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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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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Byreman's Cottage St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

This cosy country cottage offers deceptively spacious accommodation overlooking rolling Borders farmland in the shadow of the Eildon Hills. 

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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 Earl & Countess, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

Formerly the private quarters of the 14th Earl and Countess of Lauderdale, this three-bedroom apartment is a perfect sanctuary in the heart of Border country.

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Gardener's Cottage at Elliston St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Once the residence of the Head Gardener for the surrounding Elliston Estate, Gardener’s cottage is a quintessential charming two bedroom cottage within a private tree-lined setting.

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South Wing, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

For sporting parties or larger groups, we are delighted to announce the launch of the South Wing which incorporates all five apartments at Thirlestane, allowing up to sixteen people to stay in a fantastic castle setting.

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Number One Melrose, Scottish Borders

A stylish apartment in the heart of Melrose which exudes an air of sophistication yet with a laid-back studio feel. 

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Fisherman's Cottage Melrose, Scottish Borders

Sitting in the heart of Borders country, Fisherman’s Cottage comes complete with roses around the door and idyllic views.

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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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