Hunrig Lodge ref: UK3189

West Fishwick, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
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bedrooms
3
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Bathrooms
2
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No pets
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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wheelchair Access 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Open Plan 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Grab Rails 
  • Bath/Shower Seat 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Just 7 miles from the historic walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, this spacious, light filled lodge is ideal as a base for the fabulous Northumbrian coast with its castles and causeways, and for the lovely towns and villages of the Scottish Borders. Comfortably furnished, the open plan living area has a vaulted ceiling and doors leading to the decked patio, and all three bedrooms are roomy and well furnished. Hunrig Lodge is privately situated in the owner’s grounds, and there is a small, fenced, touring caravan park further on.
Nearby, visit Paxton House with its extensive woodland grounds and adventure playground; walk around Berwick’s ancient walls; take in the epic sea views from the cliffs of St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve, build sand castles or go surfing off Coldingham Sands. Not to be missed is Holy Island, 18 miles, accessed by a tidal causeway, while further down the coast there are castles galore, including Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh and Alnwick. Visit the Farne Islands by boat from Seahouses to see puffins and seals. The cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle are just an hour away by train. Fishing is also available nearby. Beach 7¾ miles. Shop 5½ miles, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance (with ramp and wheelchair access).
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With vaulted ceiling and wooden floor.
Living area: With 40" Smart TV and patio doors leading to decked patio.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, fridge and coffee machine.
Utility room: With microwave, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, patio doors leading to decked patio and en-suite wet room with shower, shower seat, grab rails, toilet and wheelchair access.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Solar electric underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Decked patio with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Shops
    5½ miles
  • Distance
    7 miles
  • Restaurant
    2½ miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Pub
    2½ miles
  • Railway station distance
    6.5 miles
  • Lake
    7¾ miles (beach)

About the local area

The main gateway to Scotland from the south and a lovely holiday destination in its own right the Scottish Borders covers some eighteen hundred square miles of rolling hills and moorland, gentle valleys, rich agricultural plains, and rugged coastline.

Discover ancient towns and friendly villages, castles, abbeys, stately homes and fascinating museums that tell the story of the exciting and often bloody history of this area. In a place so rich in natural assets its no surprise that this is a favourite with hillwalkers, cyclists and anglers who come to fish the River Tweed and its many tributaries.

The western borders have the scenic valleys and rounded green hills that characterise the lowland landscape and contains the source of the mighty River Tweed. In the scenic Tweed Valley on the River Tweed lies the royal burgh of Peebles. This ancient town has many fine old buildings, open parkland and pleasant riverside walks; there are also a series of footpaths and trails that snake through the surrounding hills. Close by are golf courses, fishing and mountain biking, with the Tweeddale Forest and Southern Upland Way within easy reach.

The Tweed Valley is littered with ruined castles and keeps, reminders of the turbulent 16th and 17th centuries when it was fought over by the English and the Scots, and subjected to seemingly endless clan warfare and Reiver's raids. Famous historic sights here include ruined 12th century abbeys at Kelso, Jedburgh, Dryburgh and Melrose. Other attractions include Abbotsford, former home of Sir Walter Scott and grand stately homes such as Floors Castle and Paxton House.

The eastern borders landscape consists of low-lying hills, extensive moors, and dramatic coastline and of course the ever present River Tweed as it makes its way to the sea. Bordering the Lothian's to the north is the low Lammermuir Hills, with extensive grouse moors and wooded valleys; here there is excellent walking along the Southern Upland Way. The coastline is relatively short but extremely dramatic; a rugged coastal landscape of cliff top paths, towering red cliffs and rocky outcrops. Of particular note is St. Abb's Head National Nature Reserve comprising 200 acres of spectacular coastline and sheer seabird-nesting cliffs rising 300 feet above the water.

Things to do nearby

Smailholm Tower

Smailholm Tower is set in some amazing scenery, once the centre of a thriving settlement it is now all that remains of the 15th century village.

Jedforest Deer and Farm Park

With amazing types of deer to take in, a falconry show and a large variety of cattle and other animals to view the Jedforest Deer and Farm Park certainly is a great way to experience the Scottish Borders.

Jedburgh Abbey

Constructed in the 1100's this church has remained largely in tact and provides some fascinating heritage to explore.

Monteviot House Gardens

Set right on the River Teviot the Monteviot House and its gardens enjoy beautiful views the whole year round.

Floors Castle

Floors Castle makes for an amazing day out, as the largest inhabited castle in Scotland there is still plenty of life to the place which makes it unlike any other visit.

Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve
Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve

The centrepiece of this site is the dramatic waterfall cascading into the Moffat Water Valley. The area is a paradise for walkers, botanists and wildlife enthusiasts who come to admire the rare upland plants and wildlife.

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

Built in the early nineteenth century, Jedburgh Castle Jail is long since out of use and now serves to give visitors an idea of just what life was like in a prison in the 1820's.

Traquair House

Complete with maze, craft workshop and restaurant Traquair House will entertain and impress as you explore the grandeur and stature of the house itself.

Thirlestane Castle

Fully restored to its former splendour, Thirlestane Castle's house and grounds are now open for visitors to come and admire for a fantastic day out.

Glentress Fortress

Described as the gateway to the Tweed Valley Forest Park, Glentress Fortress has breathtaking views as well as plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy.

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