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Holiday Cottages in Melrose, Lauder,
and the surrounding area

Luxurious handpicked holiday homes and holiday cottages in Melrose, Lauder, and beyond. 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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Juniper Mill Lauder, Scottish Borders

A sublime conversion of a 17th Century water mill, this fantastic property is perfect for romance or stolen weekends away from the day-to-day.

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Dryburgh Steading One St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Fabulous newly-renovated farm steading beside the River Tweed with the beguiling town of Melrose close by. A peaceful spot to relax and enjoy historic views.

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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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Granary Melrose, Scottish Borders

Calming, elegant and effortlessly stylish, the Granary is a superb barn conversion with outstanding views in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. 

There is a 35% low occupancy discount for 2 guests making use of one bedroom, 25% low occupancy discount for 3 or 4 guests making use of two bedrooms and 20% low occupancy discount for 5 or 6 guests making use of three bedrooms on all remaining dates between now and 21st December 2020.

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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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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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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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Mulberry Cottage Bowden, Scottish Borders

This charismatic period cottage in the pretty village of Bowden pays tribute to its rich heritage, celebrating colour and texture in equal measure.

10% discount on all remaining dates in October and November 2020.

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Dryburgh Farmhouse One St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Sitting at the end of a no-through road, this former farmhouse is a versatile space, with generous accommodation separated by an east and west wing which can be let as a whole or as two separate units.

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Abbotsford Hope Scott Wing Melrose, Scottish Borders

A stay in Sir Walter Scott's home represents a unique opportunity for families, friends or groups to experience a luxury getaway in the very heart of the Borders.

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