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There are plenty of outdoor activities in the area around St Cuthberts as follows:


There is direct access to the River Tweed from the house which is 10 minutes or a couple of minutes by car. All fishing is pre-bookable via the Fish Tweed website.  Please refer to this site for Tweed specific information including the booking conditions.


St Cuthberts is located amid 600 acres of farmland which guests are invited to enjoy.  Visitors are asked to respect the fact that fishermen will be along the river throughout the day and be aware when walking alongside the river. 

There are endless walks to be enjoyed in the area around St Cuthberts, from the beaches of Bamburgh and Cocklawburn at Scremerston to the Cheviot Hills, the Penine Way, St Cuthberts Way and so on.  There is a mounted Ordinance Survey map of the direct surroundings in the house, but guests are advised to obtain their own maps prior to visiting.   


This area is a golfer’s paradise, whatever your level.  The courses in close proximity include;

The Hirsel often called "The Augusta of the Borders" – Coldstream, 3 miles 
The Roxburghe - Kelso, 12 miles 
Goswick - south of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 13 miles 
Eyemouth - north of Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 14 miles

Further afield, up to approximately one hour’s drive away, are the courses of East Lothian, notably North Berwick, Gullane, Muirfield and Luffness. 

Places of interest

Farne Islands –
Heatherslaw Mill – 
Holy Island -
Lindisfarne -
Check the tides for Lindisfarne - or look at the local newspaper 
Manderston House – 
Paxton House – 
Mellerstain House -
Abbotsford - 

Castles at
Alnwick Castle – and Alnwick Garden
Chillingham Castle -
Bamburgh Castle -
Norham Castle -
Floors Castle -

Tourist Boards

Scottish Borders - 
Northumberland -
North East England - 
North Northumberland -

For children

St Cuthberts is the perfect base for families both with younger and older children, you can read more on our families page.


We would be delighted to make shooting recommendations if you contact us by phone or email.

Horse riding

Kimmerston (including beach and hill rides) –

Super roomy accommodation in peaceful countryside. Suited all ages in our family.

St Cuthbert's Farmhouse


St Cuthbert's Farmhouse

A traditional Victorian farmhouse situated amid 600 acres above the River Tweed, next to the Scottish Borders.