Scottish Borders cottages Scottish Borders
Dignity and Time, Scottish Borders self catering luxury cottages
|Weekly season prices||Low £950||Mid £1,100||High £1,300||New Year £1,700|
|Short break prices (2-5 nights)||Low £618+||Mid £715+||High £845+||New Year £1,105+|
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|Vernon's review of Dignity and Time|
Dignity and Time Scottish Borders cottages, each sleeps 8
|Further details about this accommodation|
Both Dignity and Time have been equipped to cater for all your needs and feature modern appliances throughout, including:
ground source under floor heating; washer and dryer; range cooker; 2 door fridge freezer; flatscreen tvs with freeview and dvd players in living and family rooms; highchair and cot; hairdryer in each bedroom; outdoor furniture and barbecue; books/ games/ DVDs; WiFi internet access.
Heating and electricity, linen and towels and firewood are included in rental.
Downstairs: living room; open plan kitchen dining family room; utility room; shower room; double ensuite bedroom with four poster.
Upstairs: double ensuite bedroom; twin bedroom; two single bedrooms; family bathroom.
Downstairs: open plan kitchen dining room; utility room; family room; twin bedroom; shower room; separate wc.
Upstairs: double ensuite bedroom; two twin bedrooms; family bathroom; mezzanine studio with double sofa bed.
Catering services are available on request.
Homemade meals can be delivered fresh and the freezer can be stocked with home food.
Housekeeping services are available on a daily basis.
Babysitters: we have 2 very reliable and experienced babysitters.
Dogs are welcome for an extra charge of £30 each and may sleep in utility areas (they must not be allowed in bedrooms or left in the cottages unattended).
|Our top 5 reasons why you would choose to stay at Dignity or Time|
|There is a wide variety of walking options, from local town walks (leaflets available), to ranger-led forest walks (all year) and long distance hikes including the Border Abbeys Way, a 64 mile circular route linking Kelso, Jedburh, Denholm, Selkirk, Melrose and Hawick and taking in four 12th century abbeys; St Cuthbert's Way from Melrose to Lindisfarne and the Southern Upland Way. A six mile walk near Selkirk takes you past the Three Brethren 16th century cairns.|
|The 4 Abbeys Cycle Route is a 55 mile circular route taking in the same four abbeys at Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and Jedburgh. Tourist Information Centres stock an excellent, comprehensive guide which gives includes simple but detailed information about the route with maps and photographs as well as background historical information. The route can be broken into shorter stages if you prefer not to do it all at once.
|Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott is an impressive and attractive stately home and has an excellent purpose built modern visitor centre with restaurant and shop. The four ruined abbeys are not to be missed (Sir Walter Scott was buried at Dryburgh and the heart of Robert the Bruce at Melrose). Floors Castle, by the river Tweed at Kelso and home to the Duke of Roxburghe is spectacular.|
|Jedforest Deer and Farm Park, Jedburgh provides an interesting day out for young families, with extensive outdoor and indoor playgrounds, walks, rare breeds, falconry, cafe and shop.The Trimontium Heritage Centre at Melrose has museum displays with Roman artifacts and takes guided tours (starting from the museum) of the Three Hills Place Romano-British community in the Eildon Hills one mile from the town.|
|Moondogs Cafe and Art Gallery in Galashiels is open 0930-1800 Monday to Saturday and does truly wonderful coffee, hot snacks and baking. For a locally brewed pint, great local pub food and often live music, go to the Gordon Arms in Selkirk. For fine dining, the outstanding Windlestraw Lodge at Walkerburn, just 5 miles from the cottages, has its own gardens and greenhouses, uses only the finest local ingredients inlcuding seafood direct from Eyemouth and organic free range meat from local farms.|