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There is a multitude of activities available in West Linton and the surrounding areas whilst staying in our luxury accommodation.

When we say ‘perfectly placed’ we mean it. Things to do – Too many to list and something for everyone! For all ages too.

From lazy days in the village, country life on your doorstep to city attractions, we can help you plan your holiday to get the most out of your stay. Let us know what you’d like to do and when and we’ll take care of it for you. We’ll provide a plan with lots of options and then it’s up to you to get what you want from your holiday.

If hill walking is your thing, it’s literally on your doorstep. Within 5 minutes you’ll be walking free in breathtaking scenery in which you’ll see a huge variety of wildlife and birdwatching opportunities.

If you prefer to up-the-pace, we have running routes from beginner right up to tracks pounded by top British Olympic athletes.

The Tweed Valley Railway Path offers relaxing cycling along the picturesque Tweed Valley. And if you’re looking for something even more exhilarating try the 7stanes, Glentress & Innerleithen mountain biking trails. It’s simply a mountain biking Mecca where you can experience Green, Blue, Red or Black graded trails.

And if that doesn’t deliver a big enough adrenaline buzz then try Innerleithen’s famous Red Bull down-hill and cross-country trails. Come and experience for yourself. You won’t be disappointed and we’ll make sure you have the best biker-friendly accommodation.

Fishing or Golfing? Scotland is renowned for both. Its salmon and trout fishing in stunning locations. The beauty of your natural surroundings as you unwind will leave you speechless. West Linton has it’s own golf course which is simply a must if golf is your thing. And within an hour’s drive you’ll be amazed at how many amazing golf course there are. One week’s holiday may not be long enough.

West Linton’s Scottish hospitality; from the local Tea Room, to The Gordon Arms to The Bakehouse, there is something for everyone. Within a couple of minutes walk you’ll have access to a great range of scrumpious food, locally brewed beers and a wide range of scotch malt whisky. Your hunger and thirst is well taken care of.

We’ve added just a small selection of links to top tourist attractions below. It’s partly why our guests come back time and time again.

Local

Old Bakehouse Restaurant: 01968 660830

Calm Hair & Beauty Spa: 01968 661333

The Gordon Arms Hotel
Hotel with bar and restaurant: 01968 660208

Rosehip Tearoom

Yoga – Linda Shand: 01968 660344

There are also various small shops for gifts and essential supplies within walking distance of the Loft.

Activities

Beautiful Walks

Children’s play park

Bus route to the city centre of Edinburgh

Sport

Excellent 18 hole golf course

Tennis courts

Horse riding: Lasswade 0131 663 7676

Swimming (Peebles or Penicuik)

Fishing

Cycling: Glentress

Hillwalking

The Adventure Centre, Ratho

Glentress Mountain Biking

West Linton Golf Course: 01968 660256