A warm Scottish Borders welcome awaits you at Binniemyre Guest House in Galashiels.
Our large Victorian mansion, set in its own large grounds surrounded by magnificent 100 foot Canadian Fir trees and prize winning gardens, affords you all the space and privacy you need to relax with family or friends. The house, a listed building, may be large but the inside has a cosy cottage feel with rich and warming furnishings throughout the public spaces and the guest rooms. On cooler days the log burning stove makes a welcome addition to the small lounge area in the welcoming hall.
With a range of twin, double and family rooms, there is accommodation at Binniemyre to suit everyone. We welcome group bookings and also accept well behaved pets. There is ample private, off-road parking for a number of cars and provision can be made to securely store bicycles overnight
All our bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with comfy beds for a good nights rest and seating areas – most overlooking the gardens. Our large family rooms have 40” flat screen TVs and fridges while our other rooms have 22” flat screen TV/DVDs. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary bottled water.
Included in your room price is our substantial Continental Breakfast, which are served in our light and airy dining room.
THINGS TO SEE & DO
If it’s history your interested in, then the Scottish Borders has it in spades! From it’s ancient Border Abbeys to it’s rich mixture of historic houses, the Scottish Borders does not disappoint.
Nearby is Abbotsford House, the home of the great novelist, Sir Walter Scott, as well as the house there is a brand new visitor centre and the gardens. Melrose Abbey, home to the heart of Robert the Bruce – the great Scottish King, lies in the heart of the picturesque town of Melrose just 3 miles from Galashiels. Melrose is also home to the very popular Borders Book Festival every June. There are lots of wonderful places to eat in Melrose too, so it’s well worth a visit.
Other historical places of note in the immediate area are Floors Castle in Kelso, home to the Duke of Roxburghe and Traquair House , Innerleithen, home to the Laird of Traquair. Traquair is an interesting house with a great history and it’s very own micro brewery.
There are so many wonderful towns and villages to visit across the Borders that you will be spoilt for choice, but we can help you to plan some day trips so you can take in as much of our wonderful countryside and heritage as you can during your stay.
There are many activities to enjoy in the Borders including, golfing, fishing, cycling, walking, mountain biking to name but a few. To find out more about what’s on offer in the Scottish Borders check out the Visit Scottish Borders website.