There are lots of things to do during your stay. 

The village has a 9 hole golf course, tennis courts and a fantastic play park for the wee ones. You can fish the Liddel & Esk and the cycle the 7stanes mountain bike trails, they start/finish from your front door!


Clays pigeon at Abbotshaw Farm

Clays at Abbotshaw Farm

Rock UK Activity Centre5 mins from the house, packed full of fun, thrills and spills for all the family; kayaking, abseiling, zip-wire, swimming, mountain biking, high ropes, canoeing and much more. 

7Stanes mountain bike trails and NEW skills and pump track – also 5 minutes from the house.  Bring you bikes or you canhire from Rock UK BUT be warned, this is very popular so bikes need to be booked in advance of your stay to secure them.

Tea at Bessiestown

Tea at Bessiestown

Clay pigeon shooting at Abbotshaw Farm – available locally for £30 pr gun, no experience necessary.  Must be booked in advance of your stay.

Tea at Bessiestown – this is a delight, starve before you go.  Feedback from our guests and personal experience is “better than the Ritz”.  This is a must book as all is prepared to order.

Kielder Dark Skies – a must do to experience while you are here.  Cold crispy nights are best, perfect for winter

Catering – pre-book the caterers for posh nosh and no washing up for a complete indulgence.  Robin & Linda will be happy to prepare a menu for you, just ask for details.

Explore the Scottish Borders

7Stanes Mountain biking at NewcastletonActivities & Exploring

From adventures like exploring the world class 7stanes mountain biking trails to quiet country walks there is a wealth of activities and things to keep you entertained in the area.
Read more about the activities and outdoor pursuits available

Historical Attractions

Explore the historic sites across both sides of the Scottish English Border. A place steeped in history and legend with Hadrian’s Wall, a world class heritage site to Hermitage Castle, our local ruin where Mary Queen of Scot’s met The Earl of Bothwell.
Read more about the historical attractions near Dalkeith House

Douglas Square, Memorial, NewcastletonScottish Borders Towns to Visit

There are many delightful little towns and villages to visit
Read more about the nearby towns and villages


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