural beauty awaiting visitors in the South of Scotland, from dark skies perfect for star-gazing to breathtaking coastlines and world-renowned walking and cycling routes. This accolade, alongside world class new accommodation such as Dabton House, provides a welcome boost to the recovery of the tourism and hospitality sector,  and our pride in the South of Scotland’s recognition on a global stage, highlighting the positive outcomes for the local economy in both the short and long term.”

Whether you are planning a family holiday, a celebration with friends, a wedding, a sporting adventure, or corporate retreat, be sure to explore the South of Scotland and book Dabton House  for your private gatherings. For further information and booking enquiries please visit www.dabtonhouse.co.uk

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