Luxury accommodation in the Scottish Borders

Local estates, castles, hotels and houses for shooting parties

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Exclusively Scottish proudly recommends a range of outstanding accommodation solutions to complement your shooting, stalking or fishing experience. From charming converted farm cottages and luxury private houses to award winning sporting hotels.

With all our fieldsports packages we can arrange any type of accommodation to suit your requirements. We have carefully selected local accommodation providers that have excellent facilities for shooting parties and fieldsport enthusiasts. Private catering is available where required and a whole range of attractions and activities can be arranged for non shooting guests.

Please be aware that 2 night stays in self catering accommodation may only be available in Low and Mid season (November to January) and are likely to be unavailable over Christmas and New Year.

Abbotsford Hope Scott Wing

Abbotsford is the historic home of Sir Walter Scott, one of the greatest writers of the early 19th century. Located on the River Tweed near the beautiful town of Melrose, you can enjoy a stay in the fabulously luxurious Hope Scott Wing. Relax in the opulent splendour of the house, enjoy the stunning local scenery and attractions, or venture out for a day's local shooting or stalking.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Nestled in a magnificently wooded private estate on the banks of the River Tweed and immediately adjacent to the historic Dryburgh Abbey, burial place of Sir Walter Scott. Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is a very special 4 Star Country House Hotel, situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders and only one hour away from Edinburgh and Newcastle.

The Buccleuch Arms

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders, The Buccleuch Arms is a four star inn originally built by the Duke of Buccleuch in 1836. A truly historic place to stay, The Buccleuch Arms has received the Scottish Inn of the Year award. There are 19 fresh and bright en-suite guest bedrooms, and the staff take great pride in providing guests with sparkly clean and comfortable bedrooms.

Queens Head Hotel

The Queens Head Hotel in Berwick upon Tweed is situated just off the A1. Berwick-upon-Tweed is the midway point between Newcastle upon Tyne (62 miles) and Edinburgh (59 miles) and has a mainline railway station.The Queens Head Hotel is easy to spot in the old town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Restricted parking is available on Sandgate with further parking available to the rear and 100 yards down the road.

Ellemford Estate

Ellemford is a traditional Borders farmhouse set amidst 3,000 acres of spectacular countryside on the edge of the Lammermuir Hills near Duns. The house sits in an idyllic, secluded position and boasts magnificent views over the River Whiteadder to open countryside beyond. With eight en suite bedrooms the house is perfect for extended families and large house parties with superb entertaining space including a dining room seating up to 16 and a billiard room with full size table.

Westruther Mains

A charming, traditional stone-built farmhouse with spacious accommodation, Westruther Mains is ideal for families and large groups. Set in a peaceful hamlet amidst the rolling Borders countryside, the accommodation is homely, light, bright and very comfortable. There is ample room for guests to spread out with a convivial open-plan kitchen and dining area and a snug / playroom for children and teenagers in addition to a more formal drawing room.

The Boathouse

Nestled in an idyllic position at the end of a no-through lane on the banks of the River Tweed, The Boathouse boasts magnificent views over the river to the hills beyond with not a road in sight. With fabulously cosy accommodation, huge open fires and constant entertainment from the ever-changing vista of the river and its inhabitants - ducks, geese, moorhens, herons and a family of otters to name but a few - this is the perfect rural retreat.

Wedderburn Castle

This exceptional private castle, built in 1770 to a design by renowned Scottish architect Robert Adam, provides the perfect venue for exclusive house parties, memorable private celebrations, weddings and corporate events. The five impressive reception rooms are beautifully proportioned and offer a suitably elegant, grand backdrop for special occasions whilst retaining the charm and welcoming feel of a private home.

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