Self-catering Accommodation in the Scottish Borders

Holiday Cottages in Scotland, Holiday Cottages in the UK, by cottagewriter.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe borders of Scotland with England was a much fought over region till the mid 17th century. The region is rich in history where towns were fought over, ransacked and  rebuilt with many settlements becoming fortified. As well as the English, the Border Reivers (powerful border families) fought amongst themselves and stole cattle.

The Border region of Scotland is a fascinating place for a holiday – there is a wealth of historical sights and abbeys, set amidst fabulous scenery. Holiday cottages in the Borders range from country cottages to town houses – all of them delightful places to rent and an excellent way to independently explore the region. These are some recently listed approved holiday cottages in the Scottish Borders

Neidpath Castle Cottage, Peebles, Scottish Borders

borders castleNeidpath Castle Cottage is a conversion of part of the ancient castle. It is now superbly comfortable and very easy to live in, being all on the same floor. Guests are always delighted by how light it is inside and what lovely views there are. Neidpath Castle is a central part of the history of this area and staying within its walls is very atmospheric and secluded. Nearby Peebles has a whole host of delicious shops and restaurants and is only a short walk along the River Tweed.
Bedrooms: 3 (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single plus extra pull out bed). Sleeps: 5 +1. Weekend and short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Chapelhope Farmhouse, Innerleithen, Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders

selkirk self-cateringChapelhope is a wonderfully comfortable place to relax surrounded by unspoilt views and with zero light pollution. The farmhouse is spacious and child friendly, ideal for family and friends to get together. There is plenty to enjoy in the way of walks and outdoor activities such as sailing, fishing and mountain biking and lovely fires inside to sit in front of and while away the evenings.
Bedrooms 5 (1 double with bath, 1 double, 2 twin/king sized double, 1 family with double bed and bunks). Sleeps: 10 + 2/3. Innerleithen. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

The Elms, Kelso, Scottish Borders.

borders castleThe Elms is a beautiful Georgian detached house set in private grounds at the entrance gates to Floors Castle in the pretty Border town of Kelso. There is a large comfortable sitting room, games room with snooker table and kitchen with gas range cooker and dining area. Kelso town centre with its cobbled streets, pubs, restaurants and shops is within easy walking distance. The stunning Borders countryside offers so much including great fishing, golf courses, walking, riding, stately homes and gardens.
Bedrooms: 5 – 4 double/twin, 1 double. Sleeps: 10. Kelso. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

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