Moffat is situated in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland. The town has become popular as a spa town. Visitors to the area will certainly wish to visit Moffat House. Visitors come to the area year around to walk in the hills surrounding Moffat. The Moffat Toffee Shop is a popular stop among visitors. To the northeast, visitors may wish to visit Grey Mare's Tail waterfall, which is now a nature reserve. Due to the heavy tourist industry, there are ample accommodations and eateries in the immediate area around Moffat and it can be easily reached from other towns.
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The town of Moffat used to be a burgh and also a spa town also the town of is within the county of Dumfries and Galloway and it is situated on the banks of the River Annan. The town of Moffat has a population of about two thousand five hundred.
The most notable building that is located within the town is the Moffat House Hotel and John Adam designed this hotel. The Star Hotel that is close by is a mere six meters wide and it is actually in the Guinness Book of Records for the narrowest hotel in the world.
In 1996 the town of Moffat won the famous competition that is called Britain in Bloom. The town is also known for the well-known Moffat toffee.
The Devils Beef Tub is located near the town of Moffat was once used by the members of the Clan Moffat and then it was later used by the member of the Clan Johnstone in order to hoard cattle that was stolen during the predatory raids. The town is the ancestral seat for the clan Moffat.
In the seventeenth century the town started to grow from a small backwater village into a spa town that was very popular. The sulphurous water that are in the town was thought to have some healing products in them during the Victorian era and this led to a vast demand in the water.
Moffat once played a very big part in the wool trade market and the ram statue that was made by Willam Brodie and now stands in the marketplace within the town commemorates this.
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