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Thornbank Cottage, Coldingham

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Sunny front garden
Thornbank Cottage dates from the mid 18th Century.
Traditional Scottish cottage refurbished to modern standards.
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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Rental Home
Newly renovated, Thornbank Cottage is a cozy semi-detached cottage dating from the 1760's in the heart of the historic Borders village of Coldingham on the Berwickshire coast. Our home is a perfect place for a family holiday or for a group of friends to explore one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. The cottage has been recently refurbished to a high standard and is warm and comfortable with double glazing, underfloor heating, radiators and a log burning stove in the sitting room. Upstairs there is accommodation for four guests in two bedrooms, one with a king sized bed and one with two single beds. There is also a new bathroom with bath and power shower. Downstairs is a sitting room with log burning stove and smart TV, with Freesat. Comfortable sofas seat six. After a ha...Newly renovated, Thornbank Cottage is a cozy semi-detached cottage dating from the 1760's in the heart of the historic Borders village of Coldingham on the Berwickshire coast. Our home is a perfect place for a family holiday or for a group of friends to explore one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. The cottage has been recently refurbished to a high standard and is warm and comfortable with double glazing, underfloor heating, radiators and a log burning stove in the sitting room. Upstairs there is accommodation for four guests in two bedrooms, one with a king sized bed and one with two single beds. There is also a new bathroom with bath and power shower. Downstairs is a sitting room with log burning stove and smart TV, with Freesat. Comfortable sofas seat six. After a hard day at the beach or walking you can relax with a film, a family board game or keep up to date with friends and family through the Wifi internet. The kitchen / dining room is fully equipped, including fridge freezer, oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine plus a dining table for up to six guests. There is a high chair available, plus a stair gate at the bottom of the stairs. There is also a south facing sun-room, with chaise longue, arm chairs and a beanbag. This room leads to the secluded south facing patio garden with seating for outdoor eating and relaxing. The rear garden has a shed and storage area for bikes or for cleaning wetsuits or surfboards. At the front is a sunny garden and there is also off street parking. All linen and towels are provided, but you should bring your own towels for the beach. There are also the basics you need to cater for yourselves such as olive oil, salt and pepper etc. All we ask is that you replace anything you use. If you would like to have groceries delivered to the cottage after you have arrived, then Sainsburys, Asda, Morrisons and Tesco all deliver. So, just order your shopping on line and it will arrive while you are settling in.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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Meet the host
Milda Z
Hosting since March 2017
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe live in Edinburgh and should there be any problems or if you would like some advice then we would be happy to help. Our local contact will be able to support if there are any immediate emergencies.
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Reviews (27)
Cherry_White67
Cherry_White67
4 contributions
A week in Coldingham
After a week in Shetland and to break the journey a week in Coldingham seemed a good option to make the most of the coastal scenery around St Abbs. Thornbank was a very comfortable base, off road parking was a benefit, though restricted site getting out, but the road isn't particularly busy. The circular walk to St Abbs and the coast down to Berwick was excellent walking (not hugely strenuous) if you're lucky you might see dolphins/porpoise. Only a 30 minute drive to Lindisfarne or north to North Berwick. Some decent pubs and a small store in the village for essentials. A very relaxing stay and Milda very prompt with instructions.
Visited September 2022
Written November 15, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Milda Z
Milda Z
Great that you made the most of your time in Coldingham and explored the local area. I'm always happy to help with any information and advice! Thanks so much for the review Milda
Written November 24, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jen
Jen
1 contribution
Home from Home
My second time staying here for a long weekend and will definitely be back! A beautiful cottage with everything you need in a stunning location. Milda is always so quick to get back with answers to any questions. A real home from home.
Visited October 2022
Written November 3, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Milda Z
Milda Z
Sp pleased you had a lovely time. It was great to have you back. thanks so much for the review Milda
Written November 24, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lindsey Donald
Lindsey Donald
Glasgow, United Kingdom2 contributions
Relaxing break
I cant get enough of coldingham and the coastal path. The beach is perfect for children. The cottage made our break really special. We loved having the fire on at night, the kitchen is incredibly well equipped and we all slept well. Very tastefully decorated with some lovely features. Plenty information before we arrived. Everything went smoothly . We hope to come back one day.
Visited September 2021
Written September 18, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Passenger51236019694
Passenger51236019694
1 contribution
A very cosy cottage
An excellent location to explore the Scottish Boarders, Coldingham has a lovely Sandy beach which is ideal for children. The cottage is very well equipped and was spotlessly clean on arrival. The beds are very comfortable with good quality bedding.
Visited July 2021
Written July 17, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

CJLScotland
CJLScotland
Selkirk, United Kingdom13 contributions
Early summer staycation
Lovely cottage. Very well equipped with all that you could need. Central in Coldingham with off street parking for one car. Small private courtyard garden Aprox 20 mins walk to the beach and lovely coastal walks all around.
Visited June 2021
Written June 19, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Seaside796375
Seaside796375
2 contributions
Spacious cottage in a great location
A generously equiped cottage in a central location for walking the coastal path. Spacious accommodation including sunroom, sunny private courtyard, comfortable bedrooms, large lounge and entrance hall. Short walk to the centre of the village and priory. We would really recommend it.
Visited April 2021
Written May 1, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Justaboutlocal
Justaboutlocal
2 contributions
Can't beat Coldingham
Lovely cottage, very clean and comfortable, stocked thoughtfully. So many walks from the doorstep you don't need to use the car. Well stocked local shop and butcher. Choice of local pubs. Perfect spot whatever the weather.
Visited February 2020
Written March 5, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Martin2203
Martin2203
4 contributions
Super historic village cottage near the coast
Our family had a great weekend at Milda's Cottage in Coldingham. Travelled by train from Edinburgh to Berwick in 40 minutes then quick connection to local bus to village though if 3 or 4 of you, taxi may work out from Berwick. Cottage is great. Kitchen has everything you need and brand new. Living room has log burner and this connects to warm sun room at back. Garden at back is a sun trap and sheltered. We did walks to Coldingham Bay & St Abbs which are off road and not too strenuous. 30 minutes each way. Both have cafes for snacks and drinks. Had Sunday lunch in The New Inn pub in Coldingham which had good food and local ales. The weather was kind but I imagine if you are kitted out you could do great walks or merely hang out in the peaceful village with a 900 year old Priory. A great find!
Visited May 2019
Written May 31, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Milda Z
Milda Z
Thanks for the review. Delighted you had a lovely stay at Thornbank Cottage and enjoyed the great walking in the local area. Many thanks Milda
Written May 31, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jess N
Jess N
1 contribution
Long weekend at Thornbank Cottage
This cottage is perfect for a break away from the city. It is fully equipped with everything you need to have a comfortable stay from a cosy livingroom to a beautiful kitchen. We can't wait to go back!
Visited May 2019
Written May 21, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Milda Z
Milda Z
Delighted you had such a good time at Thornbank Cottage. It will be lovely to have you back anytime. Thanks for the review. Milda
Written June 3, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Resort715345
Resort715345
1 contribution
Perfect Cottage
Spent a lovely 4 days at this lovely cottage. Very comfortable clean and there was everything you needed. Would definitely return for another holiday.
Visited April 2019
Written May 3, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Milda Z
Milda Z
Thanks so much for the review. Delighted that you had a lovely time at Thornbank Cottage and it would be great to welcome you back. Many thanks Milda
Written May 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fishing Nearby
  • There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
  • Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Watersports Nearby
  • Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
  • Cycling Trips
  • Hiking Trips
  • Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
Coldingham grew up around the 12th Century Priory and is one of the prettiest villages in Scotland. Within a few minutes’ walk from the cottage are two friendly pubs. The village also has a café, a Spar convenience store, a butchers and post office with tourist information facilities. About a mile from the cottage is Coldingham Bay, which is well known for its surfing. From there walkers can join the Berwickshire Coast Path and the John Muir Way. Also close by is the port of St Abbs, a haven for diving, sea-fishing, boating and bird watching. Near to Coldingham is the beautiful Berwickshire coast and Scottish Borders for historic sightseeing, world famous golf courses and salmon and trout fishing. Finally, Edinburgh is only an hour away!
Getting around
The nearest train stations are Reston (3 miles away) Dunbar (30 minutes by car) or Berwick Upon Tweed (20 minutes by car). There is also a bus which travels between Berwick, Coldingham, Dunbar and onto Edinburgh.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Edinburgh is the nearest airport - approximately one hour by car. The nearest train stations are Reston (3 miles away) Dunbar (30 minutes by car) or Berwick Upon Tweed (20 minutes by car). There is also a bus which travels between Berwick, Coldingham, Dunbar and onto Edinburgh.
Activities nearby
Fishing NearbyThere Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins DriveGolf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins WalkHorse Riding NearbyWatersports Nearby
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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Frequently Asked Questions about Thornbank Cottage, Coldingham

Thornbank Cottage, Coldingham is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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