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Discover Jocks Holiday Cottages Kelso, in the heart of Smailholm Mains, a working farm on the estate of Mellerstain House, near Kelso.


Jocks Holiday Cottage is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, literally on its doorstep, and this makes it a fantastic cottage holiday for the whole family. Unwind and explore the area and discover the history of the Borders countryside.

Kelso, a charming Georgian Scottish Borders town, is a little over 6 miles from Smailholm Mains and the holiday cottage, and access is easy from international airports such as Edinburgh and Newcastle, as well as by road.


The atmosphere at Jocks Cottage is welcoming and family orientated. A welcome pack will be waiting for you, with information about the local area and places to visit and a map to help you get around.


The lounge of the cottage features a satellite television, DVD player, games, books and jigsaw puzzles for a rainy day. There is also an open fireplace to enjoy and we will supply you with logs to get you started. What better way to spend a chilly evening, with the fragrant scent of wood smoke in the room.

Jocks Holiday Cottages Kelso accommodates up to 5 people and a highchair and cot can be provided if you need them. The cottage features 2 bedrooms; a double room with a double bed, and a further twin bedroom. The rooms are furnished with comfort in mind and are well maintained and centrally heated. The bathroom has a bath and shower.

Utilities and Features

The kitchen and dining room of Jocks Cottage includes an oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washer dryer, toaster, kettle and also a CD player. You will feel as if this is a home away from home.

The utility room comes with an iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner for your needs.

Jocks Cottage also has a fire alarm to ensure your protection at all times during your stay, giving you peace of mind, night and day.


The exterior of the cottage features a charming garden which is enclosed and laid to lawn. It has garden furniture for you to enjoy perfect summer evenings outside, and a safe children’s play area. We will provide a barbecue upon request.


A week’s rental at Jocks Cottage begins at £300.

Shorter breaks are also available.

Please contact us for our rates and availability.