Log cabin | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Blue Cabin by the Sea is Scotland's best kept secret for anyone wishing to enjoy some of the finest and most interesting natural and man made beauty. Whatever your needs, the Blue Cabin gives you a time to remember. Set within the outstanding beauty of Cove Harbour the Blue Cabin offers luxury and cosiness with fuel supplied for the woodburning stove and there is also electric heating. With its smugglers caves, rock pools and protected beach the Blue Cabin is a haven for children. Cove Harbour is at the eastern end of the Southern Upland Way so for walkers there are many excellent inland and coastal areas to discover. Golfing, painting, bird-watching, surfing, sea angling, exploring the richness of the area and relaxation, the Blue Cabin by the Sea offers it all.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cove Harbour|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 82 km, Nearest railway: Dunbar 13 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Scottish Borders region
Due to its location at the entrance to the Firth of Forth and the immense difficulties presented by clay soils and deep valleys, the area has been the scene of intense human struggles for centuries.
Fast Castle, on a headland visible from Cove, is the most dramatic ruin of a dense network of towers.
Dunglass Collegiate Church is a demonstration of Hume power, in the care of Historic Scotland.
St Helens a ruin and Cockburnspath churches are evocative places with fine headstones.
The whole coast is famous to geologists since the time of Sir James Hall of Dunglass, who publicised his geological experiments in the 1780s and is generally remarkably unspoilt.
Golfing, painting, bird-watching, surfing, sea angling, exploring the richness of the area and relaxation.
There are innumerable excellent local walks all around, inland and along the coast, including a trail of memorials to the 1881 East Coast Fishing Disaster. Cove is also at the end of the Southern Upland Way.
Eyemouth has good museums (in summer) on fishing and boats from all over the world and nearby is Paxton House, an outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Dunbar has its original town house as a local museum and the remains of the birthplace of John Muir, the great American naturalist and philosopher. Near Dunbar is the Museum of Flight.
The annual Flower & Art Shows at Oldhamstocks, Cockburnspath & Innerwick, all are in August.
The annual herring queen ceremonies at Eyemouth and Dunbar are colourful events.
The world famous Edinburgh Festivals in August/September and other festivals of the area.