A warm welcome awaits at this long established family run business.
The house is a welcoming and comfortable Georgian listed building with lots of its original features,set in its own grounds and gardens with wonderfull views of of the Border hills.
We are a small working farm with sheep and horses. Situated on the edge of Peebles ,only a 5 minute drive or a 15 minute walk via a lovely scenic side road,10 minute drive takes you to Innerleithen,passing Glentress bikers paradise on the way. Edinburgh can be visited by hopping on the Border bus and leaving your car safely parked with us,a very easy way to visit the famous Edinburgh festival,castle and the lovely charm of Edinburgh.So country life and city life are very accessable from this easy situation.
We pride ourselves in making our guests very welcome,providing comfortable accommodation,wide choice of tasty and healthy breakfasts and as we are told "nice attention to detail "We are a born and bred local family,so we are very knowledgeable on the area and are here to help in making your holiday the best we can.
See Tripadvisor for some of our lovely guest reviews.
This area has lots to offer,many historical houses,Traquair, Abbotsford, Floors, Mellerstain,Thirlstane Castle, Neidpath Castle to name but a few.The Border abbeys of Dryburgh,Jedburgh,Kelso and Melrose are all certainly worth a visit.
A question often asked is what can this area offer families, cycling is a great outdoor sport,offering wonderfull facilities at Glentress forrest , Go Ape and Innerleithen downhill cycle run, also the snowboard sporcentre on outskirts of Edinburgh,we have a lovely swimming pool and the Gytes sports centre in Peebles offers a wide variety of sports choices to suit all members of he family. Horse riding available locally also Alpaca trecking nearby at Velvet Hall. Kailzie gardens with its fishing and Osprey Tweed Valley project and resturant can offer a lovely family day out.There is nearby the Border segway experience
We also have a great choice of individual shops ,art galleries and Tea rooms.Tweed theatre provides entertainment to suit all age groups and film sessions on a Sunday afternoon.There is a very popular golf course to test your skills,offering lovely views over the Peebles town.just out of town is Dawick Botanical gardens and the famous Stobo Castle health spa ,where the ladies can enjoy a pamper day. Also for the ladies a renound local jewler who can supply a wonderfull selection of hand crafted jewellery,Joanna Thomson.We have contacts for fishing and deer stalking and details of these can be supplied on request.
So this area has lots to offer,we do hope you will come and stay with us here at Winkston and experience for yourselves our lovely accommodation while enjoying the best of the Borders and Edinburgh areas .We can also offer great self catering cottages as an alternative to our guesthouse detais of all our accommodation can be found on our web page. www.winkstonholidays.co.uk
|Triple /Double or Twin Ensuite||£80 Per room per night (breakfast inc.)|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.