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Highlights in Coldstream
- Majestic castles
- Beautiful gardens
- Heritage Trails
- Intriguing history, Agritourism
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Coldstream
Journey to Coldstream and discover Northumberland. Coldstream borders England where the Tweed River is narrow. The area is thus riddled with historic battlegrounds, such as the famous Flodden Battlefield. There are castles, gardens, and heritage trails to keep you enchanted. Take a walk across the spectacular Union Chain Suspension Bridge, built in 1820. Or try a round of golf at the Hirsel Golf Club with breathtaking vistas of the Cheviot Hills and challenging courses, masterfully designed into its natural landscapes. The art, architecture, classic pubs, and gorgeous scenery make this a holiday hotspot.Quaint and cosy rentals
Be immersed in countryside views from the comfort of your very own private rental. These Coldstream lettings have rural charm and elegance that will warm you to your core during your stay. Enjoy amenities such as a TV, internet, washing machine, fully equipped kitchen, and more. Take in the view from your garden or watch the day begin from the outdoor seating area. Located near the river in the heart of Coldstream and Cornhill-on-Tweed, these rentals are perfect for romantic getaways or family gatherings.
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The area and getting around
The Heritage trail in Milfield reveals the archaic henges of this region. The Maelmin Henge, dating to Neolithic times (2200 BC), was part of the Milfield North Henge and used as a burial place for thousands of years. The Dark Ages Hut offers visitors a walk-through time, showing the development of the area up through the royal halls of Northumbrian Kings. The Mesolithic Timber Hut dates back further, to 8000 BC, and was based on the Howick settlement. It was used in the BBC TV series 'Ancestors'. These sites were made possible by aerial photography, detailing the archaeological remains from the sky.Go Museum hopping
The Coldstream Museum exhibits the heritage of the surrounding area’s Coldstream Guards, the Bible Free Press, and original agricultural tools. The Homestead Museum features the re-creation of local craftsmen like blacksmithing, carpentry, and taxidermy. Archaeological finds such as a mediaeval stone coffin and Christian grave markers are also displayed. The Flodden Ecomuseum features lectures, concerts, and art. Lady Waterford redeveloped Ford village in 1859 and added a school. Her stunning artistic abilities are on show at the Lady Waterford Hall including life-size watercolour murals, biblically themed to teach pupils morals. Her smaller paintings and sketches are also displayed.
Travellers and activities
Coldstream was named by the new Regiment of Foot Soldiers leader, The Earl of Craven in 1670, and is loaded with history including 97 preserved buildings in the historic centre. In the 1100s, the market square was adjacent to the Cistercian Monastery. Hence street names like Abbey Road, Penitents Walk and Nun’s Walk. Be sure to visit the beautiful, 18th century bridge spanning the River Tweed en route to Flodden Battlefield where King James IV met his tragic end in 1513. The 1785 Victorian Bughtrig House has extraordinary architecture, and a memorial garden.Coldstream for Nature & Garden Lovers
Coldstream is graced with beautiful gardens worthy of a leisurely stroll. Bughtrig garden, constructed in the 1920s around the Victorian Bughtrig House of 1785, incorporates hedged enclosures emphasising features like Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay’s memorial. Unique sculptures like the mirrored outline of a woman reflected in the surrounding shrub leaves and Clarice, from the film “Silence of the Lambs” are strategically placed. Amazing trees, flowers, and rare plants create a colourfully rich landscaped masterpiece. The spectacular Crookham Peace Garden, represented by symbolic sculptures, and colour-coded gardens includes an interactive timeline starting with the famous Battle of Flodden.
The famous Marriage House, located a stone’s throw from the bridge, was once the eloper’s haven.
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On the fourth Saturday of each month, Kelso’s Farmers Market merchants hawk their wares, including free-range meats, wild game, and fresh bread. The Bluebell Pub features a great atmosphere with steak, and ales. Lemon & Thyme boasts awesome duck, poached pears, and cocktails. And Red Lion hits the spot with chicken goujons and ale.2. Discover the lifestyle of a honeybee
Chainbridge Honey Farm shares the extraordinary secret life of bees in a hands-on venue. Watch honeybees deliver pollen, perform spectacular hive dances, and search for the queen. There’s a vintage display of farm vehicles including Lanz Bulldog tractors and ERF, restored from 1933. The double decker bus café features honey treats including heather honey ice-cream!3. Ride an old-fashioned steam train
Heatherslaw Light Railway, a 15-inch gauge steam railway, takes passengers along the scenic River Till for interesting wildlife views. You’ll see herons, swans, otters and more. At the end of the ride take time to explore the model trains upstairs. Then head to Ford’s working watermill, as well as Etal’s Castle pub and tearoom.4. Visit the memorial marking the 362nd anniversary
Henderson’s Park features outstanding panoramic views beyond the River Tweed. The Park’s centrepiece, the Coldstream Guards Memorial, was originally installed in 1960 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of its highly acclaimed regiment. It rests on the spot where General Monck crossed the Tweed River to restore King Charles II throne.5. Visit King Arthur’s first battle site
Ad Gefrin Palace, an important archaeological site, was rediscovered from aerial photography in1949 after being destroyed in the 8th century. Its great importance was realised in the 500s when Anglo-Saxon kings of Northumbria built the palace on this ancient site dating to the Bronze Age. King Arthur also made his mark here in the famed 7th century battles.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Coldstream
What is the average price of holiday rentals in Coldstream?
Coldstream is one of the cheapest cities in the United Kingdom! An overnight stay here costs on average £167 per night.
When are holiday rentals cheaper in Coldstream?
If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Coldstream, pack your bags and travel there in October (£156 per night on average), May (£157), or November (£158) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
When does the price of holiday rentals in Coldstream go up the most?
Based on information the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of April (£188), July (£182), and August (£181).
Do I need to plan a trip to Coldstream well in advance?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Coldstream, as only 18% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
The months that offer the most accommodation options, on average, are January (with an availability of 39%), December (29%), and November (28%), according to the trends observed last year. However, even during the time when availability is the highest, the average is 32%. Due to this, it is better to always prepare your holiday to Coldstream in advance.
When are there fewer rental options available in Coldstream?
Holiday rentals in Coldstream reach their peak in demand in September, with an availability rate of 5%. The second most popular month is July with 6%, and the third is June with 10%. During this period, availability is only around 7%. Due to this, it is a good idea to make your reservation early.
Are there many holiday lettings in Coldstream?
Our inventory features around 20 properties from 6 partners.