We're offering a full week's stay at The Five Turrets for just £750 as an introductory offer for our new self catering property in the Scottish Borders. Introducing The Five Turrets. We’re a new family business in Selkirk, offering quality self-catering accommodation for up eight people in a renovated Scottish Baronial property on Ettrick Terrace.
We’ve spent the last year renovating the old coach house and billiards room attached to Ettrick Lodge and have transformed it int
Scotland on Sunday features The Five Turrets Gethin Chamberlain and Carolynn Shaw have transformed The Five Turrets in Selkirk into a unique holiday let Our first outing in the papers sees The Five Turrets featured across three pages of Scotland on Sunday. They've not put it up online, so here's a link to the electronic version. #ScottishBorders #Scotland #newspapers #ScotlandOnSunday #TheFiveTurrets #selfcatering #accommodation #holiday #vacation #rental
Looking for somewhere special for your wedding guests to stay? The Five Turrets is the answer. Planning a wedding in the Scottish Borders? Looking for somewhere special for your guests? Wow your family by suggesting they stay at The Five Turrets: top quality self-catering accommodation for up to eight people in four double bedrooms. Two can split into twins.
There are some lovely places in town for breakfast or a restorative coffee. Prices for a three night stay start at £75
That perfect moment when you reach the best viewpoint on the walk just as the light comes good. Scott’s View, a few miles east of Melrose in The Scottish Borders, was a favourite of Sir Walter Scott - arguably Scotland’s greatest writer - and it’s said that his horses were so used to stopping here that as they drew his cortège on his final journey they stopped here automatically, allowing the funeral party to take in the view. Of course, they probably set out a bit earlier in
The one with the turrets It’s a year since work started on the renovation of The Five Turrets. The first few weeks mostly involved poking things and wincing.
Episode 1: in which the new owners discover that Grade B listed buildings are expensive.
“Hello, is that The People Who Decide How Much Everything Is Going To Cost?”
“If you mean the local council, rulers of this domain and lords over all who live within its borders, then yes, this is they. The king speakin
Top notch roastery and coffee shop What we like: This warm and welcoming cafe is the perfect place to start the day. Great coffee, lovely baking and they'll grind coffee freshly for you to take away. In their own words: "Three hills coffee is named after a distinctive local landmark – the three hills of the Eildons near Melrose which feature on our logo. We feel this sums up our core values of rock solid customer service and local focus. Since 2016 we have been supplying top
Award-winning restaurant and bar in Selkirk town centre What we like: Husband and wife team Tracey and Trevor Ward run a great bar and restaurant in the centre of Selkirk. They provide the popular private chef service for The Five Turrets. In their own words: "Between them, Tracey and Trevor have over 60 years experience in the Hospitality and Catering Industry and have gained experience in a wide variety of different establishments. Tracey began her career in the Travel Indu
Highly recommended restaurant concentrating on locally sourced ingredients and seasonal menus What we like: The use of local suppliers and concentration on high quality ingredients. Seasonal sourcing too, as the name suggests. You're sure to get a good meal. In their own words: "From our lovely location in the heart of the Borders, we are absolutely committed to creating menus that are truly seasonal and as local as they can be. Our imaginative menus feature delicious fresh p
Award-winning Italian restaurant What we like: Award winning chef Antonio Caterino and his team know their way around a traditional Italian menu. Do try their seafood - it's a speciality. In their own words: "Born in Naples, Italy, Antonio Caterino, brings you authentic, fresh, hand made food.
Using traditional Italian recipes as well as his own family recipes handed down generations of Napolitans. We pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our menu and our daily ‘Speci
Popular Indian restaurant in Selkirk town centre What we like: Fans of Indian cooking are in luck, with the Taste of Spice winning itself a loyal local following. In their own words: "Taste of Spice is contemporary Indian cuisine - serving in Selkirk over 20 years. Taste of Spice offers all the traditional dishes freshly prepared and cooked by our chefs from the popular Curry Mile in Selkirk. Our chefs have many years experience to cater for any need so come and enjoy one of
World class mountain biking routes from easy to extreme. With added ospreys. What we like: There's something for everyone here (and an osprey viewing centre in the bottom car park). The Glentress red route is regarded as one of the world's finest: "sure to put a huge grin on your face with its technical climbs, fabulous views, fast flowing descents, jumps and berms." In their own words: "The 7stanes are world-class mountain biking centres that span the south of Scotland. Thei