Heated indoor swimming pool with coin operated sauna, Games room with table tennis, pool table and football table, Shared gardens with furniture and play area
Qualified instruction on archery, abseiling and trail blazer buggies on site by prior arrangement at additional charge
This stone-built Edwardian mansion with its converted coach house and stable is situated near Selkirk, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Edinburgh to the north, and the Berwickshire and Northumbrian coast to the east, are all within a pleasant hour’s drive.
A perfect base for a peaceful country holiday, the cottages of Abbey Court, the individual character of the Coach House properties and the spacious apartments within Whitmuir Hall itself, offer a range of accommodation for all tastes, seasons and party sizes. There are 32 acres of private grounds consisting of woodland and lawns, and a recreation building containing a heated indoor swimming pool and games room.
Recreational possibilities include: 21 golf courses included in the Freedom of the Fairways Passport; walking, whether gently through woods and alongside rivers and towns, or on the more challenging Southern Upland and St Cuthbert’s Ways; cycling for all abilities at Glentress Forest (cycle store available at the properties); fishing for salmon and trout on the River Tweed and its tributaries, or on stocked lochs for trout and coarse fish. Historic houses, abbeys and castles including Melrose Abbey (burial place of the the heart of Robert the Bruce); Mary Queen of Scots’ house in Jedburgh; Traquair, the oldest continuously inhabited house in Scotland, and the Roman camp of Trimontium.
Other activities in the area include horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and mountain biking, all within 30 minutes’ drive.
As well as holidays and weekend breaks, we also cater for family gatherings, anniversaries, weddings and any other celebrations. For group, corporate and party bookings, a bar and catering are available by arrangement. An initial grocery order service is available on request. Properties SW30, SW37, SW3701 and 15785 have electric showers.
All properties: Elec NSH, convector heaters and elec by meter reading. Bed linen inc. Digital TV. DVD. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. Shared coin-operated laundry room. Internet access on request. Shared payphone. Shared gardens with play area and furniture. Shared gas BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared indoor swimming pool. Shared coin-operated sauna. Shared games room with table tennis, pool table and football table. No smoking.
In Coach House Court. Ground floor: Living room with patio door. Dining room/kitchen. 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Cot and h/chair on request. F/freezer. Easy walking access.
Customer Reviews of Redgauntlet, Whitmuir Hall nr Selkirk - Sleeps 4
1st comment: Solitude. Nice and cosy in the evenings. Nov 2010.
2nd comment: The accommodation was suitable for our needs it offered a good base for us to visit the areas of Scotland we had chosen for our weeks holiday. Aug 2010.
3rd comment: It was clean, comfortable and well decorated with plenty of equipment. The location of the loft ladder was awkward for getting to the bathroom. Some of the information regarding the surrounding areas was out of date. Oct 2009.
4th comment: We had a lovely time the staff are really nice and friendly and my boys loved the pool. It was a god send when it rained! June 2009.
5th comment: On first impresssion the house was lovely. Aug 2009.
6th comment: Clean, well presented and spacious. July 2009.