Grade B listed town centre accommodation for 2 in Kelso. Dogs welcome.
Centrally located Grade B listed bright first floor flat with contemporary furnishings in beautiful historic border town of Kelso - you can walk to restaurants pubs and shops. An hour by car or rail to Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh, or 45 mins by car to the East coast where it is possible to enjoy a wide range of breath taking coastal walks and hidden coves.
Cobblestone Corner, Roxburgh Street, Kelso, Scottish Borders
Centrally located Grade B listed bright first floor flat with contemporary furnishings in beautiful historic border town of Kelso. An hour by car or rail to Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh, or 45 minutes by car to the East coast where it is possible to enjoy a wide range of breath taking coastal walks and hidden coves. Kelso is easily accessibly by car and well served by public transport. Perfectly located to enjoy the best of all the Borders has to offer.
The main borders events centre, Border Union Showground, is in central Kelso. It has year round events & activities, including the annual wedding fare, monthly antiques fairs, bikers weekends and dog shows aswell as the main event in July The Border Union Agricultural Show, and the Autumn Ram sales, to name but a few. Within a few minutes of the flat guests will be able to enjoy a wonderful river walk along the side of the Tweed. Maybe buy fish and chips one evening and sit on one of the many benches and enjoy watching the wildlife come and go up and down the river.
Guests will find lots to occupy their time in and around the Borders locally and further afield knowing they have somewhere central & comfortable to return to at the end of the day. Or if you are here for a wedding at one of the many beautiful wedding venues you can be sure we have everything you need to get yourself ready. Taxi services available from local companies.
History: The borders has a wealth of ancient castles, both ruins and occupied, to keep even the keenest explorers busy for days. Some of these include, Floors Castle, hosting main major local events from Food fayres and Art exhibitions to Massed Pipe band displays. Thirlstane castle in Lauder hosts the popular Vintage car rally every year. As well as the ruins of Hume castle and Smailholm Tower. Flodden battlefield, Branxton is just over the border through Coldstream and is part of the Ford & Etal Estate comprising 20 different tourist attractions in and around the area.
Sport: Why not bring your rod and fish the famous Tweed Junction Pool, or one its many other tributaries, or bring your bike & cycle one of the many waymarked national trails or mountain bike the famous Innerleithen or Glentrss course only 40 minutes away by car. Ebike hire available locally so why not try something new. Bring your golf clubs and have a round on a local course or try your skill on the championship golf course at The Schloss Roxburgh golf club. Major sporting events, including Rugby 7's in Melrose, and the National hunt at Kelso racecourse are all easily accessible from Cobblestone Corner. You can also watch the Horse Trials at Floors Castle or Hendersyde Park. Or try your hand at various different shooting, (clay, air rifle, rifle, virtual shooting) at Bisley Braidwood, Selkirk, or join a pheasant/grouse shoot on one of the local estates.
Walking: If you enjoy walking bring your boots and take a stroll, or trek along wooded paths, scale the top of the Cheviot hills or wander along the beautiful east coast paths. If you enjoy walking with others you could try joining in one of the walks during the annual week long walking festival. You could pack a picnic and try walking up the Eildons, a set of 3 Hills just 25 mins by car from us. Or try a section of the Southerland upland way, St Cuthberts Way, Borders Abbey Way or Peninne Way or Berwickshire coastal path. There is a plethora of information and suggested walking routes on the Internet to assist your planning.
Military: For those with a military interest you will find lots to keep you entertained. The town of Coldstream is only 15 mins drive east from Hume and is the home the world famous Coldstream Guards, the only regiment with a town named after it. It has an eccletic army surplus and militaria shop & free WW1 & 2 micro museum. Further on from Coldstream you can find Berwick Upon Tweed and the interesting Berwick Barracks and town wall walk. Well worth a day trip to encompass both of these. About an hour away, heading north west from Kelso is the Great Polish Map of Scotland. Believed to be the world’s largest terrain relief map, this huge concrete map. Guests may like Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum, or the WW2 Stobbs Camp near Hawick.
There is much more to enjoy in and around Kelso, monthly farmers markets and the famous 'Common Ridings'. Held each year during the summer each of the local towns have week long festival of events involving riding round the boundary of their area in a symbolic gesture to the Borders past.
And after a days activities relax & soak up the atmosphere by having a artisan coffee and a rest on a bench in the cobbled market square in the heart of Kelso and take a meal at one of our amazing restaurants in town or even treat yourself to a takeaway.
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms - 1
- Bathrooms - 1
- Oven & microwave
- Washing machine
- Iron & ironing board
- Hair dryer
- Freeview TV & DVD
- Bed linen + towels
- Unallocated parking to rear,
plenty of parking in the square and on street
- No smoking
- Pets by prior arrangement
- Edinburgh Airport – 50 miles
- Kelso Abbey – 0.2 miles
- Kelso Racecourse – 1.4 miles
- Floors Castle – 1.3 miles
- Coldstream / Coldstream Museum - 8 miles
- Kelso Golf Club – 1.3 miles
- Roxburgh Golf Club – 4.5 miles
- Penine Way – 7.5 miles
- Mary Queen of Scots Visitors Centre
Jedburgh – 9.5 miles
- Melrose Abbey – 15 miles
- Philiphaugh Salmon
Viewing Centre – 18.5 miles
- Go Ape Peebles – 35 miles
- Walk to restaurants, cafes, shops
Shop 20 yards, pub 50 yards and restaurant 10 yards.
- Berwick-upon-Tweed 40-minute drive
- Beach 23 miles.
Cobblestone Corner is a Grade B listed bright first floor flat looking out over the cobbled streets in the middle of Kelso.
Although this is a traditional town centre building it has a lovely modern feel inside. The light interior has wooden flooring and is decorated in neutral colours.
There is a comfortable bright living room with original sash windows and a dual aspect outlook. In addition to the two seater sofa there are two shabby chic armchairs providing ample space for guests to relax. Opposite the sofa there is a wall mounted flat screen TV above a wall inset flame effect electric fire. To the right of the TV there is a bookcase with a selection of boardgames and local visitors guides. The small dining table/work space sits overlooking the street outside. Adjacent to the living area, the modern, predominantly white, kitchen has a cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave.
In the bedroom area there is a double bed, full length mirror and hanging space for clothing. Above the bed there is a reading light and easily accessible sockets. Please note there is limit access space around the bed. There is also an iron, ironing board and hairdryer. The bathroom has a bath with shower over it and a heated towel rail. Throughout the apartment there are nods to its Scottish location with tartan cushions and throws and all the windows have blackout blinds. Several of the pictures on display are from local artists.
Kelso can be reached from the north and the south via the A68. From the north take the A699 from St Boswells and from the south the A698 from Jedburgh.
What's included in the rental?
All bed, bathroom and kitchen linens are provided. Duvets and covers, towels, gas and electricity are all included in the rental price.
Lets available: Weekly from Friday, short breaks available for 3 nights from a Friday, or 4 nights from a Monday. Dogs by arrangement. There are several kennels and day boarding facilities locally so if you want to bring your dog but need them looked after for a day while you visit a 'non-dog' friendly location, like a historic home, you could perhaps day board them.
Cost and availability:
Check out 10am, check in 4pm usually but if we can be flexible then we are! We welcome long weekend breaks of 3 nights from Friday and a mid week break of 4 nights from Monday.
Weekend and short breaks are available.
This self-catering Kelso holiday accommodation for 2 is available to rent throughout the year. Click the enquiry button below to access availability and prices.
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Cobblestone Corner, Roxburgh Street, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7DN