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Review of Gardener's Lodging

View from the southwest showing the bathroom and kitchen windows
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View from the southwest showing the bathroom and kitchen windows
View from the west showing the owner's house with Gardener's Lodging to the rear The dining table has seen many relaxed dinner parties.
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25 reviews
View from the southwest showing the bathroom and kitchen windows
View from the west showing the owner's house with Gardener's Lodging to the rear
The dining table has seen many relaxed dinner parties.
The spacious kitchen with access to the garden
The kitchen is well equipped for all your cooking needs.
The spacious living room. There is no TV.
The sofa converts to a double bed if required.
The kingsize bed is very comfortable with its pocket sprung mattress.
The single bed has a pull-out bed underneath if required.
Bathroom with large bath and hand-held shower
The south facing bathroom window
The garden can be a bit of a sun trap.
Relax in your own private garden. The roof you see here is that of Gardener's Lodging.
Gardener's Lodging is upstairs.
Coming up the drive
The front of the main house
Gardener's Lodging upstairs with the owner's sewing room on the ground floor to the left
The back door from the garden into the kitchen (4 steps)
Entrance from the yard
Duns Market Square
Duns Castle Nature Reserve in June
Duns Castle lodges
Swans nesting on the lake in the Nature Reserve.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Duns, Borders, Scotland

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Linda B
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“A peaceful, cosy haven with a welcoming atmosphere.”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Gardener's Lodging was just as described and more - fully equipped! Kath and Eric very welcoming and their children kindly shared their play areas in the garden with our children. The beds and seating were very comfy and there was an array of books and games to dip into, something for everyone. Kath checked that we had everything we wanted and even found a copy of Shakespeare that my husband mentioned he was half way through reading! She also baked for us and the chocolate cake was something very special.
The house was located opposite a park and about 5 minutes walk into Duns, but it was still unbelievably peaceful and quiet.
Duns has a good array of shops and cafes, plus banks and pubs. You could buy everything you need locally, all shops and tradespeople very friendly. Our favourite visits were St Abb's and Paxton House (not to be missed).

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Liked best: Everything made us feel at home.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Patrice D
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Lorene72
Lyon, France
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Frick, Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Liked best: the great atmosphere in house and garden
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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