• We spent a fabulous week here at Aikwood. The Tower is stunning & does not disappoint. The attention to detail really makes it! Very sorry to leave.

    Nigel & Jackie, November 2016
  • Aikwood is a triumph of imagination, creation and recreation.

    Baroness Linklater, Scotland
  • Aikwood is still Aikwood and although it has been reincarnated for the 21st century, its character hasn't really changed at all.

    Scottish Field
  • It was an amazing experience, very magical, had a wonderful time.

    Chloe Marchant, County Durham
  • The perfect place for a very different family holiday. From ages 13 to 75 we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    The Estabrooks Family, July 2015, North Carolina
  • Listed in 'Four of the best private homes for house parties.' A stylish, incredibly comfortable holiday rental.

    Daily Telegraph
  • Our family really enjoyed our time at Aikwood Tower. It is a very beautiful place. Thank you for this magical experience that our family will never forget.

    Damon Cooley, Texas
  • The Tower is beyond amazing and we had a lovely time.

    The Wadham family
  • The most magical place, the ambience, decor, attention to detail just perfect. Nothing was missing, everything you could possibly want was there. We WILL be back!

    The Grant Family, August 2015, Austria
  • Aikwood Tower is one of Scotland's finest examples of understated luxury...and has all the trappings of the 21st century whilst maintaining a unique medieval allure.

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Laughter is brightest, where food is best

As you would expect from the ‘Larder of Britain’, the Scottish Borders is blessed with outstanding produce.

Whether you are looking for a solely self-catered holiday, want to explore the surrounding pubs and restaurants or are planning to treat yourself with a sumptuous dinner catered by an outstanding local chef, then we will happily provide recommendations. We work with a select number of external caterers who are available to make the finest, seasonal meals on your behalf while you and your guests relax by the fire after a day out and about exploring the Scottish Borders.

You'll find the nearby shops brimming with high quality and organic local produce to whet your appetite - Buccleuch Estates beef, Linda Dick's Hamildean Farm poultry, Oakwood Mill eggs, fresh Eyemouth seafood, Ettrick Valley Smoked Salmon. Supermarkets will also deliver groceries during your stay at Aikwood Tower.