Glentress Forest Cabins, Peebles

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The Scottish Borders is renowned for its idyllic scenery and abundance of outdoor activities. If you’re thinking of visiting this captivating part of Scotland, consider staying at Glentress Forest in Peebles.

Managed by Forest Holidays, this park enjoys a beautiful and stunning woodland location with its cabins nestled among the pines and guests benefitting from being at one with their natural surroundings. 


All of the lodges here are spacious, comfortable and tastefully presented with neutral colours and tones. They’re designed to blend in with their forest setting while providing guests with everything they need. They come in a range of sizes and designs, though what they have in common is that they’re luxury accommodation options that won’t disappoint. All of them come with a hot tub and most of them have a log-burning stove, a gas barbecue and a decking area complete with a kitchen.

There’s a cosy lodge specially designed for couples and a much larger one that can sleep up to 10 people – it even has a bedroom accessed by a rope bridge. Most of the other lodges here are for up to 6 people.


Glentress Forest is part of the Tweed Valley Forest Park and is a haven for fans of outdoor pursuits. It’s especially great for mountain bikers as there’s a well-equipped centre nearby with a cafe, hire shop and changing facilities; there are also several routes to try.

Some of the many other outdoor activities you can practise while staying here include horse riding, alpaca trekking and high ropes courses. There’s an abundance of hiking trails close by and further away, all of which let you see the stunning scenery of the Scottish Borders for yourself. You can also visit ancient ruins, spot some of the local wildlife and discover the villages dotted throughout the area and their rich heritage.


Sleeps up to 10 people

1-5 bedrooms

Wi-Fi provided 

Hot tub

Pet friendly lodges available

Local Guide

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Things to Do

Don Coyote Outdoor Centre – Admire the beauty of the Scottish Borders as you try some of the centre’s many outdoor activities. Get the adrenaline pumping as you practise archery, clay pigeon shooting or even rifle shooting.

Ian Stark Equestrian Centre – The leading equestrian centre in the Scottish Borders. Both complete beginners and seasoned riders can book a lesson or two and enjoy some time on horseback amid beautiful surroundings.

Five Sisters Zoo – Just under an hour away is Five Sisters Zoo, which is home to over 160 animal species from all over the world. 

Eating Out

Prince of India – Located in central Peebles, this well-presented restaurant serves an array of sumptuous dishes from India and Bangladesh.

Coltman’s Kitchen, Deli & Bar – Also in the centre of Peebles is this eatery and bar, which is set in a historic building and serves all sorts of delicious meals.

Osso – Another option in Peebles is Osso, which specialises in contemporary cuisine that’s served in a sharing style.

  • Great Location

    A beautiful and stunning location


  • Hot Tubs

    Dip in and relax as this location has hot tubs available.

  • Pet Friendly

    Dog Friendly cabins available ( additional Charges apply)

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