Craighouse, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9DUView on map
Why stay here ...
Springlee is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders in a rural location on a small working farm surrounded by stunning views of the countryside and rolling hills. Adults, children and pets are all welcome. The 1 acre site is sloping with a mixture of lawned and hardstanding pitches all with electric hook-ups and space for awnings etc. There is a public footpath/track which runs adjacent to the site which is suitable for dog walkers.
Springlee is an ideal base for exploring the central Borders and beyond. The towns of Melrose, Galashiels, Kelso and Jedburgh are all within easy reach offering cafes, galleries, restaurants, artisian shopping, local produce and supermarkets.
On our doorstep is Smailholm Tower, Scotts View one of Sir Walter Scott's favourite views of the Eildon Hills and a short drive to Abbottsford House and Visitor Centre his ancestrol home, Dryburgh Abbey and the River Tweed.
For cycling enthusiasts we are only a short cylce away from joining the Tweed Cycle Route, the 4 Abbeys Cycle Route and Melrose Cycling Trials. Walkers are also well catered for wether it be a local path around the towns and countryside or for the more strenuous the Borders Abbeys Way a circular walking route (109km/68miles) or St Cuthbert's Way (100km/62.5miles) Melrose to Holy Island in Northumberland to name but two. There are also many golf courses in the surrounding area and for those who like a day out at the races, Kelso race course is only 8 miles away.
Edinburgh is within easy reach under an hours drive, under an hour on the new Borders Railway from Tweedbank (6 miles) or from the nearest bus stop in Earlston (3 miles).
Latest arrival time: 12:00 AM
Some sloping pitches
Electric amperage: 16
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