Location

Gordon Old School B & B is located at the west end of Gordon village on Manse Road opposite St Michael’s Kirk.

 

 

Directions and facilities

Sat Nav users heading to Gordon Old School B & B from the north should be aware that you are likely to be directed down Manse Road from the A6089.  This will take you down a very rough road. It is best to approach Gordon Old School B & B from the A6105.

Ample parking is available in the car park area outside the house.  Garage space is available for one car or numerous bicycles, a couple of motorbikes or various fishing rods.  Please ask when booking if we can help with storage.

Use of an electric vehicle charging point is available on request.

Gordon Village

Gordon is a small rural village. There  is a shop for your morning newspaper and next door to it is the Gordon Arms and Café Obrigado.  Opening times vary so best to call to check.

Made at the Barn is an artist run workshop and craft class venue.  Kirstin also has some of her work available to buy.  Tel 01573 410407

The Willow Warbler, in East Gordon, holds willow weaving workshops.  For information contact Carys Dawes on 01573 410426.

Both Greenknowe Tower, built in 1581,  on the western outskirts of the village and  Gordon Community Woodland, to the east of the village,  are well worth a visit.

greenknowe-tower

Visitor Attractions

From Gordon Old School B & B you are in the ideal location for exploring the beautiful Scottish Borders .

Many of the Borders towns are only a short journey away.  Each of them has its own unique character and is worth exploring.

Kelso is less than 2o minutes away. On the way you pass close to Mellerstain House  where you can  take a tour of this beautiful Robert Adam stately home, enjoy walks in the grounds and stop for some refreshments in the tea room.

Kelso is a lovely small town built around a square.  There are many small independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Why not walk by the side of the Tweed, visit Floors Castle or take a look at Kelso Abbey.

Springwood Park in Kelso is the home of the Border Union Agricultural Society whose annual Border Union Show in the summer attracts many people from all over the Borders and further afield. The park also hosts a number of other events throughout the year from the Ram Sales to craft fairs to  antique and collectors’ fairs throughout the year.

Thirlestane Castle, Abbotsford House and Melrose Abbey are all a very short trip away.

Often described as Scotland’s leading cycling destination, the Scottish Borders has good road routes for cyclists and the more adventurous can  head to Glentress, less than an hour away, to try out the world class opportunities there.

Should you wish to venture slightly further afield all that Edinburgh has to offer can be reached in about 50 minutes  by car. This journey is also possible by rail on the Borders Railway from Tweedbank  Railway Station Park and Ride.


To make a booking please call 01573 410582 or enquiries@gordonoldschoolbandb.co.uk