The Laurels is a lovely Victorian town house built in 1880 within the border town of Hawick (the home of cashmere) with picturesque views across the valley.
The Laurels is a lovely Victorian town house built in 1880 within the Scottish Borders town of Hawick (the home of cashmere) with picturesque views across the valley.
Our two ensuite guest rooms are newly upgraded with very comfortable king size beds, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryers, ironing boards, freeview tv and WiFi.
We offer large and very secure garage facilities for both Motorbikes and Cycles
The Laurels is just a short walk (five to ten minutes) to restaurants, shops and entertainment in the town centre. Hawick is part of the TextileTrail and the major centre for the industry in the Scottish Borders. The town has many shops with a large selection of knitwear and cashmere, that are well worth a visit, these including Pringle, Johnston’s of Elgin and Hawico, to name a few.
Attractions nearby include the Borders Textile Towerhouse celebrating the Borders’ textile industry and the Heritage Hub, which is the home of the Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service.
The award winning Wilton Lodge Park, includes a recently revamped Children’s Play park on the wooded banks of the River Teviot, which has 107 acres of riverside and tree-lined walks. The Hawick Museum and Scott Gallery details the town's history and visiting exhibitions.
Hawick is also home to the recently opened Borders Distillery. Housed in a restored Victorian industrial building, it’s the first Scotch whisky distillery in the Scottish Borders since 1837.
Annual events include Hawick Common Riding and Hawick Rugby 7’s. There are many opportunities to take part in activities such as walking, cycling and golf at the nearby Hawick Golf Club, or approximately five miles away, near the village of Denholm, is Minto Golf Club.
The Scottish Borders has a colourful past, told through displays, within many of the historic properties in the region, including Bowhill near Selkirk, Floors Castle near Kelso and Traquair near Innerleithen. There are also four magnificent abbeys with Jedburgh Abbey being the closest.
For those without transport, the border buses run to all local towns plus the city of Edinburgh.
There is also a direct train service from Tweedbank (Galashiels) to Edinburgh, a journey time of under fifty minutes. We offer a courtesy collection and drop off service for those guests arriving without transport at Tweedbank railway station.
Single occupancy £50 per night
Establishment is non smoking
|Room 1||£65 Per room per night (breakfast inc.)|
|Room 2||£65 Per room per night (breakfast inc.)|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.