The New Farmhouse

Self Catering

Skirling Mill, Skirling, Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6HB

    Fabulous fully equipped self catering lodge with private garden and parking in a perfect location close to all amenities.

    Welcome to The New Farmhouse, a splendid lodge for up to 8 guests nestling at the western edge of the Scottish Borders with its captivating countryside.  The pretty town of Biggar is less than two miles away where you will find everything you need including butcher shops, post office, unique gifts, restaurants and two small supermarkets.

     The holiday lodge is in an excellent central location.  Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily reached within an hour and the world class mountain biking centre of Glentress is half an hour by car.  The world Heritage Centre at New Lanark is close by and there are many other places of interest nearby including Traquair House and Dawyck Botanic Gardens. Enthralling hill walks, plenty of golf courses in the area and fishing on the Clyde or the Tweed – you can do it all from The New Farmhouse.

    Very well equipped, warm and comfy just delight in the serenity, everything is here for you.

    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Entry is normally anytime after 3pm and guests are asked to vacate the property by 10am.

    From £462 off season to £588 per week peak season. Short breaks of minimum 3 nights available off season, please enquire for prices. For Christmas & New Year please enquire.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Chalet
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer Counter top freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities Iron and ironing board
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden Secure garden with swings, picnic bench, barbeque and plenty parking.
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi Free wifi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • PayPal


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Excellent restaurants in Biggar.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome Dogs welcome by prior arrangement.
    • Families
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    From the South, exit at junction 13 of the M74 for A702 Edinburgh/Lanark then at roundabout take 2nd exit for Biggar A702. Once through Biggar take right for Peebles on A72. The New Farmhouse is prominently situated to the rear of the developed Skirling Mill farm steading about ¾ of a mile on the left and before the village of Skirling.  Take 3rd left into Skirling Mill and follow the road to the back.  There is a static caravan at the entrance to the property.  From the North, from Edinburgh City bypass take the A702 Carlisle then take left just before Biggar on to the A72 and follow directions as above.  

    Public Transport Directions

    By bus:

    There are buses to Biggar from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dumfries.


    By train:

    Train stations are located at Lanark and Carstairs check out for timetables and fares


    By air:

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