This exquisite manor house has been the beloved family home of the Haig family for over 800 years and they have generously opened it up for guests to experience for themselves.

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Bemersyde House and wing offer luxurious holiday accommodation in the Scottish Borders. We can accommodate several families under one roof, with plenty of room for all ages and interests.


  • Choose between an elegant 18th-century bedroom or 14th-century laird’s room
  • Dining room seats 12 with views of the gardens and Eildon hills. Tables can be added for larger parties
  • Kitchen (seats six) and larder are fully equipped, including Rangemaster gas cooker, electric cooker and Nespresso machine
  • Adjoining first-floor drawing rooms
  • Spacious ground-floor study with TV, Netflix and Freeview
  • Playroom with table tennis, snooker table, games, TV and DVD player
  • Open fires or log burners
  • Excellent WiFi throughout the house
  • Piano

Bedrooms are on the ground, first and second floors.

  • Seven double bedrooms, including vaulted double room with four-poster bed and log burner. Children's dormitory (sleeps four)
  • Five separate bathrooms, two with underfloor heating
  • Large, airy room, ideal for yoga and pilates retreats

Check Available Dates For Main House


The east wing was built by James Zerubabel Haig, friend of Sir Walter Scott during the Scottish Enlightenment and has recently been refurbished.

  • Two double bedrooms
  • Modern kitchen
  • Shower room
  • Drawing room
  • WiFi throughout 

Check Available Dates For East Wing


  • Formal, walled and woodland gardens, extensive walks and cycling routes around the Estate
  • Barbeque
  • Summerhouse
  • Tennis and basketball court and equipment, croquet
  • Birdwatching hide
  • Excellent den-making potential!


  • Two dogs are allowed to stay in the house; additional kennel space can be arranged on the estate 
  • Guests can use vegetables and fruit from the walled gardens
  • Honey available from Bemersyde beehives 
  • Superb independent food shops  in St Boswells, Melrose and Lauder
  • The supermarkets at Galashiels will deliver online orders
  • Excellent pubs and restaurants in St Boswells, Ancrum, Melrose and Lauder
  • Free trout-fishing in the evenings 
  • Casting lessons by arrangement
  • The house can be fully or partially catered by arrangement

What Our Visitors Say

  • What a fantastic house! We are already planning our next stay.

    Loved our welcome from the brilliant Margaret.

  • The most incredible week. We came to spend time as a family during half-term and wound up immersing ourselves in the history of art and beautiful landscape.

    Margaret has looked after us superbly.

  • A truly beautiful house in a perfect setting. We have loved every minute.