DINGLETON MAINS, MELROSE
SCOTTISH BORDERS TD6 9HS

 

 

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01896 823 258

LOCAL AREA

ANNUAL EVENTS IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

Borders Book Festival – 14th – 17th June 2018 – this is a brilliant event held in Harmony Gardens in Melrose every year and draws in some big name authors. There are always a wide range of interesting speakers and

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BEST ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN NEAR MELROSE

Children will revel in the great open spaces and clean air that this pristine part of Scotland has to offer. There are unlimited opportunities to get back to nature and make those special childhood memories that great family holidays bring.

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BEST ACTIVE DAYS OUT IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

Go Ape is a tree top adventure course and zip wire located at Glentress Forest near Peebles which is around 45 minutes drive from the holiday cottages. A great fun day out for adventurous adults and children (minimum

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BEST BEACHES IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

COLDINGHAM BAY Situated close to the small village of Coldingham this is a gorgeous sandy cove with rocky headlands either side, great for sand castles and rock-pooling! Surf board hire and lessons available through St Vedas surf shop. EYEMOUTH Lovely sandy beach in...

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BEST HISTORIC BUILDINGS TO VISIT IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

Perhaps nowhere else in the world can evoke the power of the romantic past more than Abbotsford, stunningly located on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Abbotsford sits at the heart of the landscape that inspired the poetry and novels of its creator, Sir Walter Scott.

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SCOTTISH BORDERS COMMON RIDINGS

COMMON RIDINGS & THE MELROSE FESTIVAL Huge schedule of events in different Border towns throughout the summer months. Unique opportunity to watch large gatherings of horse-back riders recreating and commemorating historical events based around riding the town...

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WALKING HOLIDAYS IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

For walking holidays in the Scottish Borders our holiday cottages are in a perfect location. As well as numerous local footpaths nearby we also have the famous St Cuthbert’s Way running past us roughly 300 metres to the east of our cottages. The route covers 100km of...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

MOUNTAIN BIKING The Scottish Borders is a mountain biker’s paradise with routes to suit every standard from absolute beginner to hardened professional. Glentress and Innerleithen (approx 25 mins drive from Eildon Holiday Cottages) host the two famous downhill and XC...

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RUGBY AND THE MELROSE 7s TOURNAMENT

The Borders is well known as the strong-hold of Scottish rugby producing many international players including many Scottish Rugby captains and the legendary commentator Bill McLaren. There is a wealth of great rugby clubs in The Borders and the annual 7s series (Kings...

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ST MARY’S LOCH & THE LOCH OF THE LOWES

This is a beautiful place to visit at the top of the Yarrow river valley above Selkirk. The drive is around 45 minutes from Melrose through stunning Scottish landscapes of high hills and deep valleys. For anyone with a road bike its also a fantastic cycling route along quiet roads with incredible scenery.

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BEST CASTLES IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

FLOORS CASTLE, KELSO The largest inhabited castle in Scotland, home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe and their family. Spectacular State rooms filled with priceless European paintings, tapestries and furnishings. There is a café next to the walled garden, a...

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BEST PLACES TO EAT IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS

The Scottish Borders is a famous for its incredible produce and natural larder, you just have to dine at any of the top Edinburgh restaurants to see that most of the ingredients on their menus originate in the Scottish Borders! The area has plenty or superb eateries...

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