Bed and Breakfast Bowden House B&B
BOWDEN HOUSE BOWDEN, Melrose, TD6 0ST, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.9/10! (score from 33 reviews)
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Uta & Jason
Multi - award winning B&B, situated right on St. Cuthbert's Way. Bowden House Boutique B&B is a beautifully presented country house with magnificent panoramic views and large private gardens. It is situated 3 miles from Melrose & St. Boswells - perfectly located for exploring the Scottish Borders. Dating from the early 19th century, our B&B is full of charm and character and has been lovingly restored and refurbished. There is free WiFi access throughout the house and we have ample parking space in our courtyard. Our Boutique B&B provides 3 superb bedrooms for our guests - all are individually furnished with TV and coffee/tea making facilities and enjoy south facing views over the countryside. The bathrooms and en-suites are to a luxury standard with toiletries provided. Our guests are welcome to relax in our cosy lounge with internet access, TV, board games, video library, log fire and our Bang & Olufson sound system. We try to cater for every taste - whether you prefer a simple continental breakfast, a "full Scottish Breakfast", a vegetarian cooked breakfast or a vegan variety. Evening meals and packed lunches can be provided upon request.
Hello, we are Uta & Jason - your hosts of Bowden House B&B. I an Austrian/English couple and fell in love with the beautiful Scottish Borders 18 years ago. We returned to Bowden/Melrose in 2015 and now enjoy welcoming guests to our lovely bed & breakfast. As outdoor enthusiast, we enjoy walking with our dogs Elgin & Yoko, finding new running routes and playing tennis at the local club.
THE SCOTTISH BORDERS - A PERFECT HOLIDAY DESTINATION With its rolling hills, gentle streams and picturesque coastline, the Scottish Borders are a perfect holiday destination. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy plenty of golf courses, walking routes, cycling trails as well as fishing & riding opportunities. Steeped in history, the Scottish Borders' ruins, castles and abbeys are testimony to the regions turbulent past and well worth to be explored. Discover Abbotsford House, Floors Castle, Traquair House and the 3 Abbeys in Melrose, Jedburgh and Kelso. The Scottish Borders offer plenty of walking trails to explore the beautiful countryside at your own pace. We are happy to provide you with a wide range of walking guides for the area. Golf enthusiasts love the Scottish Borders. With 21 golf courses to choose from in the area and a total of 46 golf courses in a 60 mile radius, you are spoilt for choice. Locally you can play the popular "must-play" Woll 18 hole golf course, the hilly Melrose 9 hole course or the scenic St. Boswells 9 hole course. For experts the famous Roxburghe Championship Golf Course and the Macdonald Cardrona Championship course will definitely hit the spot.
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Melrose Abbey2.3 miles
River Tweed2.5 miles
Mountain Eildon Hills0 miles
Edinburgh Airport36.8 miles
Newcastle International Airport53.5 miles
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4 reasons to choose Bowden House B&B
Why book with us?
Prices you can't beat!
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The staff speaks English
Booking is safe
Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Additional bathroom
- Bathtub or shower
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Mountain view
- Garden view
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
- Electric kettle
Pets are not allowed.
- Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Game room
- Fishing Off-site Additional charge
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
- Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
- Special diet meals (on request)
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
- Secure parking
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Wake-up service
- Packed lunches
Entertainment & Family Services
- Books, DVDs & music for kids
- Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- Smoke alarms
- Security alarm
- Designated smoking area
- Smoke-free property
- Ironing facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
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This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel
These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel:
- Option to reuse towels
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children over 10 are welcome.
To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 10 and up are allowed)
Debit card Bowden House B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
Please inform Bowden House B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
FAQs about Bowden House B&B
The following parking options are available to guests staying at Bowden House B&B (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
- Private Parking
- Secure parking
Room options at Bowden House B&B include:
The prices at Bowden House B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
From the nearest airport, you can get to Bowden House B&B by:
- Car 1h 10min
Bowden House B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Game room
- Tennis court
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Horseback riding
Bowden House B&B is 2.2 miles from the center of Melrose.
Guests staying at Bowden House B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
- À la carte
Check-in at Bowden House B&B is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.