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Ettrick & Yarrow Valleys

Local Information – accommodation and services

Tour of the Borders


MACDONALD HOTELS & RESORTS

We’d like to thank the Macdonald Hotels & Resorts who are the TweedLove Official Accommodation Sponsor for 2016.

As the largest independent hotel group in the UK, Macdonald Hotels & Resort is run by a group of passionate and experienced hoteliers. With 42 hotels and 10 resorts spanning the UK, Spain and Portugal, our properties each have a unique style and character – from contemporary buildings in bustling city centre locations to sophisticated manor houses nestled in beautiful country grounds.

If you’re looking for accommodation around Peebles for any of our events take a look at MacDonald Cardrona Hotel, only a few miles from Peebles, on the multi-use path that links Glentress, Innerleithen and Peebles, ideal for mountain bikers. The hotel offers premium accommodation, good parking, secure bike storage and a premium laundry service.


TRAQUAIR HOUSE

The oldest inhabited house in Scotland offers luxurious B&B stays, arrange several summer events and is ideal for weddings and corporate groups. More info here


ETTRICK & YARROW VALLEY 

The event route travels through the beautiful scenery and quite roads of the Ettrick and Yarrow Valley, why not visit the facilities en route in the weeks and months running up to the event.  There are a large variety of cafes, bed and breakfasts and other businesses that are particularly well geared up to welcome cyclists.

 

HOTELS 

The Cross Keys Inn, Ettrickbridge

The Gordon Arms, Yarrow Valley

Philipburn Country House Hotel

Tibbieshiels Inn

 

B&Bs

Hartleap Bed & Breakfast: For a nice, very cycle friendly B&B that’s actually on the route, try here.

Broadmeadows Farmhouse

Capperkirk Bed & Breakfast, St Marys Loch

St Marys Loch Bed & Breakfast

Pine Lodge

Hartleap

Tushielaw Inn

 

SELF CATERING

Broadmeadows House

The Green House, Ettrickbridge

The Half House Holiday Cottage, St Marys Loch

Aikwood Tower

The Mill @ Lewinshope

 

CAMPING

Ettrick Valley Yurts, Kirkhope 

Honey Cottage Caravan Park, Hopehouse

Angecroft Caravans, Ettrick

Ruberslaw Wild Woods Camping

 

CAFES AND FOOD STOPS

The Gordon Arms, Yarrow Valley

Glen Cafe, St Marys Loch

The Waterwheel Restaurant, Selkirk

The Cross Keys Inn, Ettrickbridge

Minstrel Tearoom, Bowhill Estate

Philipburn Country House Hotel

Tibbieshiels Inn

Tushielaw Inn

 

GENERAL 

Ettrick & Yarrow Valley

Cycle Scottish Borders

 

LOCAL AMENITIES & ATTRACTIONS

Bowhill House, near Selkirk

Smiddy Inn, Woll


THE TWEED VALLEY 

The event start in Peebles, in the Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders is easily accessible, only 23 miles from Edinburgh, with a wide variety of accommodation within the main towns of Peebles, Innerleithen and surrounding area.  Many of these hotels, guest houses and B&Bs pride themselves on their ‘cycle-friendly’ service.

Here’s a selection of good places to stay:

 

HOTELS

The Tontine Hotel 

Peebles Hydro Hotel

McDonald Cardrona Hotel

Cringletie House 

Stobo Castle Health Spa

Barony Castle Hotel – Eddleston, by Peebles

 

B&Bs

Torview House, Lyne Station Near Peebles

Craiguart House, Glentress, Near Peebles

Traquair House Bed & Breakfast

For a list of other B&B’s in the area check out this website 

 

SELF CATERING

Glentress Forest Lodges

The Bike House, Innerleithen

Tweedsmuir Cottage

Kailzie Bunkhouse

The Bike Lodge, Innerleithen

Cosaig Self Catering, Innerleithen

 

CAMPING

Glentress Forest Lodges

Rosetta Caravan Park

Crossburn Caravan Park

 

GENERAL

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Cycle Scottish Borders

 

LOCAL AMENITIES & ATTRACTIONS

Kailzie Gardens

Traquair House

Dawyck Gardens

Kailzie Equestrian

Pony Trekking

Kailzie Fishery

 

Photo credit: Ian Linton