The award-winning Eildon Holiday Cottages are a converted eighteenth century farm steading forming six self-catering cottages, five of which are wheelchair accessible. Hamiltons is a spacious one bedroom wheelchair accesible cottage that sleeps up to 2 people all on the ground floor.
There is a double or twin bedroom with a separate wet room shower. The beds are height adjustable.
The living area has an open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room. It is cosy, 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
Dingleton Road, Melrose
Travel by taxi
Car parking is available to the left hand side of the entrance to the cottage.
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Accessible bedroom Bedroom 1
Self catering kitchen
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, electric profiling beds, 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 make sure they have everything they need and know how everything works. After that he is contactable by telephone if required and is always happy to help wherever possible.