The Retreat Castle

Small Hotel

1 Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 3HR

    Unique Castle with a warm Welcome! Set in the ideal location near to the city by-pass and Edinburgh. Family owned with 5 ensuite rooms with character and comfort. All rooms have free wi-fi, Sky and tea/coffee making facilities.

    Casual but opulent small guest house with character by the bucket full! A warm Family Welcome awaits! The Retreat is minutes from the city-by-pass and 30 minutes south of Edinburgh City Centre. A five bedroomed family run guest house that is opulent and a very friendly affair. We cater from business, to family or tourists alike. Free wi-fi throughout and ample free on site car parking. We are the perfect base for taking in Rosslyn Chapel, with a wide range of golf courses close by with the options of borrowing clubs from us. All Rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable with ensuite including crisp linen, fluffy towels, tea/coffee making facilities, toiletries and ironing facilities. Walkers and wildlife-lovers can explore the surrounding coast and courtyside of East, West and Midlothian- perfect for beach walks in Gullane or Yellowcraigs, with great walks along the Pentland Hills and country parks to explore like Vogrie and Dalkeith. 31 Lothian Bus stop right outside the hote which takes 30 minutes to the city centre. We are ideally located for Dalhousie, Meville, Oxenfoord and Crighton Castles. We look forward to welcoming you to our small guest house we are sure you will find it the ideal base for the delights of nearby Edinburgh.

    Gradings
    3 Guest House
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Closed 25th and 26th December 2013

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    6
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    4 Poster Double Room En Suite
    £100.00 per room per night (room only)
    Disabled Access Double Room Ensuite
    £82.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite
    £82.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room En Suite
    £117.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room Ensuite
    £65.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room Ensuite
    £82.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Castle

    Children

    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Cot Available
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • 24hr CCTV

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Garden
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Solo Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Bike Storage Available
    • On Public Transport Route Lothian bus number 31 services the Hotel- there is a bus every 15/20 minutes
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Catering

    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Vegan Meals Available

    Domestic

    • Lounge
    • Iron Available
    • Heating Throughout Property

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • German Speaking The Owner speaks German, French and some Spanish!

    Location

    • Rural Location Bonnyrigg is a vibrant village with great links to Edinburgh. On the doorstep of some great parks.
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    From city bypass leave at Sheriffhall roundabout and head south on A7 sign posted Galashiels, Hawick and Carlisle. Follow A7 south until fourth roundabout sign posted The Hardengreen roundabout - take third exit and head up the hill. At next roundabout take the second exit. The Retreat Castle is the first opening on the left.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Newtongrange Tourist Information Centre (located at the Scottish Mining Museum on the A7) - take the A7 until crossroads with a Shell petrol station on the right. Turn right onto the B704 to Bonnyrig - continue for 1.5 miles until roundabout (Cockpen). Take first exit. The Retreat Castle is on the left.

    Getting there by railway:- From Waverley Station head towards A7. Stay on A7 until Sheriffhall roundabout. At Sheriffhall roundabout take A7 south towards Galashiels, stay on the A7 passing through 3 roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout take the exit for Bonnyrigg and at next roundabout take second exit. The Retreat Castle is on the left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Edinburgh Turnhouse then south on the city bypass A720 towards Berwick Upon Tweed. At Sheriffhall roundabout take A7 south towards Galashiels, stay on the A7 passing through 3 roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout take the exit for Bonnyrigg and at next roundabout take second exit. The Retreat Castle is on the left.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Leith take coastal road towards Musselburgh. Follow this road until the A720 city bypass is reached. Turn right and follow bypass to Sheriffhall roundabout. At Sheriffhall roundabout take A7 south towards Galashiels, stay on the A7 passing through 3 roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout take the exit for Bonnyrigg and at next roundabout take second exit. The Retreat Castle is on the left.

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