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Where to find us

We are situated near Bowden in the heart of the Scottish Borders, just over the Eildon Hills from Melrose.

Travel Information

Once you've booked your stay with us, we will send you the exact directions with your booking information.

Roulotte Retreat is just off the A68 from St. Boswells or near the A7 which runs through Selkirk, Hawick and Galashiels.

If you need to charge your car please check the up to date list of local charging points

Buses run from Edinburgh, Newcastle and Carlisle to nearby Newtown St. Boswells and Galashiels. If you are travelling by bus then please let us know and we can recommend taxi numbers for you. The nearest bus drop off is at Newtown St. Boswells on the 51/52 route. Check out the Weavers Bus which comes through the village of Bowden on the Borders Buses site.

Borders Buses - look for route 51/52 from Edinburgh and the nearest stop is St Boswells where you can pre order a taxi to pick you up.

Bus travel which passes through Bowden route 964 has a limited midweek service, running between St Boswells and Newtown St Boswells to Melrose, Tweedbank and Galashiels.

First Buses - 95/95x from Edinburgh or Carlisle.  Nearest stop is Galashiels and you can pick up a taxi at the bus station

The nearest train station is Tweedbank, where trains run to and from Edinburgh Waverley approx every half an hour and take 55 minutes, with reduced service on Sundays. Tweedbank is the last stop on the route. We recommend booking a taxi service from Tweedbank station, so just get in touch for taxi numbers. There is also a stop in Galashiels prior to Tweedbank where taxis are waiting. Travelling from the south there is an option to get off at Berwick upon Tweed and either get a bus or taxi from there.
Rail travel information here.

The nearest airports are Edinburgh, Newcastle and Glasgow.  We can also help you organise a taxi to pick you up from airports or railway stations. From Edinburgh airport there are buses and trams into the city where you can catch a train from there, details above.