Paxton, Scottish Borders
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Tweed Cottage, Paxton, village of peace, Scottish Borders, only five miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed and the coast line. Ideal for a single guest or a cottage for a couple.
Tweed Cottage is a charming 19th century terraced cottage in the centre of the quiet conservation village of Paxton, only four miles from the A1 and the coast. There is a lockable cycle shed next to the dedicated driveway. Enjoy lovely riverside walks by Paxton House nearby and take afternoon tea ithere, or on the converted bus cafe at the Chain Bridge Honey Farm up river. Make sure that you see the restored water wheel in the grounds of Paxton House, opened in May 2018
This cosy cottage is fully modernised to a high four star standard. Free WiFi is provided. The kitchen area has granite worktops and modern appliances including dishwasher. The whole cottage is recently decorated and has new carpets. Sofa and armchairs together with modern oak furniture makes it very comfortable. The outside has been whitewashed and makes it very appealing.
The open plan lounge/dining area has a wall mounted Smart TV and an original stone fireplace which is fitted with a mock woodburner stove. There is full central heating and double glazing throughout, making it ideal for all times of the year. Stairs lead up to the bedroom with king size bed where there is a second Smart TV. Free WiFi is provided.
A spacious and well-equipped shower room is located off the bedroom. There is a luxury walk-in shower with both ‘rain-head’ and hand-held shower-heads. The vanity area has smart lighting and mirror and a large heated towel rail keeps the fluffy cotton towels warm. Hand made soap made with organic oils is provided by local business www.edenwatersoapcompany.co.uk The King size bed is made up ready for guests arrival with a Summer or Winter duvet or a top sheet and blanket if preferred.
All guests receive a ‘Welcome Basket’ which includes a selection of Border specialities such as organic eggs, home made jam or honey, biscuits by Border biscuits and the famous Tumnock’s Tea Cakes. You can also sample one of our local ales, Hetton Law in Northumberland or farm pressed apple juice from Laprig Farm near Greenlaw. Treats are also provided for our dog guest.
Tweed Cottage is only suitable for one small or medium dog. The garden is not attached to the cottage but is adjacent to the parking space 25 metres from the house. One dog is more than welcome at no charge.
Starter supplies of tea, ground coffee and sugar are ready for use in the kitchen area. Parking for one car is provided next to the garden which is 25 yards away from the cottage. There is a lockable cycle shed provided and information about local cycle ways can be found on http://www.visitberwick.com/sports-activities/cycling.
The village inn welcomes dogs. The Cross serves excellent meals and cask ales. We are happy to make a reservation for you to avoid a disappointment
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Elba (near Duns and Tweed Cottage) – once a copper mine and still with a great wee suspension bridge and a Pictish broch.
Paxton is a delightful village near to the River Tweed.
Paxton House is within walking distance.
The village pub which serves meals is only two minutes walk away and accepts dogs. The historic town of Berwick-upon Tweed is ten minutes drive away and Alnwick Gardens only 45 miles away.
Most visitors want to explore the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and its nature reserve which is 12 miles from the cottage