Self Catering

66b High Street, Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, EH44 6HF

    Taking bookings now for stays from May 2013. More pictures soon! Cosaig is a delightful, fully modernised holiday cottage sleeping 4 to 6 people in the friendly and welcoming Scottish Borders town of Innerleithen.

    • Newly re-furbished to high standard.
    • Sleeps 4 – 6 (1 bedroom with double bed and full sized single truckle bed; 1 bedroom with adult size bunk beds and en-suite shower. room; sofa bed in living room).
    • Family wet room.
    • All mod-cons (Dishwasher / fridge freezer / washing machine / tumble drier / microwave / flat-screen TV / DVD player / iPod dock /  Wii).
    • Free WI-FI.
    • Enclosed garden.
    • Family-friendly (highchair, cot and much more available).
    • Suitable for people with limited mobility.
    • Bike-friendly (secure bike storage; bike washing facilities and drying space).
    • 5 minutes from shops / pubs and restaurants.
    • Short breaks available.
    • Well-behaved dogs welcome by arrangement.
    • No smoking.
    • Friday changeover for full week stays during peak season.
    3 Self Catering
    Children Welcome Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Autumn 2014
    12 Sep 2013 - 18 Dec 2014
    Summer 2014
    27 Jun 2014 - 11 Sep 2014
    Christmas 2014/NewYear 2015
    19 Dec 2014 - 8 Jan 2015

    View our availability calendar here

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Self catering cottage
    £360.00 per unit per week

    See our website for availability and prices Price above is indicative. Full pricing below. Prices are per week based on five people sharing. Additional guests £20 per person per week / part week. Dogs are £15 per week / part week (donated to Scottish Greyhound Sanctuary if a rescue greyhound!). Prices are shown for a full week, with the changeover day on Friday. Prices include towels, bedlinen, heating, and any child related equipment (baby bath etc.) we have agreed with you that we will provide. We are happy to consider shorter bookings, on the following basis: 2 nights - 50% 3 nights - 60% 4 nights - 70% 5 nights - 80% 6 nights - 90% of full week cost. We can provide a 2 course evening meal on the first night of your arrival (excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day) for £12 per person. We can collect and put away food shopping you order by phone from shops in Innerleithen for a £5 charge. Your booking will be confirmed upon receipt of a 25% deposit, to be paid within one week of our confirmation of your booking. The balance to be paid 8 weeks in advance of the beginning of your stay. If the booking is made within 8 weeks of this date, then the full payment will be required within a week of our confirmation of the booking. Payment by cheque or internet transfer. If you wish to cancel the booking, please advise us by letter or email. Cancellation charges as follows: more than 8 weeks before the commencement of the holiday, £50 admin charge. 4-8 weeks before, 25% of the cost of the booking. 2-4 weeks before, 50% of cost. 0-2 weeks, 75% of cost. If we are able to re-let the property, we will reduce the cancellation charge by 75%. We will require a housekeeping payment of £150, payable with the final booking payment, which will be refunded in full on cancellation, or on satisfactory handover of the property.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday
    • Cottage all one one level


    • Highchair Available We can provide a chair which straps on to one of the dining chairs.
    • Children Welcome We have a range of children's toys and necessary items for babies and young children - just ask us at the time of booking, and we'll try to make your journey as clutter free as possible!
    • Cot Available We have a travel cot - just let us know you need it at time of booking and we will arrange for it to be in the house for you.
    • Baby Listening/Sitting Facilities Available
    • Resident nanny available Contact details for local babysitters can be made available. It is guests responsibility to check references and PVG (protecting vulnerable groups) are in place.


    • Tuition Available Photography walks available
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Internet Access Free wi-fi available. Secure network.
    • Disabled Access our access statement can be viewed here

    Leisure Facilities

    • Satellite / Cable TV Freesat TV
    • DVD Player
    • Television
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities Range of games - jigsaws, board games available. Wii plus range of Wii games. Books, some of which can be taken away if only half read at end of stay! Age appropriate additional toys can be provided for children
    • WiFi Free wi-fi with secure network.
    • Garden Small, private garden, with seating area and portable ramp from garden door onto paved area. Secure bike shed/bike wash and covered repair stand Washing line.
    • Hi-Fi i-pod / mp3 dock in the cottage.
    • Radio Radio alarms in each bedroom.

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Parking Parking available immediately outside house, and car park within hundred metres.
    • On Public Transport Route Buses to Peebles, Edinburgh and Galashiels.
    • Cycle Hire Nearby Major cycling centre. 2 bike shops in town, with bike hire in both Innerleithen and Peebles.
    • Bike Storage Available Lockable shed by back garden. Key will be provided.


    • Dairy Free Meals and welcome basket contents can be dairy free if requested in advance.
    • Vegetarian Vegetarian meals can be provided with advance notice.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Vegan Meals Available Vegan meals and welcome basket canl be provided with advance notice.
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement We can arrange for a home cooked meal to be ready for you to heat up on your arrival on the first night of your stay. You can choose from a short menu, including a vegetarian and vegan option - we make a charge for this service.
    • Tea & Coffee Available Enough tea and coffee provided for first evening/morning of your stay.


    • Bunk Beds Full size bunks in the bedroom with the en-suite shower room.
    • Drying Facilities Tumble drier, airer and washing line
    • Shower Family wetroom is equipped with grabrails for people with limited mobility. Additional, en-suite shower room to one of bedrooms.
    • Gas Cooker The cooker has four rings, a top oven / grill and a larger main oven. Gas that supplies the oven is from the mains, and is included in the price.
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge
    • Freezer Fridge freezer in the kitchen.
    • Private Bathroom Family wet room and en-suite shower/toilet/wb in bunk room
    • Kitchen Gas cooker; 1 1/2 sink; microwave; washing machine; tumble drier; dishwasher; fridge / freezer; plenty of cupboard storage.
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Tumble Dryer In the kitchen.
    • Washing Machine In kitchen.
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Laundry Service Available Washing and drying facilities in the cottage, and a launderette which does service washes within a couple of hundred metres.
    • Ironing Facilities Iron and ironing board in the cottage.
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available Boiler room ideal for drying wet coats, boots etc, and covered drying area outside by garden door for same.
    • Electric Shaver Point There are shaver points in both the family wetroom and in the en-suite shower room.
    • Outdoor Drying Facility Line in garden area.
    • Towels Provided Included in cost.
    • Wash Hand Basin Half pedestal in wetroom (to enable wheelchair access). Vanity unit under in the en-suite shower room.
    • WC EnSuite One bedroom has an en-suite shower room with toilet and basin with shaver point.
    • Lounge Lounge / dining room. Furnished with leather sofas, easy chair, TV; DVD player; Wii and games; dresser; bookshelves; Extending dining table for 6.
    • Linen Provided Included in cost.
    • Microwave
    • Heating Throughout Property Gas fired central heating included in rental.
    • Toilets Toilet in the family wetroom, and in the en-suite shower room.

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking We have very limited German, but will be able to understand and respond in written German.
    • French Speaking We have very limited French, but will be able to understand and respond in written French.


    • Town Location Close to all of shops, but despite High Street address, is not on High Street, but overlooking park and highest hill in the area - Lee Pen. Innerleithen is a small country town.
    • Rural Location In country town - best of both worlds!

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome Well behaved dogs by arrangement.
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Business Travellers Free wi-fi and secure network. 50 minute drive from Edinburgh. 1.5 hours from Glasgow.
    • Non smokers
    • Disabled Citizens View our access statement here
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    Directions and Location

    66b, High Street,
    Peeblesshire EH44 6HF

    Note that the cottage is behind Innerleithen High Street and reached via Hall Street. Full directions for visitors coming by car are at further down this page.

    Parking and Bikes

    One car can be parked outside Cosaig. Please park any additional vehicles in the nearby car park (about 50 yards away). Please take bikes to lockable shed, accessible via the High Street entrance (see walking directions below).

    Map to reach Cosaig by foot

    Walking to Cosaig

    From the bus stop you will see the “Saffron”. Take the alleyway to the right of the restaurant (through a

    wooden gate). The shed is on the left just before the path bends to the right. Cosaig is the first cottage on the left after the bend.





    Travelling by Car

    Below are instructions if you are travelling by car from Galashiels, Edinburgh, Moffat and Glasgow which pretty much covers all angles!

    From Galashiels (25 mins – recommended route from South in bad weather):

    1. Head northwest on Glendinning Terrace toward A7 (1/3rd mile)
    2. Turn left onto A7 (50 yards)
    3. Turn right onto Plumtreehall Brae (1/5th mile)
    4. Turn right onto A72
    Go through 1 roundabout (3.7 miles)
    5. At The Nest Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cliff Rd/A72
    Continue to follow A72 through Walkerburn (7.5 miles)
    6. At the far end of Innerleithen High Street, turn right (after Caldwell’s ice cream shop) onto Hall St (100 yards)
    7. Turn right at public toilets
    Cosaig is on the right (30 yards)

    From Edinburgh North Bridge (just under an hour):

    1. Take the 1st left onto N Bridge/A7
    Continue to follow A7 (1.1 miles)
    2. Continue onto Newington Rd/A701
    Continue to follow A701
    Go through 1 roundabout (3.8 miles)
    3. Keep left at the fork
    Continue to follow A701
    Go through 2 roundabouts (2 miles)
    4. Turn left to stay on A701
    Go through 1 roundabout (3.2 miles)
    5. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A701 (0.2 miles)
    6. Turn left to stay on A701 (3 miles)
    7. Continue onto Peebles Rd/A703
    Continue to follow A703 (9.8 miles)
    8. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Innerleithen Rd/A72
    Continue to follow A72 (6.1 miles).
    9. Pass Innerleithen Co-op on your right then turn left onto Hall St (100 yards)
    10. Turn right at public toilets. Cosaig is on your right (30 yards)

    From Moffat (about 1 hour – pretty route, but very winding road and free roaming sheep!):

    1. Head west on Buccleuch Pl toward Hartfell Crescent (50 yards)
    2. Slight left onto Hartfell Crescent (30 yards)
    3. Turn left onto Old Well Rd (15 yards)
    4. Take the 1st right onto Dundanion Rd (0.1 miles)
    5. Turn right onto Eastgate (150 yards)
    6. Turn left onto Academy Rd/A701
    Continue to follow A701 (40 yards
    7. Take the 1st left onto High St/A701
    Continue to follow A701 (0.2 miles)
    8. Continue onto Holm St/A708
    Continue to follow A708
    Go through 2 roundabouts (21.3 miles)
    9. Turn left toward B709 (3.6 miles)
    10. Continue straight onto B709 (4.2 miles)
    11. Turn left toward Traquair Rd/B709 (0.4 miles)
    12. Continue straight onto Traquair Rd/B709 (0.3 miles). Pass the Traquair Arms on your right.
    13. Continue over the cross roads onto Hall St (100 yards)
    14. Turn right at public toilets. Cosaig is on your right

    From Glasgow City Centre

    1. Head west on Killermont St toward W Nile St (150 yards)
    2. Turn right onto W Nile St (50 yards)
    3. Continue straight onto Port Dundas Rd (0.2 miles)
    4. Turn right onto Milton St (0.2 miles)
    5. Take the 2nd left onto Dobbie’s Loan/A804 (100 yards)
    6. Slight right to stay on Dobbie’s Loan/A804 (40 yards)
    7. Continue onto Craighall Rd/A879 (60 yards)
    8. Turn right to merge onto M8 toward Edinburgh/Stirling/M80/Carlisle/M74 (7.3 miles)
    9. Continue onto Glasgow and Edinburgh Rd/A8 (5.9 miles)
    10. At junction 6, take the A73 exit to Airdrie/Wishaw/Lanark (0.2 miles)
    11. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bellside Rd/A73
    Continue to follow A73
    Go through 3 roundabouts (3.9 miles)
    12. Turn left onto Westwood Rd/A73
    Continue to follow A73
    Go through 3 roundabouts (4.2 miles)
    13. Turn left onto Glamis Ave/A721 (0.2 miles)
    14. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Chapel St/A721 (0.2 miles)
    15. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A721
    Go through 1 roundabout (6.3 miles)
    16. Continue onto Main St/A70 (2.8 miles)
    17. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Caldwell Terrace/A721
    Continue to follow A721 (4.5 miles)
    18. Turn right to stay on A721 (3.2 miles)
    19. Turn right onto Edinburgh Rd/A702 (40 yards)
    20. Take the 1st left onto Roman Rd/A721 (2.2 miles)
    21. Turn left onto A72 (0.6 miles)
    22. Keep right at the fork (90 yards)
    23. Turn right to stay on A72 (9.7 miles)
    24. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A72
    Go through 1 roundabout (6.4 miles)
    25. Pass Innerleithen Co-op on your right then turn left onto Hall St (100 yards)
    26. Turn right at public toilets. Cosaig is on your right (30 yards)

    Public Transport Directions

    Public transport

    Edinburgh is easily accessible by train/coach. From there, bus services run half hourly throughout the day. If you have difficulty using public transport, please ask and we may well be able to collect you from the station or airport.

    Innerleithen is on the number 62 bus route and buses stop on the North Bridge in Edinburgh and at Stirling Street bus station in Galashiels.

    The nearest bus stop to Cosaig when coming from Galashiels direction is outside the Post Office, and from Peebles direction outside the Union Club. It is a 2 minute walk from the bus stops to Cosaig.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 0


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

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Services for guests with visual impairments :
      • guest information in large print format
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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