Peaceful, remote woodland setting - quiet walks, wonderful views and wildlife
Mrs Daniele Friell
- english, french
About Mrs Daniele Friell
Daniele and Bill have run Meadshaw Farm, a smallholding with a flock of rare breed hebridean sheep, for over 10 years. They are keen to let you enjoy the peace and quiet of Curlew Cottage which is approx 15 metres from the farmhouse. They are happy to advise walkers, cyclists and horse riders on routes to take, and personal cycle guiding and horse guiding (for those who bring their own horse) can be offered if required. Children are welcome and there is plenty to do provided they do not want super fast broadband. There are acres of woodland, ponds, river, canoes, zip wire and trampoline.
Mrs Daniele Friell purchased this Cottage in 1999
Why Mrs Daniele Friell chose Hawick
Wonderful off-the-beaten-track location, with very little noise or light pollution. Here you will see more trees, sheep and stars than people! However the local town of Hawick is only 20 minutes by car and there you can find plenty of restaurants, a cinema and a good sports centre, with good sized pool and recently refurbished flume.
What makes this Cottage unique
Lots of sky, space, views, fresh air. You will have the place to yourself!
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Please inquire before confirming a booking with pets. Well behaved dog welcome. To be kept on lead amongst livestock. Wonderful for forest walks!
5GBP per night charge for each pet
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
If your looking for a country getaway with no stress and comfort beautiful scenery. Then this is your place nice people that rent cottage very thoughtfully would stay there again 100%
What can I say? The location is gorgeous. Pretty much no one around which made our stay exactly what we needed. The walks in the local area are pretty awesome, I recommend heading up to the Loch.
Danielle and Bill themselves are lovely people, their property is fantastic. There was even some cookies and shortbread on arrival which we happily ate. We were both a big fan of their two dogs as well.
All in all, a fantastic holiday.
Thanks for your really lovely review. It is great to know you enjoyed the cottage and the local area. We'd love to welcome you back. Best wishes, Daniele and Bill
Wonderful Rural Cottage
Everything you need is supplied in Curlew Cottage, it's clean and neat and tastefully furnished. Excellent caring hosts. We will come back again which really says it all.
Lovely cottage in a beautiful, peaceful location. The owners couldn’t have been more accommodating and friendly. Lovely comfy beds and all amenities. The only slight improvement would have been a sofa in the living area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay though, thank you.
A Wonderful Stay
This is a lovely little find in a lovely location. The shepherd's hut is a lovely feature. Lovely walks from the door and welcoming helpful hosts. Would love to return.
very nice bedrooms but the living area rather small.It was rather further from the main road than we had anticipated but we enjoyed the location.
Cycling - Mountain bike and trail riding in Craik Forest is on the doorstep (see firstname.lastname@example.org) and Glentress (Peebles) Innerliethen and Newcastleton are all within 35 miles (see 7stanes Mountain Biking)
Equestrian - The Ian Stark Equestrian Centre is 35 minutes away, near Selkirk and hosts an array of equestrian events and competitions, as well as offering pony trecking and riding lessons for all abilities. Nearby Stable Life also offers riding lessons. Local Common Ridings are a major equestrian attraction, which you can join in for free, either with your own horse or by pre-booking a horse for the day. These "ride-outs" take place during the summer months at most of the Border towns.
Walking - As well as waymarked local walks from the door, there are a number of long distance footpaths such as the Reivers Route, Borders Abbeys Way and the Southern Upland Way. In Scotland there is a "right to roam", entitling walkers, cyclists and horse-riders to explore the countryside (subject to sensible rules) without having to keep to marked footpaths.
Gardeners - There are a number of excellent local gardens and nurseries to visit, such as the newly refurbished Wilton Park Walled Garden in Hawick, and further afield, Dawyck, Kailzie and Monteviot Gardens, to name a few.
Children - Trampoline and small kids zip-wire available on site. Playpark and zip wire available at 5* attraction, Bowhill House, Selkirk. Go Ape, Rock UK and Ryze trampolining are all available within a 10 - 40 miles radius.
Castles, Country Houses and ruined Abbeys (Melrose,Jedburgh, Kelso, Dryburgh) are plentiful - Traquair, Bowhill, Mellerstain, Mary Queen of Scots Tower House and Floors.
Golfing - Hawick, Minto by Hawick and Ashkirk are all accessible.
Cities - Edinburgh, Carlisle and Newcastle are all accessible by car (or train/bus and taxi) in under 2 hours.