Townhead Farm Cottage - Self catering holiday cottage in Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders, Scotland - Sleeps 4-6
Townhead Farm Cottage sits in an idyllic position on a stretch of picturesque coastline, with miles of beautiful sandy beaches right on the doorstep. Sleeping four to six guests (four adults or two adults and four children), the cottage is situated on the Scottish Borders, conveniently located with both East Lothian and Berwickshire nearby - you really are spoilt for choice!
This delightful holiday cottage is located on a working farm, just twenty miles north of the historic Georgian market town of Berwick-on-Tweed. With easy access to the A1, it is a convenient base from which to explore the areas many attractions.
Sitting on the edge of the Southern Upland way (and with direct access at Pease Dean), this tranquil holiday cottage offers superb walking opportunities. Cockburnspath is at one end of the Southern Upland Way and the walks in the surrounding area are simply stunning. From the cottage you can enjoy a pleasant stroll down to the beach and caravan park at Pease Bay or join the John Muir Way which forms part of this route and provides an extensive coastal route through East Lothian.
The area offers plenty of other outdoor activities and as expected, many that are water based including surfing, boat trips, fishing, diving and bird watching. Within ten miles of the cottage you will find the Scottish Sea Bird Centre at North Berwick, St Vedas Surf School at Coldingham and you have a choice of fishing trips from Eyemouth and St Abbs.
Renowned for castles and fortresses, the Scottish Borders has plenty of historic monuments to visit in the area including Hailes, Floors and Tantallon. Further afield Bamburgh, Alnwick and Lindisfarne castles are all worth visiting and easily accessible from the cottage for a day trip. Other places of interest include St Abbs, North Berwick, Coldingham and Berwick-upon-Tweed.
- Beach Nearby
- Log Burner
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- iPod Docking
- Bike Storage
- Golf Facilities Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- Satellite/cable TV
- Washing Machine
This newly renovated two bedroom holiday cottage is new to the holiday letting market and sleeps four to six guests.
Furnished to a high standard, accommodation comprises:
- Fully fitted kitchen with dish washer, washing machine, freezer and coffee maker.
- Open plan living area with a slate floor, flat screen LCD television with satellite, DVD player and wood burning stove.
- Double bedroom.
- Twin bedroom with two day beds that can each pull out to become doubles. This room is ideal for two adults or four children.
- Bathroom with bath and electric shower.
Outside: There is a secure storage area outside for bikes, diving equipment, surf boards and outdoor gear. Free parking at the side and rear of the cottage.
Low Season from £400
Mid Season from £500
High Season from £600
Star Rating: 4 Star
Changeover Day: Saturday
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Sleeps 4-6 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin with two day beds)
Owner: Helen Murphy click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Townhead Farm Cottage joined Independent Cottages in April 2012
Last Minute / Late Availability OffersSat, 1 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £400
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Reviews and Testimonials for Townhead Farm Cottage
“The cottage is very well finished in a great setting and is an excellent base for exploring the East Lothian coastline”
“A lovely relaxing week spent exploring this beautiful coastline……………all in all a great time – the attention to detail in the cottage has been much appreciated”
Thomas family Barrow- on Trent
“Thankyou for the lovely few days we have had here……….the cottage is first class, a job very well done”
The Balneaves clan