Guest Check-In Information

We look forward to welcoming you to Millar Organics Rural Retreat. Below is some information that may help you prepare for your holiday. If you have any questions then please do get in touch.

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Clothes

Bring warm layers- even in summer it can get chilly outdoors in the evenings

 

Wellies or Shoes

We hope you'll have the chance to wander around the farm, meet the pigs and explore the area. Bring footwear that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy if you getting out and about.

 

Slippers

While cosy, the property has wooden and tiled floors a comfortable pair of slippers really helps makes your stay feel like a home from home.

 

Waterproofs

It is Scotland after all!

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We have tried to make your accommodation as comfortable and well equipped as possible.

There's lots of games, books, radio with bluetooth connectivity, TV with Netflix, full cooking facilities and toiletries ready for your arrival. And if there is something you are missing then you only need ask and we'll try our best to provide.

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We offer our organically reared and grown produce for sale which includes:
 
  • Lamb

  • Pork

  • Bacon

  • Sausages

  • Burgers

  • Apple juice

  • Seasonal vegetables

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We offer a breakfast hamper
for £28 which provides
two breakfasts for two people

 

The hamper includes 

  • our organically reared bacon and Cumberland sausages, 

  • our free range eggs, 

  • organic baked beans, 

  • honey from bees in our apple orchard, 

  • fresh bread, 

  • muesli, and 

  • bio-live natural yoghurt

  • our own refreshing, small batch pressed apple juice (750ml). 


Complimentary freshly ground coffee, tea, milk and fruit plus jam and other condiments are provided. 

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Rajdhani Spice Indian Restaurant,

 Coldstream- Highly Recommended.
Tel: 01890 882 800
 

The Allanton Inn, Allanton

Beautiful award-winning restaurant. Booking ahead essential.
Tel: 01890 818260
 

Jim Clark Café Bistro, Duns 

open 10am-4pm, Tuesday - Sunday
 

Wheatsheaf Hotel and Restaurant  Swinton  - open every day, serving food 12-2pm and 6-9pm. Booking ahead recommended .

Tel: 0189 860257

 

The Plough Inn, Leitholm (nr Coldstream)
Good quality pub grub. Varying times so do check.
Tel: 01890 840408

 

Sook Sook Thai Kitchen (TAKEAWAY)

on Facebook. Order 24 hours in advance and collect from Leitholm (15 mins drive)

Tel: 07724 696747

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Why not indulge in an hour of yoga for yourself after a
fun filled day of walking,
cycling or sight-seeing?

 

Alexa teaches private yoga and meditation classes in the studio beside the cottage for individuals and couples. Classes can range from a more energetic Ashtanga class to a more gentle Yin/restorative session.

 

All mats, bolsters, blocks, blankets etc provided and classes are tailored to meet your needs. Days and times can be arranged to suit you. The cost is £45/75 mins or £50/90 mins per class. 

Again, please email Alexa in advance if you would like to book your class.  

After class you can stroll back to your accommodation feeling rejuvenated and relaxed and ready for a glass of wine and an evening cosying up by the fire.

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Googlemaps

Type in 'Millar Organics Rural Retreat' or Click Here

and you will directed directly to our door.

The full address is

West Bastlebog House, South Street, Gavinton, Duns, TD11 3QT

 

Coming from A6105 Duns/Westruther road  - as you enter Gavinton you'll pass a church on the left and a road on the right. Carry straight on for another 200 metres and then take the next right. Our house is at the end of that street with a green gate and cream driveway stone chippings.

 

Coming into Gavinton on A6112 - take the first left as you enter the village and our house is at the end. You can park in the driveway, there is a sign for guest parking.