"Five Turrets is decorated with the owners’ landscape shots and wall hangings, with flair stamped all over their bright furnishings and quirky lighting." The Sunday Times has announced its 2019 list of the best holiday cottages to rent and The Five Turrets made the cut. In the full review they loved the old billiards room - now the main living space - and the little orchard in the garden. And this is what they said: Five Turrets, Scottish Borders
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A short but bracing walk taking in all three Eildon Hills and including the Roman signalling station on Eildon Hill North. It's also the largest Celtic hill fort in Scotland. And, legend has it, the entrance to the land of the elves. Which you don't find on most walks. 4.2 miles. 2 hours. To find the start take the A6091 east past Melrose and turn off onto a minor road to the right at a sign for the Rhymer’s Stone. The path starts on the right of the road near an information
A scenic hike around the Bowhill estate, taking in Newark Castle. 7 miles Start from the car park at Bowhill. Head up through the trees, and fork right up a well marked path. Follow the path up to a gate and go through. The path continues to climb and loops round to the right along the side of the hill. Go through a five bar gate on the left and then take the path ahead to another gate, go through it and head downhill through the forest. The path passes Newark Castle before r
A gentle stroll from The Five Turrets around the The Haining loch in Selkirk. 2 miles. 45 mins. Turn right out of The Five Turrets and up to The Fleece pub. Cross over the road and across the public car park into The Haining. Bear left at the first path junction, then right at the next one down to the Haining house. Pass to the right of the house, down across the grass and follow the path around the loch, returning to the house and back through the town. Get the full route an
An energetic 12.5 mile walk from The Five Turrets in Selkirk, along the Ettrick Water, up through forestry to The Three Brethren and then back down into the town. 12.5 miles. 5 hours. This is a quite demanding walk, but worth it for the fabulous views along the way. Turn left out of The Five Turrets and immediately left down Old Bridge Road. Cross over the road and make your way to the river. Turn right to follow the footpath along the river. The path continues beside the riv
A lovely seven mile circular walk from The Five Turrets out through The Haining to Bowhill before turning for home past the site of the 1645 Battle of Philiphaugh and back along the Ettrick Water. 7.3 miles. 2 hr 46 min Start at The Five Turrets and head west up Ettrick Terrace. Cross the road by The Fleece and walk through the public car park into The Haining. Pass to the right of the house and bear right along the field edge before climbing over a stile signposted for the B
There’s more to Scotland than Edinburgh and the Highlands. The Scottish Borders is the perfect place for a Scottish getaway. World class cycling, fabulous walking. Family-friendly. Centuries of history. And some lovely places to stay... Escape to the Scottish Borders Book now #scottishborders #scotland #thefiveturrets #selfcatering #accommodation #holiday #vacation #rental #walking #riding #cycling #fishing #wedding #sleeps8 #family
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
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
Historic route for cyclists, walkers and horse riders. What we like: The route passes over the Minch Moor. You can join this long-distance trail at nearby Bowhill. Good to know: It's part of a network of off-road cycle trails stretching from John o'Groats down to Land's End (and with connections to the North Downs Way and South Downs Way). Where it is: Pick up the trail at Bowhill, 4 miles outside Selkirk. More details: Cross Borders Drove Road #travel #thefiveturrets #touris