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Lammermuir Cottage

Lauder, Scottish Borders
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Romantic retreat nestled in the heart of the Royal and Ancient Burgh of Lauder
  • Amazing walking routes to explore including the Lammermuir hills and the Southern Upland Way
  • Enjoy fishing on the nearby River Leader and the famous River Tweed
Property code: 57931

In the beautiful picturesque border town of Lauder, with its excellent amenities including award-winning restaurants, quality shops and friendly inns, this superb getaway is excellently located and is a stay exuding sophistication and relaxation. Four humans and two lucky pups can bask in their stylish and spacious surroundings before exploring the charming towns, grand stately homes and stunning countryside in all directions.

The stylish period cottage with quirky touches welcomes you to a spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wonderful floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors leading out to the pretty rear garden. The stylish kitchen area is well-equipped and even includes a fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser for those hot days. Dine in style on a large glass table, perfect for romantic meals or family gatherings. Snuggle down with your hounds in a second lounge with TV. Head up the stairs to the master bedroom with king-size bed and TV or have a soak at the end of a long day’s exploring in the large, contemporary bathroom. A spacious fully-enclosed garden has seating perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening star gazing. At the rear of the garden is the delightful summer house with seating area.

Home to the magnificent Thirlestane Castle, hosting events such as the Tour de Lauder and the Vintage Motoring Extravaganza, perfect for classic car enthusiasts and dog-walkers alike. The delightful towns of Melrose (12 miles), Selkirk (19 miles), Jedburgh (21 miles) and Peebles (26 miles) are within easy touring distance and the city of Edinburgh is also a great day out within 25 miles. Enjoy waterside views with nearby River Leader and River Tweed. Walkers, hikers and mountain bikers can explore the direct routes on the Southern Upland Way, right from your doorstep, and take in the beautiful Lammermuir Hills.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Retractable clothes line outside
  • Strictly 1 dog only no larger than a Labrador will be accepted
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV in lounge, sitting room and bedroom
  • EPC rating D
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Libby 7th June 2024

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We had a great week at Lammermuir Cottage! It was quiet, comfy and cosy, and well equipped. The large enclosed garden was a delight! We loved the friendly village of Lauder, the shops and pubs. Lovely river walks with our Lab, Rosie, who had a swim each day, and we caught (and released) 4 brown trout (license from the Post Office 5). Brilliant! ThaRead morenk you, Shona. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 3rd May 2024

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A nice cottage with a lovely garden. Conveniently situated in the pleasant, traditional small town of Lauder.

Reviewed by Denise 26th April 2024

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We had a fantastic week in Lammermuir Cottage with our dog. The garden was brilliant for him. The cottage looks small from the outside but has loads of space inside. It had everything we needed. We are already looking at dates for our next stay.

Reviewed by Jean 8th March 2024

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Lovely place to stay very relaxing and cosy. Lovely first impressions beautiful decor a great place to stay very safe for dog's

Reviewed by Stuart 13th October 2023

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A fabulous accommodation with a amazing garden to sit in and for dogs to run around in the accommodation is exceptionally clean and very sizeable I would highly recommend it is also very well located for Edinburgh and central Scotland

Reviewed by Gill 29th September 2023

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What a lovely cottage and so perfectly situated for a bit of low level touring. (Too many wonderful towns in the area to visit all). The cottage was so comfortable with everything you could dream of and so immaculate. Shame the weather wasn't great enough to enjoy the beautiful garden. Great to have parking just outside the door. Lauder is a fantasRead moretic town for local trundles and foodie shopping with the dog and everyone so friendly and helpful. Was a week enough? An excuse for a re-visit!!! Hide

Reviewed by Sandie 22nd September 2023

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Great location and beautiful house & garden. We stayed for one week with our dog and all three of us really enjoyed the time there. Great base and pretty much left the car parked up for the week which was lovely. Enjoyed the house, local shops and pubs. Would definitely go back to this property.

Reviewed by Alan 15th September 2023

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Lovely cottage with a large garden ideal for our dog. Very clean, comfortable and well equipped kitchen. The cottage is located in a nice friendly town and everywhere was dog friendly. We would recommend this cottage for a lovely holiday.

Reviewed by Angela 8th September 2023

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Beautiful holiday cottage, spacious and comfortable. Well situated for centre of Lauder. The exceptional fully enclosed garden to the rear accessed by full width sliding doors was the highlight for us and our dog!

Reviewed by Mark 25th August 2023

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A marvelous stay in Lauder. The cottage really was bigger inside than it appears from the outside. Well equipped, comfortable and certainly up there with the best accommodation we have stayed in. The location was excellent with good local shops and public transport, including trains from Stow 10 minute drive away to Edinburgh and Tweedbank. Even thRead moree weather was good! Hide

Reviewed by Jim 21st July 2023

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From walking in the door, with a view straight through to the garden we felt at home. Everything you could need is provided. Enclosed garden great for 4 legged members of the family. Open large patio doors and enjoy breakfast on patio area outside. Chill in evening sun on furniture at top of garden next to summerhouse with a drink of your choice. LRead moreauder itself is great for walks , and both hotels very welcoming for a drink or meal. Both coffee houses great too. Loved our stay . Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 7th July 2023

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Lovely well equipped cottage. Better than the photos show. We were lucky to have good weather and really made use of the garden which our dog loved. You forgot that you were in town when out in the garden it is quiet and peaceful. Great for bird watching! Plenty of walks in the area. Great butchers and fruit and veg shop also well stocked Co op

Reviewed by Richard 30th June 2023

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Reviewed by Eric 23rd June 2023

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Great place to stay ,ticked all the boxes ,from beautiful enclosed garden with patio at top and bottom of garden,secure for our dog Ozzie ,beautiful kitchen dinning area with massive open patio doors to garden ,great space in the bedroom and spacious bathroom with bath and shower , great walks from the door ,local Butchers ,bakers ,pubs ,Shona was Read moregreat host and keeps the place immaculate ,up there with the best ,hope to be back next year,highly recommend this place ,gets a ten from us Hide

Reviewed by George 16th June 2023

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Lovely, comfortable cottage in excellent location for exploring eastern Scottish borders and Edinburgh/Lothians.

Reviewed by Hazel 9th June 2023

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This was the second visit that my husband & I have made to Lammermuir Cottage. Once again, it did not disapoint. The weather was fantastic & we took full advantage of the beautiful garden when we were not out & about. Lauder is a lovely village, & centrally located to visit the many attractions around it. We had lovely meals out in the Lauderdale, Read moreBlack Bull & the Flat Cat Gallery. We look forward to our next visit. Hide

Reviewed by Jon 2nd June 2023

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An excellent and surprisingly spacious property for a stay in Lauder, with high quality touches throughout, and just the ideal garden for weather like we had all week. Well worth a second visit and definitely recommended.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 19th May 2023

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A lovely well equipped cottage in a good location . Garden brilliant for dogs and walks a plenty on the doorstep .

Reviewed by Julie 12th May 2023

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Lovely cottage in a great location. Amazing countryside, stunning views and lots of lovely local walks. Beautiful cottage garden, nicely enclosed if you have a pooch. Well equipped kitchen and stylishly decorated throughout. Definitely recommend this property.

Reviewed by Jan 5th May 2023

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Fantastic cottage. Very comfortable .Really good location. Lots to explore. We will return at some point in the future.

Reviewed by Eileen 14th April 2023

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Reviewed by David 4th February 2023

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A really lovely, well heated house. Our dog really loved the garden, thank u. It says enclosed and it really is. Black Bull is brilliant for food and drinks, lovely position to go exploring. We had milk and biscuits to welcome us, thank you very much. Out of 10 its an 8

Reviewed by Diane 22nd December 2022

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Beautiful cottage, ideally situated in Lauder for all amenities. Great walks, nearby weather permitting. Lauderdale hotel, black bull, do lovely food, and cost for a nice drink. Bus or train into Edinburgh for a great day out.

Reviewed by Jean 18th November 2022

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The cottage was beautiful with everything we needed. We had a great holiday. Definitely will be back.

Reviewed by Janice 28th October 2022

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Lammemuir Cottage TOTALLY surpassed our expectations. We stayed at The Bothy last year which, in fairness was comfy, BUT we booked that place based on the photographs on the website only to be so disappointed with the garden. We looked on in awe at the garden of 7 The Loan (over the fence) thinking it was a private home. Only noticed 7 The Loan hadRead more a "lock box" on a walk down to the Hotel hence our booking for this year! Many thanks. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 21st October 2022

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Excellent property fully equipped, ideal for seeing the borders, in a lovely friendly town.

Reviewed by Neville 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Barbara 1st October 2022

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Reviewed by Jennifer 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Linda 12th August 2022

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This is a lovely cottage with a beautiful garden, ideal for our dog and us. The cottage is conveniently situated for all of the amenities of Lauder (which are many). All together an extremely pleasant stay.

Reviewed by Karen 15th July 2022

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Lamminmur cottage was more than expected we have stayed in many holiday cottages all over the country and this is in our top 2..lovely and clean ,well decorated, well equipped everything for a home from home ,amazing garden we loved and so did are dog Wilson.The locals are very friendly and helpful, amazing butchers. We would love to stay again andRead more probably will . July 23 2022 . Hide

Reviewed by David 8th July 2022

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Lauder is quiet town with 3 pubs, 1 takeaway, and a couple of eating places. We found some good walks around the area. The people were all very friendly. It was a place we felt you could have lived in.

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