The picturesque Border town of Peebles with its amenities – Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles Museum, Gytes Sports Centre, Peebles Swimming Pool, and a wide range of lovely shops, good pubs and restaurants.
Traquair (the oldest inhabited house in Scotland), Dawyck Botanic Gardens and Kailzie Gardens are all close at hand. More attractions within easy reach include Abbotsford (the home of Sir Walter Scott), Thirlestane Castle, Mellerstain House, Manderston House, Bowhill, Rosslyn Chapel, (unique, curious, elaborate and singularly interesting architectural building) and New Lanark World heritage Site (built by social pioneer Robert Owen for his mill workers).
Also Lyne Roman Fort and the site of early Christian graves situated close to Lyne Kirk (church) are all located nearby.
Cycling (on-road around Peebles, and off-road at Glentress Centre (5 miles) and Tweed Valley Innerleithen Mountain Bike Centre), golfing (Peebles, Cardrona, Innerleithen and West Linton), pony trekking (Pentland Hill Icelandics), fishing (on the River Tweed, River Lyne) are all available locally.
We are also ideally placed for guests planning a day visit to Stobo Health Spa (under 4 miles away).
Read more at the Tweed Valley Tourist website.