Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
View towards the charming detached lodge
Views from the property
Bright open plan living
Well-equipped kitchen area
Spacious Kingsize room
Stunning open countryside views
Cozy twin bedroom
Modern shower room
Perfect for alfresco dining
Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
View towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge
Visit the magnificent Floors castle
Picturesque Kelso
Stunning Bowmont Forest
1 / 15  Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
2 / 15  View towards the charming detached lodge
3 / 15  Views from the property
4 / 15  Bright open plan living
5 / 15  Well-equipped kitchen area
6 / 15  Spacious Kingsize room
7 / 15  Stunning open countryside views
8 / 15  Cozy twin bedroom
9 / 15  Modern shower room
10 / 15  Perfect for alfresco dining
11 / 15  Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
12 / 15  View towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge
13 / 15  Visit the magnificent Floors castle
14 / 15  Picturesque Kelso
15 / 15  Stunning Bowmont Forest

Barn Owl 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

  • Detached lodge nestled in a peaceful tranquil setting perfect for a romantic retreat
  • Spend the day exploring the nearby Northumberland National Park
  • Enjoy a lazy walk along the banks of the River Tweed
  • Relax and enjoy the private hot tub with spectacular countryside and rolling hill views
  • Explore fantastic walking routes including St Cuthbert’s Way, Cheviot Hills and also the Pennies Way
  • Within easy reach of the historic town of Kelso with its splendid Abbey and magnificent Floors Castle
  • Enjoy a day out to the famous Kelso race course and the local ice rink for skating and curling
  • Golfers will be delighted with the Roxburgh, Kelso and Coldstream courses all close at hand


Property code: 53382

This charming stylish detached lodge with private hot tub and magnificent countryside views. Perfect for those seeking a relaxing country retreat, but within easy reach of all local amenities.

This charming detached single-storey lodge, sleeping four humans and one pup, is ideally situated to enjoy the stunning surrounding countryside and attractions. Spend the day exploring the nearby Northumberland National Park with your furry friend before returning to your beautiful home-from-home to enjoy a glass of wine in the hot tub and toast to the view.

Recline on the comfortable leather sofas in the lounge area and enjoy a good book as you give Fido a well-deserved belly rub. Head over to the kitchen and prepare a delicious meal to be enjoyed around the dining table. Spill out onto the patio and enjoy drinks and desserts as Rover sniffs around the grass. Tired legs are beckoned by the sumptuous king-size bed at the end of the day. Relax in the calming bedroom and awake refreshed to the sound of birds, then enjoy a morning coffee overlooking the stunning pastures. Plan the day’s adventures at the bistro table after breakfast and watch Fido’s ears prick up at the mention of walkies.

Enjoy a lazy walk along the banks of the River Tweed (3 miles) or let Fido take the lead as you discover the beautiful Bowmont Forest (2 miles). Visit the magnificent, dog-friendly grounds of Floors Castle (5 miles), with its fine herbaceous borders, fruit trees and meandering paths; it houses the largest inhabited castle in all of Scotland. Travel to Lindisfarne (29 miles) for the day and time it right with the tide to explore Holy Island. Join the St Cuthbert’s Way here and travel as far as your two, or four, legs will take you along the 62-mile long distance footpath.

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
  • Utility room with electric heated clothes horse
  • 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 - towels for the hot tub can be hired at a cost of £1 per person per night if required
  • 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

Enjoy being just 3 miles from the lively Scottish town of Kelso. Discover more about its long history as you wander its pretty streets and shop in the handsome market square. Cross the arched bridge, upon which London's Waterloo Bridge is said to be based, and stroll through the ruins of Kelso Abbey. This dates back to the 1100s and was one of Scotland's largest religious houses. Also well worth a visit is Floors Castle, just over 4.5 miles from your cottage. This embodies a wealth of history too and is set in beautiful grounds, including exquisite gardens and areas of woodland.

Keen golfers may wish to play a round or two at Kelso Golf Club, while those keen to walk during their holiday can lace up their boots and head off in almost any direction. Amble through the Cheviot Hills, with a wealth of rivers and waterfalls, as you look out for all sorts of wildlife. Embark upon a section of the 268-mile long Pennine Way, for example, which runs north and south, and crosses the border between England and Scotland. You might also wish to attempt part of St Cuthbert's Way, a shorter, 62.5-mile trail, which takes walkers through some spectacular landscapes and provides as much or little challenge as you require.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 21st February 2020

Reviewed by Collette 11th October 2019

Mick & Bev were very welcoming, friendly and hospitable. They gave us lots of information about the local area, with good places to take the kids and dog. We made very good use of the hot tub which was just amazing - especially at night when the stars were out!! Overall a lovely restful week. Hope to be back in the future. :)

Reviewed by David 6th September 2019

Brilliant hosts nothing to much for them, plenty of information on where to go for walks with the dog. Would recommend to my family and friends, will be back again.

Reviewed by Gerry 5th July 2019

Reviewed by Annie 3rd June 2019

Perfect for a short getaway from reality, comfortable and clean. Property owners were extremely professional and polite. Have already recommended to friends and family

Reviewed by Ian 10th May 2019

The cabin is set in a beautiful location. It's a very relaxing setting with nice scenery. Inside the cabin was very clean with excellent facilities. The couple that own the cabin are very friendly and welcoming. Would love to visit again.

Reviewed by Gerard 3rd May 2019

Loved the place

Reviewed by Moira 1st April 2019

The lodge was nice and clean ,and beds were comfortable enabling a good nights sleep.

Reviewed by Shaunna 29th March 2019

We had a great stay here there are lots of attractions to go visit, cabin was cosy when heating on and the views from the hot tub were beautiful. It was very relaxing and mick and bev were very welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by Aileen 12th October 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a three night stay in October. We received a warm welcome from the owners, who also provided some guidance on walks in the atea. The king bedroom was lovely and had a very comfy bed. We enjoyed lunch at The Waggon in Kelso and would rate the food and service as 9/10. There is a fanstastic view from the hot tub at Barn Owl

Reviewed by Kevin 10th August 2018

A perfect base for exploring and border hopping! Well equipped. Very attentive hosts who really want you to have a great break. The whole site is maintained to a very high standard. Stunning views and sunsets (weather dependent!) High spec hot tub - perfect for relaxation at any time of the day. No hesitation in recommending for a short or longer bRead morereak. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 28th July 2018

Amazing location and the owners couldnt be more helpful the pictures of his beautiful lodge really dont do it justice. Had such a relaxing weekend and we will certainly be back! Jen, Dan, Joseph, Harriet and Millie the dog! Xxx

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Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
View towards the charming detached lodge
Views from the property
Bright open plan living
Well-equipped kitchen area
Spacious Kingsize room
Stunning open countryside views
Cozy twin bedroom
Modern shower room
Perfect for alfresco dining
Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
Show 3 moreView towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge


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Kestrel Lodge Pastures

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Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

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