- Biggar, ScotlandSet in the lovely Clyde Valley, this charming detached stone cottage lies within the enclosed, shared grounds of 500-year-old Braidwood Castle. The castle has been owned by the same family for 350 years, and was built around 1581 as a fortified tower to protect the Douglas family and neighbours from Border Reivers. The south-facing cottage was built as a bothy for the tower, and has been transformed into very comfortable accommodation for two people. The spacious living room has a cosy wood burner and there is a wet room, compact kitchen and a comfortable bedroom. Outside, there is a lawned area around the cottage with garden seating. The orchard and grounds are shared with guests at the castle. There is a soothing sound from the Braidwood Burn (fenced) just below the cottage, and there are walks down to the River Clyde through a network of paths nearby. The central location enables easy access to some wonderful countryside in the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve just north of Lanark, 5 miles, where there are way marked trails to explore. At the UNESCO New Lanark World Heritage Centre on the magnificent Falls of Clyde, you can discover how life was lived at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Enjoy a day in Glasgow which is very easy by train from Carluke. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.
Orchard Cottage at Braidwood Castle can be booked together with Braidwood Castle to accommodate up to 7 guests.£76Price per night from
- Biggar, ScotlandBarjols Cottage is a charming and traditional cottage in the small village of Lamington. Located south of Biggar and placed with excellent road links via the M74 motorway, this semi-detached property provides a superb base for enjoying the attractions of south and central Scotland. Sleeping four adults comfortably in two bedrooms (one double and one twin/superking) there is also a shower room and a living/dining room, which is complimented by a wood burner, which will be well used with it being Scotland. A large mounted TV finishes the room and will be perfect for a lazy evening in front of a movie. The kitchen is very well equipped and has a breakfast area overlooking the attractive rear garden. The property has been thoughtfully furnished throughout, making guests’ stay upper most in the owner’s minds. Shop and restaurant 6½ miles and pub 6 miles.£80Price per night from
- Biggar, ScotlandThis traditional country cottage is ideal for a small family, 2 couples or a small group of friends. The opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors or just relax together in this charming cottage is one that you should consider.
Enjoy long walks or bike rides around the countryside of the surrounding hills and estates, taking in the most breathtaking and memorable views. This charming rural retreat provides the comfort and convenience you would expect form a home away from home, featuring a well-equipped kitchen, two double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a living area benefiting from a Smart TV and a cosy wood burner, perfect for relaxing after a busy day of exploring. In the garden you will be pleasantly surprised by a private wood fired hot tub for you to relax in after a day exploring the beautiful sights the surrounding area has to offer.
To the north on the A702 (the old Roman Road) you will find the town of Biggar, steeped in history with associations to Bonnie Prince Charlie and William Wallace himself. Some of the country’s famous industry stems from the town and still houses one of the countries only remaining and preserved Gas Works in its own museum, sure to offer and interesting experience.£73Price per night from