Scottish Borders Holiday Cottages
Be brave, book a cottage for a holiday in the magnificent Borders of Scotland and go castle hunting.
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.
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 and the historic regions of Peebleshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire now form part of the Borders. Today the Scottish borders covers 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.