Perfect for two, the Old Mill is a modern, cosy and eclectic conversion of 1700s water mill near the Royal Burgh of Lauder. This romantic bolthole is spacious and inviting - it's somewhere you can slow down and retreat from busy lives. Soak in a deep bath or rainforest shower, enjoy Meraki spa products, warmth from the woodburning stove, drink good coffee, cook, bake, read, or simply relax in the space around you. Edinburgh is just 40 mins away; most of the Scottish Borders is within 20 mins.
“Came with our little dog for a few nights away and The Mill exceeded our expectations. It was exactly what we wanted, nice local walks, peaceful area, cosy log fire, comfortable bed and large bath. Generous hamper on arrival and each bathroom had lovely soaps and fresh towels. We loved all the finishing touches and how homely the place felt, particularly in providing things like a cake stand and a Bluetooth speaker, which were in use throughout our stay. We were sad to leave and wished we could have stayed longer. Thanks Ruth for a wonderful stay.”
Priory Cottage is a quirky, stylish and comfortable cottage with a wood burning stove and a private entrance. This luxurious five star-rated property provides the perfect place to escape to and enjoy the peace and quiet. Situated on the banks of the River Coquet, this semi-detached property is part of the historic Brinkburn Estate and was originally of the groom's accommodation and hayloft.
“The cottage is a delight from start to finish. The situation is unique alongside the river and with the abbey nearby, with walks straight from the front door of the cottage. We loved star gazing on a couple of nights and bird watching/listening just along the path. It is finished to a high spec, lovely and warm with underfloor heating and a very comfy lounge where you can kick back and relax very easily. It is very spacious. There is everything you could need in the kitchen and all really good quality and the goodies hamper was delicious. When we needed a lock sorting out someone was round really quickly. And when we needed assistance when my husband became unwell Mark was down straight away and we had support from Carol and the cleaning team as well and also from The English Heritage staff member at The Abbey. I cannot recommend this property and Mark and his team too highly”
***We are fully booked until October (Oct dates open in July)*** Stay in a 20m2 geodesic dome in a secluded location in rural Northumberland. With a wood fired hot tub, fire pit, and deck with beautiful views of the pond and surrounding trees, it's a perfect spot to relax, unwind and get back to nature. The site is completely off grid - water in containers, solar power, and composting toilet. We believe this makes the site special, offering a unique back-to-basics experience.
“Simply a wonderful experience, so peaceful and relaxing. The dome and its location are stunning, even in the middle of February! Using the hot tub under the blackest starry sky I’ve ever seen was blissful. I was worried about the toilet, but it was clean and very hygienic. It took us mire like 5 hours to heat up the tub, but only because we were being a little too cautious. Definitely leave the ash pan open a little on the hot tub stove to get the fire roaring and I’m sure it could be done in 3 hours. We left the curtains open to watch for shooting stars; just wonderful. We will stay there again in the summer or autumn to experience better weather, but this did not detract from a wonderful break.”