The Lodge, Carfraemill

Restaurant With Rooms

Oxton, Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RA

    Our family run hotel near Edinburgh is conveniently situated at the junction of the A68/A697 – 21 miles south of Edinburgh and 4 miles north of Lauder.

    Perfect for exploring the breathtaking landscape, attractive towns and villages of the Scottish Borders or Edinburgh or as meeting place for families, friends, and colleagues.

    We have ten individually designed bedrooms with immaculate ensuite bathrooms all with internet access available - luxurious yet unpretentious, elegant yet informal offering the discriminating traveller the very best of Borders hospitality and a good night's rest.

    Our superior double and twin rooms are well proportioned with views out to the surrounding Borders landscape. Refurbished in delightful country lodge tones, all are stylish yet cosy and have immaculate bathrooms with showers.

    Enjoy our comfortable home away from home with award winning, home cooked local produce, served all day, every day in our restaurant or Jo’s kitchen.  We’ve found some true foodie greats nearby, and our menus are packed full of flavour thanks to local farmers, craft butchers, farmhouse kitchen creators, artisanal independents and organic producers.  Enjoy award winning food using the best local produce, complimented by a good selection of fine wines.

    Business events. meetings, weddings, parties - events small or large can be held either in the hotel or in our stunning marquee.

    We offer excellent value for money and outstanding service.

    Years of experience in catering have produced an efficient focused team who are ready and willing to meet your every requirement.

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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    We are open from 7.30am until 9pm/10pm, Monday to Sunday (last orders at 9pm).

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double En Suite
    £49.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £49.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Restaurant
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • JCB Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Indoor Play Area


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Bunk Beds
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport 21 miles, 70 miles from Glasgow and 80 miles from Newcastle.

    Transport within Scotland

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

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

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

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Three Night Special Break at Carfraemill

    Carfraemill is your home away from home offering excellent food, great comfort and the best of Scotland's service.

    Two night's dinner, bed and breakfast £140 per person with the third night accommodation and breakfast free when dinner is booked in our restaurant.

    This offer is based on two sharing. Please note:- This includes a dinner allowance of £25 per person, per night our a la carte menu for the first two nights. Third night dinner is charged as taken. Single supplement - £15 per night


    Romantic/Rural Breaks at Carfraemill


    Dinner, bed and breakfast is only £60.00 per person, and book quoting "Romantic/Rural Break" and we will have a free of bubbly, or if you prefer, red, white or rose for you in your bedroom on arrival!

    We give you a dinner allowance of £25.00 per person from any of our extensive menus.



    Accommodation Special Offer

    Borders Britannia Package

    2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast for £140 per person including free entry to the Royal Yacht Britannia.

    Arrive at Carfraemill in time for dinner made from the very best of locally sourced ingredients then get a good night’s rest and a tasty breakfast, head into Edinburgh to the Royal Yacht Britannia.

    Return ‘home’ to Carfraemill in the evening for another delicious meal.


    *This package is based on two sharing a double or twin room (single supplement £15 per night) and includes a dinner allowance of £25 per person per night from our Bistro menu for the first two nights. Dinner on the third night is charged as taken.

    Food & Drink offer

    We run Aga cookery demonstrations at Carfraemill. Come along and learn some new supper dishes or get ideas for a special occasion.


    We like to share our passion for food through our popular Aga cookery demonstrations.

    This year we’re holding demonstrations which will be hosted by Mary Kemp on:

    • 12th May 2015


    Later in the year demonstrations, will be hosted by the fabulous Claire Macdonald. Claire will show you how to prepare some great new dishes for the season, Claire is an award winning cook and food writer, famous for championing the very best of Highland hospitality at Kinloch Lodge, Skye.

    Christmas Aga cookery demonstration dates are:

    • 1st December 2015
    • 2nd December 2015
    • 3rd December 2015


    A morning demonstration includes lunch and a glass of wine as well as teas and coffees throughout the event.  Please contact us to arrange your place.

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