Welcome to our Blog

Here you can enjoy a selection of articles about our cottages, the local area, things to do and relevant news.


Tweed Cottage Easter dates

We now find we can offer Tweed Cottage for two weeks during the easter period, from Friday 5th April @ £660.00 pw, and Friday 12th April […]

Christmas and New Year Bookings

We will be delighted to take bookings for Christmas and New Year 2023 in Eden, Till and Tweed Cottages. Our apologies that the prices and online […]

Changes at West Ord

For the last forty years we have been delighted to offer holiday cottage accommodation at West Ord. We started off in a small way in 1993 […]

Four Fantastic Northumberland Walks On Our Doorstep

I think we are all delighted that the end of lockdown is now in sight. All being well, the cottages should be opening on the 12th […]

10 things to do on half term week….or any other time for that matter!!!

1.Walk the beaches and go rock pooling at Cocklawburn Beach near Scremerston, a 10 min drive from West Ord. Pack flasks and picnics, take travel rugs […]

West Ord

One of the main attractions for staying at West Ord is it's idyllic setting on the banks of the River Tweed. Walking is on your doorstep, everything from an evening stroll to the river, or choose a more ambitious 5 mile loop, and enjoy wonderful wildlife as you go.


Berwick upon Tweed is our nearest town (3 miles away), and sits at the most northerly tip of Northumberland and just 3 miles from the Scottish […]

Wild Life notes

Notes kindly provided by Malcolm Hutcheson, who will be leading some walks with Berwick wildlife group during the summer, check out the dates on their web […]

Very excited about anL.S. Lowry Exihibition in Berwick..

 Lowry exhibition 21st June -21st September 2014 in The Granary Gallery. Lowry is one of the u.k’ s best known artists and it is little known […]

Simple pleasures of wildlife spotting near West Ord…..

The Winter months of January and February were what a normal winter should be, cold and sunny conditions with spells of rain, sleet and snow. March was a […]
Lindisfarne Castle


From the breathtaking landscapes of the Cheviot Hills & Northumberland National Park, to deserted golden beaches and awesome castles, Northumberland has something for everyone.

Scottish Borders

Whatever the season, the Scottish Borders are awake and alive with attractions all year round. Discover a land of turbulent and romantic history, a region famed for its textiles, golf courses, fishing and first class local larder providing inspiration to local chefs.

Things to do around West Ord

All of our cottages have comprehensive tourist information keeping you right up to date with everything that is currently on in the district, opening times and ideas for planning your days out and about along the coast, following the Tweed valley or indeed a day in the hills!


Berwick-upon-Tweed has a good selection of supermarkets: Tesco, Morrisons, Asda, Co-op, M&S Simply Food. A wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a sports centre and swimming complex, cinema and arts centre. There are also a number of good country pubs serving food within easy reach of the farm.

Near Berwick-upon-Tweed in Beautiful Northumberland, Uk Catering for up to 31 people

Enjoy activities such as fishing on our own stretch of river, playing tennis on our own court, walking, cycling, swimming, horseriding, or simply relaxing on the wonderful unspoilt beaches