Self catering holiday cottage rentals in Ruthwell, Borders, Scotland

Surrounded by fields and pastures, Ruthwell is a quiet village in the Dumfriesshire border area of Scotland and lies very close to the border of England, being only 25 miles from the city of Carlisle in Cumbria. Going on a country cottage break here is perfect for those wishing to dip into Scotland and explore some of what it has to offer. Ruthwell is home to a friendly community, a church, a couple of shops and the Ruthwell Savings Banks Museum. This museum was once the world’s first savings bank and was opened in 1810 by Dr Henry Duncan who used to reside in Ruthwell. Today it is an interesting museum full of useful information and displays about the spread and popularity of savings banks and makes a lovely visit for those staying in Ruthwell.


About Self-Catering Holidays in Ruthwell

Another place to visit from Ruthwell whilst on a cottage holiday is the quaint market town of Dumfries which is only 10 miles from the village. It is home to historical buildings and the Old Bridge House Museum. Ruthwell is also just 15 miles from Gretna Green which with its tourist centre, is worth a visit.

We trust that you’ve found our hints and tips on Ruthwell helpful. If you know this area of Scotland and have local knowledge you’d like to share with us, feel free to get in touch with Country Cottages Online, we’d love to hear from you.

Book a Ruthwell cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Borders on holiday.

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Oyster Catcher Dogs-welcome Cottage, Southern Scotland, Southerness, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Ruthwell 11 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

This is an outstanding 2 bedroom holiday home with an attractive garden and an outstanding setting right by the beach in the village of Southerness, enjoy sea views all day long with a stay at this very special dog-friendly holiday cottage.

Weekly Price from: £336
Next availability:
from 05 December to 11 December 20 from 14 December to 23 December 20

High Tide, Weymouth, Dorset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Townhouse, Ruthwell 16 miles away

sleeps 5 - 10 guests
5 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed
5 star

Elegant 5 bedroom holiday rental in Weymouth, all ensuite bedrooms, stunning sea views and excellent location opposite the beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1325
Next availability:
from 08 July to 09 July 20 from 07 August to 21 August 20

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets, Ruthwell 16 miles away

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: £770
Next availability:
from 08 July to 09 July 20 from 19 July to 20 July 20

Steads Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

2 bedroom Holiday Apartment, Ruthwell 16 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Homely sleeps 6, 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Edinburgh, close to Leith and less than 2 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £374
Next availability:
from 08 July to 11 September 20 from 18 September to 05 March 21

Glingerbank, Longtown, Cumbria, Lake District, England

12 bedroom Large Country House, Ruthwell 18 miles away

sleeps 12 - 24 guests
12 - 24
12 bedrooms
12
12 bathrooms
12
dog-friendly cottage

Impressive 12 bedroom country house with games room, private hot tub and a setting in beautiful gardens, situated just 10 miles from Northumberland National Park, 10 miles from Gretna Green and 6 miles from the Solway Coast, ideal for special celebrations and group getaways.

Special features: tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £3200
Next availability:
from 08 July to 29 July 20 from 02 August to 11 August 20

Kirkandrews House , Longtown, Cumbria, Lake District, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Ruthwell 18 miles away

sleeps 8 - 13 guests
8 - 13
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Roomy sleeps 13 holiday house set in parkland grounds and with far reaching country views, close to Gretna Green and the Solway Coast AONB, welcoming anniversary parties, family groups, groups of friends, hen parties, stag parties and special celebrations.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1000
Next availability:
from 08 July to 29 July 20 from 02 August to 11 August 20

Pheasant Lodge Scottish Borders, Longtown, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Log Cabin, Ruthwell 19 miles away

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

Whether for a mini-moon, a honeymoon or a break with friends, this superb adults-only log cabin with its private hot tub with mood lighting is something special; add to this a location just 3 miles from Gretna Green, a 5 star rating, a setting close to unspoilt countryside and a Green at Heart Gold Award and it's clear to see this solid Norwegian Timber Lodge has plenty to offer (plus fishing for salmon and trout is possible on the Border River Esk, along 3 mile river beat and rod hire is available).

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, sauna, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £703
Next availability:
from 08 July to 10 July 20 from 13 July to 16 July 20