Built in 1761, Ednam House is a handsomely proportioned mansion combining the convenience of a Kelso town centre location with three acres of riverside gardens. Traditionally decorated you'll find a mix of homely relaxation, fine dining in its AA rosette-awarded restaurant and the warmest of welcomes.
What makes a stay at Ednam House Hotel unique?
Ednam is a stately Georgian country house, its grand history is evident throughout. Ednam's location on the banks of the River Tweed makes it an ideal base to explore the beautiful Scottish Borders region – and it’s a veritable adventure playground for golf, biking, walking and all manner of country pursuits.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Ednam House Hotel?
There are 33 generously-sized bedrooms and suites, all individually decorated in a traditional country house style. Each has been individually styled, and all feature the finest cotton bed linen, flat screen televisions, direct-dial telephones, superfast Wi-Fi and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. Most enjoy river views, over the old bridge or towards Floors Castle.
The hotel offers some dog-friendly rooms and welcomes dogs in many areas of the hotel.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Kelso area?
Kelso, Scotland's 'most beautiful town', is home to many specialist independent shops from traditional textile and clothing produced locally, to foodie delicacies. It's also ideally located to explore the Scottish Borders, the Berwickshire Coast and North Northumberland.
Ednam House is located on the banks of the River Tweed, overlooking the Junction Pool, one of the most celebrated salmon beats in the UK and has long been a popular choice for fishermen.
Four major cycle routes pass through Kelso itself: The Borderloop, The Tweed Cycle Route, The Four Abbeys Cycleway and The Coast and Castles and the town is a natural base for cyclists. There are a variety of other shorter rides locally and Ednam House has a secure bike storage unit for those exploring the area on two wheels.
Just a short walk from Ednam House, Kelso Racecourse hosts high quality National Hunt racing between October and May and offers a fun day out.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The AA rosette awarded Riverside Restaurant serves sublime food from the fields, rivers and shores of the Scottish Borders and with uninterrupted views across the River Tweed, it's an aptly named spot to sit and watch the world go by.
Breakfast is cooked to order using quality, locally sourced produce and guests can choose from full Scottish breakfast and continental options as well as a warming porridge or smoked haddock.
There is also a hotel lounge bar where you can enjoy hearty home-cooked favourites like locally-caught fish and hand-cut chips or a warming burger with a leisurely drink or two at the end of the day.
Room service is also available.