Best of the Borders

Best of the Borders

2nd November 2022

Spectacular scenery, epic castles and some amazing places to stay. Here's our pick of 20 of the best properties for unforgettable adventures in the Scottish Borders. 

Rink Hill

Tweed Valley - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2

Romantic, modern hideaway with fantastic views and private hot tub, off-the-beaten track and tucked into the hillside in the Scottish Borders

Eildon Melrose Log Cabin

Melrose - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders and overlooking the majestic Eildon Hills is Eildon Melrose's Log Cabin.

Aikwood Tower

Selkirk - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 10

Magnificent character filled 16th Century Scottish tower that has been renovated to the highest standards and is just 40 miles from Edinburgh

Merklands Wood Luxury Lodges

Dolphinton - Peeblesshire

Sleeps 12 + 2 infants

Luxurious lodges that sit in a pretty Peeblesshire woodland and come equipped with cosy social spaces and luxury hot tubs.

Kennels Cottage

Galashiels - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4

Beautifully renovated stables building on a private estate in the Scottish Borders, perfect for a family escape to the countryside.

Tiny Home Borders

Hawick - Roxburghshire

Sleeps 2

Retreat from reality at the peaceful Tiny Home Borders in the Scottish Borders, a couples' cabin hosting a Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub and a private Lochan.

Hunters Cottage

Jedburgh - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4

Traditional stone cottage with a modern, minimalist interior surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Scottish Borders.

Garden Cottage

Galashiels - Selkirkshire

Sleeps 4

Charming cottage set within a fairytale estate on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders

The Bothy

Lauder - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4

Charming, stylish and contemporary barn conversion in the Scottish Borders that's ideal for your next rural retreat.

Rowchester West Lodge

Greenlaw Duns - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4

Stunning Victorian lodge with beautiful gardens in the lovely Scottish Borders.


Minto - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2

A cosy and romantic cottage set on a private estate in the beautiful Scottish Borders, with guest access to the historic Fatlips Castle.

The Five Turrets

Selkirk - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 8

A grade II-listed townhouse in the beautiful Scottish Borders, with fairy tale turrets and contemporary interiors…

Fishing Hut

Lauder - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2

Quirky and stylish hut on the river's edge in the Scottish Borders that's half hand-crafted cabin and half vintage caravan.

The Wee Hut at Little Lamberton

Berwick upon Tweed - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2

Luxury glamping for two in a cosy shepherd's hut on the Scottish borders, with outdoor wood-fired hot tub, fire pit and pizza oven.

House on the Hill

Lauder - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 5

Renovated shepherd’s quarters on a working farm in the Scottish Borders, a secluded rural retreat for families and couples.

The Studio at Faldonside Escapes

Melrose - Roxburghshire

Sleeps 2

Beautiful Scandi-style accommodation for two overlooking the Yair Valley in the Scottish Borders.

4 The Bay

Coldingham - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 4 +1 child

Retreat to the charming 4 The Bay, a luxury penthouse overlooking Coldingham Bay, Scottish Borders, featuring an open-plan living area and a roof terrace

Stilt House

Lauder - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2

Charming, cosy cabin by the water's edge in this marvellous part of the Scottish Borders.

Roulotte Retreat

Melrose - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2-4

A collection of beautiful Gypsy caravans, each blessed with their own unique beauty and charm, and an alluring cottage, complete with its own Romany caravan

The Hideaways

Kelso - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2-4 per chalet

Three bespoke chalets with wood-fired hot tubs offering panoramic views of the Eden and Tweed Valleys.

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