Neidpath Cottage sleeps 6 in comfort with beds freshly made up for your arrival and a roaring log fire waiting to be lit. The well equipped kitchen has everything for the discerning cook, but if you prefer there are plenty of restaurants and pubs in Peebles, within walking distance. The cottage looks out at the River Tweed and is nestled right beside Neidpath Castle which can be opened by arrangement. Activities include fishing (river permits available); biking at nearby Glentress; walking the John Buchan Way amongst other routes; visiting Dawyck Gardens, Traquair and other Border attractions.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 48 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh 42 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
There is an outdoor table and chairs for dining al fresco and a BBQ. The private garden in front of the cottage is a sun trap.
The Scottish Borders are steeped in history and Neidpath Castle features in much of it. It is a family seat of the Fraser, Hay and Douglas families. John Buchan, author of 'The Thirty Nine Steps' lived in Peebleshire and set many of his novels here. The area is beautiful with rolling hills, and hidden glens with the River Tweed at its centre.
There are the great houses of Traquair and Abbotsford to visit, as well as the famous Dawyck Gardens. Kailzie is nearby with it's Osprey Watch and mini-golf for children. Glentress is a world famous mountain biking centre, just 3 miles away. Peebles has an award winning Chocolatier, excellent restaurants, pubs and shops. It boasts a fascinating local museum and hosts various festivals each year, the Beltane in June; the Wood Festival and Food Festival in October. There is a local market each Thursday and a Farmers Market on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Peebles has the Eastgate Theatre with a busy programme of events, including a 'Cinema Night' and a swimming pool. Stobo Health Spa, 4 miles away, is a luxurious treat where day visits can be booked.