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Borders Scotland cottages and self catering

Choose from 33 cottages in Borders Scotland. Search for self catering perfect for couples and large family groups, ideally situated near the coast or at the heart of the countryside.

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Courtyard Cottage in Kelso, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Courtyard Cottage, Kelso, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £404 to £816

Self catering accommodation in Kelso sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms Easy Walk access Pets allowed Luxury accommodation sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: The 200 acres of glorious parkland surrounding Mellerstain House one of Scotland’s grandest stately homes designed and built by William and Robert Adam provide a wonderful setting for these three delightful cottages. Visitors are welcome to roam the grounds including the fabulous Italian-style terraced gardens which command panoramic views over the lake to the distant Cheviot Hills. The scenic and historic attractions of the Border country are all close at hand and the beaches of Berwick and Holy Island are also easily accessible. Kelso (6 miles) offers shops inns and restaurants and is home of Floors Castle and the famous Kelso Horse Races whilst Edinburgh with its magnificent castle museums galleries and excellent shopping is only a 35 mile drive. Fly fishing can be arranged locally several golf courses are nearby and shops and pubs are just 3.5 miles away. Beautifully appointed and very comfortable these three properties offer a unique holiday opportunity. West Lodge ref S4166 is a charming 18th-century stone cottage enjoying its own garden with splendid views towards the Cheviots. Clock House ref S4568 has been beautifully converted to a high standard to form part of the Old Clock House dating from the early 18th century. Adjoining the Clock House is Courtyard Cottage ref S4569 which has also been lovingly converted to a high standard and boasts three en-suite bedrooms. The courtyard coffee shop serves delicious home cooking on ‘house open’ days - and special occasions large and small can be catered for by arrangement in the state rooms of Mellerstain House.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet (accessed also from hall). First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster) with en-suite bathroom and toilet 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Foulden Hill Farm Cottage in Foulden, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Foulden Hill Farm Cottage, Foulden, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £341 to £674

Self catering accommodation in Foulden sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking Open Fire or Wood Burner Stove Pets allowed sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Boasting far-reaching views to the Cheviot Hills and lovely walking from the doorstep this cosy and comfortable cottage (shown right of photograph) is set just 5 miles from sandy beaches at the village of Eyemouth where visitors can feed wild grey seals. Enjoying its own garden the cottage sits on the owners’ 200 acre arable farm an idyllic spot threaded with many footpaths. Boat trips are easily available and the nearby coastline is famed for crystal clear waters shipwrecks and diverse marine life – a paradise for divers. Picturesque St Abbs with its harbour and nature reserve the golden sands of Coldingham Bay and historic Berwick-upon-Tweed are under 10 miles whilst the beautiful city of Edinburgh is an hour’s drive. Visit the village of Ayton’s imposing castle 3 miles. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room/dining area. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin both with combed ceilings.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Colinton Cottage in Coldingham, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Colinton Cottage, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £317 to £559

Self catering accommodation in Coldingham sleeps 4.

Features include: Pub Close By • Sandy Beach 5 Miles • Sea 5 Miles • Short Break • Pet Friendly

Accommodation overview: Situated on a picturesque hillside on the fringes of Coldingham village these two cottages are the ideal place to relax after a day exploring the dramatic Berwickshire coast. Adjoining the owners’ home the cottages sit just a mile from the beautiful beach of Coldingham Sands a perfect secluded gem where Gosmount Farm visitors also enjoy use of the owners’ beach hut. Diving enthusiasts are drawn to the area’s clear offshore waters and the coastline affords visitors glorious walking: those heading south to the little town of Eyemouth 3.5 miles by road can take a boat trip from its attractive working harbour or feed the wild seals whilst 2 miles to the north lies the quaint fishing village of St Abbs and the St Abb’s Head nature reserve famously provides spectacular clifftop walks. The splendid city of Edinburgh is only an hour’s drive or 45 minutes by train from the historic town of Berwick upon Tweed 11 miles. Shops and pubs 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room with double bed and sofa bed (for children). Kitchen/dining area. Shower room and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Campbell’s Close Apt in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Borders Scotland

Campbell’s Close Apt, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £384 to £932

Self catering accommodation in Edinburgh sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Close to the centre of Edinburgh, yet boasting a quiet location, this attractive and spacious ground floor holiday apartment is set back from busy Canongate, and approached by a small, secure, shared garden with shrubs and trees. Part of an old brewery conversion amidst beautiful landscaped gardens, including the gardens of Canongate Kirk, it is surrounded by the fascinating Old Town, with many shops and restaurants. Within just a few minutes’ walk are Holyrood Palace and Holyrood Abbey. North Bridge, Prince’s Street and Edinburgh Castle are just a 10-minute walk. Border country easily accessible. Shops 20 yards.


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Hawthorn Cottage in Paxton, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Hawthorn Cottage, Paxton, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £351 to £621

Self catering accommodation in Paxton sleeps 4.

Features include: Non Smoking • Pub Close By • Open Fire • Short Break • Pet Friendly • Easy Walking Access

Accommodation overview: Commanding lovely views across open countryside this cosy and comfortable cottage has an open fire in the original range and a wonderfully peaceful enclosed garden ideal for outdoor dining. Lying on the edge of Paxton village in Berwickshire which boasts its own country house featuring a gallery gardens and tea room and in an ideal location for exploring the glorious Borders scenery and the dramatic Northumbrian Heritage Coast. Beautiful beaches within 5 miles at Willing and Spittal. Numerous castles (magnificent Bamburgh Castle 28 miles) Holy Island and St Abb’s Head Nature Reserve are all an easy drive on quiet country roads. Eyemouth is 9 miles where visitors can feed wild grey seals and take boat trips and the nearby coastline has crystal clear waters shipwrecks and marine life - a paradise for divers. Edinburgh’s attractions are well worth a trip. Shops and amenities in Berwick 5 miles pub serving meals 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Lochside Garden House in Town Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Borders Scotland

Lochside Garden House, Town Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 12
Weekly price range £752 to £1764

Self catering accommodation in Town Yetholm sleeps 12.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms Fishing nearby • Four Poster Bed Hot Tub • Open Fire or Wood Burner Stove Pets allowed sleeps 11

Accommodation overview: This impressive self-contained wing of a beautiful Victorian country house is ideal for family gatherings and the perfect base for exploring Northumberland and the Scottish borders. The property features an entrance hallway with a grand piano with lovely views from the living room and is spacious very comfortable and furnished with period furniture. It boasts a south facing secluded garden with private hot tub for ultimate relaxation both house and garden enjoy stunning views over parkland (pictured) with its grazing horses and rare breed sheep and cattle to the Cheviot Hills and a picturesque loch. Trout pike perch and roach fishing available by arrangement at cost. A full sized snooker table is housed across a cobbled courtyard to the rear and the colourfully planted gardens encompass a toddler zone next to the house a maze of terraces and paths badminton treehouse with a slide and swing. Located just over the English border into Scotland a beautiful landscape famous for its abbeys castles and historic houses glorious beaches and excellent walking fishing and golf Lochside Garden House lies within 2 miles of shops and pubs in Town Yetholm and 6 miles from the market town of Kelso.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room/library. Second living room with double sofa bed. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 2 double one (half tester) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet accessed through 1 single (2ft 6in) one (four poster) with additional single 2 twin (2ft 6in). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Retreat in Foulden, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

The Retreat, Foulden, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 10
Weekly price range £594 to £1189

Self catering accommodation in Foulden sleeps 10.

Accommodation overview: Set down a country lane and surrounded by open fields this spacious detached house is ideal for family get-togethers and celebrations. A perfect holiday location for exploring the historic Scottish Borders and picturesque Northumberland with their superb beaches dramatic castles and stunning scenery. The fishing port of Eyemouth with its colourful harbour where the resident wild grey seals may be fed quaint St Abbs village with great coastal paths and the grand country house and garden of Paxton are all under 10 miles. A little further afield visit Coldstream take a walk in the Cheviot Hills or explore Holy Island and Bamburgh: all are within 30 miles. Berwick-upon-Tweed with its good selections of shops cafes and restaurants is only 6 miles. Shops and pub serving food 3.5 miles.

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Living room with French doors. Kitchen/dining area. Conservatory. Utility room. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet 2 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Second floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin both with sloping ceilings.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Sea Breeze in Greystonelees, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sea Breeze, Greystonelees, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £501 to £986

Self catering accommodation in Greystonelees sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Open Fire or Wood Burner Stove Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Set on the dramatic Berwickshire coastline and only 5 miles from the Northumberland Heritage Coast these two attractive steading conversions enjoy wonderful sea views and an excellent location for discovering the delights of both beautiful regions. The fishing village of Burnmouth lies just 1 mile distant and Eyemouth where visitors can feed wild seals is 3.5 miles and the St Abb’s Head nature reserve’s spectacular clifftop walks are only 7 miles away. Historic Berwick-upon-Tweed (6 miles) offers good shops and restaurants as well as a wealth of places of interest to explore. From here visitors can take a 45 minute train journey to the magnificent city of Edinburgh. Bamburgh Castle Holy Island and Alnwick Castle and Gardens are also all easily accessible. Shop 3.5 miles pub serving food 0.25 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with dining area. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Oldfield in Westruther, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Oldfield, Westruther, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 12
Weekly price range £1031 to £2286

Self catering accommodation in Westruther sleeps 12.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 12

Accommodation overview:

This delightful whinstone house lies in a glorious setting in the village of Westruther, which gained an award made by the Scottish Borders Council, ‘Scotland’s Floral Gateway Best Wee Village’ in 2012. Just 33 miles from the beautiful city of Edinburgh, it stands detached and benefits from an enclosed landscaped garden and grounds which include several lawns, an orchard, and horse paddocks. The garden enjoys a wide open outlook on to the horizon over Lauderdale and makes the perfect place in which to relax after a hard day touring the beautiful Scottish Borders. The welcoming hall has a cosy open fire and comfortable sofas, which leads to an elegant living room with a vast stone fireplace. The large kitchen has a locally crafted dining table, perfect for wonderful, memorable meals or try the local inn a short walk away in the village.
Lauder, 8 miles, has a good selection of local shops and pubs as well as a golf course. Fishing and shooting can be arranged and horse riding is available locally. Excellent hill walking can be found on the Lammermuirs or Cheviot Hills and on the nearby Southern Upland Way, 2 miles. Thirlstane Castle, Mellerstain House and Floors Castle are just three of the many grand houses to visit nearby.
Edinburgh is a must for a day trip. This historic and magical city evokes the imagination of all ages. Dominated by the imposing castle, there are excellent tours of the city and castle as well as wonderful shopping, pubs, restaurants, cinemas and theatres. The Royal Yacht Britannia is permanently docked in the historic medieval port of Leith, and can be boarded for an interesting insight into how the Royal Family lived whilst at sea. Shops and pubs 8 miles.


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The Coach House in Ratho, Edinburgh, Borders Scotland

The Coach House, Ratho, Edinburgh, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £345 to £838

Self catering accommodation in Ratho sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Hidden away among lovely beech trees and with views from the terrace of the attractive Union Canal, The Coach House is a perfect base from which to explore Edinburgh. Stone-built and detached, it is set within the extensive grounds of the owners’ home on the edge of a village where a good pub, local shops and an opportunity to take a canal cruise can be found. For keen walkers there is good hill walking in the Pentland Hills Regional Park. Glasgow, Perthshire, Fife and the Borders and, of course, the beautiful city of Edinburgh are all within easy access. Golf close by. Guests receive 10% discount in the owner’s award winnning pub, 5 minutes’ walk. Shops 1/2 mile.


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Garden Cottage Fairlaw in Reston, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Garden Cottage Fairlaw, Reston, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £322 to £891

Self catering accommodation in Reston sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

This comfortable, light and extremely spacious detached ‘upside-down’ house is set on a working farm in beautiful countryside. A perfect place to relax, with lots to do nearby; stunning beaches are within a few miles, Edinburgh is easily reached, as are Holy Island and Alnwick Castle and Gardens. A perfect base for walkers (Southern Upland Way and St Cuthbert’s Way), bird watchers and divers (St Abb’s Head), surfers and beach lovers, golfers (Goswick, Gullane, Dunbar and many more within easy reach). Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, it has its own pretty, secluded garden with dining area. Coffee shop, shop and pub 1 mile.


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The Clock House in Kelso, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

The Clock House, Kelso, Berwickshire, Borders Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £341 to £674

Self catering accommodation in Kelso sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Pets allowed Luxury accommodation sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: The 200 acres of glorious parkland surrounding Mellerstain House one of Scotland’s grandest stately homes designed and built by William and Robert Adam provide a wonderful setting for these three delightful cottages. Visitors are welcome to roam the grounds including the fabulous Italian-style terraced gardens which command panoramic views over the lake to the distant Cheviot Hills. The scenic and historic attractions of the Border country are all close at hand and the beaches of Berwick and Holy Island are also easily accessible. Kelso (6 miles) offers shops inns and restaurants and is home of Floors Castle and the famous Kelso Horse Races whilst Edinburgh with its magnificent castle museums galleries and excellent shopping is only a 35 mile drive. Fly fishing can be arranged locally several golf courses are nearby and shops and pubs are just 3.5 miles away. Beautifully appointed and very comfortable these three properties offer a unique holiday opportunity. West Lodge ref S4166 is a charming 18th-century stone cottage enjoying its own garden with splendid views towards the Cheviots. Clock House ref S4568 has been beautifully converted to a high standard to form part of the Old Clock House dating from the early 18th century. Adjoining the Clock House is Courtyard Cottage ref S4569 which has also been lovingly converted to a high standard and boasts three en-suite bedrooms. The courtyard coffee shop serves delicious home cooking on ‘house open’ days - and special occasions large and small can be catered for by arrangement in the state rooms of Mellerstain House.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining area/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster) 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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