Organised Osprey Watches at Kailzie Gardens which are within walking distance. The river is home to an extensive array of birdlife and there is a small island 100 yards upstream used as a nesting area.
The house is equipped for young children to be easily catered for both inside and out. Enclosed garden, books, toys and DVDs.
Overlooking the River Tweed. Permits are available locally.
Mountain bikers will be delighted to find themselves only a short cycle from what is regarded as one of the finest cross-country courses in Europe at Glentress, and keen downhill bikers will find a good downhill course at Innerleithen about four miles to the east. Glentress caters for all skill levels from Beginners to a Black Run which is only for Experts or the very daring!
21 golf courses in the area, including two championship courses - The Cardrona and the Roxburghe. Golf Passports are available - either three or five days - allowing access to several courses.
Close to Neidpath Castle and Traquair House - both less than 4 miles away.
Dogs are welcome in The Mill House. Please restrict them to the ground floor. There is an enclosed garden area. Maximum 2 dogs.