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The Bield

Eyemouth, Scottish Borders (Ref. 1038157)

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Superbly positioned in the heart of the Scottish border town of Eyemouth, just steps away from the beach, rests this superb 19th-century holiday home, The Bield.

Set across three levels and comfortably sleeping up to eight guests, The Bield makes the perfect base for both families and friends seeking an escape to Scotland.

Stepping inside, kick off your shoes and unload your belongings in the hallway before venturing through to the nearby sitting room to put your feet up and unwind, flicking on the TV to catch up on your favourite shows.

When stomachs start to rumble, discover the open-plan kitchen/diner, traditionally-decorated with wooden fittings and furnishings and home to a fantastic range of conveniences to help prepare hearty meals, including an electric oven and gas hob, whilst the dishwasher ensures your space is kept neat and tidy.

Enjoy a romantic meal for two by candlelight with a seat at the kitchen island or make mealtimes a social affair and gather together with your loved ones at the dining table, where you can recount the days adventures as you indulge over a bottle of wine.

When sleep calls, head upstairs to find two spacious double bedrooms, with two further twin rooms settled on the second floor, each offering ample storage space to house your belongings and make yourself at home.

Servicing this lovely dwelling are two family bathrooms, one fit with an elegant roll-top bath, where guests can indulge in a luxurious soak following a day of adventure, and the other with a walk-in shower cubicle, ideal for a quick morning rinse.

Pack up your bucket and spade and spend lazy days lounging amongst the glorious golden sands of Eyemouth Beach, where you can dip your toes in the tranquil waters of the North Sea as you paddle the shores, or watch the fishing boats sail into dock at the nearby harbour; for a unique experience, why not come face-to-face with the magical sea creatures as you feed the seals.

Head into the heart of Eyemouth and peruse the quaint boutique stores that decorate the high-street, or head to one of the many delicious eateries to indulge in a bite to eat. Avid golfers will delight with a visit to Eyemouth Golf Club, famed as the top-rated course on the Scottish Borders, or if that's not your thing, immerse yourself in the towns fascinating history with a tour of Eyemouth Museum.

Head south and cross the border into England to discover the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, where you can enjoy a moment of peace with a stroll through the well-kept grounds of Coronation Park, marvel at the iconic 28-arch railway viaduct of Royal Border Bridge or get dressed up to the nines and enjoy a night on the town, with a fabulous collection of bars peppered throughout the quaint streets.

To the north, the cosmopolitan city of Edinburgh is barely more than an hour away.

Embark on a memorable Scottish adventure with a stay at The Bield.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x doubles, 2 x second-floor twins
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 0.1 mile
  • Note: This property has a steep staircase, please take this into consideration when booking

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


St Abbs 4.5 miles; Chirnside 7.7 miles; Berwick upon Tweed 8 miles; Duns 11 miles.

Situated on the East Coast, just over the Scottish Border, and only eight miles north of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Eyemouth has been a bustling fishing port for centuries, and there are a number of local fishmongers still supplied from local fishing boats today. Narrow cobbled streets preserve the ancient character of this delightful coastal town, and there's a number of visitor attractions outlining the history of the area. Visit Gunsgreen House and learn some of the history of the town and the smuggling that once took place, or enjoy the Eyemouth Museum, fishing heritage centre and art galleries on offer. There are excellent golfing facilities available, with a clifftop course in town and a number of other courses in the area, while walks, cycling, bird watching and visits to castles and country houses are all within a short driving distance. Visit Coldingham Priory, Paxton House, Manderston House, Floors Castle and the magnificent walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed for an exciting day out. Both Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne are reached in an hour, making Eyemouth a wonderful base for touring South Scotland, and the North of England.

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