The Borders...historic, hidden Scotland.
Our properties are located in the heart of the Borders, an area renowned for its turbulent history, Border towns, fishing, golf and spectacular rolling landscape. Violet Cottage is located in the village of Ancrum 4 miles north of Jedburgh and The Square, The Old Pickle House and The Old Seed Store are in Kelso 10 miles to the east.
The pretty market town of Jedburgh is dominated by the ruins of the magnificent Augustinian Abbey. Visitor attractions include Mary Queen of Scots House and the Jedburgh Jail & Dungeons. There are numerous cafes, pubs and restaurants to sample.
Kelso, with its cobbled streets, is arguably the most attractive Border town. Situated next to the Tweed the town is a Mecca for fishermen. Relax inthe town and browse around the traditional and boutique shops. There are plenty of pubs, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Attractions include the majestic Floors Castle and Kelso Racecourse. Springwood Park is the home of the Border Union Show and hosts many other events including dog shows, ram sales and fishing fair. All are within walking distance of our property.