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The Arches

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £450
    Low season
  • £695
    Peak season

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  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Log Burner

About The Arches

The Arches comfortably sleeps six guests and has been beautifully converted from what was once a cartshed, to a spacious three bedroom holiday cottage.

It sits along a private drive nicely tucked away, and is located on a working farm amongst beautiful rolling countryside. With the City of Edinburgh being only thirty five minutes by car and the coast being just fifteen minutes, The Arches makes a good base for exploring the East Lothian and its many attractions.

East Lothian is one of Scotland's best kept secrets with its broad open plains, fine stretch of coastline with miles of sandy beaches and gentle rolling hills. Since Victorian times people have been returning to this beautiful area and finding peace and tranquility here.

For those who enjoy golf, you are in for a real treat with over twelve courses within the surrounding area, including championship courses at Muirfield and Gullane and other good courses at Craiglaw, Aberlady, Gifford and North Berwick.

Locally there is a distillery just five miles up the road from the cottage, which itself is located two miles from the picturesque village of Gifford offering two pubs serving good food and a friendly local shop with post office.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Avril Clark joined Independent Cottages in February 2009

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/ Livery Onsite
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (East Lothian)

Accommodation is spacious, set out over two floors and comprises:

  • Welcoming sitting room with views over the garden (enclosed) and fields beyond. There is also a wood burning stove providing the ideal place to curl up in front of on those more chilly nights.
  • Well equipped modern kitchen.
  • Additional utility room.
  • Upstairs master bedroom which has plenty of space with ensuite shower room.
  • House bathroom.
  • Two twin bedrooms - one which offers flexible sleeping and can be arranged as a king-size bed if requested.

Additional information: There is a pool table for those rainy days. Sofabed as well as a cot can be provided by prior arrangement. Every room affords a fantastic view. All bedlinen and towels are included. Pets welcome with prior notice. For those who want to bring up to two horses, stabling and also grazing is available by arrangement.

Group bookings: Two cottages located on the farm can be hired together to accommodate parties of ten to twelve guests. Unfortunately no hen or stag parties.

Star Rating: 4 Star

The Arches Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6+2 in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 2 Twins + sofa bed)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £450
Mid Season from £500
High Season from £695
Peak Season £695
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - The Arches sleeps 6+2 people. The owner has 2 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 12 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 6.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - No
All female groups - No
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1620 810476 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Avril Clark
Member Since February 2009

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The Arches 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th May 2018
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