The Spinney Lodge

Jedburgh near Kelso, Scotland (Ref. 26541)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Jedburgh 2 miles.

A cosy, detached log cabin set in the owner's grounds, near the market town of Jedburgh, in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders.

Well appointed to provide quality accommodation, this self-catering lodge near Jedburgh is perfect for a couple looking for a relaxing base from which to explore one of the most attractive and diverse parts of the country.

All ground floor, this Borders cottage has a double bedroom and a spacious shower room.

The living accommodation at this Jedburgh cottage provides all the essentials with a well-equipped kitchen and a comfortable sitting room with dining area boasting French doors that open onto a pretty front veranda with furniture.

Set in the owner's mature grounds, this Borders log cabin faces south across a shared lawn, the ideal spot to relax with a drink after a day spent exploring.

A further two acres of field sit alongside this Jedburgh log cabin, offering ample space for the dog to play on a summer's evening.

In addition to the plentiful walking, cycling and fishing opportunities available amidst wonderful scenery, the town of Jedburgh and the surrounding areas offer a wealth of attractions.

The 12th century abbey plus nearby stately homes including Abbotsford House, Traquair House and Floors Castle provide exciting, historical day trips, while the Cashmere Centre in Hawick and The Lochcarron Mill Visitor Centre in Selkirk offer a glimpse into the fascinating traditional industry.

With the National Nature Reserve of St Abbs Head and Kielder Forest a short drive away, this Jedburgh log cabin has something for everyone.


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Private decking with furniture. Shared use of lawn and 2 acres of field. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Guest Reviews


    • “This was an exceptionally lovely place to stay”
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    • “Owners were fantastic , very informative on what was happening and places to go , grounds were very well kept area was quiet , lodge was very well kept , there was a welcome pack of tea coffee sugar milk etc. and even a few biscuits . Our dog was welcomed with hugs and petting . there is a huge field for him to exercise in , he LOVED it .”

    Sectioncommand, Dundee, United Kingdom, July 2015

    • “Chalet in the borders”
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    • “Excellent in all ways. The whole experience was great. Truly dog friendly. Lots of area to exercise pets, there was a warm welcome. Even giving cuttings of garden plants. If you are looking for excellent Borders accommodation, then here it is.”

    A TripAdvisor Member, August 2014

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    • “Extremely high quality in all respects and a very central location for exploring the Lowlands Our dog also had a field to himself to play in close by!”

    A TripAdvisor Member, August 2014

    • “Tranquil retreat with all the home comforts”
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    • “This was our 2nd visit. The owners had provided everything you could need and were most helpful. The area provides lots of opportunities for walking with amazing views.”

    A FlipKey Verified Reviewer, Nottingham, May 2014

    • “Pet Friendly Retreat”
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    • “The lodges are fitted out to a very standard with everything you would need for a short stay. There is a large exercise area attached to the lodges to walk/exercise your dog and the local town is just a short drive or 20 minute walk away.”

    A TripAdvisor Member, August 2014

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    • “The owners were very helpful and friendly and the location was very convenient. The adjacent field was brilliant for the dogs and I would certainly go back.”

    Mr Anderson, Carnoustie, October 2015

    • “We have just spent a delightful relaxing week staying in one of the lodges at The Spinney. The lodges are excellent with everything you might need for a week away to self cater. Absolutely recommend this place for a break away in the Scottish Boarders.”

    Mr Maude, Halifax, October 2015

    • “The whole feel of the log cabin was really lovely. So quaint and spacious for a couple and two dogs. The area is fantastic for a weeks worth of walking.”

    Mrs Draper, Huddersfield, September 2015

    • “There were a lot of things nearby to see and do, also shops close by. The owners were friendly and helpful.”

    Mrs Kerrhenry Lloyd, Crawley, July 2015

    • “We liked everything about the holiday, everything was catered for and the hosts were very helpful and informative.”

    Mr Martin, Dundee, July 2015

    • “The lodge was a perfect base. The lodge itself had everything we needed and was so well laid out. We did not need for anything. The owners were very welcoming and accommodating. We would definitely go back.”

    Mr Birch, Liverpool, June 2015

    • “We like the peaceful setting, beautiful gardens and the hospitality of the owners. It was lovely thank you.”

    Mr Sutherland, Nettleham, May 2015

    • “Spotlessly clean, well furnished and equipped. Everything was as claimed in the description and even in the middle of winter a very pleasant few days in quiet rural location.”

    Mr Murray, Aberlour, December 2014

    • “Very cosy and clean cottage”

    Mr Marshall, Musselburgh, October 2014

    • “We loved both the location and the accommodation - the best we have stayed in. Our hosts were also very pleasant.”

    Mr Fitz-Hugh, West Wickham, May 2014

    • “It was a perfect place for dogs. Spinney Lodge has a secure fenced off field where we were able to run the dogs free, a real boon. Lovely cabin. Near to lovely places like Howick Kelso and Jedburgh, not forgetting the many castles and Abbeys.”

    Mr Thomas, Twyford, April 2014

    • “A beautiful stay, only wish we could of stayed longer. So peaceful and some gorgeous walks. The field near to the cabin was perfect for our two dogs. Would definitely visit again and hopefully soon. A truly lovely relaxing few days away. Definitely recommended!!!”

    Mr Atkinson, BOLTON LE SANDS CARNFORTH, December 2013

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About the location


Kelso 12 miles; Melrose 13 miles; Peebles 37 miles.

The historic town of Jedburgh is a small, quiet town lying 10 miles inside the Scottish Border, situated halfway between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. Set amidst the stunning countryside of the Borders, Jedburgh has much to offer visitors. There are charming shops, pubs and award-winning, family-run restaurants to enjoy nearby, as well as historic attractions such as the fascinating Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre and the imposing abbey, which towers over the town and dates back to 1138. Great fishing can be enjoyed on the Teviot, Tweed and Jed Rivers and there are 21 excellent golf courses to choose from. The Borders also offer some superb walking and cycling, be it on the coast, over the breathtaking hillsides or amongst the enchanting Border Forests. The towns of Melrose, Kelso and Peebles are just a short drive away and are a joy to explore at leisure.