Pet Friendly Lodges Scottish Borders
From the rolling hills and charming countryside in the west to the gentle valleys and the beautiful Berwick coastline in the east, the Scottish Borders is one of the most fascinating areas of Scotland and the pawfect escape in one of our pet friendly lodges.
A scattering of inspiring abbeys, castles and cultural landmarks share the landscape with spectacular scenery, so there's plenty for you and your pup to explore on what is sure to be a memorable dog-friendly holiday.
- Hume, ScotlandPerfect for families or groups of friends holidaying together, this lovely holiday cottage has been created from original farm buildings to form roomy, flexible holiday accommodation. The spacious kitchen is the heart of the house with the Aga and long dining table at one end and a cosy stove and comfortable seating at the other. The bright sitting room has an open fire and French doors to the garden. Set in rolling countryside, 6 miles north of the picturesque town of Kelso, and 5 minute walk from imposing Hume Castle, this delightful holiday cottage also has a private enclosed garden and open countryside views. Range of activities to suit all ages and interests are available locally; cycling, golf, riding, horseracing, fishing, historic houses of Floors Castle and Mellerstain and the four great border abbeys of Kelso, Melrose, Jedburgh and Dryburgh, while Edinburgh is only a scenic 1 hour drive. Shops and pub 3 miles.£136From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hawick, ScotlandWelcome to Heathfield, your gateway to the enchanting Denholm village nestled in the heart of the picturesque Scottish Borders. A warm embrace of heritage and natural beauty awaits you in this idyllic holiday destination. Denholm, with its rich historical tapestry, invites you to step back in time and discover the charm of a bygone era. Wander through cobbled streets lined with quaint cottages, and you’ll find yourself transported to an age of yesteryear. The village’s clock tower, a prominent feature, stands tall as a reminder of its past, where time moves at its own, leisurely pace.
For those with a penchant for the outdoors, the Scottish Borders offer an array of activities to keep you engaged. The rolling hills and serene landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for scenic walks and invigorating hikes. Follow in the footsteps of Sir Walter Scott, exploring the very trails that inspired his literary masterpieces. Fishing enthusiasts can cast their lines into the Teviot River, famous for its abundance of salmon and trout. Meanwhile, cyclists can explore a network of cycling routes, taking you through the breathtaking vistas of the Borders.
If history and culture beckon, visit the nearby Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre in Jedburgh or immerse yourself in local traditions at the Hawick Museum. The Borders are known for their vibrant arts scene, so don’t forget to check out local galleries and craft shops. Heathfield in Denholm offers the ideal starting point for your adventure in the Scottish Borders, where each day is an opportunity to explore, relax, and create lasting memories.£75From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Kelso, ScotlandThis private and self-contained wing of a beautiful Victorian country house is ideal for family gatherings and parties. It is the perfect base for exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders with its fine beaches, historic buildings and stunning scenery. This bright southfacing house overlooks its own secluded garden complete with barbecue, garden furniture, badminton and a large private hot tub for relaxing in, or for family and friends to splash wildly in. Beyond Yetholm Loch lies against a back drop of green rounded hills. The surrounding parkland grazes horses and rare breed Soay sheep.
Inside, you can enjoy the comfort of soft sofas surrounded by period furniture and paintings, an impressive library of around 3000 books, a chest full of toys, two open fires, a well used family grand piano, Wi-Fi, satellite television and a DVD player. There’s a special place for everyone in this spacious house. The well-equipped kitchen has an electric range and a large dining table. Adding to the fun of staying at Lochside Garden House is the treehouse, reached by a rope bridge and descended by a spiral slide, designed for adventurous children and adults. An adjacent barn houses a shared snooker table and the lawns of Lochside House provide space for family fun with a swing.
The Yetholm Loch wildlife reserve can be reached along beautiful woodland walks and is home to many species of birds and animals. If you are lucky you may see an osprey swooping down to catch a fish or an otter playing in the sunshine. There is a family boat which guests are welcome to use for fishing or for the fun of rowing surrounded by wonderful scenery.
The village of Yetholm is a couple of miles away with pubs, garage, butcher, grocery store and post office. Kelso is only 7 miles away with supermarkets and a wide range of shops. Edinburgh and Alnwick with its famous gardens are about an hours drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.
Lochside Garden House can be booked together with Lockside Stable House (UPK) and Avenel Cottage (UK10920) to accommodate up to 29 guests.£131From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Eyemouth, ScotlandTucked away on the edge of the picture postcard village of Coldingham, Garden Cottage has lovely light, spacious living areas and a great bathroom with both a shower cubicle and a bath. This property is perfect for guests with younger children, as there is a cot and highchair available. There are gardens to both front and rear, and it is just a few minutes’ walk into the village where there is a priory, as well as local shops and a couple of cosy pubs serving food. You can also enjoy circular walks round the village. Sandy, sheltered Coldingham Bay, popular with surfers and divers, is 20 minutes’ walk, and Coldingham Loch offers fly fishing. St Abbs is a fishing harbour with a café/restaurant, and St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve is a coastal headland with breathtaking panoramic views and awesome cliffs where thousands of seabirds nest in the spring. You can enjoy amazing coastal walks, including a 30-mile route from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Cockburnspath, or take a boat trips from Seahouses to the Farne Islands, or from Berwick-upon-Tweed on the River Tweed out into the North Sea. Edinburgh is under an hour by train from Berwick, a fascinating Elizabethan walled town. There is a working harbour and golf in Eyemouth, historic houses and castles galore, fishing nearby, and plenty of crafts and galleries. Beach 1¼ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£81From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Eyemouth, ScotlandIn a tranquil setting directly overlooking the sea at Burnmouth Harbour, this terraced cottage set over three floors has been stylishly converted to provide a superb holiday base. Only 5 miles from historic Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 3 miles from Eyemouth and within an hour’s drive from the centre of Edinburgh, the options for days out are endless. Castles, battle sites and museums are all around for those interested in history, whilst there are leisurely coastal walks from the door. For the more energetic the Lammermuir Hills nearby have Hunt Law at a height of 495m and other peaks waiting to be climbed. Shop and restaurant 1.5 miles, pub 0.5 miles.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Kelso, ScotlandApril Cottage is situated in the popular country village of Gordon, which boasts a café and a public house serving great home cooked food during the day. There is a well-stocked mini market and pub that serves evening meals in Greenlaw (4 miles). A wider range of shops and supermarkets can be found in Kelso (8 miles), and Galashiels (15 miles). The cottage is very well presented and dates to the mid-1800s where it was originally a stable and then converted into cottages in the 1920s, retaining all the charm of its period features with a rendered front face and the original local stone to the rear.
The garden area is enclosed and private with a patio offering space for al fresco drinks and dining. Inside there is an open plan living/dining room with a cosy wood burner aesthetic wooden floors and French doors leading to the garden. The kitchen is small but well-equipped with a good level of appliances, providing everything you could need to rustle up hearty home cooked meals. On the first floor is a comfortable kingsize bedroom and a single bedroom, both served by a family bathroom. Two private parking space are available to the front of the property.
The area is a walker’s paradise and there is fishing on the River Blackadder, permits are available in Greenlaw village. The nearby historic monument of Greenknowe Tower dates to 1581, while Hume Castle and Mellerstain House and Gardens are worth a visit, along with Dryburgh Abbey. Edinburgh is an hour away by train from nearby Tweedbank station with free parking, or you can drive. There is easy access by road to the Berwickshire coastline, approximately 30-minute drive. Melrose is a popular tourist town and can be reached in a 20-minute drive. Floors Castle in Kelso is a day out place and there’s a café and garden centre and a dog walk by the river. Bamburgh, with its majestic castle and stunning beaches, and Holy Island, known as Lindisfarne (accessible at low tide), are fabulous for days out and are just over an hour away. Pub 100 yards, restaurant 4 miles.£61From price per night based on 7 night stay