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There many outdoor pursuits and activities to enjoy near Airpods, including walking, world class moutain biking, world renowned fishing, and wild swimming. 

Mountain Biking and cylcing 

There are so many places to go cycling near Airhouses, including around the farm itself. We have a 3.5K circular route that takes you to Oxton and back.  Further a field there is a number of pump tracks, quiet country road routes, and some amazing mountain biking trails

Pump Tracks for the children ( and adults!) to practice there skills.

Ormistion Pump Track see here for directions.

Gorebridge Auld Gala Park Pump Track.

Agraflats in Kelso Pump Track Click.

For national road cycling routes visit Visit Scotland here. 

About 40 mins drive away, through picturesque valleys and alongside the Tweed, is the Tweed Valley, home to some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. Set in Forestry  Scotland forests are trails for all experiences.  Trails are colour coded so you no what to expect with black trails being for the very experienced!

You can find out more information about Peebles here and Innerleithen trails here. 

Paddle Boarding and Kayaking 

 We have a number of beautiful lochs in the Scottish Borders, including St Mary’s Loch. Closer to Airhouses we also have WhiteAdder, East Lothian and Gladhouse Resivoir Midlothian both about a 40 min drive.  Watersports are available from March at Whiteadder and you can hire paddle boards at Galdhouse on certain weekend, please see here for more details. 

Click here for Live, Love, Paddle Boards page.

You can also go Sea Kayaking off the East Lothian cost or from St Abbs Head - click here for details. 

Wild Swimming 

Wild Swimming is in increasingly popular outdoor activity and we have some beautiful places to try out near Airhouses. 

 If you are new to wild swimming, we would recommend sessions at WhiteAdder to get you started – please see here. 

If experienced we have had wild swimming recommendations for  Cauldhsiels Loch, and the wonderful East Lothian Beaches such as Gullane. 

Walking 

 The Scottish Borders is the perfect place for walkers all year round.

 Whether you are looking for a gentle stroll or something more demanding, Air-Pods at Airhouses if the perfect place to start! There are 1500 miles of dedicated walking routes in the Borders.  

The Borders Abbey Way (65 miles) connects the great abbeys of Jedburgh, Melrose, Kelso and Dryburgh  and is broken down into four sections.   The 60 mile St. Cuthbert’s Walk follows the life of one of the north’s great loved saints who ministered at Melrose before ending up at Holy Island. 

John Buchan Way is a path covering 23 miles from Peebles to Broughton and the beautiful Berwickshire Coastal path - 15 miles- goes from Berwick upon Tweed to St Abbs with superb scenery and a coastline full of wildlife, secret covers and harbours.  

There are many walks and a number of great resources including books available in our shop and the following websites:

Scotland Starts Here Walking

Scottish Borders Council Walking 

Paths around Melrose 

Fishing 

Salmon fishing on the River Tweed is a famous and much sought after pasttime. There are a number of local companies you can help you with this dream!

Otherwise you can bait fish and fly fish at a number of fisheries around the Borders, including Markle, East Lothian, Whiteadder, East Lothian and Kailzie Fishiers, near  Peebles.

Other ideas for outdoor activties can be found on our blogs such as this one, that fetures indoor climbing and Falconry and this one about surfing, sea kayaking and climbing.

We have a downloadable  information App available for your after booking that explores more outdoor pursuits! If you are looking for something particular please just get in touch.


About Us

Come and try our beautiful and quirky Glamping Pods for 2! With private hot tubs, BBQ hut or BBQ and underfloor heating they provide the total glamping experience with style.

Contact Us

Airhouses

Oxton
Lauder
TD2 6PX
Scotland
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1578 717113
+44 (0)7785758375
carol@airhouses.com