The award-winning Eildon Holiday Cottages are a converted eighteenth century farm steading forming six self-catering cottages, five of which are wheelchair accessible. The Croft is a three bedroom cottage that sleeps up to 5 people.
There is a single bedroom on the ground floor with an en-suite wet room shower. The bed in this room is height adjustable. There are two twin bedrooms and a seperate bathroom on the first floor. It is cosy, warm, well equipped and fully adaptated to ensure accessibility for disabled and less able visitors.
Situated just outside Melrose it boasts magnificent views over the Tweed Valley and surrounding countryside.
Level access bedrooms
Getting hereFor further information on accessible travel in Scotland, go to Transport Scotland.
Travel by public transport
Direct line from Edinburgh City Centre.
Travel by taxi
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Accessible bedroom Ground Floor Bedroom
The bed is height adjustable and we can put on a thinner mattress for guest requiring a low bed height.
Self catering kitchen
The fully equipt kitchen is fully adapted for wheelchair users, including lower work surfaces with space underneath and units that are on wheels.
Getting around outside
There are open garden areas around the cottage with grass lawned areas and paths which are wheelchair accessible. There are picnic benches, bench seats, bird feeders and BBQs .
Customer care support
We have a range of equipment available to use (additional hire charge for some) as follows: Portable hoist (electric or manual), raised toilet seat, adjustable bed height, pressure relieving mattresses, cot sides, loop handled bed stick, stand-aid, shower/toilet chairs (with or without wheels), commode
By arrangement, depends on the type of scooter, please ask to speak to Rob Martin
Emergency evacuation procedures
All cottages have been inspected by the Fire Service (2017) and comply with Fire Safety Regulations. There are mains wired smoke and heat detectors fitted for early fire detection. Evacuation is via the front door of each cottage for wheelchair users.
Customer care support
The Proprietor, Rob Martin, lives on site and will visit guests after their arrival to check they have everything they need and know how everything works. The Proprietor is then contactable by telephone if any further assistance is required and is always happy to help where possible.