Blyth Square, West Linton, Peeblesshire, EH46 7EG, Scotland 01968 660702


Riding the Marches, one of the historical activities which happen in the village each year
Riding the Marches in West Linton

The cottage is well placed for activities in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders. The area is well known for fishing, golf, road cycling and mountain biking, bird-watching and walking. There are castles, mansions, gardens, abbey ruins, forests, cafes, restaurants and galleries.

Here is a short list of things to do in and around the village to start with:

  • Walks: Village ‘history tour and catwalk’ , Reservoirs, Mendick Hill, the Pentlands.
  • Golf: West Linton Golf Club.
  • Mountain Biking: the Covenanter’s Grave, Roman road to Carlops, the 7
    Stanes at Glentress and Innerleithen. Bike hire can be arranged.
  • Road Cycling: the Tweedlove Festival, local Sportives and Audaxes.
  • Fishing: River Tweed; Leadburn Manor Fly Fishing Centre, West Water Reservoir.
  • Horse Riding: Karecole Farm Stables.
  • Tennis: West Linton Tennis Club.
  • Bowling: West Linton Bowling Club.
  • For the Kids: Play Park (West Linton lower green), Purves Puppets (Bigger), Happy Castle (Penicuik), Swimming (Penicuik and Peebles), Whitmuir Organic Farm Trails and Cafe (Lamancha).