The Potting Shed

Cowdenknowes, Earlston, Scottish Borders

Sleeps 1-2
£375 - £495


The Potting Shed at Earlston offers unique self catering accommodation on the Cowdenknowes Estate. We are surrounded by beautiful woodland and wildlife. We are perfect for a relaxing holiday in the Scottish Borders.


The Potting Shed has been tastefully restored to provide modern comforts. We are at the bottom of the walled garden on the Cowdenknowes Estate.

The rustic property is perfect for a romantic break away. The house has an open plan kitchen/sitting/dining area. The sitting room comes with Freeview TV, DVD player, Bluetooth speaker, digital radio, wood burning stove and a range of books. The small kitchen is fully equipped to meet all your needs. We provide logs and kindling.

The bedroom has a luxurious king size bed which includes Egyptian cotton linen. We can provide a travel cot and high chair. The contemporary bedroom has a walk in shower, fluffy towels and organic toiletries from the Sedbergh Soap Company.

Outside is an enclosed garden with a lovely patio area with table, chairs, sun loungers and BBQ. The decking area enjoys delightful views over the river. This is the perfect spot for a morning coffee or a glass or wine in the evening.

On arrival you will receive a basket of homemade goodies: usually bread, jam, granola, and eggs from our free range chickens.

A shed is available for guests to store outdoor kit.

Visiting Cowdenknowes & Exploring the Scottish Borders

We are surrounded by woodland and countryside, perfect for walkers and cyclists. Coldingham Bay and St Abbs Nature Reserve is a favourite for walkers. Keen cyclists can venture on the Tweed Cycle Way and 4 Abbeys Cycle Route.

Nearby are a number of historic houses and gardens to explore: Floors castle, Thirlstane Castle, Bowhill House and Abbotsford House. Further afield are Traquair House and Kailzie Garden. A range of memorable days out are nearby:

Cowdenknowes Equestrian.
7 Stanes.
Southern Upland Way.
Paxton House.
Glentress Forest.

Special Offer

Short breaks are available for a minimum of 2 nights

For more information please visit our website.

Rates: From £375 to £495 per week depending on season.
Maximum of two people.
Infants only welcome by arrangement – please enquire for details.
Disabled facilities by arrangement – please enquire for details.
Pets welcome.
Wi-Fi/internet access.
Off street parking.
Open fire.

Customer Review

’’Superb location, extremely homely and comfortable, owners seemed to have thought of everything. Perfect, Thank you.’’

‘’Absolutely love the Potting Shed. The welcome pack was delicious and the location perfect to explore the Scottish Borders. We loved coming back to the Potting Shed to relax after our days out.’’

‘’A perfect setting surrounded by wildlife and trees. Lovely walk to Earlston through wild garlic. Beautifully converted accommodation and very comfortable.’’

‘’Such a lovely and relaxing stay, full of hidden surprise and fantastic touches such as the welcome gift and local toiletries.’’

‘’What an amazing get away. We feel very refreshed and loved all the thoughtful touches. We will be back.’’

Please note that map locations may be approximate.

Some of the Amenities available are:

Disabled Facilities
Pets Accepted
Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire

More Information

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The Potting Shed Website
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