Welcome to Bastle Retreats, we are based on the edge of the village of Gavinton in the heart of Berwickshire. Our stunning cottage and cabin make the perfect getaway while our fresh organic farm to fork meals and produce gives you the perfect fuel to explore the local area. Steeped in English and Scottish borders history, the area offers lots to do, see and visit.
"Lovely nosh, amazing cottage and lots of little extras that really made the difference. Thank you. This was exactly what we needed! 5 stars!"
"Beautiful location, lovely accommodation and kind and friendly hosts. Nothing could be faulted, and the home cooked meal prepared by Alexa was delicious"
"The cottage is absolutely stunning and spotlessly clean. Alexa and Andrew are fantastic, friendly hosts who made us feel welcome from booking to goodbye!
The information sent across prior to arrival was very informative and very useful, we wish we had had been able to spend more time here.
The cottage is well equipped, with everything necessary for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The mattress was luxurious and we slept very well.
We’ll be back if we can! Absolutely lovely little spot."
Breakfast hamper and evening meal were outstanding – clean beautiful and very relaxing cottage. Thank you.
What a fantastic way to spend a weekend. Loved the surroundings, the log burner, the hamper and all of the farm animals. Could not have enjoyed it more
Thank you for being amazing and extremely hospitable! Thank you for the amazing hamper and the wonderful BBQ facilities. We enjoyed it lots. Thank you for being super friendly and helpful in every way. We had a great time and will surely return!!
Lovely hosts that are kind, friendly and helpful. Fun walk with many interesting creatures. You must have a yoga class with Alexa! Thank you for our stay.
Watching the rain and listening to the thunder was dreamy. The cabin is stunning and we loved the hot tub! Breakfast hamper was the perfect start for a birthday surprise. Thank you so much!