Taste the Borders
The Scottish & Northumberland Border region is a harvest basket of fresh seafood, fish, meats, vegetables and cheeses. The Scottish Borders even roasts its own coffee and of course produces that well known dram of Whiskey, while in Northumberland you can sample locally produced beers/ales and wine. From quaint country Inn’s to harbour restaurants and cafes, you will be spoilt for choice!
Places to Visit
The Scottish Border region covers approximately eighteen hundred square miles of rolling hills, moorland, gentle valleys, rich agricultural plains, sweeping fish filled rivers and the most beautiful rugged heritage coastline with secluded coves hiding picturesque fishing villages. The Berwickshire region also has the added benefit of bordering spectacular Northumberland, sweeping beaches, fortified castles, historic towns and villages hiding quaint cafes and Inns.
Discover this amazing place by car, bike or on foot, you will encounter friendly towns rich in history, villages, castles, abbeys, stately homes and museums that reflect the exciting varied turbulent history of the region from bygone years.
Activities Across the Borders
If you appreciate the great outdoors, then the Border region has something for everyone! Walk The Southern Upland Way, (our properties are situated on the SUW), take a stroll through nature reserves and heritage coastlines such as St Abbs Head or take a peaceful walk on a deserted beach.
Take a trip to the Scottish Sea Bird centre in North Berwick and hop on a boat trip to Bass Rock or venture a little further to the lovely seaside town and harbour of Seahouses and visit the famous Farne islands.
Tackle witches and wizards, tree house walks and poison gardens at Alnwick Castle & Gardens, or take a stroll through the ancient medieval town and peruse the market in the square or the quaint shops within the walls.
Peddle power can take you on a journey through the trans Lammermuir cycle route or choose a section of the Berwickshire coastal cycle/walking route. Don’t want to bring your bike? Not a problem local hire is available.
If the bright lights of the city come calling on your vacation then our properties are only 1 hours’ drive from the vibrant, historic city of Edinburgh. A UNESCO World Heritage site, home to the August fringe festival, the prehistoric extinct volcano known as Arthur’s seat, Holyrood House Palace, The Royal Mile and Castle, the wondrous Princess gardens which hosts the Christmas market. Michelin star restaurants, fabulous bar and café culture, vibrant nightlife with top theatre shows and a varied arts scene make this THE city to visit in Scotland.
Fishing, golfing, clay pigeon shooting, archery, tomahawk throwing, wake boarding and surfing lessons are just a selection of the other great activities available in the region, whether you’re a beginner or experienced.