Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages near Edinburgh - Orlege End

Self Catering

Crosswoodhill Farm, By West Calder, West Lothian, EH55 8LP

    Exciting but also economical, this contemporary 5 STAR home intrigues and delights with its unique desigh, decorative flair and luxurious touches. Enjoy the farm, meander across the fields and escape the city buzz just 30 minutes away.

    Exciting but also economical! Contemporary, chic and with superb customer care! Close to Edinburgh, this stylish contemporary conversion wows romantic couples and families alike. One of 4 award-winning properties on a hill livestock farm, Orlege offers individuality, comfort, 5 STAR quality, open plan chic and caring hosts. This property is owned by the winners of the VisitScotland Tourism 'Oscar', Accommodation: Customer Care. As a 3 times winner, Crosswoodhill is the only self-catering property to have won this award more than once and is currently a finalist in the 2012 Thistle Awards awaiting November with baited breath!  

    "Stunning, stunning, stunning and finished and furnished beautifully, Orlege has absolutely everything you could need for a most relaxing break away," enthused a recent guest.

    Designed for flexibility, this sumptuous accommodation, with its 2-storeyed layout, is excitingly different with double height ceilings, a mezzanine gallery area, an open-flow floor area downstairs and underfloor heating. Upstairs the star-shaped bedroom with its kingsize bed and a single (or 3 singles ) echoes the surprises found everywhere in this light-flooded accommodation. With two luxury bathrooms, each with bath and shower, guests feel pampered. Downstairs an optional luxurious sleeping area with a double bed delights disabled guests who find stairs difficult. The gallery area can sleep a sixth person on a good sofa-bed.

    With Scandinavian glazed sliding doors opening onto a small flagstoned courtyard, velux roof windows, solid oak floors and doors, wonderful limestone flagstones, open stairwell and ash staircase with tension wire balustrades, this conversion is bright, white, light and airy.

    Featured in an Interiors Magazine, what so impressed the journalist were the personal touches that set this place apart. The metal sculptures, the original artworks, the retention of original fittings blending so well with its modernity, the quality of the detailing and the craftsmanship. And with a kitchen to die for, amazingly well equipped, with solid oak kitchen units and black granite worktop,
    Orlege End is the grandest and most contemporary of the four properties at Crosswoodhill. As such it now has a stunning new contemporary website all to itself, designed to showcase its modernity.

    Please do visit this website by clicking on the link to Crosswoodhill's website. As well as lots of good images of the property. it has a wealth of information about places to visit in Scotland.. allowing you to plan days out in advance.

    Orlege however is just one of 4 properties at Crosswoodhill. If you are after a detached cottage you may want to look at others on the farm, wo  of which have 3 bedrooms and sleep up to 6.  The new addition is a stunning new lodge up on the hill which sleeps 12+ people. All very different, each with a unique individual character. You will find a link to the Crosswoodhill website on the Orlege website to allow you to view the other properties. The owner is adept at matching guests' needs with the accommodation on offer and with recommendations of local activities available, places to visit, eat, shop and be entertained. The choice is overwhelming.

    For lots more information, an availability calendar and a general enquiry form, please click onto the "website" link near the top of this page under Contact Details.  And book with the owner direct! has bestowed a "TripAdvisor Recommended " badge onto Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages on the basis of consistently good reviews posted up on their site by past guests. If you would like to see these postings to give you peace of mind that you are booking somewhere really nice, type CROSSWOODHILL into the Search area of the Trip Advisor website.  Or check out the link on this page.

    (Weekly Saturday to Saturday bookings are preferred however last minute short breaks will be considered).


    5 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Green Tourism Gold Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Farm
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Fuel Charge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Smoking Permitted
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Smoking Permitted


    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Princes Street Tourist Information Centre Edinburgh: head West out of the City to reach the A70. Pass through Juniper Green & Currie and skirt Balerno Village. Keeping to A70, remain on this for a further 11 miles from outskirts of Edinburgh. Pass B7008 on right and one mile further on Crosswoodhill Farmhouse is on a sharp bend in an avenue of beech trees on right hand side.

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest rail station is West Calder, 6 miles away, on one of the Edinburgh - Glasgow lines. A very useful station for day trips once here, but not useful as an arrival point as car hire is not easy from West Calder. Edinburgh Waverley is a 35 minute drive away and Haymarket about 30 mins. Car hire essential - see our Links Page on the Crosswoodhill website for useful car hire firms. Take A70 out of Edinburgh via Currie. Crosswoodhill is 11 miles further, on A70 (1 mile past junction with B7008).

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport drive west, taking A8. At roundabout take first exit onto M8 Motorway and exit at Junction 3 for Livingston. Take A899 dual carriageway and at very large roundabout a couple of miles further on, take third exit onto A71 signed WEST CALDER. At traffic lights take left turn onto B7008. 5 miles further on at T-junction turn right onto A70. Crosswoodhill is first house on right one mile along the A70. (approx. 30 minute drive ).

    Getting there by ferry:- Rosyth ferry, North Queensferry. Approximately 20 miles, take forth bridge, then M8 motorway, leaving at junction 3 for Livingston. Take A899 dual carriageway through Livingston, then A71 in to West Calder. Once over railway bridge take B7008 on left for 5 miles. At T-Junction with A70 turn right. After 1 mile, Crosswoodhill is first house on right. From Glasgow airport (80 minutes drive): Take M8 in Edinburgh direction leave at junction 4. Follow road map and then link into detailed directions elsewhere for location of Crosswoodhill Farm.

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