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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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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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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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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Dignity Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

A fabulous barn conversion nestled amongst rolling hills at Blackhaugh, a stunning stretch of countryside between Galashiels and Selkirk.

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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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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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Lower Tweedknowe Melrose, Scottish Borders

A beautifully-presented, spacious, ground floor apartment in a sought after location just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of historic Melrose. 

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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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The Maitland, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

10% discount on all remaining dates between now and end of September 2019.

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Cloister House Melrose, Scottish Borders

For history lovers and romantics, the Cloister House is an absolute gem, gifted by direct views of the magnificent architecture of Melrose Abbey and bathed in the shadow of the three peaks of the Eildon Hills.

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