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West Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £325
    Low season
  • £540
    Peak season


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Preferred arrival day: Saturday

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£350 Tue, 27 Mar 2018
3 nights - Sleeps 4, discount for 2. Week or short breaks. A peaceful spot surrounded by walks, wildlife & wonderful views downstream from Kelso. More on our web site. Any queries, I'll be happy to help Sue

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking

About West Cottage

Hendersyde Farm offers a choice of three Four Star holiday cottages each offering a warm Scottish welcome. Perfectly placed in idyllically tranquil positions with wonderful views, near and far, to The Cheviot Hills in Northumberland. Under three miles from Kelso, the cottages are an excellent base for exploring the many attractions of the Scottish Borders, Northumberland, with its stunning coastline and Edinburgh's vibrant city centre.

For those who want to purely relax, the setting is blissfully quiet with only the sound of bird song and wildlife to interrupt the tranquillity. Enjoy lovely walks across the farm, along the lanes and paths from the cottage doors, through beautiful countryside (keep your eye out for deer), sit by the River Tweed and watch the salmon leaping out of the water (you may even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of otter), or simply relax in the cottage gardens, soaking up the beauty of the rolling Border countryside.

The attractive market town of Kelso sits right in the heart of the Scottish Borders, just over two miles away, packed full of historic charm and impressive architecture. The famous poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott once described Kelso as 'Scotland's most beautiful (if not romantic) town' which is hardly surprising given its immense appeal. Sitting on the banks of the River Tweed, Kelso's magnificent cobbled market square and quaint streets are home to an array of eateries and shops selling everything from the finest malt whisky to the softest of cashmere. Spend your days browsing the shops for holiday gifts, wandering around the ruins of the Kelso Abbey (one of the Four Border Abbeys) or visiting impressive Floors Castle which has been welcoming visitors for forty years. Kelso Racecourse is another attraction for those with a passion for horses and racing.

For outdoor enthusiasts, The Borders offers some of the finest salmon and trout fishing. It also has many varied walks, golf at Kelso's town course within the race course and the challenging Roxburghe Championship Course, horse riding and excellent cycling along the 'Four Abbeys', 'Tweed', 'Coast and Castles' and 'Border Loop' cycle routes.

With tranquil surroundings, stunning panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see, incredible outdoor activities and an abundance of attractions for days out, Hendersyde Farm Holiday Cottages are an excellent choice for your Scottish holiday.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Sue Beck joined Independent Cottages in September 2016

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Scottish Borders)

West Cottage is semi-detached, ideally placed at the end of a trio of farm cottages. Approached via a little lane, the cottages stand on their own in an elevated position on top of a ridge that overlooks the River Tweed.

Accommodation is simple and comfy and comprises:

  • Porch at the back of the cottage where you can store coats and boots, leading into...
  • Kitchen with table and chairs, microwave, cooker and washing machine.
  • Welcoming sitting room with comfy seating, another dining table with four chairs, television and open fire - all the right ingredients to relax at the end of an exciting day.
  • Double bedroom.
  • Spacious twin bedroom.
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Outside: To the side and front of the cottage is a sunny garden where you can relax during the warmer months and soak up the country atmosphere. Off-road parking available. Lovely walks start from the cottage front door.

Additional information: Two well behaved dogs are welcome in West Cottage as well as Millsyde (East Cottage is kept pet free) at an additional charge of £20 per dog. Please keep dogs restricted from bedrooms and off furniture. Prices include heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and coal for the fire. A discount is offered when just one of the bedrooms is used. Wi-Fi internet access is included. High chair and cot available by arrangement. Strictly no smoking. Changeover day is flexible. Fishing available nearby.

West Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Twin)
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 £325
Mid Season from £375
High Season from £475
Peak Season £540
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
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Sue Beck
Member Since September 2016

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Last Minute Offers

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 for 3 nights, £350
Sleeps 4, discount for 2. Week or short breaks. A peaceful spot surrounded by walks, wildlife & wonderful views downstream from Kelso. More on our web site. Any queries, I'll be happy to help Sue

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