We fell in love with this place. It is situated in an incredibly beautiful area and has its own ruined castle in the grounds. Ann Black is a very busy lady but still has time to make you feel welcome, sit and chat about the local area and the wonderful house and farm and also to provide you with tea and biscuits on arrival. Our room was located on the ground floor - a large, comfortable ensuite room. Breakfast was served in a lovely light and airy conservatory with an amazing view. There was an extensive choice - yoghurt, fresh fruit, cereal, full cooked breakfast, toast and marmalade. The farmhouse is about 8 miles from the historic town of Peebles, 20 from Edinburgh and a short distance from the village of West Linton. We asked Ann if she could recommend somewhere close by for us to eat our evening meal. She suggested the Old Bakery in West Linton and phoned to check there would be a table available for us. This proved to be an excellent place to eat with great choice, including vegetarian choices. We spent three nights there and will return when next in the area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The family run Drochil Castle is a traditional Scottish farmhouse, offering a relaxed and homely atmosphere to all its guests. In winter months enjoy a roaring log fire and in the summer explore the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Borders. The B&B commands stunning views over its rolling grassland surroundings; a truly beautiful place to escape to and yet still within 5 miles of Peebles and 25 miles of Edinburgh. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Drochil Castle Farmhouse West Linton, Scotland