Views towards this charming romantic retreat
Stylish cosy lounge
Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy afternoon tea
Light and bright king-size master bedroom
Spacious bathroom with a shower over the bath
Enjoy the shared games room
Lovely sunny courtyard
Lovely outside space to enjoy!
Great view of the Three Peaks Eildon Hills
Visit the nearby magnificent Floors Castle
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Todrig Bothy

Kelso (5mls SW), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Cosy romantic retreat with wonderful countryside views over the Cheviot and Eildon hills
  • Close to the picturesque village of St Boswells and wonderful towns of Kelso, Melrose and Jedburgh
  • Golfers will be delighted with an array of local courses and the championship Roxburgh course
  • Games room with table tennis, table football, games console and TV/DVD player
  • Within easy reach of the historic Smailholm Tower
  • Visit the historic stately home of Abbotsford (Home of Sir Walter Scott)
  • Fishermen will be delighted with Salmon and Trout fishing on the nearby beautiful river Tweed
Property code: 57859

Wonderful stylish cottage, perfect for a cosy romantic retreat. Nestled in a splendid countryside position with magnificent views over the three peaks of the Eildon Hills and Cheviot Hills.

For couples seeking a romantic retreat, this cosy cottage occupies a peaceful rural setting in a small complex of properties. Explore the pretty village of St Boswells (5 miles) where you will find shops, pubs and restaurants. Join St Cuthbert’s Way at the village and walk part of the 62-mile route or explore the atmospheric ruins of 12th century Dryburgh Abbey. Enjoy rugged walks through the Eildon Hills (10 miles) and be rewarded with fantastic views across the Scottish Borders. Golfers will be delighted with the array of courses in the area, including the championship course at Roxburgh (10 miles).


Your charming stone cottage has a light and airy feel, decorated in neutral tones with bright accents of colour. Spend time together in your cosy hideaway or dining on your private patio.


Step through the front door of your cottage into the entrance hall, where you can leave your wellies and walking boots. The light and bright open-plan interior is a welcoming space where you can conjure up tasty meals in the kitchen area and share romantic suppers at the cosy dining table. Spend quiet evenings curled up on the comfy sofas, watching a movie or sharing a bottle of wine. Upstairs indulge in a long soak in the spacious bathroom before snuggling up in your king-size bed for a restful night’s sleep.


French doors lead from the cottage to the rear garden with private patio perfect for al fresco dining. To the front of your cottage is a large shared square with BBQ, seating areas and garden chess.The shared games room offers a fantastic range of amusements including table tennis, table football, a games console, TV/DVD, dartboard and a selection of books to browse.

There is also the shared utility room and secure storage for bikes and outdoor gear.

Due to the current situation not all facilities advertised at this property may be available or will require social distancing.  If you have any specific questions regarding your booking please contact our customer services team.


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

  • Due to the current situation not all facilities advertised at this property may be available or will require social distancing.  If you have any specific questions regarding your booking please contact our customer services team.
  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Shared utility room with washing machines and tumble dryers
  • Shared games room with table tennis, football table, Nintendo Wii and a selection of indoor and garden games
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 medium size dog welcome (nothing larger than a Labrador)
  • Pubs, shops and restaurant 5 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • Secure bicycle storage available
  • TV/DVD

The area immediately surrounding your cottage is a paradise for walkers and hikers with the nearby Eildon Hills (10 miles) and Cheviot Hills (15 miles) where you can spend days exploring the stunning landscapes and undulating hills. Walk up to Smailholm Tower (3.5 miles) and climb the battlements for stunning views across the countryside.

Discover the bustling market town of Kelso (6 miles). Browse the independent stores that line the largest cobbled town square in Scotland, pick up some produce in the farmer's market or treat yourself in one of the welcoming cafes or tearooms. Wander among the remains of 12th-century Kelso Abbey or have a flutter at Kelso Races. Not to be missed is the impressive Floors Castle on the edge of the town. Take a tour of the magnificent interior and stroll the Walled Garden and Tapestry garden with their fragrant displays.

Not to be missed is a trip to the vibrant city of Edinburgh (44 miles) for a day of sightseeing in Scotland's capital. Walk the Royal Mile to Holyrood Park where you can visit Holyrood Palace, the Queen's official residence in Edinburgh and see the throne room and great gallery. Climb up to the 2000 year-old hill fort on top of Arthur's Seat for an excellent view of the city beneath you. Explore Edinburgh Castle at the heart of the city and visit the giant pandas at Edinburgh Zoo to discover more about these endangered animals.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Gill 12th March 2020

Fabulous romantic get away. The most delicious home made scones and jam prepared for us with pretty daffodils in a jar. Visit!

Reviewed by Charlotte 21st December 2019

Everything about our stay here was perfect. We rented the house and the bothy for Christmas and we had one of the most relaxed and peaceful Christmases ever. From our warm welcome on arrival with home made treats to the beautiful Christmas Tree and a bubbly surprise on Christmas morning you couldn't hope for better hosts. The properties are clean, Read morebeautifully decorated and the attention to detail makes them feel like a home from home. Hide

Reviewed by James 22nd October 2019

From the minute we met Deborah we were made truly welcome, from the information she supplied about the local attractions and amenities was second to none. The small individual touches like the homemade scones and bottle of wine on arrival was a nice touch and very much appreciated. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone. We will be going Read moreback Hide

Reviewed by Alison 3rd August 2019

Perfect little getaway.cottage immaculate and very cosy.great welcome from Deborah and Phillip with lovely homemade scones and a bottle of bubbles to start off our honeymoon.dog was made welcome and plenty garden space fo4 him to run around.

Reviewed by Diana 27th July 2019

Very lovely cottage in countryside setting. Home made scones and strawberry jam on arrival and lovely hosts.

Reviewed by Ken 29th June 2019

Very comfortable cottage ideally situated for walks or drives around the Scottish Borders, or striking out to the coast - we went to Berwick and Bamburgh. Thoroughly recommended for a peaceful unwinding. The only downside: I forgot to ask for the recipe for the complementary homemade rhubarb and vanilla jam!

Reviewed by Catherine 30th January 2019

Absolutely fantastic couple Deborah and Phillip very laid back. No rush to leave which made our last day lovely. Beautiful fresh scones on arrival and wine which was fantastic after travelling. Bed was so cosy and comfy. Cottage is in such a beautiful setting. Made to feel very welcome. Would be fantastic to visit in the good weather. My hubby loveRead mored it as I had arranged this for his 70th birthday as he was born in the Borders. Our doggie Mac was made to feel so welcome. Absolutely perfect. xxxxx Hide

Reviewed by Debbie 29th December 2018

We chose this cottage for New Year 2018 we had a wonderful time the cottage was like home from home with high standard equipment lovely fluffy towels, everything was spot on and the hosts Deborah and Philip were there to greet us with mince pies and wine left in the kitchen. Great location for roaming around the area and good pubs restaurants closeRead more by. Highly recommended so much so booked again for this New Year. Hide

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Views towards this charming romantic retreat
Stylish cosy lounge
Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy afternoon tea
Light and bright king-size master bedroom
Spacious bathroom with a shower over the bath
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