Selkirkshire is now part of the Scottish borders and lies just north of part of the borders known as Roxburghshire, this is an excellent destination for a cottage holiday if you are looking to stay in part of Scotland rich in green countryside yet close enough to the beautiful capital city of Edinburgh to get there in just over an hour by car.
Many people like the option of having the best of both worlds where you can combine a relaxing self catering break in the peaceful countryside with the ability to travel in to the capital city and experience all its has to offer as and when you wish. Or if you prefer just to relax and stay away from the hustle and bustle of life for a while, Selkirkshire has plenty opportunities for relaxing. You can head in to Lindinney Wood, also known as Yair forest and enjoy forest walks and lovely views.
The countryside in Selkirkshire is largely used for sheep farming, so if you are looking for a rural retreat or farmstay even, you may be in luck. Other places to visit in Selkirkshire whilst on a country cottage stay include Bowhill house and its country estate. At this Scottish country estate you can enjoy walking around the various trails and at certain times of year enjoy a guided tour of the house. There is also a tearoom and a children’s adventure playground.
Do enjoy browsing through the cottages in Selkirkshire. For more choice do take a look at our page of cottages in the Scottish borders. You can also use our Search assistant, freely use this to find the right kind of cottage to meet your requirements. Find cottages with pools, cottages with hot tubs, pet friendly cottages, country houses and even castles on Country Cottages Online. We trust that you will have a fantastic time in Selkirkshire in Scotland.