Well behaved pets by arrangement.
Prices: Please click on our "52wk vacancy chart and prices" below.
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Tel: 01620 861452
Reload this mapThis cosy, peaceful cottage forms part of the charming rural hamlet known as Birnieknowes on the borders of East Lothian and Berwickshire. With an open fire, beamed ceilings, books, games and glorious sea-views, it is the perfect spot for a quiet country break yet is also within easy reach of Edinburgh.
The coastline is magnificent, with sandy beaches and secluded coves, whilst inland there are glens cloaked in ancient woodland and wild upland moors. Two long-distance paths meet within a short stroll of the cottage, there are countless castles, houses and museums within 30 minutes drive and miles of unspoilt country to discover. Located midway between Edinburgh and Berwick-upon-Tweed, this is an ideal base from which to explore one of Britain's most scenic and romantic regions.
- Ground floor: Sitting room with open fire - Dining kitchen.
- First floor: 2 bedrooms, 1 double 1 twin - Bathroom with electric shower over bath, W.C. and basin.
- Enclosed front patio with table and chairs. Small rear garden with sea views.
- Washing machine with tumble dryer.
- Electric hob and oven.
- Flat-screen TV and DVD.
The cottage is freshly decorated and, according to comments in the guest-book, is 'exceptionally well-equipped'.Location
Things to do
- Birnieknowes is a picturesque hamlet of old cottages arranged around an open green, with private access off a quiet lane, 1/2 mile from the A1, 6 miles from Dunbar and 30 miles from Edinburgh.
- There is an Asda supermarket with 10 minutes drive, whilst Dunbar has a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants, along with a pretty harbour and historic sites.
- There is a direct train service between Dunbar and Edinburgh and also a bus service with a stop 5 minutes walk from the cottage.
- Walking: Southern Upland Way, John Muir Way and lesser-known paths through landscapes either gentle or untamed.
- Seabird Centre at North Berwick.
- St Abbs Nature Reserve.
- Puffins and gannets on Bass Rock.
- Golf: Some of Scotland's finest courses close to hand.
- Fishing: On rivers, lochs and sea.
- Riding, diving, surfing, sailing and other sports.
- Museum of Flight (with Concorde and Vulcan) at East Fortune.
- Eyemouth Boat Museum and Smugglers' House.
- Castles and houses: Dirleton, Tantallon, Lindisfarne and many more.
- Boat trips: Bass Rock - St Abbs - Isle of May.
- Fossil-spotting on Scotland's own Jurassic coast.
- Edinburgh. All the attractions of Scotland's stunning capital within 40 minutes drive.