Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Kelso

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Kelso. Well known for its riverfront, gardens and coffee shops, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Norham Castle and Northumberland National Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Kelso

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Kelso has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelso Racecourse (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Chain Bridge Honey Farm (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Goswick Links Golf Club (21 mi / 33.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kelso

Travellers love Kelso for its stunning river views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kelso is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northumberland National Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Three Brethren (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve (23.2 mi / 37.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kelso

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 46.8 mi (75.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kelso?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 368 holiday lettings around Kelso. From 189 Cottages to 189 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kelso?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kelso. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Floors Castle: 427 holiday lettings
  • Kelso Abbey: 428 holiday lettings
  • Mellerstain House: 368 holiday lettings
  • Kelso Racecourse: 428 holiday lettings
  • Smailholm Tower: 347 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kelso listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Kelso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 189 Cottages in Kelso. Our other popular types of Kelso holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 189 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 143 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 189 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kelso?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Kelso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.