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Southern Scotland Edinburgh and Borders West Linton area Scotstoun

Scotstoun is located within easy reach of Edinburgh, Glasgow and the M74.

Scotstoun Farmhouse is located just off the A701 between Blyth Bridge and Mountain Cross (see map). Turn off the A701 by Entryhead cottage and follow the tree lined drive. Turn left before reaching Scotstoun House, passing in front of it at the bottom of the lawn. The arched entrance to the steading can be seen 100 yards later. (Download detailed directions)

There is an enormous amount to do in the Borders. Our nearest towns and villages are West Linton, Biggar and Peebles, each of which are amongst the prettiest and most picturesque in Scotland.

Some other nearby places to visit include:
Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott
Traquair House
Dawyck Botanic Gardens
Little Sparta, the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay
Stobo Castle Health Spa
Rosslyn Chapel
New Lanark World Heritage Site
Falkirk Wheel
Edinburgh (Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, The National Galleries, The Festival and Festival Fringe, The Tattoo, Royal Highland Show, The Zoo, National Museum of Scotland)
Glasgow (The Burrell Collection, Science Centre, Botanics)

Activities include walking, mountain biking, fishing, golf, pony trekking and much more besides.

Scott's View
Traquair House
Edinburgh Castle


The Old Bakehouse, West Linton01968 660830
The Gordon Arms, West Linton01968 660208
Allan Ramsay, Carlops 01968 660258
Coulter Mill, Coulter 01899 220950
Traquair Arms Hotel, Innerleithen, near Peebles 01896 830229
Kailzie Gardens, near Peebles 01721 720007
The Sunflower, Peebles 01721 722420
Flotterstone Inn, outskirts of Edinburgh 01968 673717
Laurel Bank Tea Room & Bistro, Broughton 01899 830462
Cringlettie House Hotel, Eddleston 01721 725750
The Horseshoe Inn, Eddleston 01721 730225
 
Indian & Chinese Restaurants
The Clippers Indian Restaurant, Penicuik 01968 679977
AromatiCuisine, Goan home cooking service 0845 388-5896
Lychee Chinese Restaurant, Peebles 01721 723939
The Oriental, Biggar 01899 221894
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