Dog 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.

 

  • Garden Cottage, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    Tucked 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.
    £81
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  • Pinewood House, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    This spacious home is ideal for family and friends wishing to share a wonderful holiday or special occasion. Relax in the hot tub or try an invigorating swim in the Rapid River spa, also enjoy the large enclosed garden with swings, a sunken patio, fountain and waterfall. Have fun using the barbecue and lunch alfresco, and make use of the wine fridge in the kitchen. Play the grand piano in the living room with its open fire or take a walk in the 90-acre community woodland. Visit the village park with facilities for all ages. Experience the excellent local activities, golf, salmon and trout fishing, horse racing, riding and ice skating. The Southern Upland Way and St Cuthbert’s Way provide wonderful walking/riding, or explore the spectacular Berwickshire and Northumberland coast. Nearby, Kelso has cobbled streets and interesting local shops, restaurants and pubs. The ancient abbey, gracious town square and beautiful views along the River Tweed may be explored by following the town trail. Ideal for visiting the historic towns of Melrose, Jedburgh and Coldstream, while Edinburgh is only an hour by car. Home made meals, celebration dinners and housekeeping by arrangement. Shop ½ mile, pub 3 miles.
    £489
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  • Woodend, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    With stunning views over hills and rolling countryside, this charming holiday cottage is situated in the Tweed Valley between the picturesque towns of Peebles, Biggar and Moffat. Woodend is conveniently located to explore the Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, and South Lanarkshire, with the cities of Edinburgh, 30 miles, and Glasgow, 50 miles. Also ideal for visiting such attractions as the conservation village of New Lanark, Falls of Clyde, 20 miles, Glentress Mountain Biking Centre or Traquair House, 15 miles. Dawyck Botanic Gardens 5 miles. Trout fishing (from 1st Apr - 30th Sep) and grayling fishing (from 1st Jan - 31st Mar and 1st Apr - 30th Sep) is available by prior arrangement with the owner, license required. Woodend has now entered the digital age, it is the “last” property on fibre broadband in the valley. Shop 3 miles, tea room/bistro 3 miles in Broughton
    £57
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  • Nettlebush Cottage, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    The perfect getaway destination, this pretty cottage sits at the heart of a farm in the Upper Tweed valley on the Scottish Borders. Dawyck Botanic Garden and Stobo Castle Health Spa are situated locally, whilst the market towns of Peebles and Biggar, with their excellent range of pubs and restaurants, are both a 15-minute drive. The living room of Nettlebush Cottage is wonderfully light, and has a lovely wood burner to sit in front of whilst spending a cosy night in. French doors, with level access, lead to the patio and the steep natural garden, and it’s a delight to wake up in the morning to enjoy the view down to the River Tweed and the hills above the valley. The property is set on a working sheep farm with good walks from the door, and the John Buchan Way begins in Broughton, 2½ miles away. Fishing, cycling and mountain biking are all local pursuits with the facilities at Glentress, 20 minutes’ drive. Edinburgh is a scenic, hour’s drive north and is a wonderful place to experience at any time of year, but especially for the vibrant atmosphere during the Edinburgh Festival in August and spectacular celebrations at New Year. Beach 35 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 8½ miles.
    £60
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  • Melgund Glen Lodge, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    Just a few minutes walk from the pretty conservation village of Denholm with its village greens, good pubs and a restaurant, this spacious cottage is privately situated near the entrance to the owner’s home, which is ¼-mile further on. Set in mature woodland and a small stream bordering the open garden, it’s an idyllic place for children to play and explore, or for others to simply soak up the peace and tranquillity. Bright, welcoming and comfortably furnished, this is a great base for discovering the lovely Borders region. Kelso and Melrose have lots of interest with Floors Castle, Mellerstain House, ancient abbeys and an array of independent shops and good places to eat. Minto Golf Course is just ½-mile and there is fishing on the River Teviot and the River Tweed. There are hill walks aplenty nearby and cycling on quiet roads, or head for the Glentress Forest to get your adrenalin fix. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.
    £74
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  • The Annex At Fernyrig, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    With stunning views that the Borders is famous for, The Annex at Fernyrig is the idyllic retreat for a couple looking to enjoy some time together, or to explore the Scottish Borders and the north of England. Just a few hunderd yards north of the actual border on the River Tweed, this beautiful, semi-detached property, adjacent to the owner’s home, was completely updated and upgraded in late 2019 to a high standard, with great attention to detail. It now boasts features such as underfloor heated bamboo and ceramic tiled floors, cosy wood burner and a south west-facing garden to enjoy the views across the Tweed Valley to the Cheviots and beyond.
    The living room has a wood burner for those colder evenings and while the TV is there, we’re convinced that you’ll spend more time looking out the windows. Also finished well is the kitchen with modern appliances and a spacious layout with a dining area. A door in the hall separates the bathroom and bedroom from the rest of the property. The main bathroom has underfloor heating and a luxury 4 piece suite with bath and separate walk-in double shower. The property sleeps two guests in a comfortable and well-proportioned double room, and has the ability to accommodate a further two guests on a double sofa bed in the living room. Well behaved pets are welcome in the property and outside there is a purpose built kennel if required as well as parking for 2 cars.
    Surrounding villages and towns nearby include Birgham, Coldstream and Kelso, with the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed (BR main Newcastle/Edinburgh rail link) and coastal beaches some 17 miles to the east. Fishing can be arranged on the nearby River Tweed and during the appropriate seasons, the owner may be able to arrange some country sports for guests. Shop 5 miles, pub 1½ miles and restaurant 7 miles.
    £53
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  • Harelaw Brae, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    The charming detached holiday home is situated in a rural location on a working farm, yet within easy reach of the coast for a fun-filled day on the beach or perhaps some shopping around Berwick, whatever you are looking for you will find it here. There’s a well-stocked shop at Reston village 5 miles and smaller local towns Eyemouth, Duns and Dunbar 10 miles.
    The property is set on the ground floor and is very well maintained, offering guests a superb level of comfort throughout. There is a spacious open plan living/dining room with a cosy wood burner, a very well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast table and a separate utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, great for toasty towels after a rainy day exploring. The conservatory features rattan furniture and has doors leading to the garden, which is lawned with a patio area and garden furniture, the perfect place for some al-fresco dining. The property has three comfortable bedrooms, comprising two with double beds and the third with a single bed and a pull-out. There is also a room with a cot, so everyone is catered for. The bedrooms are served by a family bathroom with a power shower and a separate toilet room. Beach 4½ miles. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 5 miles.
    £64
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  • The Bothy, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    This charming terrace cottage provides a cosy safe haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located in the small village of Walkerburn, nearby the historic town of Peebles, The Bothy at Caberston is minutes’ walk from the River Tweed. You can find some of the worlds most highly regarded salmon pools in addition to some of the most beautiful walks, whatever the season. The cottage is surprisingly spacious and well equipped with everything you need in your home away from home.
    Guests will enjoy an open plan living space with a living area, dining area and kitchen area where you will find all you need to prepare meals. Take advantage of the seriously good fayre provided by the coffee shop where the cakes are too delicious and out of this world.
    The property accepts dogs either in the Bothy itself, in the external doggy bedroom or if your pooch prefers the outdoors then comfy kennels are available. If your pet is somewhat larger and requires a trailer and saddle then Caberston Farm can provide ’Bed and Bale’ for horses and if you need some time away then the farm staff can even look after your four-legged friend to give you a little break. We can also organise horse hire and hacks for you. Grass livery and hay are available from the 20-horse livery business on the farm. The farm stretches across 200 acres and while principally it is a sheep farm it now has a Christmas tree farm, horse livery, sheep dog training academy and forestry.
    The owners will be happy to tell you the best bits to explore and where to find the most beautiful walks and views. The area around the farm is famed by mountain bikers as two popular routes are nearby. ’The Golfie’ neighbours the farm while ’Feed the Pony’ actually runs through the farm. Nearby a plethora of activities and attractions await your exploration. We challenge you not to enjoy your stay and the hospitality here at Caberston Farm.
    £48
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  • Secret Garden, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay Image
    In the grounds of the owner’s award winning Whitehouse Country House bed and breakfast, they have a secret garden. Pass by the back of this beautiful house in this stunning location and you’ll find an exceptionally well-equipped lodge which you would never know was there. The two bedroom holiday lodge has it’s own private hot tub and with two double bedrooms the property is well suited to both small families and couples looking to escape.
    Inside the lodge provides a comfy open plan living space. One of the bedrooms has an en-suite toilet and the other bedroom can be split from a double bed to two smaller singles for the kids. For the type of property the shower in the shower room is surprisingly spacious with it’s shower seat. One of the nice things about this property is that if the weather takes a turn, the lodge is exceptionally pleasant.
    The lodge is on a working farm, there is an abundance of wildlife to be seen from Swans to Roe Deer. The area around St Boswells, Melrose and nearby Jedburgh are surrounded by some of the most stunning rolling countryside in the UK. In terms of things to do, for those who love the outdoors the list is endless. Take some time to expore the towns and villages, the treausres in the shops and the treats in the eateries. Venture a little further to the attractions of Edinburgh or the beaches of Northumberland, both within an hour by car.
    £106
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  • Little Swinton - Garden Cottage, Scottish BordersInstant Book Overlay ImageNew In Overlay Image
    Nestled in the picturesque Scottish Borders, Little Swinton - Garden Cottage invites you to experience the tranquillity of the countryside while being in close proximity to charming towns and the stunning Northumberland coastline. Located near Coldstream, this enchanting cottage provides a perfect retreat for those seeking a peaceful escape.
    Set against the backdrop of rolling hills, the cottage exudes charm and warmth. As you approach, you’ll be greeted by a private garden and driveway, offering a sense of seclusion and exclusivity. While adjacent to the main house, the cottage maintains its independence, providing a serene haven for guests. Step inside, and you’ll discover a spacious interior where modernity meets comfort. The fitted kitchen/dining area provides a stylish space for culinary delights. The cosy living room offers a haven of relaxation with panoramic views of the garden and the sprawling countryside beyond. Two comfortable bedrooms on the ground floor ensure a restful night’s sleep, and a family wet room and separate toilet complete the accommodation.
    The cottage’s charm extends outdoors, where the garden beckons you to unwind and soak in the beauty of early morning sunshine or the hues of an evening sunset. Your furry friend is also welcome to share in the joy of this idyllic retreat. Beyond the cottage walls, the Scottish Borders region awaits exploration. Little Swinton serves as an ideal base for venturing into the historic border towns of Kelso, Melrose, and Hawick, each offering a unique blend of history, culture, and local charm.
    For those drawn to the allure of the sea, the Northumberland coastline beckons with its pristine beaches and dramatic cliffs. Whether you seek relaxation in the cottage’s serene surroundings or adventures exploring the nearby attractions, Little Swinton - Garden Cottage promises an unforgettable holiday experience in the heart of Scotland’s breathtaking countryside.
    £77
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