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Crookston House

Crookston House B&B is a family run B&B in the Scottish Borders yet Edinburgh is easily accessible by train. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and there are beautiful gardens and grounds to walk around and enjoy.

What makes a stay at Crookston House unique?

Crookston House is the family home of the Borthwick's and while it is large it is super cosy and welcoming. There are lot's of family portraits throughout the house and you will be able to enjoy your tea and shortbread in the very relaxing Ante Room, unwinding from your journey while contemplating what to do the next day, there are endless possibilities. All the rooms have wonderful views of the garden and you are likely to see the deer wandering around when you draw your curtains in the morning. The dining room table is in a bay window and guests find it hard to leave the table as it is so relaxing watching the wildlife.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Crookston House?

Crookston House has 2 double rooms and 1 twin room, two are ensuite and one of the doubles (the Ballroom Bedroom) has a private shower room. Each room has its own television and tea and coffee making facilities as well as dressing gowns provided. Each room is very individually furnished.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Heriot area?

Crookston House is perfectly placed for visiting a huge number of places. There is a train station at Gorebridge which has a regular service into central Edinburgh so you don't have to stress about taking the car in. The Scottish Borders has lots of interesting towns and historic houses to visit including Melrose and Kelso, and houses such as Abbotsford (Sir Walter Scott) and Floors Castle. If you like to wander around Gardens, Dawyk and Kailzie are close by as well as Harmony House (Melrose). If you like the coast or golf, East Lothian is easily accessible with a number of lovely towns including North Berwick and Gullane and courses such as Muirfield, Luffness and Gullane.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast every morning, a full cooked breakfast or just coffee and a croissant, there is a wide choice, you decide. There are also a number of pubs locally (all within a 20 minute drive) including the Juniperlea (near Fala), Black Bull and the Firebrick (Lauder) and the Sun Inn (Eskbank). If guests have had a long day exploring, it is also possible to bring back a picnic to enjoy in the house here, plates cutlery and wine glasses can be provided.

Top Facilities

Free WiFi

Free Parking

Facilities & Information


19th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child Friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Woodland walks


Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Hair dryers

Central heating

Open log fire

Bicycle storage


Bicycling, Cycling


Climbing, Abseiling


Recommended walks

Pub (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Airport

Nearest Airport Time: 40 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 26

Nearest Train Station: Gorebridge Station

Nearest Railway Time: 15 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 9

Room Prices From: £100.00

Room Prices To: £140.00

Single Occupancy Prices From: £80.00

Single Occupany Prices To: £120.00

Room Details: 1 Large Double en suite, 1 Twin en Suite and 1 Double with Private Shower room

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 1

Number of room to: 3

Double twin room price from: £100.00



Crookston House, Heriot, Mid-Lothian, HeriotEH38 5YS, United Kingdom

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