Tower Farm Holidays

Self Catering

Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, TD13 5YU

    Tower Farm has two large holiday houses sleeping 10 people each. An ideal location for groups of 10 to 20.Only 50 minutes south of Edinburgh.

    Tower Farm Holiday houses are located on the south east coast of Scotland, lying in the county of Berwickshire, in the Scottish Borders. We have two large self catering holiday houses available for short breaks midweek and weekends, as well as weekly and fortnightly holidays.

    Red Gauntlet and the Farmhouse have 5 bedrooms each and can sleep 10 people in each.  The houses can be booked separately or together allowing large groups and parties of 20 to holiday.  The houses are popular for family gatherings, birthday and anniversary celebrations, reunions and special parties because of the large size of the bedrooms, the good communial space and the Farmhouse has a dining room that can seat 20 people with all the crockery, cutlery and glassware for a three course dinner. So everyone can get together for a celebratory meal; either cooked by yourself or you could get help from local outside caterers.

    Red Gauntlet - Everyone who stays in Red Gauntlet comments on the amazing space and comfort the house provides - a home away from home. Red Gauntlet has been awarded 4 stars from VisitScotland, the national tourist board for Scotland

    • Red Gauntlet is a superb house furnished to a high standard witha modern kitchen, equipment and utensils.  There is a large kitchen table that seats 10 people and plenty of space for everyone to gather and chat. Two fridges for food and refreshments, two ovens and the essential dishwasher. Plus a handy utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.
    • Red Gauntlet has a generous sized sitting room with flat screen TV and DVD player, lots of board game to keep everyone entertained in the evening. Plus Wifi throughout the house.
    • The heating is underfloor and controlled by thermostats in each room, allowing guests to control the warmth.
    • The 5 bedrooms are spacious with quality beds, bed linen and towels which are provided. Cots and bedding can be supplied too. One bedroom is a double downstairs. And the bedrooms upstairs can be twins (two singles
    • Three separate shower rooms, one ensuite, one downstairs and one with a bath.
    • The garden is relaxed with a large picnic table and BBQ which is accessed from the kitchen glass sliding doors.
    • There is a garage which can be used for storing bikes, outdoor sports equipment and a drying pulley for wet suits.

    The Farmhouse is the original farmhouse property on the steading and dates back a couple of hundred years in parts. It has been extended by various owners in the past and now is a sizeable property. The Farmhouse has been awarded a high 3 star rating from VisitScotland. Everyone who stays in the Farmhouse comments on the space and how they love the real fire in the sitting room and the spacious dining room.

    • The Farmhouse kitchen is a good size and is well equiped for providing for ten or twenty people. There is a large electric range cooker with 2 ovens and 5 hobs. Two fridges for food and refreshments and the essential dishwasher. And there is a utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. 
    • The Farmhouse sitting room is cosy and comfortable especially with the real fire which we provide kindling, logs and coal; making it easy for your to enjoy. There is a flat screen TV and DVD player, lots of board games to keep everyone entertained and wifi throughout the house.
    • The heating is via radiators with thermastats and can be controlled by you, the guests.
    • The 5 bedrooms vary in size with one double bedroom downstairs and four bedrooms upstairs. Two of the bedrooms upstairs can be made in to super kingsized bed or a twin room (2 single beds). The other two rooms are set up as twin rooms - two bedrooms with two single beds in each. Cots and bedding can be provided on request.
    • There is a shower room and a separate bathroom with shower over the bath. There is a toilet and wash hand basin downstairs.
    • The Farmhouse garden is lovely and big. Lots of space for everyone, for running around, kicking a ball and having a BBQ. A picnic table and BBQ area are at the side of the house, sitting in a little sun trap. 
    • There is a garden shed with key for storage of bikes and outdoor equipment.

    Lovely views of the sea and coastline from the house and easy to get to local beaches such as Pease Bay, Coldingham Bay, The Cove, Whitesands and John Muir Country Park near Dunbar.
    There are many outdoor activities to take part in on the door step and places of interest to visit.

    3-4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Both houses, Red Gauntlet and the Farmhouse are available to book all year round. The houses can be booked together allowing a large group to stay of around 20 people.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Red Gauntlet
    £1100.00 per unit per week
    The Farmhouse
    £975.00 per unit per week

    2016 prices The Farmhouse in January,February, November and December (excluding Christmas and New Year) is £550 for a 3 night stay ; £800 for 7 night stay. March, April short break is £600, 7 nights £850. May, June, September and October £650 for a 3 night short break, £950 for 7 nights. July and August £1100 for a week (short break considered last minute £600). Red Gauntlet in January, February, November and December (excluding Christmas and New Year) is £650 for a 3 night stay; £900 for 7 nights. March, April short break is £700 and 7 nights £950. May, June, September and October £750 for a 3 night stay, £1050 for a 7 night holiday. July and August £1200 for a week holiday (short break considered last minute £800).

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Farm
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Coastal Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

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    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
      • with a ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

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