Holiday Cottages in Selkirk
and the Ettrick & Yarrow Valleys

Luxurious handpicked holiday homes and holiday cottages in Selkirk and beyond. An ideal base to explore the Ettrick & Yarrow Valleys.

The Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk stands high above the beautiful Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys. The town has many famous historical associations including explorer Mungo Park, James Hogg “The Ettrick Shepherd” and Sir Walter Scott who served as Sheriff here for 33 years, his original courtroom still takes pride of place in the Market Place. The people of Selkirk are known as Souters (meaning cobblers) because of the town’s history as shoe makers and Halliwells House, the town’s oldest dwelling is now a fascinating museum. And be sure to sample some Selkirk Bannock, a delicious spiced fruit loaf available in local bakers shops. Three miles west of Selkirk is Bowhill, a magnificent Georgian House set in extensive grounds famous for its art collection, Little Theatre and woodland walks. The area has some of the most glorious scenery in the Scottish Borders including St Marys Loch, southern Scotland’s largest stretch of water.   

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East Lodge at Ashiestiel Clovenfords, Scottish Borders

This cosy two-bedroom gate lodge stands at the entrance of Ashiestiel House and is surrounded by the outstanding scenery which so inspired the writings of Sir Walter Scott.

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Laundry Cottage Ettrickbridge, Scottish Borders

A delightful conversion of the former laundry on the Howford estate, Laundry Cottage is an attractive, stone cottage offering immaculately-presented accommodation.

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The Five Turrets Selkirk, Scottish Borders

A grade II listed building in the Scottish Baronial style, this fabulous four bedroom property combines fairytale turrets with creative pops of colour. Perfect for family and friends time and an ideal base for more active adventures.

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The Mill Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Set in the captivating surroundings of the Yarrow Valley, The Mill is an outstanding conversion of a 19th century threshing mill with charm and character in abundance.

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Fairnilee Retreat Galashiels, Scottish Borders

An imposing Edwardian mansion in a spectacular setting rising above the river Tweed, in the heart of Scott country.

This is a reduced occupancy version of Fairnilee House. Available between November and early March, excluding the festive fortnight.

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Aikwood Tower Selkirk, Scottish Borders

If you fancy being the pampered princess in the tower for the weekend or the king of your very own castle, Aikwood Tower near Selkirk will make all your dreams come true. 

20% discount on remaining stays between 5th January and 27th March 2024 (3 night stay minimum).

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Fairnilee House Galashiels, Scottish Borders

An imposing Edwardian mansion in a spectacular setting rising above the river Tweed, in the heart of Scott country.

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