Whitchester Christian Guest House And Retreat

Guesthouse

Borthaugh, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7LN

    Whitchester provides a place of rest and refreshment with a Christian ethos and functions both as a guest house and retreat centre.

    THE REFURBISHED VICTORIAN COUNTRY HOUSE WITH ITS PEACEFUL AMBIENCE IS SET IN 3 ACRES OF LANDSCAPED GARDEN AND WOODLAND JUST A 10 MINUTE DRIVE FROM THE CENTRE OF HAWICK. AN IDEAL BASE TO TAKE TIME APART FROM THE BUSYNESS OF LIFE OR TO EXPLORE THE BEAUTY OF THE SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE. WITH A GAZEBO AND SUMMERHOUSE FOR THE WARMER DAYS OF SUMMER AND A LOG FIRE IN WINTER BOTH HOUSE AND GROUNDS PROVIDE SPACE TO RELAX .

    A SPECIALLY DESIGNED PRAYER WALK WITHIN THE WOODLAND AND OUR CHAPEL IN HOUSE PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THOSE SEEKING SPACE FOR RELFLECTION.

    THE ANNEXE HAS TWO GROUND FLOOR TWIN ROOMS SUITABLE FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES AND A GROUND FLOOR SINGLE ROOM IN THE MAIN HOUSE.

    WHERE POSSIBLE WE USE HOME GROWN AND LOCAL PRODUCE FOR OUR VARIED MENU. A VEGETARIAN OPTION IS AVAILABLE AND WE ARE ABLE TO CATER FOR MORE SPECIALISED DIETS WITH PRIOR NOTICE.IN OUR COMMITMENT TO CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT WE HAVE RECEIVED A GTBS SILVER AWARD.

    FOR A MORE ENERGETIC HOLIDAY, THERE ARE PLENTY OF WALKS IN THE LOCAL AREA AND MOUNTAIN BIKING ROUTES AT NEARBY CRAIK FOREST, OR A LITTLE FURTHER AWAY AT GLENTRESS. THE HISTORIC HOUSES AND ABBEYS OF THE BORDERS ARE EASILY ACCESSIBLE BY CAR AND IF THE TIDE TIMES ARE SUITABLE IT IS POSSIBLE TO HAVE A DAY VISIT ON LINDESFARNE.

    VARIETY OF TARIFFS AND SEASONAL BREAKS AVAILABLE.
    CHARITY REG. NO. SCO11436
     

    Gradings
    3 Guest House
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access Ancestral Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    5
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    1st floor Double/Twin
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    2nd floor double/twin room
    £38.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single
    £38.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Annex rooms
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin/Double Suite
    £48.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Discounts available for 2 or more nights stays. Group bookings available please call for details

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Seasonal Breaks

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV Lounge

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Restaurant
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Domestic

    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking

    Location

    • Rural Location

    Transport

    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Hawick Tourist Information centre follow directions for the A7 southbound in the Carlisle direction. From the A7 southbound take a right turn two miles south of Hawick onto the B711. Whitchester is approx 350 yards along the B711 on the right hand side just as the road bears round to the left.

    Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh Railway Station (55 miles). Bus link to Hawick Town Centre (bus stop by the Horse monument) - service 95. Guests can be met at the Horse by arrangement. From Carlisle (40 miles) bus link to Hawick guests should ask for the request stop at Martins Bridge (2 miles before Hawick) - service X95.

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