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Hawick hotel Welcome to Billerwell Farm Bed and Breakfast in the Scottish Borders.

A perfect haven with wonderfully comfortable beds, stunning views and delicious farmhouse breakfasts. Stay in luxury B&B accommodation in our tastefully restored Victorian farmhouse.

The 350 acres (stocked with sheep, cows and horses) run from the Rule Water, where trout fishing is available, to the top of the dramatic Ruberslaw – with an amazing view from its summit.

The Borders Abbey Way passes nearby and there are numerous walks and cycling available from the farm. Three of the 7stanes mountain biking centres are within an hour and Keilder Forest is even nearer (23 miles). We have private parking, bike storage and hire and are walkers & cyclists welcome.

The delights of the Scottish Borders and the stunning Northumberland coastline are on our doorstep with the cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle just over an hour's drive away.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you on our farm where Marion and Richard have a keen interest in wildlife and actively encourage visitors to enjoy the beautiful area.

Billerwell Farm Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

The farmhouse itself has 3 attractive double en-suite bedrooms (one a superior room and one a twin bedded room), a comfortable lounge with log fire and a dining room with a panoramic view towards the wildlife pond, hills and river.

Comfort is high on the agenda, with high quality king size beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy towels, under-floor heating in all the bathrooms. The delicious and varied breakfast menus are sourced from local produce and are highly rated by our guests.

Guests are welcome to relax in the garden and enjoy the peace and serenity of the valley. From the farmhouse a variety of birds and mammals can be seen including our herons, ravens and occasionally roe deer grazing by the riverside.

Small, well-behaved dogs are welcome. An exercise area is available and they can be taken on most of the walks as long as kept on leads.

Activities and Attractions
Walking around the Scottish Borders
With miles of well marked routes and trails the Scottish Borders is a walkers paradise. There are walks for all ages and abilities from Billerwell. The Borders Abbey Way is a walk through history.

A circular walk of 65 miles in length, linking the 4 great Borders Abbeys of Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso & Jedburgh and also including the towns of Hawick & Jedburgh. Each section is conveniently split into walks of around 12 miles providing satisfying day walks taking in superb scenery en-route.

Billerwell is situated close to the Jedburgh to Hawick section and makes an excellent base to undertake either short sections or the entire route as transport to different start and pick up points can be arranged.

Walking around Jedburgh and Hawick
With its famous red stone Abbey, founded by King David 1st, and Mary Queen of Scots House the walks and trails around Jedburgh include much historical and natural interest. there are a wide variety of shorter walks and 2 long distance trails - St Cuthbert's Way and The Border Abbeys Way pass through the Royal Burgh.

Hawick is renowned for its textiles - and cashmere in particular. The surrounding countryside featuring wide rolling hills, wonderful rivers and lochs can be explored by the 12 walks featured in the 'Walks Around Hawick' booklet.

Walks around Billerwell
You can walk almost anywhere on the 350 acres that are part of the farm - from the shaded walk along the Rule Water to the summit of dramatic Ruberslaw. Many of the walks are shown on maps available at the farm and we can even provide you with a GPS unit which will ensure you don't get lost!

On these walks you will encounter an amazing array of wildlife, flowers and birds - so binoculars and cameras are a great asset.

Billerwell Walks include:

. Billy Goats Gruff Bridge - ideal for small children (30 min's ish)
. Little Cottage in the Wood - 1 hour gentle stroll
. Foxglove Hill - 1.5 hrs - with a stiffer climb
. The Summit! - 2 hours - with final stiff ascent - but worth it for the view
. Denholm for lunch - a pleasant morning's walk taking in Ruberslaw summit on the way out and returning via the lower route on the Borders Abbey way.
. Bonchester Hill - 2 miles away provides an interesting challenge and a number of walks take in the local pub at Bonchester Bridge - where refreshments are served in a very welcoming manner

Mountain Biking
Explore the 7stanes - Scotland's Biking Heaven from the comfort of Billerwell! Mountain biking has something for everyone - from easy woodland rides to the exhilaration of a downhill trail. It's a great way to keep fit and at the 7stanes you can enjoy some of Scotland's fine forest scenery at the same time.

Mountain biking can be enjoyed by the whole family and at the 7stanes there are trails to cater for all ages and all abilities. If you're new to the sport, we've provided some information below to help you get started. 3 of the 7stanes trails within an hour; great quiet road cycling from the farm. Bike hire, secure storage & servicing facilities, 'clothes/washing & drying and packed meals available.

The Scottish Borders is the regular haunt of all kinds of bikers on trail quest rides, cross-country trails or high-octane down hilling. If you want to put your rough-riding skills to the test this is the place to be!

Close to the Scotland-England border, Newcastleton - 18 miles from Billerwell has trails for all levels. The Trails:The Skills Area features blue and red-graded loops helping you decide what level of trail is right for you and is a great wee blast whatever you're riding.

The Caddrouns - A blue-graded trail with 50% was built for less experienced riders and is a fun introduction to real mountain biking. Lins Trail - Is slightly longer, it features a scenic route sticking to forest roads.

The Red Route - Offers a fantastic ride for more experienced riders with fast, narrow single track clinging to the valley side. The route hooks up with the Caddrouns blue route and includes the brilliant Pouter Lampert section of single track.

North Shore - Is an orange-graded bike park providing a challenge for experienced riders.

Glentress & Innerleithen - 45 minutes by car. Probably the best biking centre in Britain. Everything from beginners' trails to extreme downhill. Café, bike shop & hire at Glentress.

A fine blend of family trails and rough & tough for for the more experienced rider. Includes a competition downhill course, featuring the infamous "Coffin Jump"! Café, bike shop & hire.

Cross Border Trail
You can start the trail at either Newcastelton or Keilder using forest road or via single track sections on Lonesome Pine, Bloody Bush and 7stanes Newcastleton. A cracking day’s ride – not for the faint hearted – but what an experience!

Mountain Biking at Keilder
This rugged wilderness is MTB heaven. Experience some of the best single track trails in the UK with breathtaking views. You can also try the Castlewood Training Loop at Kielder Castle. It is packed full of short trail sections that will give you a taste of what the different grades of trails are like to ride out there in the wider Kielder Water Forest Park.

Local cycling from Billerwell includes trails around Jedburgh (3 miles)and in Swinnie wood (less accessible direct from the farm). The 7stanes site at Newcastleton with fantastic range of Blue and Green trails is half an hour away and for the really serious biker Glentress & Innerleithen in the Tweed Valley Forest Park are only 1 hour away.

Bikes delivered to your door! In conjunction with locally based 'Bike & Tandem Hire' we can arrange for bikes or tandems to be delivered to Billerwell to meet your own requirements. Mountain bikes, road bikes or have fun on a tandem!

Billerwell is situated 7 miles north of the England Scotland border and with Jedburgh 7 miles to the east and Hawick 7 miles to the west.

The farm is equidistant from both Newcastle-upon-Tyne 50 miles to the south and Edinburgh 50 miles north. The village of Bonchester Bridge is 2 miles away.

Email Billerwell Farm Bed and Breakfast enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com