Holiday homes and cottages in
Melrose, Lauder and surrounding area

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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Fisherman's Cottage Melrose, Scottish Borders

Sitting in the heart of Borders country, Fisherman’s Cottage comes complete with roses around the door and idyllic views.

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Coachman's Cottage St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Sitting in a peaceful location in the foothills of the Eildon Hills, this former 19th Century coach house combines all the charms of country living in the very heart of Border country.

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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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The Sculleries, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

15% discount available on all remaining dates in January 2020. 10% discount available on all remaining dates in February 2020.

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The Earl & Countess, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

15% discount available on all remaining dates in January 2020. 10% discount available on all remaining dates in February 2020.

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Byreman's Cottage St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

This cosy country cottage offers deceptively spacious accommodation overlooking rolling Borders farmland in the shadow of the Eildon Hills. 

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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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The Maitland, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

15% discount available on all remaining dates in January 2020. 10% discount available on all remaining dates in February 2020.

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Number One Melrose, Scottish Borders

A stylish apartment in the heart of Melrose which exudes an air of sophistication yet with a laid-back studio feel. 

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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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