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Aikwood Tower

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Aikwood Tower Aikwood Tower Ettrick Valley, Selkirk TD7 5HJ Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
Pool
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our wedding at Airkood Tower was most magical weekend imaginable, I can’t describe how special it is have a 15th century castle on loan to you for a few days! Our guests were blown away. All the rooms are furnished beautifully and are full of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tara_jk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Tower for a surprise wedding engagement with friends and family also attending. In making the arrangements nothing was too much trouble from Vicky (the owner) and this made for an excellent few days stay. We were welcomed and shown around on day...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Graham H
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Stayed at Aikwood Tower for a couple of days to celebrate a birthday with friends. Forget any idea of cold, damp or threadbare! This is a beautifully restored, high spec, luxuriously warm, spacious, delightful escape in the "wilderness" of the Scottish borders. Plenty to do...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Vicki S, Owner at Aikwood TowerResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you Nigel for your very lovely comments about Aikwood. The original restoration 30 years ago and then our more recent renovation have been real labours of love for our family and so it's just wonderful to know how much guests like you appreciate the...More

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

A truly magical place, everything the website offers/describes & more. We were a party of 8 celebrating a family birthday & this was the perfect location & accommodation for that special family time. Thank you Vicki for sharing this amazing property we had the best...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tdale5
Response from Vicki S, Owner at Aikwood TowerResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you for your kind review - and we're so glad that we were part of your family's special birthday celebrations! Hopefully there will be another celebratory reason for you to come and see us again one day :-)

Reviewed 9 November 2018

We stayed here for a week at the end of October to celebrate 2 significant birthdays 62 years apart! And what a fabulous time we had! A lovely warm welcome from Vicki, who explained all about the history of the tower, was the start of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank parkicj
Response from Vicki S, Owner at Aikwood TowerResponded 27 November 2018

Thank you for your very lovely review and we're delighted you had such a good family celebration at Aikwood!

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Description
Aikwood is a stunning 16th-century castle, beautifully restored for 21st-century living. Set in the heart of the peaceful Scottish Borders countryside, Aikwood offers luxurious self catered accommodation, or the More possibility of a full catering service - choose which suits you best. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$50 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aikwood Tower Selkirk, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Selkirk
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$50 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aikwood Tower Selkirk, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Selkirk
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Traveller (68)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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dstine1
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Response from DaveGHants | Reviewed this property |
Smiddys I can't help you with as we didn't go there, but The Cross Keys is about 3 miles... walk it easily in an hour.
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"All the rooms are fantastic"
parkicj
8 Nov 2018
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"If there is a negative, I can only say with the spiral stairs this would prove difficult for more mature,..."
DaveGHants
23 Apr 2018
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"They are all spectacular."
cbsvoboda
3 Jul 2017
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"All the rooms are unique and amazing inside the Tower"
robg751
26 Jun 2017
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