10th September 2020

Think of the Scottish Borders and think bikers’ country. Miles and miles of tracks and trails, fabulous forests, lochs and heather-clad hills make the Borders a kind of bikers’ mecca. With an abundance of dedicated way-marked cycle routes stretching from Biggar to Berwick-upon-Tweed there’s plenty to draw two-wheel enthusiasts to the Borders. And then there are the pretty market towns, the magnificent wildlife and the warm Scottish welcome (if not the warm Scottish weather). Oh, and did we mention the…

15th May 2020

Take me to the Borders (by book) There’s no substitute for experiencing in the flesh the area that inspired the works of literary greats like Sir Walter Scott and John Buchan, but we’ve done our best to bring you a flavour of the Scottish Borders in book form. Dive in, explore the landscapes and the culture and find inspiration for your next trip to the Borders.     Whisky Galore, by Compton Mackenzie One of Scotland’s all-time favourites set during the Second…

14th April 2020

HOME Cooking, Ednam-style There’s nothing like being catapulted into lock-down mode to give you a fresh perspective on what you consider to be life’s essentials. During these strange and uncertain times, safeguarding health and happiness has never been a higher priority. For us, food has always ranked highly – giving happiness and comfort. Whether you’ve found the time to unleash your inner master chef, or you’re just keeping up with the demands of a hungry family who need feeding 24-7,…

27th January 2020

One of the first couples to make use of the newly developed ‘Secret Garden’ at Ednam House Hotel were Molly and Jamie Robinson. The couple who are local, with Jamie being raised in Jedburgh, tied the knot literally in a traditional handfasting ceremony, which took place one sunny afternoon last September. Photo credit: McKenzie Photography Molly shared, “The Secret Garden area was simply lovely, and gave us a lovely quiet corner of the stunning grounds at Ednam House in which…

12th March 2018

Ask a group of people to name 10 things associated with Scotland and you could probably put money on tartan being somewhere on the list.  Scotland’s celebrated textile industry is world famous. Today traditionally-produced Scottish tartan, tweed, cashmere and woollens are highly sought after, featuring in the collections at Hermes, Gucci, YSL and Louis Vuitton to name a few – as well as inspiring a new generation of home-spun talent. Having survived the technological revolutions of the past decades, the…

10th October 2017

Under the direction of Head Chef Peter Carr, the Riverside Restaurant in Kelso’s Ednam House Hotel, has been awarded a highly coveted AA Rosette. This is a tremendous achievement for the hotel, Peter who only joined the hotel a year ago, and his talented brigade of chefs. As Head Chef, Peter has exceptional skills, passion and ambition gleaned from some of the leading chefs he has worked with including Heston Blumenthal. In his menus he combines his experimental and inspired…