Hunter Holiday Cottages

Self Catering

Thornton Farm, Whitehill Estate, Rosewell, Midlothian, EH24 9EF

    Hunter Holiday Cottages are situated on our working farm, an idyllic rural retreat in the beautiful countryside of Midlothian. Overlooking paddocks where horses graze and Roe deer roam, yet Edinburgh is only 25mins drive away.

    The ideal place for a family holiday, a group of friends or a couple to take a break in the countryside and yet experience our capital city of Edinburgh. The 2 holiday cottages are in a converted, traditional farm building and sleep between 2 and 6 people. Log burning stoves and private gardens mean it is the ideal place to unwind.

    Hunter Holiday Cottages is on a working farm in the beautiful countryside of Midlothian, near Edinburgh. The holiday cottages are perfect for a rural holiday in the peace of the countryside and yet so near Edinburgh too.

    The 2 holiday cottages sleep between 4 and 6 people each so are ideal for a family holiday. Children will love the open space of the countryside and the appeal of the working farm while adults relax in the private gardens with BBQs and outdoor seating. Pets are welcome and you can even bring your own horse!

    The holiday cottages are extremely comfortable self-catering cottages, furnished to a high standard and complete with attractive and well equipped kitchens. In the winter you will enjoy relaxing by the wood burning stove and in summer the conservatory in Carrick Cottage and the private gardens of both are perfect for a relaxing holiday.

    As Kyle Cottage is specially designed with disabled access in mind it means that the cottages really are suitable for all .

    The situation of the cottages is perfect for exploring Midlothian and the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh. 8 golf courses, many types of fishing, horse riding and pony trekking are all close by. Rosslyn Chapel and the many historic houses and castles will provide many adventures. For keen walkers, the Pentland Hills provide spectacular Scottish scenery and Glentress is a world renowned mountain biking course.

    Gradings
    3 Self Catering
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    2
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Carrick Cottage
    £390.00 per unit per week
    Kyle Cottage
    £350.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday
    • Farm
    • City Breaks

    Children

    • Cot Available Please supply your own baby bedding
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV Lounge
    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Golf Course On Complex

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Catering

    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles The Sun Inn www.thesuninnedinburgh.co.uk The Howgate Restaurant 01968 670000 The Original Inn Rosli
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop A well stocked convenience store in Rosewell

    Domestic

    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Iron Available
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Electric Cooker
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Dishwasher
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex Washing machines and tumble dryers in cottages
    • WC EnSuite
    • Fridge
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine
    • Drying Facilities
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Property On Farm

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Children Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Young People
    • Pets Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Directions to Carrick and Kyle cottages

    From the A1 take the Edinburgh city bypass (A720) turnoff heading west from the roundabout.

    The next roundabout is called the Sherriffhall Roundabout, take the 2nd exit signposted A7 and Carlisle and Bonnyrigg.

    Cross 1 roundabout (Melville Inn on your right) and 2nd roundabout (Melville Golf Course on your right) , over the 3rd (Tesco supermarket on left) turn right at the next, Hardengreen roundabout, heading for Leadburn and Rosewell. Straight over Cockpen roundabout, heading for Leadburn and Rosewell. Over 2 further roundabouts both signposted to Hopefield and at the 3rd turn left up the hill onto the A6094 for Leadburn and Rosewell. Take 2nd left turn into Rosewell onto Gorton Rd.

    Travel down Gorton Rd to T junction with Carnethie St, turn right. Take first left down Whitehill Rd, follow the gravel road around the walled garden of Orchard House, to the next junction where you will see signs for Carrick & Kyle cottages, take the middle track to Kyle and carry on past Kyle up a slight incline to Carrick.

    From the A68 Once in Dalkeith take the A6094 to Eskbank and Bonnyrigg turn right at next roundabout (Tesco supermarket on left) then turn right at the next Hardengreen roundabout, heading for Leadburn and Rosewell. Straight over Cockpen roundabout, heading for Leadburn and Rosewell. Over 2 further roundabouts both signposted to Hopefield and at the 3rd turn left up the hill onto the A6094 for Leadburn and Rosewell. Take 2nd left turn into Rosewell onto Gorton Rd.

    Travel down Gorton Rd to T junction with Carnethie St, turn right. Take first left down Whitehill Rd, follow the gravel road around the walled garden of Orchard House, to the next junction where you will see signs for Carrick & Kyle cottages, take the middle track to Kyle and carry on past Kyle up a slight incline to Carrick.

    From the A7 Take left turn at traffic lights before the Shell Service Station onto B704 for Bonnyrigg. Past Dalhousie Castle on left and at the Cockpen roundabout turn left for Leadburn and Rosewell. Over 2 further roundabouts both signposted to Hopefield and at the 3rd turn left up the hill onto the A6094 for Leadburn and Rosewell. Take 2nd left turn into Rosewell onto Gorton Rd.

    Travel down Gorton Rd to T junction with Carnethie St, turn right. Take first left down Whitehill Rd, follow the gravel road around the walled garden of Orchard House, to the next junction where you will see signs for Carrick & Kyle cottages, take the middle track to Kyle and carry on past Kyle up a slight incline to Carrick

    From the A701 cross the Leadburn Junction onto the A6094 turn right at roundabout in Howgate heading for Dalkeith, still on A6094. After about 4 miles you will come to Gourlaw crossroads signposted Thornton Farm and Carrington to your right.

    IF you are going to Pine cottage turn right and pass Broachrigg Farm on your right and take next turn left in a clump of Pine trees into Thornton Farm, Pine cottage is 2nd red cottage on the right at the farm.

    If you are going to Carrick or Kyle cottages carry on on the A6094 at crossroads and take next right into Rosewell, pass cemetery on left , turn right down Whitehill Road opposite red brick church. Follow the gravel road around the walled garden of Orchard House to the next junction where you will see signs for Carrick & Kyle cottages, take the middle track to Kyle and carry on past Kyle up a slight incline to Carrick.

    From the North and West + Airport Take M8 then A8 to Edinburgh city bypass (A720) heading east for 8 miles approx. then take exit for Lasswade and City Centre. At the bottom of the ramp turn right at T junction, signposted Lasswade and Bonnyrigg., passing under the bypass. Through Lasswade with Laird and Dog pub on right, over bridge, take 2nd right signposted to Polton and Lasswade High School. Keep going thro’ all the housing. After about 11/2 miles you will come to a T junction, (Gortonlee farm on right) signposted Howgate and Leadburn A6094, turn right.   Take next left to Rosewell down Gorton Rd. At bottom of Gorton Rd turn right into Carnethie Street, (the main street) Corner shop on left, Karen’s hairdresser opposite. Turn left opposite the Parish church into Whitehill Road, follow the gravel road around the walled garden of Orchard House to the next junction where you will see signs for Carrick & Kyle cottages, take the middle track and if you are going to Carrick carry on up the slight incline and turn right.

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