Reached down a mile-long bumpy track from the main road, this shed once housed the heating for greenhouses on Cowdenknowes Estate and was rescued from ruin by Luke and Kate. It’s separated from their garden by a wildflower meadow and feels utterly peaceful and remote.
Find a generous basket of home-baked bread, jam, granola and eggs from the hens when available. It’s cosy next to the wood burner with board games or a book, or you can sit out on your deck overlooking the River Leader – have a barbecue in the enclosed garden or stroll 20 minutes through woods to Earlston for cafes and pubs.
It’s paradise here for outdoor lovers: walking and cycling routes leave from your door, horse-riding stables are a ten-minute walk away and you can fish on the River Tweed. Explore the great houses, abbeys and castles of the Scottish Borders; the coast and Edinburgh are about an hour’s drive away.