Lauder, Scottish Borders, TD2 6RA
Carfraemill is a rural hotel and restaurant with a reputation for excellent locally-sourced breakfasts and warm hospitality. It has 10 country-chic bedrooms each with immaculate bathrooms. Carfraemill is surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes whilst also being convenient for onward travel. It's located on the edge of the glorious Lammermuir Hills which divide the Scottish Borders from Edinburgh and the Lothians.
What makes a stay at Carfraemill unique?
Carfraemill is renowned for its warm hospitality and its cosy interiors. It's the sort of place which gathers its guests in and makes them feel at home. This style of service is evident at each point in your stay - from homemade shortbread to enjoy with tea & coffee in your room, to the farmhouse kitchen breakfast room with its own cherry red Aga, to the roaring log fires in the bistro restaurant area. The restaurant serves home cooked food made with ingredients from the local area. Guests comment on their friendly interactions with Carfraemill staff: "nothing is too much trouble". Children are made to feel at home too with lots of toys, colouring in, highchairs, cots and children's menu.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Carfraemill?
Carfraemill has 10 country-chic bedrooms, all are en-suite. There are 2 cosy standard doubles, 4 superior doubles, 2 superior twin rooms and 2 family suites which are exceptionally spacious (2 inter-connecting rooms in each plus an en-suite). Each bedroom has been professionally interior designed and each is unique. Bedrooms come with beautiful linens, soft towels, complimentary toiletries, hairdryers, TV, free WiFi access, homemade shortbread and tea & coffee making facilities.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Lauder area?
The Royal Burgh of Lauder is a beautiful little town just 3 miles from Carfraemill. It has a wonderful art gallery and coffee shop - the Flat Cat Gallery - as well as an excellent deli and coffee shop - The Spotty Dog. Carfraemill itself has a restaurant and is open for food all day (breakfast, brunch, coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, high tea, dinner, drinks!). However, Lauder also has an outstanding restaurant in the Firebrick Brasserie - winner of many Scottish awards for fine dining. Lauder is also home to the fairy-tale turreted Thirlestane Castle, one of the most spectacular in Scotland.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Carfraemill itself has a restaurant and is open for food all day (breakfast, brunch, coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, high tea, dinner, drinks!). Carfraemill is renowned for locally-sourced and home-cooked food. Lauder also has an outstanding restaurant in the Firebrick Brasserie - winner of many Scottish awards for fine dining. Further afield, try The Hoebridge (Gattonside) or Provender in Melrose, both of which are building fantastic reputations. Soutra Coffee House is 3 miles north of Carfraemill in the Edinburgh direction - it's well known for fantastic views, coffee and mouthwatering homebaking. The Flat Cat Gallery in Lauder serves coffee, cakes and light lunches while the excellent The Spotty Dogserves wonderful coffee, croissants, home baking, breakfast rolls and light lunches.
Carfraemill also has a Wedding Venue and Restaurant:
Information on Carfraemill hotel , Lauder
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 4 Superior Doubles, 2 Superior Twins, 2 Superior Family Suites and 2 Standard Doubles
|Room rates guide:||
Room with Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Solo, Visa
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome (Outstanding family bedrooms as well as plenty of toys and colouring in to keep little ones entertained.)
Dog Friendly: No
Romantic Details: Views of surrounding rural landscapes from every room.
Eco Friendly: Carfraemill operates a recycling programme, avoids use of plastics (e.g. straws) where possible and has electric vehicle charging facilities.
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Accreditation: Finalist in Scotland's Thistle Awards for Best Informal Eating Experience in the region.
Flat screen TVs, Freeview, Free Wi-Fi / Wireless, Room Service available on request
Private dining available, Farmhouse kitchen restaurant with Aga, Award-winning restaurant - Finalist in Best Informal Eating Experience, Conservatory eating area, Bistro restaurant, Aga cookery demonstrations available
|Outdoor activities on site:||
Golf nearby, Clay Shooting, Shooting, Stalking packages available, Farm walks and maps available, Walking in Lammermuir Hills straight from Carfraemill
|Local directions:||Carfraemill is found at postcode TD2 6RA. It's close to the junction of the A68 and A697.|
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Nearest railway stn:
Edinburgh (22 miles) (40 mins)
Edinburgh Airport (25 miles) (40 mins) , Newcastle Airport (77 miles) (1 hour, 45 mins)
Stow (9 miles) (15 mins)
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