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Yethouse is a stunning converted farmhouse cottage located on the outskirts of Newcastleton village in Southern Scotland. The village lies close to the English counties of Cumbria and Northumberland; the Lakes and Hadrian's Wall are within easy reach. It is perfectly located for a short break or longer; 2 hours from Edinburgh/Glasgow, 3 from Manchester, just 25 mins from the M6/M74 corridor.
Set in the countryside overlooking the village, (amenities as well as a pub, cafes and restaurants) this peaceful rural idyll provides the perfect setting to relax and recharge your batteries. FREE WIFI, real fires and plenty of space; 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms the house comfortably sleeps up to 8. Perfect for families, friends, couples are also very welcome! We offer a cosy couple discount for those using only one bedroom and bathroom - see our web site for details.
Yethouse is pet friendly, 2 well behaved dogs but they must be kept under control as we are in the middle of sheep country!
The very best of everything.......
The scenery surrounding Yethouse will appeal to those who like to blow away the cobwebs out in the fresh air. The many walks will keep you busy, or mountain biking? The world-renowned 7stanes mountain biking trails are on our doorstep.. For the really adventurous our neighbours are Rock UK, an Activity Centre with kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, swimming and loads more. Horse-riding, golf and fishing are also available.
If all this sounds far too exhausting then curl up by the fire in one of the sumptuously furnished living rooms. In the summer months you'll enjoy the private garden listening to the curlew and watching the swifts and swallows swoop. During the winter, things are so cosy and comfortable inside you might not want to leave!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle or Manchester, Nearest railway: Carlisle or Gretna|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Use Yethouse as a base to explore the historic sites of the Scottish English Border, a place steeped in history and legend.
Find out more about Newcastleton, or Copshaw Holm, as it is known locally, by visiting our local heritage museum. If you are interested in tracing your family tree then the Hawick Heritage Hub is only 30 minutes away. Use their archives to look into famous Border names like Armstrong, Nixon, Elliot and Robson.
Take a drive following the Reivers Route taking in famous sites like Hermitage Castle and Mangerton, where battles were fought to protect the borders bloodied lands.
Scottish Borders towns to visit - Hawick is famous for its textiles, visit Drumlanrig Tower to understand its history or Wilton House and explore their beautiful gardens. Langholm, the birthplace of Thomas Telford, offers perfect walking country. Climb to the top of surrounding hills for superb views. Explore the ruins of both Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys. Visit Abbotsford House and gardens, the home of Sir Walter Scott. At Harestanes spend some time visiting the crafts workshops and don't leave without popping into Woodside Walled garden, a gem of a nursery, indulge in home baking and a pot of tea.
Gretna is also close and offers a mix of traditional gift shops and shopping outlets.
The world-renowned 7stanes mountain bike trails are on the doorstep. Newcastleton trails are used as part of the infamous Kielder 100, the cross border challenge held every September. They also hosted the UK's first 24hours solo event so offer trais to suit all abilties.
A short drive fromthe village is Kielder Forest & Water Park, Hadrian's Wall, the famous World Heritage site and Northumberland National Park an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Rock UK, our locla activity centre will be happy to indulge you if you want to try abseiling, kayaking, learn fencing or have a go at archery. They offer bike hire and many other activities for the young as well as the young at heart!
If the waters are running then try your hand at fishing for sea trout or salmon on the rivers Liddel and Esk, permits can be bought in the village during season. The challenge of the nine hole golf course is one you will remember, but worth it to see the breathtaking views from the third hole. A pony trek through the forest is a lovely way to while away an afternoon.