Mountain Biking and cylcing
There are so many places to go cycling near Airhouses, including around the farm itself. Further a field there is a number of pump tracks, quiet country road routes, and some amazing mountain biking trails. F
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 and Land 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!
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.
You can also go Sea Kayaking off the East Lothian cost or from St Abbs Head - click here for details.
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.
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:
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!
We have a downloaded information App available for your after booking that explores more outdoor pursuits! If you are looking for something particular please just get in touch.
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!