Self-catering cottages in the Borders Region, Scotland

holiday cottages in Scotland and borders

The Scottish borders are a gentle introduction to the delights of Scotland.  The views are of rolling wooded hills, rich farmland,  villages and market towns.  

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 If you have visited Scotland previously, you will appreciate that because of the low population compared to England, driving is a pleasant experience, and that distances are covered faster.  It only takes about an hour to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow.  There is s much to see of interest in handsome traditional local towns like Jedburgh, Kelso,  Peebles, Selkirk, and Moffat, and if you're based in the Borders, you will be able to easily tour and discover this region. 


Self catering in the Scottish Borders - (almost) close to the border in Cumbria

unusual castle accommodationThis self-catering tower house in Cumbria is distinctly different.  Located very close to the Scottish Borders, Gretna Green is just 6 miles away from this castle.  Sleeping up to 10 people in 4 bedrooms, this tower-house offers unique self-catering accommodation for special occasions or group getaways.  If you require additional accommodation, an additional cottage for up to 6 can be rented nearby, and at extra cost.  From this special base, you can explore the Lake District but are also very well placed for discovering the Scottish Borders

Dating back to 1584, this place is rich in history and has lots of character features such as exposed stonework and various other medieval features.  All the bedrooms are ensuite and the master bedroom benefits from an impressive four poster bed.

There is an atmospheric dining hall, called the Great Hall, which seats up to 14 in total.  For small intimate wedding receptions, anniversary celebrations, engagements or other special occasions, Brackenhill Tower could be a great choice.  

Please click on the photograph of this holiday cottage in the Scottish borders to view interior images and contact details.

If you are looking to take a self-catering break in a castle or towerhouse, take a look at  castles to rent.



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Click here for more cottages in the Scottish borders...., self-catering near Berwick on Tweed


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A little further north in Scotland .............

Large Country House, Perthshire, Scotland sleeps 8-14 in 6 bedrooms


secluded selfcatering house perth scotlandThis is a fabulous 17th century house in its own gardens, now fully modernised to provide a really comfortable, secluded 6 bedroom 5 bathroom self catering holiday house.

Surrounded by lovely green lawns and woodland the house offers privacy and wonderful walks across the estate and yet is only 20 minutes from the lovely city of Perth and access to beautiful Perthshire, salmon fishing, golf and more.

The house offers luxury standard, high quality accommodation throughout.  5 of the 6 bedrooms have ensuite facilities and there is plenty of space for groups including two lounges, a large dining room and a games room.

For entertainment there is a large 42 inch plasma TV screen in the lounge and a games room with a snooker table.  There is also Wi-Fi internet access.  

There are excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits in this attractive part of Scotland.  The world famous golf courses of Gleneagles and St Andrews are within easy reach.  The choice of golf courses nearby is fantastic.  Wildlife lovers should also be in their element.  Look out for birdlife like owls, eagles or woodpeckers.  You may also be lucky enough to spot rare red squirrels, stags or hares, many of which are resident in the nearby woods.

Several dates available, call to check availability. Click for Large Country Houses in Scotland for this and similar properties for families or groups.


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