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Hawick hotel Whitchester offers to individuals, families and groups a place to come apart and rest from the busyness and pressures of every day life.

The peaceful ambience of this 19th Century Dower House, with its Christian ethos, home cooked food and log fire, invite you to relax and enjoy just 'being'.

Woodland and gardens provide a colourful space to take a stroll with a variety of bird life on view and, on occasion, a few deer!
However you decide to spend your time, you are assured of a warm welcome and we hope will leave us, as many of our guests do, with happy memories and a desire to return again and again.

Although we are not affiliated to any denomination, we have long-standing links with the local churches in Hawick and the surrounding areas. As a Guest House our doors are open to all - those of any faith or none.

Whitchester Christian Guest House Accommodation

Whitchester offers a selection of twelve bedrooms over three floors. These include single, twin, double and family bedrooms. All of which are either en suite or with private facilities. Hairdryers and hospitality trays are in all rooms.

Our Annexe has two ground floor twin bedrooms, with ensuite facilities, suitable for those with mobility disabilities. These two bedrooms and the public rooms in the main house all have wheelchair access.

Guests have a comfortable lounge, with log fire in the winter, and for those warm days enjoy relaxing in the conservatory. The chapel is available for those quiet moments, as is our library on the first floor.

Traditional, modern and innovative recipes using fresh organic produce from our greenhouse, polytunnel and walled garden when in season along with local fish and meat give the menu a genuine Scottish flavour. Vegetarians catered for and, with advanced notice, more specialized diets.

Whitchester stands in three acres of carefully-tended, landscaped grounds. In Spring the woodland is carpeted with snowdrops, aconites and daffodils, followed by tulips and bluebells. For those hot days and warm summer evenings the summer house and gazebo give shelter, while in Autumn the trees are ablaze with colour.

Roses and shrubs border the large front lawn, which can be used for a variety of activities, including croquet and badminton.

Outside of our annexe rooms flower beds have been created for those with mobility problems to enjoy. At the rear of the building we have our own walled garden and orchard, where we grow a variety of vegetables and fruits.

Guests are welcome to wander around and identify what we are growing and check out what's in our polytunnel. All we ask is that you close the gates behind you - to stop those rabbits!

Care and Counseling
Across our staff team we have experience of supporting/serving people with:

· Mobility needs, including people who are a little unsteady on their feet and those using wheelchairs.
· Learning disabilities, including people with profound and multiple learning disabilities as well as people with moderate learning disabilities.
· Hearing impairments.
· Visual impairments.
· Mental health needs.
· Specific dietary needs, including people with medical or religious dietary needs, as well as exclusions in terms of ingredients or consistencies.
· Emotional needs, perhaps requiring counseling, or just time and space, peace and quiet. Please contact us to discuss your needs and how we might best serve you during your stay.

Celebrations at Whitchester
Whitchester can cater for celebrations and special events, such as weddings and family reunions, for up to 24 people. We can discuss with you costs and a relevant menu.

Conference Facilities
Whitchester provides a relaxed and homely venue in which to hold your group meeting, whether it is an Alpha Away Day, Church Holiday weekend or Retreat.

Our tariff includes all meals and relevant meeting room/s, with sole occupancy of the premises by prior arrangement. We also have experience in hosting silent retreats.

We have a number of rooms available to hold meetings. The lounge, conservatory, chapel and a small meeting room in our annexe, which can also be used as an art room.

All equipment is available free of charge:

. Overhead Projector,
. Flip chart,
. Large TV & VCR Player,
. Small TV & DVD Player,
. CD and Tape Player,
. Piano
. N.B. We do not have WiFi and only limited access to the internet is available.

Residential conference costs are inclusive of all meals for a 24 hour period, regardless of starting time, and based on shared rooms.

Exclusive use: for a group less than 12 persons but requiring sole occupancy of the premises then a supplementary charge per person per night is payable.

A prayer and counseling ministry has always been part of the Whitchester ethos. Guests are welcome to join with the staff in the relaxed times of worship in the chapel. The first floor library is well catalogued and has a wide range of Christian books which you may borrow during your stay.

For personal reflection, a Prayer Walk has been created within the adjoining woodland.

The beauty and peacefulness of the surroundings and the opportunity to relax throughout the day within the lounge, conservatory or in the landscaped gardens offer an added dimension to your retreat or holiday experience.

Getting there from the Information Centre:

From Hawick Tourist Information centre follow directions for the A7 southbound in the Carlisle direction. From the A7 southbound take a right turn two miles south of Hawick onto the B711. Whitchester is approx 350 yards along the B711 on the right hand side just as the road bears round to the left.

Getting There by Railway:
From Edinburgh Railway Station (55 miles). Bus link to Hawick Town Centre (bus stop by the Horse monument) - service 95. Guests can be met at the Horse by arrangement. From Carlisle (40 miles) bus link to Hawick guests should ask for the request stop at Martins Bridge (2 miles before Hawick).

Email Whitchester Christian Guest House enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com