Riddell Estate

Riddell Estate House Accommodation

Scottish Borders Tourist Attraction

Riddell Estate, which has its roots in the 12th century, is a working estate with organic farming, commercial woodland, field sports and other diversified enterprises. Riddell was home to the Riddell family for 700 years until it was purchased by the Sprots in 1823 whose direct descendants, the Grant family still run it.

Points of Interest

Riddell Estate has sheep, cattle and a variety of crops. One of its key attractions is Riddell Tower, also known as the General’s Tower, which is surrounded by beautiful woodland. Riddell, in its entirety is a species-rich, bio-diverse natural environment. It is a fertile homeland to roe-deer and many native birds such as woodpeckers and herons.

The Ale River runs through the heart of Riddell, which is home to Clerklands Fly Fishery. The estate lies a field away from Ian Stark Equestrian Centre and borders with Whitmuir Farm.

Countryside Holiday Accommodation

Riddell Estate has 3 accommodation options on the Estate, Riddell House which sleeps up to 10 guests in 5 luxury bedrooms. Bowismiln Cottage which sleeps up to six guests. The cottage has its own kennel and is surrounded by views of green fields and sheep, next to the Ale River and located down a quiet private track. Hallburn House which sleeps 6-8 guests in 4 bedrooms and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Please get in touch for availability and pricing.

Contact Riddell Estate

Riddell Estate
Riddell House

01835 870 309

Email: enquiries@riddellestate.co.uk

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Whitmuir Farm Cottages

Whitmuir Farm cows in field

Holiday Cottages in the Scottish Borders

Set between Melrose and Selkirk, the Whitmuir Estate offers a range of self-catering holiday cottages in the Scottish Borders. Relax and unwind in the peaceful surroundings of the Ale Water Valley, taking in the beauty of nature on the reserve. There’s also no shortage of local activities to enjoy during your stay at Whitmuir Farm, from scenic countryside walks to cycling routes and golfing facilities. Contact Whitmuir Farm directly to book your Scottish holiday cottage today!

Contact Whitmuir Farm

Whitmuir Farm Holiday Cottages

Call: 01835 822277

Email: whitmuir@aol.com

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Sandystones B&B

Sandystones B&B

Bed & Breakfast in the Scottish Borders

Experience life on a working farm with a stay at Sandystones B & B in the Scottish Borders. The farm is home to Aberdeen Angus cattle, Organic free range hens, a range of arable crops and even a llama and a tortoise!

Situated between Jedburgh and St Boswells, Sandystones is the perfect base for exploring the Scottish Borders, from historic castles to country houses and medieval abbeys.

Families are very welcome, we can provide stabling for horses and safe housing for bicycles.

Opening Times

Closed Christmas & Easter

Contact Sandystones B&B


01835 830507

Email: philly.lee@hotmail.co.uk

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New Woll Estate

Woll Golf Course - Bunkers

Woll Golf Course, Restaurant & Holiday Cottages

New Woll Estate is home to the Woll Golf Course, restaurant and holiday cottages, perfect for a relaxing break in the Scottish Borders. With luxury self-catering houses overlooking the golf course, they form the most popular golf resort in the Borders. But, you don’t need to play golf to enjoy a break at the Estate. Visit the award-winning restaurant, which serves high-quality homemade meals using fine local produce. Known as a place to celebrate with friends and family, enjoy the steak nights, Sunday Roasts, snacks, coffee, bring the children or a romantic setting to dine or even get married!

Scottish Borders Golf Course

The golf course itself is an 18-hole parkland course following the gentle contours of the Ale Water Valley with mature trees and water features. The peaceful atmosphere and natural environment of the Estate, combined with the first-class facilities and course ensure guests get the most out of their experience.

Opening Times

Open 7 days a week, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Contact New Woll Estate

New Woll Estate

For Restaurant and golf bookings please call 01750 32711

For Accommodation bookings please call 01750 32799

Email: info@wollgolf.co.uk

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Clerklands Fly Fishing

Clerklands - Fly Fishing - Jetty

Trout Fishing in the Scottish Borders

Clerklands Fly Fishery is a beautiful loch in the Scottish Borders, which is around 4 acres in size and up to 25ft deep in places. It provides a tranquil place to fish for trout in Scotland and have a relaxing day. Set within the Riddell Estate, the Clerklands Fishery lies about 5 minutes’ drive from Selkirk and 10 minutes from Hawick. Travel time from Edinburgh is around 1 hour and from Newcastle, around 1.5 hours. The Fishery has a good number of Wild Brown trout for sporting purposes only and Rainbow and Blue trout are stocked regularly, up to double figures in size.

Self-Catering Holiday Cottage

If you don’t want to stray far from the fishing, Clerklands have a holiday cottage less than 200m from the lake. This single-storey house has two en-suite double bedrooms and underfloor heating. You can almost cast from your bedroom window!

Opening Times

8:30 – Dusk

Open all year round

Contact Clerklands Fly Fishery

Clerklands Fly Fishery
Mandarin House

01835 870519 or 07732 775845

Email: zyz19718@hotmail.com or peterforsyth1966@hotmail.com

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