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Active Sports working together with Adventure on Wheels Ltd, are providers of tours and outdoor activities at their best, to industry, education, and the general public.

The Borders

 

 

   

Should you require accommodation during your involvement with Active Sports, we will be happy to arrange any pre booking for you but we ask that all final confirmations be made direct with the chosen facility.      

The following is a list of accommodation providers that Active Sports work with periodically throughout each year. 

Whitmuir Hall, Selkirk (Catered & Self Catering)

The Scottish Border country is rich in history and traditions, and Whitmuir Hall is situated at its heart.

A considerable number of Active Sports activities are run here

   

The Edwardian manor house, coach house and stables have been skillfully converted to form cosy and comfortable cottages and apartments, set around courtyards with views over lawned gardens, woodlands and pasture. Visitors can enjoy the superb indoor heated swimming pool, including sauna, and games room with table tennis, pool table and bar.

Call 01750 20118 for more details and prices; ask for Sarah Longland and mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

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 Click here to visit the Whitmuir Hall website

Traquair House (Catered) 

 

Dating back to 1107 it was originally a hunting lodge for the Kings and Queens of Scotland. Home of the Stuart's who strongly supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause. Even if you do not wish to stay at the house, it is well worth the visit as their is much to see and do within the house grounds, several fairs are run throughout the year.

Tel. 44 (0)1896 830323

E-mail: enquiries@traquair.co.uk

Website: www.traquair.co.uk

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Abbotsford House (Catered)

Abbotsfford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist. The house has been open to the public since 1833 and is an ideal setting for private events such as weddings and corporate events.

Tel. 44 (0)1896 752043

E-mail:enquiries@scottsabbotsford.co.uk

Website:  www.scottsabbotsford.co.uk

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

An 'Active Sports' archery set up within the front grounds of Abbotsford House.

The George & Abbotsford Hotel, Melrose (Catered)

An18th century coaching inn, overlooks Melrose high street, famed for its hospitality since the time of Sir Walter Scott when he entertained his good friend William Wordsworth as his house, at nearby Abbotsford, was being completed.

Tel. 01896 822308 Fax. 01896823363

E-mail: enquiries@georgeandabbotsford.co.uk

Website: www.georgeandabbotsford.co.uk

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St. Boswells (Catered)

Tel: 01835 822243

E-mail: bucchotel@aol.com

Superb family run former coaching inn offering a high standard of cuisine and accommodation.  Highly commended in Best Eating Competition 2000.

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, St. Boswells (Catered)

The Dryburgh is suitable for corporate guests and large parties that want to stay in hotel style accommodation. Call for more details and prices.

Tel: 01835 822261
Fax: 01835 823945
E-mail: enquiries@dryburgh.co.uk

Website: www.dryburgh.co.uk

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Cringletie House Hotel, 5 Star, Peebles (Catered) 

Tel: 01721 730233

E-mail: enquiries@cringletie.com

Website: www.cringletie.com

A stunning baronial mansion set in 28 acres of grounds and woodland, half an hour from Edinburgh, and 2 miles from the picturesque market town of Peebles. Famed for its walled kitchen garden, Cringletie offers relaxed comfort, superb food and the very highest levels of service. 

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

The Philipburn House Hotel, 4 Star, Selkirk (Catered)

Tel: 01750 20747

E-mail: info@philipburnhousehotel.co.uk 

Website: www.philipburnhousehotel.co.uk

Set in the heart of Sir Walter Scott country, in the beautiful Scottish Borders, the Philipburn offers a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Accommodation is varied both in size and in style; those looking for a real treat can enjoy one of the split level suites with jacuzzi bath. 

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

The Townhouse Hotel, 3 star, Melrose (Catered)

The Townhouse is privately owned and managed by James and wife Elaine Henderson. Their aim is to provide friendly, personal attention for their guests and to promote the Food and Beverage aspect of the Hotel. With  eleven well appointed Bedrooms, all en suite consisting of One family room, Two Superior Double Rooms, one with four poster and Jacuzzi, three twin Rooms and five Double Rooms.

A sense of style, colour and a pleasing ambience characterise every aspect of the hotel. Good food, in lovely surroundings, along with friendly Scottish hospitality make this a unique setting for our guests to enjoy.

Tel: 44 (0)1896 822645

E-mail: enquiries@thetownhousemelrose.co.uk

Website: www.thetownhousemelrose.co.uk 

When calling, please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

The Holmes Estate, St. Boswells (Self-Catering)

Tel: 01835 822356

Website: www.holmes-cottages.fsnet.co.uk

Victorian house overlooking the River Tweed on St. Cuthbert's Way.  150 acres, one mile of river frontage.  Peacocks and rare breeds of poultry.  Free trout fishing. 

When calling, ask for Mrs Dale. Please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Harleyburn Cottages, Melrose (Self-Catering)

Tel: +44 (0) 01896 822300

E-mail: info@harleyburncottages.co.uk

Website: www.harleyburncottages.co.uk

Harleyburn Cottages are two splendid self-catering cottages located in a beautiful private garden in the picturesque town of Melrose.

When calling, ask for Claire Macdonald. Please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Braidwood Guest House, Melrose 3 star (B&B)

Tel: 01896 822488

E-mail: mike@braidwoodmelrose.co.uk

Website: www.braidwoodmelrose.co.uk

When calling, ask for Helen or Mike Dalgetty. Please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Dunfermline House, Melrose 3 star (B&B)

Tel: 01896 822411

E-mail: info@dunfermlinehouse.co.uk

Website: www.dunfermlinehouse.co.uk

When calling, ask for Alison or Bryan Bell. Please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Fauhope Country House, Melrose 5 star (B&B)

Tel: 01896 823184

E- mail: info@fauhopehouse.com

Website: www.fauhopehouse.com

Certainly one of the finest B&Bs in the country.

When calling, ask for Sheila or Ian Robson. Please mention the Adventure On Wheels Ltd (Active Sports) website connection.

Roulotte Retreat

Something different

Avril and Alan are the visionaries behind Roulotte Retreat as well as running successful businesses in Yoga and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. They are true adventurers, some would say Bohemian, with a love of travel, original lifestyles and have a real zest for life.

Avril is a Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.  She teaches Yoga classes, workshops, Breath Gym courses, for adults and Yoga for babies. 

Alan is a Psychotherapist in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.  He works with individuals, couples and groups.   www.alan-fraser.com

Tel: 0845 0949729

e-mail: avril@roulottereteat

Website: www.roulotteretreat.com

 

 Tel: +44(0)1896 822452
 e-mail: info@activitiesinscotland.com