Cottage, The Columns, Boathouse Lane, Norham, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15
2JZ. In a tranquil and private setting, this 4 Star self catering
cottage commands stunning views across the River Tweed. With comfortable
accommodation for up to 7 guests, with bedrooms and bathrooms on both floors,
Boathouse Cottage has a well equipped, spacious kitchen and dining area which
offers the opportunity to invite a few extra guests to a meal if required. The
comfortable living room has such wonderful views that you may not wish to use
the TV at all! The ground floor bedroom has an adjacent bathroom with spacious
walk-in shower. Upstairs is the Master Bedroom with a double bed plus one
single, a twin bedded room and a family bathroom. Free WiFi is available. There
is a garden with lawn, outside table and chairs and direct access onto miles of
footpaths for exploring both sides of the river. The cottage has plenty of
parking and a garage with space to store bicycles, fishing rods, boots and
other kit. Discover more on our website or, better still, come and stay and see
just a little of what this area has to offer (you won't have time to see it
all!). Rates £290-£800 per week. Short Breaks available at times.
Contact: Susan Dalgety. Tel: +44 (0)1289 382 300.
The Byres & Ettrick View, Ettrick Valley, TD7 5HS.
A superb place to meet up with friends and family, The Byres & Ettrick View form part of a beautifully
restored 19th Century farm steading set in the tranquility of the rolling Border Hills. These two stone built 7 bedroom houses, recently converted to a high standard, offer
light, tastefully and comfortably furnished accommodation for up 16 guests, with room to spare. Both
properties offer accommodation over two floors and comprise a big family kitchen with dining area seating
up to 16 guests, a large lounge with flat-screen TV, pool table and table tennis table, 7 bedrooms and 4
bathrooms. One of the bedrooms in Ettrick View, which can be offered as either a twin or super-king, is
downstairs with an adjacent shower room. Wide doors and good ground floor accessibility make these great
houses for groups with disabled guests. Outside is a large private enclosed garden with tables, chairs and
a barbeque and lockable storage for bikes and outdoor gear. You'll find plenty to see and do in the local area,
including great walking straight from the door; and, if you don't want to cook, the local pub offers a meal
delivery service. Rates from £1665 per week or from £1295 for a mininum 3 night break. Includes free WiFI.
Cots and highchairs can be provided. Well behaved dogs welcome. Tel: 01750 62 331.
Darnlee, Near Melrose.
This substantial house is set in beautiful, extensive parkland on the outskirts of Melrose
in the Scottish Borders. A category B listed building that has been in the same family since
it was built over 200 years ago, it still retains a lovely homely family atmosphere with lots
of original furniture and antiques. Sleeping 4-8 guests in 4 bedrooms spread over two floors,
at the heart of the house is a delightful garden room that is flooded with light from large
French doors that lead out to the garden. The kitchen comes well equipped, there is a separate,
formal dining plus a drawing room with an open fire, which is positioned on the upper floor to
benefit from views over the delightful grounds. There is a shower room on the group floor and a
full family bathroom on the upper floor. Guests have the full use of the grounds which
include some impressive redwood and sequoia trees, a formal walled garden and a sun room so that
they can be enjoyed whatever the weather. Open all year. From £695-£1495 per week.
Short breaks available. Bedlinen, towels, the first £25 of electricity, £35 of oil
for the central heating plus a starter pack of logs for the fire are included. WiFi is included
subject to a fair use policy. Sorry no smoking. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional
charge. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: Darnlee Web Page
Lilliesleaf, Melrose, TD6 9JU. Dimpleknowe Cottage and Mill are located
on a small country estate with its own 11-hole golf course in the heart of the
Scottish Borders. The area is a haven for wildlife. Set in a peaceful location,
in its own enclosed garden, Dimpleknowe Cottage offers stunning views across
open countryside. This modern, well equipped, detached bungalow has three
bedrooms and sleeps 5 in comfort. All rooms are on the ground floor and include
a comfortable sitting room with open fire, a large, well equipped,
kitchen/dining area, a bathroom with shower, a twin bedroom en-suite, plus
double and single bedrooms. Garden furniture is provided and there is ample
parking. 1-2 dogs welcome. Dimpleknowe Mill provides excellent accommodation,
which is spacious, characterful and stylish and of open plan design. It has
three en-suite bedrooms including one on the ground floor with a specially
adapted shower room suitable for disabled guests. Open all year. Rates for
Dimpleknowe Cottage £285-£500 per week and Dimpleknowe Mill from
£550-£850 per week. WiFi included. Contact Jane Cameron. Tel: 01835
Ettrick Valley Yurts: Glamping in the Scottish Borders.
Enjoy a magical glamping experience in the stunning Ettrick Valley. Comfy beds, fresh linens, colourful
rugs and cushions, and a cosy wood burner await you in our beautifully furnished authentic Mongolian yurts.
Each yurt sleeps up to 6 and sits on its own raised decking with panoramic views over the Ettrick Water and
surrounding hills. We offer a comfy mix of beds, sofa beds and futons, with duvets,
fresh linens, cushions and extra blankets. You can cook on the stove top but each yurt also has a gas hob and
grill in a little kitchen area, as well as a table and chairs, pots and pans, cool box, plates, bowls and
cutlery. Wall hangings and twinkly solar lights make the yurt a magical place to relax in, all behind your own
secure front door. Hot showers and toilets are located only a short walk from your yurt - right next to
an honesty shop. You'll find plenty to see and do on site and in the local area. Ettrick Valley Yurts are
great for families, walkers, cyclists, those who like to fish and stargazers. Open all year. Rates from £136
per yurt per night. Tel: 01750 62 331.
Goldilands Self Catering and B&B, Roxburgh
Road, Heiton, Kelso, TD5 8TP. Goldlands is a spacious 3 bedroom bungalow located in a lovely
rural setting 3 miles from the busy market town of Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Whether you are
looking for a relaxing weekend or an activity based holiday, Goldilands is the ideal base for a short
break or longer stay. The house was purpose built as a holiday property and is single storey with parking
right outside the door. The well appointed accommodation includes a fully fitted kitchen, a living/dining
room with comfortable seating and great views. There are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms; two twin/superking
bedrooms and a further kingsize room, all have en-suite facilities. Outside is a garden with picnic bench
and furniture. Goldilands may be booked for full weeks or short breaks on a self catering basis. When the
house is not let as a whole, individual rooms are available on a B&B basis; the owners come to the property
to cook breakfast and service the rooms each morning. Check out the Goldilands website for the best rates,
either self catering or B&B, for your chosen dates, or Tel: 01573 450671. Mobile: 07749 377269.
Hawthorn and Hollyview Cottages, Coldingham. Close to the
coastal village of Coldingham, Hawthorn ans Hollyview Cottages are recent barn
conversions each offering luxury accommodation for up to 4 and 6 guests
respectively. Light, spacious and generously equipped, these well appointed
properties boast a fully fitted kitchen with all modern appliances, a separate
living room with leather suite, TV with Freeview and DVD player and doors
leading out to a patio area and garden. Hawthorn has one double bedroom, one
twin room and a family bathroom. Hollyview has one double bedroom and two
twins, a large family bathroom and an additional shower room. The cottages
provide a great base for touring the Borders or further afield.
Edinburgh can be reached via road in an hour or by train, from Dunbar, in
twenty minutes. The English Border is only 15 miles south of Coldingham. You'll
also find beaches to explore, castles to visit and much more. Open all year.
Fully inclusive rates from £245-£500 per week. Short breaks
available. Well behaved pets welcome. Contact: Mairi Drummond. Tel: 0790 86 86
Hendersyde Farm Holiday Cottages, Kelso, TD5 7QA.
4 Star Self Catering - Stylish and Contemporary or Cosy and Traditional. Sleep 2-6.
peaceful places to stay - on our family farm - three miles downstream from the
delightful market town of Kelso. * Surrounded by walks, wildlife and wonderful
views over the Eden and Tweed Valley to The Cheviot Hills in Northumberland. *
Millsyde - special and spacious - freshly converted - single storey - country
home - with soothing space for six in 3 double bedrooms. * East and West -
traditional farm cottages - sleeping up to four - in double and twin bedrooms.
So popular with couples, we offer discounts on all bookings. * Relax in the
private, south facing gardens, walk across the farm, by the waterside, explore
both sides of the undiscovered Border Country & Coast! Edinburgh and Alnwick
are only an hour away. * Open all year. Inclusive prices, with WiFi, from £325-
£1200 per week. Short breaks too! Many more ideas, availability and booking
options on our Hendersyde web site. * Contact: Sue Beck. Tel/Fax: 01573 223495.
Mobile: 07809 426 997.
Horsemill Cottage, Near Melrose. This lovely new barn
conversion is just outside the pretty village of St Boswells in the beautiful
and historic Borderland about 10 miles north of Jedburgh. Surrounded by woods
and trees and at the end of a short track 1 mile from the main A68 trunk road,
you'll find Edinburgh, the Berwickshire coast and north Northumberland all
within one hour's drive. Fitted and furnished to a high standard, this unique
property boast an hexagonal sitting room, glazed on all sides, an open-plan
hall/dining area, a fully fitted kitchen, one ground floor twin bedroom with
shower room, plus one first floor double bedroom and a bathroom which are
accessed from a galleried landing. Outside there is an extensive patio and
ample parking. You'll find shops, a pub and a hotel all close by. From
£325-£450 per week inclusive of all heating, lighting, linen and
towels. Pets accepted by arrangement. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: Horsemill Cottage Web Page
Lime Tree Cottage, Near Kelso. Lime Tree Cottage has a
lovely open situation on a tree-lined drive, just three miles north of the
pretty Border town of Kelso. Sublimely comfortable and most beautifully
appointed, its enclosed garden and quiet location make it ideal for families
and couples alike. It has also been discreetly adapted to make it wheelchair
friendly and particularly suitable for visitors of limited mobility. The
kitchen has pull out work surfaces and appliances and there is an intercom
system in the sitting room which opens the front door. Lime Tree Cottage sleeps
up to 4 guests, having one double bedroom with en-suite bath/shower room and a
further twin room. No traffic passes the front door and the view is over fields
where horses graze. The enclosed garden has a patio with furniture provided and
a garage which offers storage for bikes. From £295-£450 per week
fully inclusive. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: Lime Tree Cottage Web Page
Linthill House, Near Melrose.
Set amid the extensive parkland of a country estate, just 6 miles from Melrose in the
Scottish Borders, Linthill House has been substantially refurbished to provide gracious
living for up to 16 guests in 9 bedrooms. The house dates back to the 18th century and is
elegant and refined throughout. It retains many original features and comprises a grand
entrance hall, a spacious and well-equipped kitchen with an electric Aga, a separate formal
dining room that seats up to 16 people, a charming drawing room with open fire and a magnificent
billiard room with a full size snooker table. Turning staircases lead to a choice of 9
bedrooms and suites upstairs, all of which combine comfort with traditional character.
Guests have access to the grounds surrounding the house that extend to over 100 acres and
include ponds and a stretch of the Ale Water where brown trout may be fished and along which
there are some lovely walks. Open all year. From £1995-£3250 per week. Short breaks
may be available. Bedlinen, towels, electricity, biomass heating and logs for the fire
are included. WiFi is also included subject to a fair use policy. Sorry no smoking. A maximum
of 2 dogs are welcome. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: Linthill House Web Page
Swinton Cottages, Little Swinton Farm, Coldstream, TD12 4HH. Self
Catering properties with unassisted wheelchair access. Surrounded by the
rolling Scottish countryside, these delightful period stone-built, single
storey farm cottages provide the perfect base for exploring the historic
Borders region. There are local battle sites, peel towers, fortified castles
and stately homes to visit, the mill towns of Hawick and Galashiels, plus
the World Heritage coastline of north Northumberland. There is good walking,
golf and fishing nearby. Little Swinton comprises two charming cottages,
each with its own character. Choose between The Courtyard and Cotoneaster Cottage.
Cotoneaster is part of an attractive terrace, whilst The Courtyard stands adjacent
to the farmhouse, with its own drive and magnificent views of the countryside. The
Courtyard sleeps up to 5 and has 2 bedrooms, with an additional sofa bed in the lounge.
Cotoneaster sleeps up to 7 and has 3 bedrooms. Both properties are fully adapted for
wheelchair users. Open all year. Rates from £200-£550 per week. Includes
free WiFi. Pets welcome. Contact Sue Brewis. Tel: 01890 882173.
Old Hyndhope Cottage,
Near Ettrick Bridge, Selkirk. Offering accommodation for up to 6 guests
in 4 bedrooms, Old Hyndhope Cotage has one of the loveliest situations in the
Scottish Borders with wonderful sweeping views over the Ettrick Valley. On a
high vantage point, this is a peaceful place, with birds, sheep and occasional
deer the nearest neighbours. Fishing can usually be organised by the owners,
there are interesting walks in every direction and many places of interest are
easily accessible from here. The cottage itself is comfortably appointed, has a
separate well-eqipped kitchen plus a sitting/dining room with French windows
opening onto a patio. Heating is by open-fire and night-storage heaters.
Bed-linen and towels can be hired. Please note that this is a no smoking house.
From £245-£415 per week fully inclusive. Short break rates may be
available. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: Old Hyndhope Cottage Web Page
The Old Lobster House, Lower Burnmouth, Eyemouth. In a
picturesque setting right on the seafront in the pretty fishing village of Burnmouth
sits The Old Lobster House, 6 miles north of Berwick-upon-Tweed on Scotland’s beautiful
east coast. Converted from what was originally an old lobster holding pen this quaint
cottage has stunning views out to sea. The well appointed accommodation comprises a
spacious kitchen diner, a cosy sitting room with wood burning stove, two bedrooms - a
double and a single (both en suite). The charming double room has a king size bed and
its impressive en suite bathroom features a lovely cast iron roll-top bath, as well as
a large separate shower. Outside there is parking within Burnmouth or right by the cottage
on the seafront. Open all year. From £315-£575 per week including all heating,
WiFi, bed linen and towels. Please note, this is a no smoking house. Up to two dogs are
welcome for a small additional charge. Short breaks available. Tel:
+44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: The Old Lobster House Web Page
Whitecroft Cottage, West End, Horncliffe,
Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2XN. Located in the delightful salmon fishing village of Horncliffe
on the River Tweed, Whitecroft Cottage is the perfect base for touring the beautiful
Northumbrian coastline and the Scottish borderlands and market towns. It sits in an
idyllic spot on the outskirts of the village, in a delightful garden and offers 4 Star
accommodation for up to 6 guests. This charming property has beamed ceilings throughout
and comprises a fully fitted kitchen, a spacious lounge/dining room with open fire, a master king-size
bedroom, two twin rooms and two bathrooms, one upstairs, one down. If you would like
us to cook for you during your stay, please choose from the seasonal menus and give at
least 24 hours notice. Meals are prepared using fresh, local produce and will be brought
down to Whitecroft at a time you specify. Open all year. Rates £340-£580
per week. Contact: Moira Kay. Tel: 01289 382935.
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- Elliot Park Camping and Caravanning Club Site Jedburgh, TD8 6EF. STB 3 Star Touring Park.
- Ettrick Holidays Cossarshill Farm, Ettrick Valley, Selkirk, TD7 5JB. STB 4 Star Self Catering. Assisted wheelchair access.
- Eyemouth Holiday Park Fort Road, Eyemouth, TD14 5BE. STB 3 Star Holiday Park.
- Fireburn Mill Cottages Fireburn Mill, Coldstream, TD12 4LN. STB 3 Star Self Catering.
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- Gypsy Palace Kirk Yetholm. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
- Half House Cottage Cappercleuch, Selkirk, TD7 5LG.
- Harleyburn Cottages Chiefswood Road, Darnick, Melrose, TD6 9BA. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
- Hillview Peebles, EH45 9BG. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
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- Hoscote Holiday Cottages Hoscote Estate, Roberton, TD9 7PN. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
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- The Mill House Scotsmill, Kailzie, Peebles, EH45 9HS.
- The Mill@Lewinshope Yarrow Valley, Selkirk, TD7 5JY. STB 5 Star Self Catering.
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- Nether Whitlaw Cottage Nether Whitlaw, Selkirk, TD7 4QN. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
- Neuk Farm Holiday Cottages The Neuk, Cockburnspath, TD13 5YH. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
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- Nisbet's Tower Gunsgreen Quay, Eyemouth, TD14 5SD. STB 3 Star Self Catering.
- Old Linthill Eyemouth, TD14 5RE. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
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- River View Tweedbank Farm, Traquair Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6PF. STB 3 Star Self Catering.
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