Knockhill House

Hoddom Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway
Bed & Breakfast

Horses grazing outside, a private wing to yourself and thoughtful little touches in a historic country estate


1 room


Rooms sleep 2


This comfortable self-contained flat has books for rainy days and detailed local info for explorers. Good walking routes can be joined on foot from the door and there are local gin and whisky distilleries to visit.

Lucinda likes to cook. Breakfast is brought to your living room: a full English of local produce with eggs from the garden hens – she’ll cook dinner too if you ask, or you can opt to fend for yourself in the neat kitchen.

Many guests break their journey north here, but if you’re staying longer it’s all about enjoying the great outdoors – and you can organise fishing on the river.

Sheltered undercover seating area by back door of Knockhill House, with two directors chairs and view of the grounds

We think you'll love

  • The idyllic location
  • Staying in for a home-cooked dinner
  • The warm welcome from Lucinda and her family
View of Knockhill House from across the grounds. Lots of beautiful lush green grass and wildlife roaming

Home truths

  • The entrance to the drive isn’t signposted
  • There are free-range hens and children roaming the grounds


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Pubs/restaurants 5 miles. Dinner with wine, £20.


Nightly price
from £90
1 Twin
From £90


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The neighbourhood

Your setting is bracingly rural, overlooking the river Annan, in a well-tended mature garden surrounded by parkland, all of which guests are welcome to roam. The Annandale and St Kentigern’s Way are within walking distance and the distilleries for Annandale Whisky and Dalton Gin are near. A five-mile drive puts you in Annan or Lockerbie for shops and eateries, with the M74 and A75 close.

Local points of interest from Lucinda Morgan

  • We are in a beautiful rural location with fabulous walks around the farm for guests to enjoy. Our small, tame flock of Black Welsh Mountain sheep, herd of Dexter cows or horses graze the surrounding fields.
  • For the more adventurous walkers in a 10 minute walk you can join the wonderful Annandale Way footpath which follows the river Annan, if you are lucky you can see otters, king fishers and much more along the beautiful wooded banks.
  • If you come to Knockhill in early spring our snowdrops are fantastic, late spring/early summer the collection of Azaleas as you approach the house greet you with their bright, fiery colours and beautiful scent.
  • The Solway Firth is a 10 minute drive, there you will find awesome views over to the Lake District and can enjoy the wonderful bird life.


Lucinda Morgan

Lucinda is a talented artist specialising in animal portraiture – spot examples of her work in the flat. Her husband Ran was an amateur jockey and their love of animals is clear – their two children are growing up in the company of five horses, two friendly lurchers, a farm cat and a host of chickens. Ran’s mother still lives in the grounds where she continues to make Morgan Bellows.