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Highland cows, hot tubs and happiness – we’ve found the ultimate Scottish Borders glamping getaway

Plus, Stouslie Snugs Luxury Farm Glamping has some tempting discounted autumn stay deals.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 04.10.2023

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With rolling hills, a picturesque coastline and awe-inspiring stately homes and castles, the Scottish Borders are Scotland’s best-kept secret.

We’ve discovered a true hidden gem of serenity in the heart of the Scottish Borders, introducing Stouslie Snugs Luxury Farm Glamping.

Situated on a family-run livestock farm, this unique blend of luxury and rural charm promises a rejuvenating escape like no other. Whether you seek a romantic retreat, a family getaway, or a solo adventure, Stouslie Snugs invites us to enjoy its natural beauty and rural elegance.

Wake up to views of lush green pastures dotted with friendly Highland cows against the stunning backdrop of Teviotdale Valley. And as the day draws to a close, immerse yourself in relaxation in a wood-fired hot tub, watching the sunset after a day of exploring what the Scottish borders has to offer.

Discover the hidden charm of the Scottish Borders at Stouslie Snugs Luxury Farm Glamping, where serenity and the beauty of nature await.

INSIDE THE SNUGS

Stouslie Snugs offers a choice of three exquisite glamping pods named the Sleepy Sheep, Cosy Cow, and the Dozy Dog. Each pod, known as a snug, can comfortably accommodate up to four guests and is thoughtfully designed with the same facilities but each boasts a unique interior theme.

As you step inside the snug, you’ll be embraced by an ambience of warmth and comfort. The floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the breathtaking views of rolling green hills, infusing the space with natural light. And the locally produced artwork and crafts in the snug create a contemporary and inviting atmosphere.

While you are surrounded by the beauty of nature, you won’t sacrifice modern comfort. Each snug is equipped with all the amenities you’d expect.

Whether your ideal evening involves snuggling up on the sofa (which conveniently converts into an additional double bed) with the cosy underfloor heating, indulging in a Netflix movie on the 32-inch Smart TV, or whipping up a romantic meal in the fully equipped kitchen complete with an outdoor dining table for alfresco eating, Stouslie Snugs caters to every type of guest.

HLN TOP TIP: Stouslie Snugs welcome up to two well-behaved dogs in their Sleepy Sheep and Dozy Dog pods with an additional charge of £20 per stay.

A RURAL OASIS

Step outside onto the decking and prepare to be captivated by the sweeping views of the Teviotdale Valley and the breathtaking landscapes beyond. This rural haven is a sanctuary for wildlife, where deer, owls, hares, badgers, and the farm’s resident Highland cows, calves, sheep, and lambs roam freely in the fields.

Take a moment to relax and unwind in the outdoor seating area, bathed in the gentle glow of festoon string lighting, within your own private, enclosed garden. And why not take advantage of a hand-built bespoke BBQ station, complete with shelter to shield you from the weather while you cook up sizzling sausages or juicy burgers for tea?

But the true highlight of a stay at Stouslie Snugs Luxury Farm Glamping is the Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub. After a day of exploring the Scottish Borders, immerse yourself in the warm, chemical-free waters while gazing at the star-studded night sky with a glass of wine in hand. As you listen to the crackling of the fire and chirping birds, you’ll find yourself enveloped in the tranquil sounds of peace and quiet.

And for added convenience and privacy, a beautiful pergola with a retractable screen is in place at the front, allowing you to enjoy the hot tub experience in any weather, with that extra touch of seclusion.

MAKE YOUR STAY EXTRA SPECIAL

Breakfast Pack- £12.00

The breakfast pack made with products from local family-run butcher Robbie Pringle’s Fresh Food Produce includes:

  • 6 free-range eggs
  • 6 pork sausages
  • 2 black pudding
  • 6 slices of smoked bacon
  • 4 tattie scones
  • 2 multigrain bagels
  • Mushrooms and tomatoes

 

BBQ Box for 4 – £20.00

The BBQ box made with products from local family-run butcher Robbie Pringle’s Fresh Food Produce includes:

  • Beef bangers
  • Sticky maple bacon chops
  • Beef burgers
  • Southwestern chicken steaks
  • Homemade coleslaw
  • Sweet mustard ketchup
  • Sweet chilli mayo
  • Caramelised onion chutney
  • Brioche buns

Large Disposable BBQ and Utensils – £6.50

If you would like to use the bespoke brick BBQ station, you can add on a large disposable BBQ and utensils can be there on your arrival.

 

 Special Occasion Decorations –  £20.00

Staying for a special occasion then why not opt to have your snug decorated with balloons and banners as an extra surprise for your loved one?

HLN TOP TIP: If you would like any of these extra special touches, please get in touch with Stouslie Snugs upon booking.

FIND OUT MORE

AUTUMN STAY DEALS 

3-night midweek stay 

Cost: £150 per night (based on 2 guests staying)

Save £45 on a 3-night midweek stay reduced from £495 to £450. That’s only £150 per night based on 2 guests staying. Check-in on Monday or Tuesday.

4-night midweek stay

Cost: £145 per night (based on 2 guests staying)

Save £60 on a 4-night midweek stay reduced from £640 to £580. Check in on Mondays. Until the end of October

THINGS TO DO:

Wilton Lodge Park

Distance: 9-minute drive

This award-winning park in Hawick is one of the most picturesque town parks in Scotland with its tree-lined walks, river, waterfall, formal gardens, museum and walled gardens.

Go Ape Peebles

Distance: 50-minute drive

Tucked away in the picturesque Glentress Forest, this hidden gem boasts this dramatically challenging tree-top course and has a 325-metre-long zip wire across a valley that’s a whopping 160ft high.

Fatlips Castle

Distance: 20-minute drive

Visit 16th-century Fatlips Castle just outside Hawick which is a Scottish Borders icon perched atop Minto Crags with captivating views over Teviotdale.

STOUSLIE SNUGS LUXURY FARM GLAMPING STOUSLIE FARMHOUSE, HAWICK TD9 7NX

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