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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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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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Dryburgh Steading Two 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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The Potting Shed Earlston, Scottish Borders

The Potting Shed is a pretty, cosy yet quirky hideaway resting at the foot of the landscaped gardens of Garden Cottage.

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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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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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Dryburgh Steading Three St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Coming soon! 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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Dryburgh Stirling Two St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Built in the early 19th century, Dryburgh Stirling Two with its ornate orchard gate and turrets was originally part of the aristocratic folly of the 11th Earl of Buchan.

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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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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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The Maitland, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

With its fairytale turrets and red sandstone facade rising above the rich rolling landscape, the outstanding Maitland apartment located in the south wing of Thirlestane Castle is sure to leave its mark.

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