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Windlestraw is an elegant Edwardian Manor set in three acres of Lanscaped grounds overlloking the beautiful Tweed Valley. This award winning ' Restaurant wuth rooms' offers six luxurious bed rooms and an intinate restauramnt offering fine modern Scottish cuisine. Situated in the hear t of the nbeautiful Borders yet only an hour from Edinburgh, Windkestarw is accessible yet offers a genuine escape. 

What makes a stay at Windlestraw unique?

Windlestraw has an established reputation a culinary destination. Rated 5 star by AA and Visit Scotland and offers the finests cuisine in the south of Scotland. The owners pride themselves on a very personal service offered without compromise on standards. Windlestraw is unique in being both a home and a luxury desrination. Ideally situaed to take advantage of the many walks that the surrunding landscape offers and visits to the market towns of Peebles, Melrose and Kelso. 

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Windlestraw?

Windlestraw offers six elegantly styled rooms. The Grand Mcintosh is the largest room and provides the opportuinity to soak in the original Edwardian bath. Wilison and Moritz rooms offer large bathrooms and separate walk in showers. They also offer large modern internet tvs.  The Ballantyne offers lovely garden views. Two Classic rooms have walk in showers only. All rooms have espresso machines and full facilities.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Walkerburn area?

Walkerburn is a histirickl mill town situated on the bankls of the famous Tweed valley. The surrou8nding hills offer amble oppportinity for walks to suit all ages and ability. The river bank paths offer relaxed walks. The towns of  Peebles, Melrose, and Kelso offer ambple opportunity ti potter and browse. The entire area is steeped in history and there are many castles and historcal houses and gardens to visit. 

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Winlestraw has a well established reputauon for fine dining. The restaurant offers a set course of Modern Scottish cuisine. A daily changing menus take advantage of produce from the kitchen garden and local suppliers.  Reviews suggest that Windlestraw is the best restaurant in the South of Scotland . 

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking

Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Dog/Pet friendly

5 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

Children's highchairs

Civil Licences


Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers


Central heating

Open log fire

Bicycle storage


Bicycling, Cycling

Bowls, Boules, Petanque



Jogging, running

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)



Cooked breakfast (included)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Windlestraw, Galashiels Rd, Walkerburn, Scotland, WalkerburnEH43 6AA, United Kingdom

Windlestraw is located one hour south of Edinburgh, two hours north of Newcastle. Walkerburn is located equal distance between Peebles and Galashiels.

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