Newcastleton, Scottish Borders
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)1450 860622

A remote and romantic B&B with your own private suite, hot tub and sauna, plus exceptional breakfast and a pub a short drive away


1 room


Rooms sleep 2

Pets welcome

The Experience

Twist through woodlands to this remote retreat high in the hills away from the hustle and bustle. Your cosy Alpine-style suite has its own entrance in a glorious off-grid cottage with solar panels and its own fresh spring water.

Take a deep breath out, light the candles, laze in the hot tub and look up at the stars… romantics will be happy and a mountain feast of a breakfast is delivered through a secret door each morning. Head out into glorious countryside with a picnic or hop in the car to find good places to eat within 20 minutes.

Browse Christa and Del’s Alpine lifestyle shop, or venture down to Hawick (15 miles) for cashmere – though awe-inspiring walks and wildlife are on your doorstep, and Kielder Water and Forest Park, with its astronomical observatory, is less than ten miles away.

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We think you'll love

  • That dogs are welcome - up to two for no extra charge
  • On a clear night, the view of The Milky Way can be astounding
  • The wood-fired sauna and hot tub, which is prepared for you
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You should know

  • There’s no Wi-Fi, and usually no mobile reception
  • No children allowed
  • You’ll need to get in the car for meals and supplies


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
3pm-7pm (or later with prior arrangement)
Check out
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Packed lunch included by prior arrangement (voluntary contribution to the Landscaping fund). Pub 6 miles.


Nightly price
from £255
1 Suite for 2
From £255


The perfect place to unwind and de-stress! The chalet is beautifully appointed, with lots of thoughtful touches. Christa and Del made us feel very welcome whilst allowing us the space to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Wonderful breakfasts arrived each morning and the days finished with a lovely hot tub in the evening! The peace and quiet is wonderful - we'll be back!


Stunning! There are no other words to describe this place. From the moment you arrive you can feel all the stress and worries of daily life disappear from it's stunning views to the beautiful cosy interior of the property. We've stayed here a few times now and every time you are made to feel so special and of course there's the hot tub and sauna which you can enjoy outside watching the shooting stars in the light pollution free skies. Can't recommend enough.

Chris, Leeds

Singdean is the perfect hideaway. Christa and Del manage that tricky combination of informal efficiency. Just about everything has been thought of to make a stay special. We particularly appreciated the amazing silent fridge as we've turned bedroom fridges off around the world! We stayed in the original Alpine "cabin" - small but cozy. The new "chalet" looks spectacular. Good walks (especially for the dog) nearby; Kielder Water just across the border and (if you're lucky) clear skies to stargaze from the hot tub. All this and it's "off-grid" too!

Richard, Kent

A truly unique experience and B&B run by wonderful hosts Christa and Del. Singdean is perfect for couples looking to escape from it all with all the alpine luxury you could ask for. The hot tub under the stars and sauna are amazing, the breakfasts delicious and the setting breathtaking. We can not recommend Singdean highly enough - we will be back!

Lynne, Middlewich

A magical Alpine oasis in the Scottish Borders. Cannot recommend highly enough the gorgeous B&B (complete with ‘breakfast pixies’!), sauna and hot tub under the stars. We were lucky enough to have thick snow on the ground and crystal clear skies which added to the experience. Superb attention to detail and welcoming hosts. Go and enjoy!

Lynne, Manchester

My husband and I stayed at Singdean for five nights to celebrate a significant birthday. Del and Christa are warm, welcoming hosts and have created a luxurious alpine retreat, which is lovingly 'in tune' with the beautiful countryside. Every day started with a delicious breakfast and coffee and ended with a sauna and hot tub lovingly prepared by Del. Needless to say things don't come much better than this!

Donna, Tisbury

An amazing stay at singdean, from the minute we arrived until the time we left, Christa and Del couldnot have been more attentive to our needs and the standard of accommodation was 5* . We had a fantastic stay and would highly recommend Singdean in the future ⭐️

Carole, Leicester

What a fabulous experience, your own private hot tub and sauna in alpine themed wonder. I cannot recommend enough if you want to switch off from modern life. Your hosts Christa and Del could not be more welcoming and the continental breakfast is to die for. So cosy and peaceful I cannot wait to go back. Phenomenal

Rebecca, Newcastle upon Tyne

What a find! Singdean is a perfect gem of a place- a fabulous retreat from urban hustle and bustle, to a small but perfectly formed oasis of comfort and tranquillity. Christa and Del provide a warm and hospitable welcome and have created a wonderful sensory experience for their guests, from the snuggly duvets to the alpine scented candles and diffusers in the room. Sit and enjoy excellent coffee and listen to the birdsong. Luxuriate in the hot tub looking at the beautiful view. Wonder at the stars in the huge sky, with no light pollution. Fabulous breakfast provided too...loved it .

Sam, Manchester

An absolute delight. We stayed for 3 nights and by the second night I felt as if I had lost something only to realise that the stresses and strains (mental and physical) of daily life had vanished!. I had a lightness of mind. The sauna is especially healing. Thank you Christa and Del for creating this special place.

Lynne, Leeds

Singdean is an incredibly special place. The attention to detail is amazing, Christa and Del are wonderful hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The room itself is beautifully furnished, smells amazing and the bed is the most comfortable I've ever slept in. Sitting in the hot tub under a sky full of stars with a bottle of champagne is something I will remember for a very long time. The breakfast was also absolutely exceptional. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

Jessie, Edinburgh

Utterly amazing from arrival to departure. Christa and Del were the perfect hosts, only too happy to help. Fantastic breakfast, quirky home wares and the most comfy soft bed and bedding. Totally relaxing, hot tub and sauna a must, panoramic views, wildlife on your doorstep - such a warm, homely atmosphere and Christa has a fabulous array of Alpine goods in her gorgeous shop full of unique, quirky house wares. I would totally recommend anyone who wants a home from home experience, but without the ties and stresses of your home/worklife to try this wee find out. Have already bookedfor summer


We stayed for 2 nights in what must be one of the UK,s most stunning places to stay. The closest match we can think of is The Inner Sanctum at the Witchery in Edinburgh - they have Edinburgh outside the door, Singdean has your own beautiful private sauna and hot tub. The owners are charming and friendly and so helpful without being intrusive. The breakfast was divine. There is a bit of us that wants this to remain a hidden gem for those in the know but Singdean and its creators deserve a reputation and business that earns them a life worth living.


Singdean is like a piece of heaven. The most wonderful collection of luxuries and treats all in one location. No matter what colour the skies are outside, Singdean will leave you rested, happy and calm. Absolutely love it. Thank You for our wonderful time with you.


The location of Singdean is beautiful and is wonderfully remote. A perfect getaway! Christa and Del are fantastic hosts. The food was great, the bed was really comfortable and we honestly felt we were tucked away in the alps. The view from the hot tub topped our visit off. We saw so much wildlife and the walks were beautiful. We will definitely be back.


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The neighbourhood

Wildlife, peat bogs, moorland, streams, waterfalls and forests surround you; the house is positioned in the Cheviot Hills in the Scottish Borders, close to Northumberland. You’re 20 minutes’ drive from Hawick or Jedburgh for shopping and plenty of good places to eat.

Local points of interest from Christa & Del Dobson

  • Private outdoor eco wood fired sauna and hot tub just for you both, you don't have to share. But don't worry, you don't have to stoke the fire yourself. It's all done for you so all you have to do is relax.
  • If you don't want to be surrounded by people, this is the place. We are dog friendly. There are many beautiful local walks to enjoy. You rarely see anyone else, you are more likely to see deer.
  • No light pollution at Singdean, situated in Dark Skies with Kielder Observatory nearby. Kielder Water and forest park for mountain biking and watersports.
  • Many castles & historic homes nearby. Also Hawick, home of cashmere.
  • Many hours can pass by just watching all the birds - from tiny wrens to Buzzards, and watching the vole avoid the comical stoat. Night time silence is sometimes broken with the call of the resident tawny owls.
  • Alpine Lifestyle shop at Singdean. where you can even shop in your jimjams if you wish!


Christa & Del Dobson

Christa and Del live in the cottage with their dogs, Milka and Alpi, and chose Singdean - after a year and a half of searching - because of its alpine feel. Christa, whose mother and her family originate from the Alps, has a deep-rooted knowledge and passion for mountain life. They feel lucky to call Singdean home and hope that you feel the same enchantment as they do when you stay here.