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Craggs Cottage

Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scottish Borders (Ref. 972508)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Rev Stone

    “The cottage is comfortable and very well equipped, and Kirsty and Alan are brilliant hosts.”

    Our little boy is mad about tractors and so they gave us a tour of the farm and even allowed us to sit in the cab of the combine harvester. Beautiful location and lots to explore in the Tweed valley.

    Our little boy is mad about tractors and so they gave us a tour of the farm and even allowed us to sit in the cab of the combine harvester. Beautiful location and lots to explore in the Tweed valley.

    - Rev Stone, July 2021

The property

A charming farm cottage surrounded by idyllic Scottish Borders countryside comfortably furnished with an open fire for cosy nights in to mull over the days adventures and plan the next. Situated six miles from the lovely Scottish Border market town of Kelso where the rivers Tweed and Teviot meet.

It has a cobbled town square and streets and an array of stunning Georgian buildings as well as shops and restaurants to enjoy.

Sir Walter Scott called Kelso “the most beautiful, if not the most romantic village in Scotland.” Kelso Racecourse is another popular attraction close by.

There is a wealth of outdoor sports available nearby, including walking, shooting, golf as well as the opportunity to try your hand at salmon fishing down at the River Tweed.

Not far from the cottage are Floors Castle and Kelso Abbey, both designed by the architect William Adam.

Adam and his son also designed the prestigious Mellerstain House, which is home to the 13th Duke of Haddington. Craggs Cottage is located on a working farm, along with Jocks Cottage, on the estate of Mellerstain House and is surrounded by stunning countryside providing a perfect hideaway for all your family. The accommodation is central heated and comprises: Traditional country kitchen with Raeburn cooker, electric hob, oven, microwave, washer machine, fridge freezer.

Radio. Cosy and comfy lounge with open fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and lots of books, games and jigsaws for a rainy day. Single bedroom. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture perfect for warm sunny evenings. Use of BBQ available upon request. Ample private parking. Cot and highchair available upon request. All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided.


  • Three bedrooms: 1x king side bed (can be made a twin upon request at booking), 1x twin and 1x single
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen and dining area
  • Lounge.
  • Oil central heating
  • Raeburn cooker, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Freeview, DVD, player
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Towels inc in rent
  • Off street parking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Cot and highchair available
  • 2 pets welcome - must be kept on a lead whilst outdoors due to farm animals
  • No smoking allowed
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants and cinema 5.8 miles.

About the location


Jedburgh 14 miles; Wooler 16 miles.

Kelso is a lovely tranquil Borders town at the meeting point of the Tweed and Teviot rivers, with a cobbled town square and streets, and an array of stunning Georgian buildings, and a wealth of gorgeous countryside around it. Take time out to visit Floors Castle, a very prominent Stately Home with restaurants and gardens, designed by William Adam. Also close by are Mellerstain House, Kelso Abbey and the Kelso races. Mellerstain House is a stunning example of Georgian architecture at its finest. Designed by the architect William Adam and his son Robert in 1725, it is the residence of the 13th Earl of Haddington. The house is located within 80 acres of luscious rolling parkland and is in walking distance of Smailholm Tower, the ancestral home of Sir Walter Scott. Great fishing can be enjoyed on the Teviot, Tweed and Jed rivers and there are many excellent golf courses to choose from. Watch the spectacular and historic Common Ridings, held at Kelso, Hawick, Selkirk, Langholm, Lauder and others, with long histories. The Borders also offer some superb walking and cycling, be it on the coast, over the breathtaking hillsides or amongst the enchanting Border forests. The towns of Coldstream, Jedburgh, Kirk Yetholm and Wooler are just a short drive away and are a joy to explore at leisure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas