• Named in 'Top 12 most spectacular self-catered properties'. Look out across the spectacular wilderness of the Ettrick Valley...open fires to toast toes in front of and a great hall for boozy banquets.

    The Sunday Times
  • Aikwood is a triumph of imagination, creation and recreation.

    Baroness Linklater, Scotland
  • No amount of words, pictures or photos can do this place justice!

    The Dunscombe Family & Friends, August 2015, Oxfordshire
  • Aikwood is still Aikwood and although it has been reincarnated for the 21st century, its character hasn't really changed at all.

    Scottish Field
  • 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
  • A fabulous castle in a hidden corner of Scotland with all the luxuries one could wish for after a day exploring the delightful countryside.

    National Geographic
  • 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
  • A fabulous place. Staying in this beautiful castle really made our Christmas.

    Armstrong Family, Christmas 2016
  • Listed in 'Four of the best private homes for house parties.' A stylish, incredibly comfortable holiday rental.

    Daily Telegraph
  • The Tower is beyond amazing and we had a lovely time.

    The Wadham family
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Christmas 2015 Special Offer

Fancy Christmas in a Castle?

If you're thinking of an extra special Christmas this year then our special offer could be for you. We're now offering a six night Christmas stay (21st to 27th December) with a 10% discount making it £4,400 - just over £70 per person per night!

While snow isn't always guaranteed, festive sparkle will be sprinkled throughout Aikwood with traditional Christmas decorations and a real tree. Furthermore, to kickstart their celebrations our Christmas guests receive a luxury food hamper, packed with a huge, festive selection of the most scrumptious produce in the Scottish Borders.

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