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Small and perfectly formed – our tiny bijoux for two

Whether indulging in a stolen weekend away from city life with a solo escape or searching for the perfect romantic holiday destination for you and your beau, take the opportunity to create your own adventures and live it large in one of our small but perfectly formed cottages.

From a quirky former salmon netting station with a glass-fronted sitting room offering riverside views to a seductive watermill flaunting interiors sure to set your heart aflutter, we’re embracing the tiny house trend with gusto.

 

 

 

 

Pigeon Loft

Once an overnight jail and now a soul-soothing bolthole on the edge of the Cheviot Hills. With a tweed fabric called ‘Cheviot’, cabinets painted in Farrow & Ball’s ‘Pigeon’ and a cast iron bed made with honeymooners in mind, everything has been restored to add to the overall feeling of comfort.

Pigeon Loft | Kirk Yetholm, Scottish Borders | Sleeps 2

Middle Cottage

A true little bolthole with oodles of country charm in the very sweet interior. With beautiful nature reserves and stunning landscapes on the doorstep, pull on wellies and head out to pick fresh herbs and veg from the garden for supper, say hello to the farm animals and live a little of the good life.

Middle Cottage | Gunnerton, Northumberland | Sleeps 2 with 1 dog welcome

 

 

 

 

Juniper Mill

Somewhat minimalist and oh-so cosy, the vibe at this converted 17th Century watermill is enduringly stylish with an impressive list of design names mixed with salvaged finds and industrial accents. Roll out of bed and into the roll-top bath for a sumptuous soak or spot of evening star gazing. A firm favourite.

Juniper Mill | Lauder, Scottish Borders | Sleeps 2 with 1 dog welcome or 2 dogs on request

The Potting Shed

Eco-friendly and encircled by a wildflower meadow with a touch of fairytale charm. There’s a delicious ‘home produce' welcome pack including freshly baked bread and free-range eggs from the owner’s chickens. Evenings will be spent listening to birdsong and the trickle of the river nearby. Bliss.

The Potting Shed | Earlston, Scottish Borders | Sleeps 2 with 2 small/1 large dog welcome

 

 

 

 

The Hay Loft

An endearing little hayloft wrapped up in all kinds of loveliness and countryside idylls. The interior combines welcoming original beams, rustic touches and a roaring log burner. Make use of the art studio and enjoy perfect picnic lunches with ingredients picked from the owners’ fruit and veg patch.

The Hay Loft | Gunnerton, Northumberland | Sleeps 2

Braemar

If you love both country and city, you’ll adore this cottage set in the heart of a picture-perfect village, with the wonderful Pentland Hills accessible on foot and Edinburgh’s city lights just a stone’s throw away. Your comfort is ensured with a dinky kitchen, original fireplace, mod-cons and a cosy eyrie of a bedroom.

Braemar | West Linton, Scottish Borders | Sleeps 2

 

 

 

 

Whitesand Shiel

Enjoying a fantastic location on the edge of Berwick-upon-Tweed, hunker down in the glass-fronted sitting room of this former salmon netting station and revel in the goings on of the River Tweed and its many inhabitants, including salmon, seals, otter and an extraordinary array of birdlife.

Whitesand Shiel | Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland | Sleeps 2 with 2 dogs welcome

Cow Parsley, Teasel and Foxglove

Embrace your inner hippy while not neglecting your rather bossy inner luxury lover with a glamping experience at our three cleverly designed Shepherd’s Huts. The epitome of rustic charm found dotted round a farm paddock, escape to the countryside and embrace life’s simple pleasures. 

Shepherd's Huts | Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland | Each hut sleeps 2+2 with 2 dogs welcome per hut and horses welcome with prior notice

 

 

Wonderfully romantic boltholes made for two

Browse our full collection of romantic retreats.

These are the top spots for when you want to escape with your soul mate, hunker down in a secluded spot and simply luxuriate in each other’s company. Ticking all the love nest boxes such as roaring fires, fabulous bathrooms and enchanting bedrooms, they’ll have you falling in love all over again.