Scottish Borders Holiday Cottages

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Rent a country cottage for a holiday in the Borders and discover just what makes the Scottish Borders  region so special; this beautiful Scottish landscape is renowned for its hills, moorlands, fishing villages and valleys. It is most pleasant to do out and about discovering a new area on holiday and having the time to spare for afternoon tea or to stand and stare. Staying in self-catering accommodation ensures a relaxing stay for any Scottish holiday and you can rest assured that there will not be any battles fought over comfort and facilities. more information


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Popular destinations in Borders:

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Stylish high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and superb countryside views of the Eden and Tweed Valley, set on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £650
Next availability:
from 09 December to 30 December 19 from 03 January to 04 January 20


Special Offer: from 21 December to 29 December 19

Tweed Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Stylish 2 bedroom holiday lodge with country views in the Scottish Borders, with a warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and on-site tennis court, this is a great place to relax and unwind on holiday.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £700
Next availability:
from 10 December to 15 December 19 from 17 December to 31 December 19


Special Offer: from 21 December to 28 December 19

Orchard Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

High quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge in the Scottish Borders, with superb countryside views to the Eden and Tweed valley, warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and access to tennis court on the farm, just 3 miles from Kelso.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £700
Next availability:
from 09 December to 14 December 19 from 16 December to 24 December 19

Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

sleeps 4 - 8 guests
4 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Weekly Price from: £492
Next availability:
from 14 December to 21 December 19 from 04 January to 08 February 20

Plumbraes Barn Holiday Cottages, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

5 bedroom Farm Cottages, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 10 guests
1 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

Small collection of barns and cottages set on a working farm with stunning country views in the Scottish Borders, just 3 miles from Kelso, with access to a tennis court on site, and river walks nearby.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £350


Special Offer: from 08 December to 21 January 20
Late availability: from 08 December to 29 December 19

Lambing Field Rural Retreat, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Cheviot Hills.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Escape on a tranquil rural retreat break to the beautiful Cheviot Hills, just 15 minutes' drive from Northumberland National Park, come and discover the excellent walking and riding country of the Scottish Borders.

Weekly Price from: £280

Desirable holiday homes in the Scottish Borders


At one time self-catering breaks offered an inexpensive family holiday in Scotland. Today, holidaymakers are much more demanding and have grown to like having their own spacious holiday home, preferably with a garden and have added a lengthy list of attractive facilities that include saunas, hot tubs, barbecues, heated swimming pools. The holiday cottage industry in the Scottish Borders seeks to give holidaymakers a good time so that they return again at a future date and make every attempt to create desirable holiday accommodation. The Borders region was the scene of many a battle in past times, today, its is a picturesque landscape that should delight every tourist coming to this part of Scotland to enjoy a  country cottages holiday. Some popular attractions that you can visit include the Visitor Centre at Jedburgh Abbey, Melrose Abbey, Paxton House and Floors Castle. You can also visit the medieval castle of Neidpath and the Traquair, which is believed to be the oldest inhabited house in the entire country.

Holiday attractions in the Borders


Like various other tourists, you can also choose to visit the historic attractions during the self-catering cottage holidays. The abbeys and castles showcase magnificent architecture and render insight into the rich heritage of the destination.

Besides, there are castles, wildlife parks, country estates and visitor centres that you can go to during the country cottage holidays. There are museums and galleries as well that you can visit, such as the John Nelson Studio Gallery, Johnnie Armstrong Gallery, Old Gala House and Scott Gallery and the Tweeddale Museum and Gallery.    

Do what makes you happy on holiday in the Borders


You can pamper yourself at the Stobo Castle Health Spa or visit the picturesque gardens of Dawyck Botanic Garden. Moreover, there are various activities like cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, rugby and walking that you can enjoy in Borders during the cottage holidays.

Along with the many attractions present within the eighteen hundred square miles of area of Borders, there are many self catering country cottages present in the area as well. Browse through our Area Guide to find more information about the Borders region of Scotland.

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