St Abbs 4 miles.
A romantic retreat set in 12 acres of mature parkland and forest, only four miles from St Abbs and the rugged Berwickshire coastline.
Press Castle is a fortified mansion house dating back to 1609.
The castle has been carefully divided into individual apartments, which share the impressive entrance steps and main hallway.
The apartment is situated on the first floor and enjoys views over the gardens and surrounding woodland.
There is a spacious sitting room with period features and electric fire, plus a pleasant dining area set in the bay window, overlooking the castle entrance.
Guests are welcome to enjoy peaceful strolls in the extensive grounds, which include a riverside walk.
Press Castle is only a short drive from the popular villages of Coldingham, St Abbs and Eyemouth, and makes an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful coastline, including the pristine, MCS-approved beach at Coldingham Bay.
This apartment is within easy travelling distance of Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, Berwick and the city of Edinburgh, and fishing, golf and horse riding are all available locally.
About the location
Berwick-upon-Tweed 11 miles; Edinburgh 49 miles.
Just over the Border into Scotland, St Abbs is a picturesque fishing village with a delightful harbour and fishermen's cottages hugging the hillside, situated on a beautiful stretch of Berwickshire coastline. Diving can be enjoyed from the harbour, while the nearby St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve has a rich variety of wildlife and is a paradise for birdwatchers! An ideal location for walks - the Cheviots, Scottish Borders and the spectacular coastline all offer excellent walking. There is a safe, sandy beach 3 miles away in nearby Coldingham, which is very popular with surfers. The historic fortified Border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, with shops, a museum and a castle, is nearby, and is well worth a visit. Holy Island, the Farne Islands, the attractive seaside villages of Craster, Eyemouth and Seahouses, and Edinburgh, capital city of Scotland, are all within touring distance.