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Large Self Catered Holiday Accommodation on a private estate set on the banks of the river Tweed in the Scottish Borders.
Sleeping 8 this spacious wing of the Victorian Mansion house is a large holiday house available for holiday rental. Set in the grounds of a delightful small estate on the banks of the river Tweed. Trout fishing on the Tweed included with all lets (during season). The property is fully equipped to a high standard and is ideal for families and groups.
The Local area is full of interesting things to explore, the grounds of the estate are home to a number of donkeys (Scottish Borders donkey Sanctuary), llamas, kune kune pigs, a diversity of rare fowl and other animals including peacocks, ducks, geese, guinea fowl, shetland ponies and more.
Within walking distance, along the tree lined private drive or riverside walk, is the village of St. Boswells where there are a number of shops including a post office, newsagents, grocers and butchers and there is also the Buccleuch Arms Hotel offering Bar meals and Refreshments.
For those keen to explore the local area there are a number of visitor attractions that can be reached with a short drive such as Floors Castle, Abbotsford House, Melrose Abbey, and slightly further afield the Borders offers a good base for days out to Edinburgh or East Lothian.
On foot there are also a number of sites of interest close by, following the riverside path from the Holmes there is a suspension bridge over the Tweed where a small temple, the Wallace monument, and Dryburgh Abbey can all be explored.
Bike Hire is available through www.stevediamondcycles.co.uk and if you mention you are staying at the Holmes your bikes can be delivered and ready on site for your arrival!!
Keen photographers / film-makers may also be interested to know that the Holmes was included on a list of Scotland's 500 most telegenic houses, chosen because of its lovely setting overlooking the Tweed.
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