The Station Master's House

Five Star Accommodation at the Station Master's House

The Station Master's House has a five-star rating for self-catering accommodation from the Scottish Tourist Board and is featured on the 100 BEST GUIDE to pet friendly cottages Scotland.


There is a host of things to do and places to visit from your base in Sanquhar. The town is in the Upper Nithsdale valley in the Dumfries and Galloway region of southern Scotland and is an ideal base for all sorts of activities - from relaxing and refreshing to active and energetic.


Ryehill Farm & Fishing (Sanquhar)

Salmon and trout fishing in season with 3/4 mile of single bank fishing, 5 pools and 2 fishing lodges. Speak to Rab & Margaret on 01659 50632 or see for details.


7 Stanes - Ae

Regarded as one of the best of the 7 Stanes routes, is just over 20 miles south of Sanquhar and we're within easy driving distance of most of the other routes in this internationally-renowned mountain biking mecca. and are the best sources of online information.

Drumlanrig Castle (10 miles south of Sanquhar)

Championship courses for all levels, bike hire, hot showers and guides. Speak to Rik at Rik's Bike Shed on 01848 330080 or via for details and suggested routes in the area.


Thornhill Golf course (13 miles south of Sanquhar)

Set in mid-Nithsdale with spectacular views of the Southern Uplands. 01848 330546 or via


The Southern Upland Way goes through Sanquhar and there are lots of walking routes, from gentle rambles to more strenuous walks, in the area. See for ideas, sources of information, maps and everything else that you might need.