Enjoy a luxury break with us to our new holiday staying in the fabulous Barony Castle Hotel in Peebles. Here you will get to experience the leisure facilities on offer including indoor heated pool, sauna, steam rooms and spa treatments whilst surrounded by the beautiful Borders countryside and the River Tweed on its doorstep. The pretty town of Peebles is yours to discover, along with trips to the ancient building of Rosslyn Chapel famous for its links to the Knights Templar & Holy Grail, with a trip to Edinburgh and a tour of the city. Join us on this lovely 5-day holiday to the Borders and explore this delightful area of Scotland.
- 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
- Executive Coach Travel Throughout
- Excursions as Stated
- Full Use of the Hotel Leisure Facilities
- Drinks Reception On Arrival
- Single Rooms £60 (Limited Rooms)
Enjoy a day at your leisure in the lovely Borders Royal Burgh town of Peebles today. Explore the quaint town with its beautiful historic buildings, shops and cafes and walking trails along the River Tweed to Neidpath Castle. The town of Peebles has historic roots going back to the 12th Century when King William I first appointed it as a Royal Burgh, and since then it has flourished as a small market town which has a never ending stream of visitors eager to explore its charms.
ROSSLYN CHAPEL & EDINBURGH
This morning after breakfast in the hotel join the coach for a day out to explore Rosslyn Chapel on the outskirts of Edinburgh. This enticing building stands perched above the River North Esk, and has done so since 1446. Still a place of worship today, the chapel is shrouded in mystery with links to the Knights Templar and Holy Grail. After a guided tour of the exquisite carvings inside and out, and time for a refreshment in the café we travel on to Edinburgh where you will have a tour of the city by Palace of Holyroodhouse, Arthurs Seat and Calton Hill before the coach drops you in a central location for you to explore the city and its many shops. Returning to the hotel in time for evening meal.
FLOORS CASTLE & KELSO
Enjoy a fabulous day at Floors Castle in the Scottish Borders to view the beautiful gardens and tapestries along with a tour of the famous castle built in 1721 for the 1st Duke of Roxburgh. We then travel to the charming town of Kelso where you can explore the cobbled town square with its multitude of unique shops and cafes. There will also be a quick stop in Melrose as we visit Abbotsford House Visitor Centre & café where you can explore, shop and eat before returning to the hotel in Peebles in time for dinner.
BARONY CASTLE HOTEL - PEEBLES
Set in 25 acres of mature
, the Barony Castle Hotel is an impressive castle has a stylish award winning restaurant and modern leisure centre. On the edge of the Scottish Borders, the castle is surrounded by Peeblesshire countryside.
The elegant rooms at the Barony Castle Hotel have a private bathroom and a work desk. All rooms have a satellite TV and tea/coffee facilities, and some have scenic views of the Eddleston Hills. Ironing facilities can be provided on request.
The beautiful grounds at Barony Castle feature The Great Polish Map of Scotland, an outdoor concrete scale model of Scotland. Guests can relax in the sauna and whirlpool integrated in the 10 yards indoor swimming pool, work out in the fitness centre or enjoy a treatment in one of the two spa treatment rooms.
Serving traditional Scottish cuisine with modern elements, the contemporary restaurant 1536, uses quality local produce and seasonal ingredients. The cosy Blue Dug bar offers beverages, light snacks and free WiFi access, while the Murray Lounge offers 3 large TVs, a fireplace, a PS4 and an Xbox.
Just a 35-minute drive south of Edinburgh, Barony Castle Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Peebles Golf Club. There is free on-site parking, and the stunning Glentress Forest is a 20-minute drive away.