Relax and enjoy a dip in the lovely hot tub and admire the views
Views towards this charming detached lodge with private hot tub and seating area
Step inside this charming lodge into the comfortable open-plan living area
Well-equipped compact kitchen area
Light and bright spacious master bedroom
Stylish shower room
Cosy twin bedroom
Visit the nearby magnificent Floors castle
Wonderful rolling hills and countryside views directly from the lodge
Kestrel Lodge and sister Lodge Barn Owl Pastures
Picturesque Kelso
Stunning Bowmont Forest
1 / 12  Relax and enjoy a dip in the lovely hot tub and admire the views
2 / 12  Views towards this charming detached lodge with private hot tub and seating area
3 / 12  Step inside this charming lodge into the comfortable open-plan living area
4 / 12  Well-equipped compact kitchen area
5 / 12  Light and bright spacious master bedroom
6 / 12  Stylish shower room
7 / 12  Cosy twin bedroom
8 / 12  Visit the nearby magnificent Floors castle
9 / 12  Wonderful rolling hills and countryside views directly from the lodge
10 / 12  Kestrel Lodge and sister Lodge Barn Owl Pastures
11 / 12  Picturesque Kelso
12 / 12  Stunning Bowmont Forest

Kestrel Lodge Pastures

Kelso (2.5mls SE), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Shepherd Hut
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Expanse of open countryside to explore and the private enclosed grounds are a safe haven
  • Great walking routes to explore including Cheviot and Eildon Hills, St Cuthbert’s and Pennine Ways
  • Enjoy a dip in the private hot tub and admire the spectacular countryside and rolling hill views
  • Close to the historic picturesque town of Kelso with its splendid Abbey and magnificent Floors Castle
  • Golfers can enjoy the championship Roxburghe course and an array of courses close at hand
Property code: 58928

Stylish detached lodge with private hot tub and wonderful countryside views. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing country retreat, within easy reach of all local attractions and amenities.

Set in an idyllic spot at the heart of the Scottish Borders, this stylish detached lodge makes a lovely retreat for up to four guests looking to explore this picturesque region. With a private hot tub and stunning rural views, this tranquil single-level getaway is a perfect holiday base for a family or couple wanting to relax in beautiful surroundings, with plenty of opportunities for activities including golf, angling, cycling and walking.

With far-reaching scenic views, this delightful log cabin offers cosy and stylish accommodation. Perfect for relaxing in at the end of a fantastic day, the lodge also offers a private hot tub for you to unwind in and enjoy the spectacular countryside views.

Entering this delightful lodge from the pretty garden you will find yourself in the bright and welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This lovely timber space features a comfortable lounge area with plenty of seating and a TV/DVD, providing ample space for you to snuggle up in the evenings with a favourite movie. The charming dining area is ideal for a romantic meal or a small family gathering and enjoys views across the garden to the beautiful countryside beyond. You can prepare your favourite meals in the attractive kitchen which is equipped with an oven, microwave and fridge with an ice compartment. Exploring this light and fresh property further, there are two cosy bedrooms: a spacious zip-and-link king-size room and a comfortable twin zip-and-link room. There’s also a shower room with plenty of storage space.

Heading outside, you can take a dip in the hot tub or enjoy a meal in the private seating area. There’s also handy storage space to the side of the lodge for outdoor clothing.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 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
  • Electric and central heating included from October through to April heating from May to September is available at a cost of £6 per night payable to owner locally 
  • 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

Situated in an idyllic spot in the Scottish Borders between the Eildon Hills (18 miles) and the Cheviot Hills (20 miles) this pretty lodge is a fantastic base for keen walkers, cyclists and nature lovers, with the lovely Bowmont Forest just two miles away. The bustling historic town of Kelso is nearby (3.5 miles) and offers an array of attractions including the magnificent 18th century Floors Castle, the remains of the 12th century Abbey, and the popular racecourse. Kelso also offers a range of specialist shops, fantastic restaurants and pubs as well as a variety of activities including salmon and trout fishing in the River Tweed, ice skating and curling. The championship golf course at Roxburghe is also within easy reach (4 miles). The delightful village of St Boswells (12.5 miles) has a number of shops, a fantastic golf course, and is close to the Borders Abbey Way and St Cuthbert's Way. The nearby town of Melrose (19 miles) is home to the ruins of Melrose Abbey, the Priorwood apple orchard and the beautiful walled Harmony Gardens. The area is associated with the author Walter Scott, with his home at Abbotsford (19 miles) and Scott's View (14.5 miles) which offers a breathtaking view of Eildon Hill. Other local highlights include the distillery at Born in the Borders (11 miles), Smailholm Tower (10.5 miles), Mellerstain House and Gardens (11 miles), Hume Castle (10 miles), Mertoun Gardens (12.5 miles), Monteviot Gardens (9 miles). Bughtrig Garden (11.5 miles) and Dryburgh Abbey (14 miles). The village of Coldstream (11.5 miles) is the home of the Coldstream Museum and Henderson Park.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Esther 15th February 2020

Reviewed by Catherine 27th December 2019

We had a brilliant stay. Perfect location and welcoming hosts.

Reviewed by Becky 23rd August 2019

Plenty of space, beautiful view, attentive owners who respected our space but still ensured the area was well maintained and hot tubs topped up. They also have wonderful local knowledge making sure we made the most of our stay

Reviewed by Senga 1st February 2019

No improvements place was excellent I would highly recomend these cottages spotless everything u need in cabins best so comfy hot tub was excellent will definetly b booking again the couple were very friendly and accomodaten

Reviewed by Marta 4th January 2019

Reviewed by Gavin 24th November 2018

Reviewed by Linda 19th August 2018

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