Holiday Homes and Cottages in
Melrose, Lauder and Surrounding Area

An ideal base to explore the charming Border towns

The lovely town of Melrose lies at the foot of the Eildon Hills and is the birthplace of Rugby Sevens. The town is popular with visitors and highlights include Melrose Abbey which dates back to 1136 and is the site of a casket reputedly containing the heart of Robert the Bruce. The Trimontium Museum is dedicated to Roman life in Scotland and the fact that the Roman army built a fort near Melrose in AD79. The National Trust for Scotland has two gardens in Melrose, Priorwood with its apple orchard and dried flower garden and Harmony, a beautiful walled garden with magnificent views of the Abbey that is also the location for the literary extravaganza that is the Borders Book Festival. And just three miles away is Abbotsford, Sir Walter Scott’s romantic mansion on the banks of the Tweed. And be sure to take time to stroll around the quaint streets and upmarket specialist shops of Melrose. Lauder is home to turreted and towered Scots baronial Thirlestane Castle, one of the seven ‘Great Houses in Scotland’ and the town is also popular with walkers as the Southern Upland Way long distance footpath passes by Lauder.

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The Sculleries, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

A world removed from its former life servicing the castle kitchen, The Sculleries has a rich story behind its remodelled interior.

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The Lodge Melrose, Scottish Borders

Beautifully calming, this country cottage benefits from picture-perfect views overlooking Faldonside Loch, a soothing oasis for romance or relaxation.

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Tweedswood Melrose, Scottish Borders

Perfect for sharing, this quaint, beautifully presented period cottage radiates charm and tranquility, sitting in an idyllic village location close to the River Tweed right in the heart of Border country.

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The Lauderdale, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

With its rose pink sandstone walls and fairytale turrets, Thirlestane Castle holds a uniquely important place in Scottish history. It is one of the oldest and finest castles in the land.

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The Studio Melrose, Scottish Borders

Perfect for two, this stunning conversion brings together the understated elegance of Scandi design which embraces warmth and light in equal measure. 

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Stables Melrose, Scottish Borders

A stylish two bedroom barn conversion in an idyllic location ideally placed for relaxation, sightseeing and outdoor pursuits. 

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Dryburgh Stirling One St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Nestled gently on the banks of the River Tweed amidst the rich dramatic beauty of the landscape made famous by the writings of Sir Walter Scott, this really is an enchanting spot.

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Coachman's Cottage St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Sitting in a peaceful location in the foothills of the Eildon Hills, this former 19th Century coach house combines all the charms of country living in the very heart of Border country.

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Dryburgh Farmhouse Two St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

For very lovely country living right on the banks of the River Tweed, Dryburgh Farmhouse is certain to put a little spring back in your step. 

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Glenburnie, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

Experience your own little bit of castle heaven in this stunning one bedroom apartment within a rather grand setting. 

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