Aikwood Tower is one of many unique places to stay offered by Rural Retreats.
Aikwood Tower, Scottish Borders
Aikwood Tower is one of many unique places to stay offered by Rural Retreats.

Cosy cottages with wood-burning stoves; baby and toddler-friendly cottages equipped with all the extras you might need; or perhaps your very own history-filled stone tower. Rural Retreats offer a range of self-catering places to stay across Scotland. Many parts of Scotland are ideal for an active family holiday or break. Get the family to dust off those walking boots and get ready to stretch their legs to enjoy all this area has to offer, including the family-friendly cottages which offer great value for money.


Situated across Scotland; you may opt to fly-drive to your family cottage - unless you fancy loading the car and enjoying a family road trip to this stunning part of the UK.

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The beauty of booking a family holiday or break with is the choice you get. Facilities vary but may include:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Café/bar nearby
  • Car parking
  • Coastal property
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Downstairs toilet
  • Easy walking access
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fishing on-site
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hot tub
  • Ideal for golf
  • WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Open fire
  • Satellite TV
  • Sea view
  • Shower room
  • Stairgate
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Washing machine
  • Watersports
  • Woodburning stove