Glamping in Southern Scotland
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Situated just outside of the historical town of Kelso Kestrel Lodge Pastures and her sister property Barn Owl Pastures offer the best of both worlds whether it is total relaxation you are seeking amidst the beautiful scenery or an active walking/cycling holiday! It is a great place to escape for a romantic getaway or to explore the Scottish Borders and Northumbria Coast. With forest trails right from your door in the nearby Bowmont Forest or walking up Pennine Way and St Cuthbert s Way. Just a few miles away the Cheviot Hills are a fabulous place to walk and explore. If it is history you are looking for there is plenty of historical sights in the many of the local towns and villages. For cyclists there are numerous trails again from the door with lock up facilities on site for bikes and all weather gear. Whether it is a short break or a longer stay you are looking for there is a lot to offer in the local area. For little ones and for the family dog there is an expanse of open countryside to explore and the private enclosed grounds are a safe haven for them to enjoy. Golfers can play at the beautiful Roxburghe Kelso and Coldstream courses and for equestrian lovers there are the famous ride-outs in the area too. There is an ice rink in Kelso and Born in the Borders is a short drive away and a great day out for all the family it offers a brewery distillery and grass sledging! Step inside this charming single-storey lodge from the pretty garden through to the light and bright open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The lounge area has lovely comfortable leather sofas and TV/DVD. The dining area with large dining table ideal for romantic or family gatherings enjoys wonderful views over the garden and the surrounding beautiful countryside. The stylish well-equipped compact kitchen area has an electric oven and hob fridge with ice compartment and microwave perfect for those wishing to stay in and cook. Next door you will find the shower room with shower and WC and plenty of storage space. Continuing through from the lounge you are met with the spacious king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request) with plenty of storage space. Followed by the cosy twin zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a king-size on request). Heading outside you will find the private hot tub benefiting from wonderful countryside and rolling hill views. Perfect for relaxing after a day exploring the local area. There is a private seating area next to the hot tub at the side of the lodge ideal for al fresco dining and lazy evening star gazing. Attached to the side of the lodge is the handy storage space for outdoor clothing. There is ample off-road parking available. Please note the grounds and parking area of this property is covered by CCTV. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size zip and link (which can be made into a twin on request) and 1 twin zip and link (that can be made into a king size on request) . 1 shower room. Private hot tub. Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and microwave. The central heating is included from October through to April. If heating is required for May or September it is available at a cost of 6 per night payable to the owner locally. It is not available during the summer period. The cost of electricity is included throughout the year. . Bed linen and towels included if you require towels for the hot tub these can be hired for 1 per person per night locally. Wi Fi included. Ample off road parking. 1 medium size dog (up to Labrador size) or 2 small dogs welcome. Pubs, restaurants and shops 2 miles. Complex of properties. TV/DVD in lounge area. Due to the continental design of these lodges, the door heights are lower than normal, and the openings have slightly raised thresholds. These can present a trip hazard especially for people with mobility problems. Please take care when entering or leaving the rooms. .
Bedrooms: 2, Bathrooms: 1, Sleeps: 4, Changeover day: Friday, Star rating: 4, Additional features: Downstairs bedroom: Yes, Downstairs bathroom: Yes, Complex of properties: Yes, Hot tub: Yes, Internet access: Yes, Fishing onsite / nearby: Yes, Romantic: Yes, Glamping: Yes, Cottage: Yes, Towels included: Yes, Travel cot available: Yes, Highchair available: Yes