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Yethouse Luxury Self Catering

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Yethouse, middle of nowhere, centre of everywhere We look forward ot welcoming you

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

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Yethouse is a stunning farmhouse cottage 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 30 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. There are many walks, 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 offering 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
Nearest beach Solway Firth
Access Car advised
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

Features and Facilities

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 King Beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Scottish Borders region

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 the Hawick Heritage Hub is 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 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 Greenis also close and offers a mix of traditional gift shops and shopping outlets.


The world-renowned 7stanes mountain bike trails are on the doorstep. A short drive from the village is Kielder Forest & Water Park, Hadrian's Wall, the famous World Heritage site and Northumberland National Park an area of outstanding natural beauty with Dark Sky status. Book an evening at Kielder Observatory and explore our night sky.

Rock UK, our local 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! You can hire their heated swimming pool for a family swim!

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.

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25 Mar 2015



We have just returned from a lovely weekend at Yet house, Last minute booking and we could not have been more lucky to find this lovely cottage. We were meet by Barbara on arrival who was able to prov… More

Thank you for taking time to write a review for us. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and sampled our local delights. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes B

27 Jan 2015



My family asked how I found Yethouse and the answer is lots of searching and comparing. It seemed just what we wanted and the previous reviews were faultless so I sent off my enquiry. Immediately Barbara responded and nothing was too much trouble - she noted that we were celebrating a 21st so suggested all sorts of dining options, putting me in touch with an excellent caterer if we wanted to go down that route.

We arrived on a snowy Friday and were welcomed by a smile, informative but not overbearing tour of the house, a fabulous lemon cake and, a lovely touch, a card for my son for his birthday (even remembering his name). Yethouse is the kind of place where you feel like you always knew it, Within a couple of hours we were enjoying a meal and a drink and laughing around the dining table. The house is cosy but much larger than we imagined - just perfect for our group. The beds are wonderful, the hot water plentiful and there is everything you could possibly need for meals, entertainment and relaxing. And the walks - oh the walks! We were lucky because it was either snowing or bright sunshine so we felt like we were stepping into Narnia when we walked through the forest, snow dripping from the trees and silence, complete silence. At night we walked just 50 yards away from the house and gazed at the stars. All very magical.

This was a special weekend that we will all remember. If you are reading this and researching and comparing like I was I suggest you stop because I don't think you will find anywhere better.

Thank you so much for taking time to post a review for us. Delighted that the family enjoyed their stay. We have never been compared to Narnia before but our tagline is 'middle of nowhere, centre of everywhere', your review encapsulates exactly what we try to deliver our guests. Thank you for being so gracious. B

21 Jan 2015


"Perfect get away"

Another lovely week at the Yethouse, our 3rd visit, this time with friends as well as our own kids ( and the dogs) . The house was as welcoming as ever, warm, cosy and really well equipped for all the festive cooking, eating and TV watching! The 2nd TV in the sitting room is a fantastic addition. The new mountain bike trail down to the village is great and made the milk run a lot of fun. Highlights this time included a trip to Kielder Observatory , rewarded by clear skies and a great view of the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy, and a fantastic view of Santa's sleigh passing overhead on a clear, sparkling Christmas Eve. Just such a lovely house and location it's hard to explain it in words but the fact that we're hoping to go back for a 4th visit probably says it all.

Thank you for sharing your experiences again. Delighted that the children were all able to see Santa on Christmas eve, made our Christmas as well! Looking forward to next time already. Best wishes B

7 Dec 2014


"A real gem"

We have just spent a weekend at the Yethouse for a family get together. We had a fantastic time and only wish we could have stayed longer!The house itself was perfect for two families with children an… More

Thank you for your kind words, much appreciated. Delighted that you enjoyed the house and wish to return, we look forward to seeing you all again.
Best wishes

3 Dec 2014


"Perfect weekend spent in a fabulous cottage"

Another great weekend at Yethouse! It was great to return - we love this place and really feel at home here. The house is full of character and I always feel as if I haven't spent enough time … More

WOW! Thank you so much. It was a real pleasure to have you all back, more so that we were able to keep the surprise hidden till the key moment! It was a fun weekend for all and the chef was really pleased with your feedback. Thank you, see you in 2015 I hope! B

1 Nov 2014


"Another return trip completed"

Another great week at Yethouse. From the lemon cake on arrival to the excellent views and log fire, it is just wonderful returning, this our third time and already booking for next year.The house is g… More

Thank you for your most generous comments, it was lovely to have you all back. Delighted that the new trail extensions to the village have kept you challenged and that everyone enjoyed the Kielder activities as well. See you next year! B

25 Sep 2014


"Fantastic house"

This house is a must stay house. Loads of room, beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and full of character.

Thank you! Shame you only came for a few days - plan for longer next time!
Best wishes

7 Sep 2014


"The most delightful comfortable character property in The Borders"

Recently were lucky to get a booking at Yethouse Farm in the Scottish Borders. The house was large, comfortable and welcoming as were the hosts Barbara & Paul Elborn.
It is a tranquil location within easy reach of Newcastleton surrounded by beautiful walks and breathtaking scenery. There is lots to do and see in the area if you want days out or jsut walk and admire the fabulous location. We had a fabulous week and will certainly be going back!

Thank you for taking time to post a review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and experienced the Scottish Borders at their best; hot balmy days with a hint of autumn in the evenings. Doesn't get much better than that! We look forward to welcoming you back - next time bring the family, there is plenty of room! Best wishes to all B

4 Sep 2014


"all you need home from home"

we had a great time stopping at Yet house, we went as two families of 4, the house had plenty of space inside and out. we really enjoyed the lemon cake in which Barbara had left for us as an arrival p… More

Thanks guys it was a pleasure to have you all, glad you all enjoyed my home baking!

10 Aug 2014


"We had an excellent week"

“Scotland is a lovely place, it's sunny every day”: Lewis, aged four.And Lewis was right, it was sunny every day and Yethouse is a lovely place. A spacious, well furnished and very well equ… More

Thank you for taking time to post a review and some pictures, most appreciated. Very pleased you found our wee village so enthralling with lots for the kids (and adults) to do....river paddling and swimming, pond dipping and having fun is what summer holidays should be. Thank you for your kind words about Yethouse, sounds like it was the perfect location for your family week.B

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    Calendar last updated:28 May 2015

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