Find the best place to stay — Scottish Borders

Where to stay around Scottish Borders?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 387 holiday lettings near Scottish Borders. From 264 cottages to 50 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scottish Borders is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Scottish Borders?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Scottish Borders. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Peebles: 46 holiday homes
  • Kelso: 145 holiday homes
  • Eyemouth: 167 holiday homes
  • Melrose: 193 holiday homes
  • Jedburgh: 126 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Scottish Borders! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Scottish Borders?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Scottish Borders with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Peebles: 46 holiday lettings
  • Kelso: 145 holiday lettings
  • Eyemouth: 167 holiday lettings
  • Melrose: 193 holiday lettings
  • Jedburgh: 126 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Scottish Borders?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Scottish Borders are:

  • Edinburgh Waverly Station Airport (ZXE): 2,061 self catering accommodations
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 2,032 self catering accommodations
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX): 332 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Scottish Borders?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Scottish Borders. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Duns Castle: 394 holiday rentals
  • Traquair House: 178 holiday rentals
  • Melrose Abbey: 258 holiday rentals
  • Manderston House: 380 holiday rentals
  • Eyemouth Museum: 309 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scottish Borders listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental property or holiday cottage in the Scottish Borders your home away from home

The Scottish Borders reach along the border with England from the Berwickshire Coast on the eastern extremity until reaching Dumfries and Galloway to the west. The moorland countryside is absolutely stunning, studded with charming villages, beautiful stately homes and dramatic castles, guides for which are available from any Scottish Borders tourist information centre.

Things to do on holiday in the Scottish Borders

There is a huge amount of fun to be had from a Scottish Borders holiday cottage. Whether you are taking a long holiday or a short break to the Scottish Borders for a family holiday or romantic getaway, you will never be short of top class entertainment. There are a large number of adventure activities to enjoy, including windsurfing, canyoning, zorbing, off road driving and sky diving in the Scottish Borders. The Scottish Borders Tourist Information offices have information on all the sports centres and adventure activity locations in the area.

The Southern Upland Way extends through the rolling hills, deep river valleys and mature forests of the Scottish Borders, giving walkers and cyclists a chance to get out into the crisp, clean air of the Scottish countryside from their self catering Scottish Borders property, and enjoy the country at its best. There is a real sense of freedom in the Borders countryside, and you can get out into the hills for anything from an hour to a succession of days from your Scottish Borders accommodation.

The Scottish Borders are also extremely well known for their salmon, trout and sea fishing. The River Tweed is a hugely famous salmon fishing river, and fishermen flock from across Europe to self catering Scottish Borders holiday cottages on the Tweed every year, hoping to catch their record fish, and just soak in the wonderfully peaceful atmosphere and experience the soft, changing lights of the Scottish evening.

Short breaks to Scottish Borders accommodation are a great excuse for a golfing break. Weekends playing golf on any one of the excellent, scenic and windswept courses of the Scottish Borders are great fun and extremely rewarding.

Places to visit on holiday in the Scottish Borders

The Lindisfarne Priory is the most important and holiest of Anglo-Saxon historical monuments in the UK. Access is limited by the tides, and care must be taken if you are taking the crossing from Scottish Borders accommodation. There are also two magnificent, long walks which originate from the old priory.

Travel to the Scottish Borders

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is located just outside the Scottish Borders, bringing people to Scottish Borders holiday cottages from all across the world. However, from anywhere in the UK, driving or catching a train is easy. The driving in the Scottish Borders is surprisingly relaxing, with traffic-free roads cutting through dramatic scenery.


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Attractions in and around Scottish Borders

First time in Scottish Borders and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Kailzie Gardens. Don't miss landmarks such as Abbotsford, Melrose Abbey and Bowhill House. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Three Brethren, St Mary's Loch and Haylodge Park. Other places to visit in town include Dryburgh Abbey, Smailholm Tower and Monteviot House.