There is so much to see and do in the areas around Coldingham - we have listed just a few!
The coast line from St Abbs to Eyemouth has unspoilt award winning sheltered sandy beaches and hidden coves. Coldingham Bay is a beautiful sandy beach with multicoloured beach huts, making this an ideal place for swimming, surfing & relaxing.
St Abbs Nature Reserve
St Abbs nature reserve a landmark site - It is famous for a variety of wild-life including indigenous and migrating sea-birds who take up residence along our spectacular coast-line.
The priory started as a monastic house (St Ebba Nunnery) in A.D.642, and after being destroyed and rebuilt over the years, it remains a beautiful building. Public worship is still observed.
The coastal area around Coldingham is a world renowned voluntary marine preservation site which provides excellent diving. Boat charters are available every day from St Abbs Harbour and Eyemouth.
Eyemouth is a busy fishing town which has many interesting buildings and a fascinating history including smuggling, shipwrecks and witch-burning. There is always something to do, whether it's visiting the beach, the museum or feeding the local seals.
Scotland is world renowned as the home of golf, and there are numerous courses in the area. Eyemouth boasts Britain’s number 1 extraordinary golf hole. Discounts are available for guests.
Fishing is available in lochs, rivers and the sea. West loch & Whinney loch at Coldingham have picturesque surroundings and are regularly stocked with brown, rainbow and blue trout.
The area encapsulates some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery! We have a booklet contaning 14 walks to choose from, ranging from a nice leisurely stroll to a more adventurous hike.
Better known as Harry Potter's Hogswarts, Alnwick Castle is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. It has been a family home since 1309, originally built to defend England's northern border from the Scottish armies. Alnwick Castle has been voted the 'Finest Castle in Britain' by the viewers of channel 5.
Bamburgh Castle is probably the finest castle in England. It is perched on a basalt outcrop on the very edge of the North Sea at Bamburgh in Northumberland. It commands stunning views of the Farne Islands, Holy Island and landward to the Cheviot hills.
You and your family can experience military life first hand at Berwick Barracks. A visit to the 'Beat the Drum' exhibition at these 18th century buildings recreates the detail and tradition of days in the barrack room. Visit the museum dedicated to the 'Kings Own Scottish Borderers'.
Chain Bridge Honey Farm
The Visitors' Centre at the honey farm was opened in 1995. Entry is free and the owners strive to keep it up to date, adding further displays and information on a regular basis. So, whether it's your first or fifty-first visit, we're sure you will find it an enjoyable experience.
This is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland and is home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe and their family. Wander through spectacular state rooms filled with priceless paintings and furnishings. The Riverside & Woodland walks offer an opportunity to see a wealth of wildlife including red squirrels.
This is one of the holiest Anglo-Saxon sites in England. Learn about the Monastery's fantastic wealth and walk in the grounds where brutal Viking raiders plundered the priory, where monks were forced to take refuge on the mainland.
The home of Lord Palmer, Manderston House has no expense spared. Adam in style, the quality throughout makes it the most outstanding house of the Edwardian age, featuring uniquely the only silver staircase in the world.
This is one of Scotland's great Georgian houses, standing in acres of beautiful parkland. The interior decoration is outstanding, having been preserved in their original Adam colours.