The Square Kelso
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Square, Kelso is a newly refurbished second floor flat in Kelso. Situated in the centre of this pretty Borders market town the flat is ideal base for exploring the Scottish Borders. Large ceiling to floor windows make this a bright and comfortable flat with all "mod coms" included.
Features of this property include;
Two bedrooms – one double and one twin/double. A Z-bed is available.
Bathroom with shower and heated towel rail.
Living room , dining area with wall mounted flat screen TV.
Kitchen with dishwasher, electric oven and hob, built in fridge and freezer.
Washing machine and tumble drier.
Gas central heating.
Included in the price of this property is all electricity, gas heating, luxurious bed linen and towels.
Kelso is a busy market town with plenty of pubs and restaurants to enjoy. Arguably one of the prettiest Scottish Border towns it sits next to the River Tweed and is popular with fishermen (and women) fishing the Tweed for Salmon. The streets of the town are cobbled and there are many interesting shops to browse in. During the summer Floors Castle is a major tourist attraction and there are many events held at Springwood Park, home to the Border Union Show. Kelso Racecourse, located a short distance away, is known as Britain's Friendliest Racecourse and is a great days racing.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing romantic weekend or an activity based holiday, our Kelso flat will give you an idea base with lots amenities on the doorstep.
Visit our web site (see link below) for availability and prices
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 60 km, Nearest railway: Berwick Upon Tweed 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Twin room can be made into double if required. A single folding bed is available at £20 extra.
|Further details outdoors|
Very central and overlooks town square. Plenty of safe free parking within yards of the flat.
The Scottish Borders region
The Scottish Borders is renowned for its turbulent history, fishing, rugby, golfing and rolling landscape. The Tweed and its tributaries are the life blood of the Borders defining the countryside, villages, towns and the people. The river stretches over 97 miles through the Borders to the sea at Berwick.
Covering about eighteen hundred square miles, the Scottish Borders stretches from the rolling hills and moorland in the west, through gentler valleys to the rich agricultural plains of the east, and on to the rocky Berwickshire coastline with its secluded coves and picturesque fishing villages.
Whether you explore by car, on bike or on foot, you'll discover friendly towns and picturesque villages, as well as the castles, abbeys, stately homes and museums that illustrate the exciting and often bloody history of the area. It's that history which is commemorated in the Common Ridings and other local festivals, creating a colourful pageant much enjoyed by visitors and native Borderers alike.
The area is a paradise for hillwalkers and cyclist of all types while in the River Tweed and its many tributaries, you'll find some of the best fishing in Scotland. The Scottish Borders is also home to rugby and passion and rivalry inevitably emerge as the Rugby Sevens tournament gets under way through spring and summer.
Kelso, with its cobbled streets, is arguably the most attractive Border town. Located where the rivers Tweed and Teviot meet at the world famous Junction Pool the town is a Mecca for fishermen. Relax in the town and browse around the traditional and boutique shops. There are plenty of pubs, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Attractions include the majestic Floors Castle and Kelso Racecourse. Springwood Park is the home of the Border Union Show and hosts many other events including dog shows, ram sales and fishing fair. All are within walking distance of our property.
July sees the town celebrates the border tradition of Common Riding, known as Kelso Civic Week. The festival lasts a full week and is headed by the Kelsae Laddie with his Right and Left Hand Men. The Laddie and his followers visit neighbouring villages on horseback with the climax being the Yetholm Ride on the Saturday. There are many competitions and social events every day.
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7 Sep 2014
The flat in kelso was spotless it had all the home comforts and brilliant location. There is soo much to do in the area from easter to end of Sept and fabulous walking all year round. Would also be … More
6 Jul 2014
this is my second visit to the flat this time with my daughter and son in law, and we all loved it, so much so that we want to go back next year, the property is clean ,and tidy a credit to the owners… More
1 Apr 2014
"Great Homely Appartment"
Just got back from a couple of nights at this property in Kelso. A lovely little flat with lots of homely features and everything you could need for a weekend. It is in a great location right on the s… More
10 Feb 2014
Back at this beautiful flat for the fourth time, It is a fantastic place to stay and has fabulous views across the square and we were happy to sit and watch the world go by. Everything is right on the… More
5 Aug 2013
"A lovely place to stay in a lovely town"
The flat has everything you need for a pleasant stay . We stayed here with our two daughters (19 and 14 ) they really brightened up when the saw the free wifi.The bedrooms were ample for us . Kitchen … More
13 May 2013
"View and ambience plus class!"
Stayed in The Square for a three day break recently and was so impressed by what was on offer! Lovely view over the beautiful square in the centre of town, complemented by the simple yet superbly tas… More
8 Mar 2013
This is the second time I've stayed at this flat and it's brill! Fantastic location right in the town, it has everything you could possibly need. Beautifully decorated to a very high standar… More
30 Sep 2012
"lovely flat, lovely friendly town"
we stayed here for a week on 8th sept 2012, alovely apartment, with a lot of thought has been put into covering all your needs a credit to the owners, we would definately recommend it
we hope to return again next year, our holiday here passed too quickly
17 Jul 2012
"Lovely flat and location - perfect for the Border Abbeys Way!"
This is a very good holiday apartment, superbly located above the square at Kelso (above the hairdressers which is above Dorothy Perkins- so be aware there are two storeys of steps to climb).The photo… More
Hi, thank you for your feedback. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Always appreciate constructive feedback, which we have taken on board and rectified. We have now added in additional knifes etc and will ensure there is always an info sheet for easy reference. We hope to welcome you back to The Scottish Borders in the future. Kind regards Meg Darling
1 May 2012
"An absolute must!!!"
We rent flats and homes all over the world but the Kelso Flat has to be among the best. Meg & Peter are a delight to work with. When we were confused by the electric stove, Peter made a point to stop by after work one day and walk us through a simple process. When we required internet so we could stay on top of our work, they had it installed and it worked effortlessly. The location is unbeatable and the flat roomy. A few blocks walk after dinner each evening found us strolling along the River Tweed. We stayed last summer for 2 weeks and are returning this Fall for a month! Do not even search elsewhere because you won't be able to beat this wonderful, charming home. Loved the shower!!
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