Welcome to The Red Lion. Dating back to the early 1700's, the Red Lion, a former coaching Inn, sits in the centre of Earlston, in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Located 30 miles south of Edinburgh , Earlston is a convenient base for exploring the Scottish Borders and it's stunning countryside.
Earlston sits on the banks of the River Leader which joins the highly renowned River Tweed 2 miles south of the village. Home to Thomas the Rhymer, a Scottish Laird and prophet in the 13th Century, Earlston is surrounded by rolling countryside and served by a network of footpaths.
The Red Lion is an ideal base from which to start any of the circular routes, some of which give access to the nearby town of Melrose or join up with the Southern Upland Way.
We have reopend our bedrooms on a room only basis from 15th August 2020. Sadly our kitchen and bar will remain closed for the time being.
Bedrooms are all ensuite with free wifi, combined DVD/TV players and tea/coffee facilities.