The countryside is on your doorstep:, walking in the Pentland Hills, (West Linton is home to two past Walking Festivals), mountain biking in Glentress Forest, Peebles, or play golf on West Linton's championship golf course, Pony trekking and horse riding are available locally, and of course Edinburgh with its Castle, the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe Festival, the Military Tattoo, and the Royal Yacht Britannia, are just half an hour's drive away. Dogs are welcome (max. two per cottage) and there is space to enjoy the many walks around our woods and sample some excellent food in the pubs, tearoom and restaurant in West Linton, just over a mile away. There are plenty of activities for children in the area, and cots and high chairs can be provided free of charge.
Loch Cottage has olde worlde charm being formerly a game keeper's cottage, it adjoins Slipperfield House, but is separate and self contained, and services include washing machine, microwave, satellite TV, barbeque, and sleeps 4 in one double and one twin bedroom. Enjoy the magnificent views down Slipperfield Loch. America Cottage is 400 yards away with three bedrooms, one double and two twins, and services here also include dishwasher and shower and is more secluded. Both cottages have free wi-fi.
Everything has been thought of to make this a wonderful holiday for you, our visitors' books are testament to this and many people return year after year. There is birdwatching, (spot the osprey), buzzards, and woodpeckers, and roe deer can be spotted in the gardens.
Leave your cares behind and come to romantic Slipperfield, where there is a warm welcome, home made cake, open fire and a wealth of information to make your visit a truly memorable one.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
West Linton is on A702, 18 miles from Princes Street. Our cottages are 1.25 miles from the village, going south. Entrance marked 'Slipperfield House'. Going North - we are to be found 2 miles north of Dolphinton Village, on the left hand side opposite Mendick Farmhouse..
From the nearest information centre:- From Peebles take the A72 via Neidpath Castle for approximately 6 miles and then take B7059 to West Linton via Romanno Bridge. Go through West Linton via Main street to T junction and turn left onto A702(south). Slipperfield House gates are marked on the right hand side of the road opposite Mendick Farm on the left, which is approximately 1.25 miles from West Linton, continue to end of drive which curls round Slipperfield Loch, to Slipperfield house for keys.
Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh Waverley telephone 01968 660401 for directions because Edinburgh Princes Street has altered the city traffic flow and it is complex to explain on this particular site, depending on where your car is parked.
Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh airport drive towards Edinburgh and after about a mile take the Edinburgh city bypass road A720 then branch off after ten minutes at signpost Biggar/Carlisle which is on the A702 (note you are on the A720, turning confusingly onto the A702). Takes approximately 25 minutes to West Linton on the A702 from here, depending on traffic flow and rush hour.
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