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Bowden House Boutique B&B

This multi award-winning B&B, located just three miles from Melrose and St. Boswells, has been welcoming guests since 2015. Bowden House Boutique B&B, which dates from the early nineteenth century, is full of charm and character. It has been lovingly restored with antiques and artwork. The B&B provides three ensuite bedrooms, a sitting room, and a lovely dining room with patio access for their guests.

What makes a stay at Bowden House Boutique B&B unique?

Bowden House Boutique Bed and Breakfast offers 3 luxury bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and breathtaking views.

At this Boutique B&B they only host up to six guests to provide a truly personal service and ensure that you leave with happy memories of a very special stay. 

Right from the B&B's doorstep you can walk St. Cuthbert's Way or the Eildon Hills or start cycling the Border's countryside. Explore the area's golf courses and the river Tweed for salmon fishing and discover the rich history of Abbeys and towns.​



What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Bowden House Boutique B&B?

Enjoy a restful night's sleep in one of the lovely bedrooms, complete with state-of-the-art bathrooms and breathtaking views - birdsong wake-up call included. Luxury bedding, towels, toiletries, a hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in all rooms.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Melrose area?

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders, just 3 miles from Melrose and St. Boswells, Bowden House Boutique B&B is the ideal base for sightseeing, walking, biking, golfing or fishing. From the doorstep, you can walk the St. Cuthbert's Way, climb the Eildon Hills, or begin cycling through the Borders countryside. Discover the rich history of the area's Abbeys and towns, as well as the area's golf courses and the river Tweed for salmon fishing. ​

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

A perfect day begins with a delicious breakfast. At Bowden House, they strive to satisfy every tastebud and are happy to accommodate your dietary needs whether you prefer a simple continental breakfast with fruit, toast, and jam, a "full Scottish Breakfast," a vegetarian cooked breakfast, or a vegan option. Your hosts are very happy to provide evening meals (min. of 4 guests) and packed lunches. Please request them at the time of booking.


Other Information

Please note this is a traditional B&B and the house is closed every day from 11am - 5pm. If you need access to your room during this time, please let your host know beforehand.

Check in: 5pm to 9pm

Check out: 10am - 11am

Sorry not pets.

Adult only B&B - children from 11 years+ welcome.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


Based on 9 reviews
Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

The perfect B&B What can I say other than our one night stay was perfection. Location, House & Room, Bed!, Breakfast and above all Uta and Jason were the perfect hosts. Just need to find an excuse to book in again. Brilliant - thank you.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Three cheers for Bowden House B&B Beautiful and spacious room. Delicious breakfast and stunning views. Grateful for the local knowledge of places to visit, from Uta and Jason. A real home from home.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Fantastic B&B in a superb location The bedrooms are very comfortable and the Mahogany room has a spanking brand new ensuite. Highly recommended.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

A Wonderful Stay Nothing was too much trouble for Uta & Jason. The room and breakfast was incredible. We will definitely return

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Simply Perfect If you are in the area don't even think of trying anywhere else. In our opinion it is 'Simply the Best'.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Beautiful Scottish Borders Breakfast was superb with the most incredible selection all cooked freshly by Uta.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

n awesome stay as always Uta and Jason are the perfect hosts and make you feel so welcome in their house.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Fabulous B&B Beautiful B&B in the countryside with fabulous views from the dining room & our twin room.

Bowden House Boutique B&B

5.0 5 0.5

Delightful short stay Breakfast was plentiful and beautifully cooked and presented.

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Facilities & information


19th century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)


4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Award Winning


CD player

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

DVD player

Open log fire

Bicycle storage


Bicycling, Cycling


Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Recommended walks

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 15 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 45

Nearest Train Station: Tweedbank

Nearest Railway Time: 10 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 4

Star Rating: 4

Number of rooms: 2

Number of room to: 3

Arrival information and directions

Address: Bowden, Melrose, Roxburghshire, MelroseTD6 0ST, United Kingdom

Please put Bowden centre in your sat nav and not the post code. Bowden House B&B is located in the centre of the village (big B&B sign)

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