Windlestraw Lodge, a romantic getaway destination, in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Border countryside, with outstanding views of Traquair & Elibank forests and over the majestic River Tweed and Tweed Valley. Now the home of Chef Alan Reid and his wife Julie, who together have combined experience of more than 30 years in the catering and hospitality business.


Contact Details

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  City Walkerburn
  Postcode EH43 6AA
  Address Galashiels Rd
  Phone Number 018 9687 0636

From Our Website

Windlestraw is an independently-owned small luxury hotel overlooking the picturesque Tweed Valley in the stunning Scottish Borders. A magnificent Edwardian manor set in three acres of landscaped grounds, award-winning Windlestraw offers 5 star gold accommodation and an intimate three AA rosette dining experience. Our unique offering of luxury facilities and personal service makes us a truly unique destination and the perfect getaway.


Windlestraw is a unique venue offering a very personal experience. Situated within easy commuting distance of the major cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle we are ideally positioned for corporate or private events and celebrations. The house is also close to the Border towns of Peebles, Melrose and Kelso. Windlestraw is situated within easy commuting distance of the major cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle and is an ideal venue for corporate or private events and celebrations.


The Scottish Borders has so much to offer, both active and tranquil. Choose from historical estates, villages and ancient castles to world-class fishing, golf, biking and walking, and well-renowned markets and festivals. You can download the Scotland Starts Here app to help explore the area. From Sir Walter Scott's historic country mansion, Abbotsford House, and the magnificent Cistercian ruin at Melrose Abbey, to the romantic Dryburgh Abbey and Scotland's oldest inhabited house at Traquair, Innerleithen, the area is rich in history.


Every guest's stay at Windlestraw contributes directly to our charitable projects. A percentage will go towards Children of the Mountain, a non-profit organisation we set up in 2009 to support the poorest children in rural Nepal, providing them with opportunities through education and personal development.


We continue the tradition of providing charming, luxury accommodation combined with modern cuisine. With many years of experience, we bring both knowledge and passion to our purpose, ensuring your stay is truly exceptional. Our rooms feature everything you could want to make your stay at the house comfortable and memorable - including the highest quality beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, bath robes, telephone, television and wi-fi. Our Grand bedroom boasts an original Edwardian tub in the en-suite bathroom.