B and Bs in Duns
The Inn offers you informal dining in a rural chic environment provided by wooden floorboards, wooden tables & chairs and brightly coloured and contemporary soft furnishings and artwork. There is an enclosed private beer garden with open views over the border patchwork countryside. The Allanton Inn is a perfect bolt hole and provides an excellent base for exploring the many fascinating places of interest throughout the Scottish Borders and Northumberland or taking the opportunity to indulge in the wealth of rural activities the area has offer. A destination all year round! Allanton is located ten miles inland from Berwick-upon-tweed, ten miles from Coldstream and six miles from Duns. The English border is only five miles away. Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh is an hour drive north from Allanton and forty minutes on the train from Berwick. Edinburgh is world renowned tourist destination, particularly well known for is festivals especially the Fringe and international festival in the summer. Newcastle is slightly more than an hour drive and fifty minutes on the train from Berwick. Allanton village itself has a children's play park and enjoyable walks to the river and surrounding countryside. The village of Chirnside is one mile away with all local amenities such as bank, post office, doctors and shops. There are several well established walking routes in the area, Southern Upland Way, St Cuthberts Way, St Abb's Head as well excellent walking in the Cheviots, Lammermuirs and on the Northumbrian and Berwickshire Coastal Paths. The Allanton Inn is in a central position of the Borders which boasts a variety of golf courses. The parkland courses at Coldstream (The Hirsel) and at Duns are a short drive away. Eyemouth Golf Course overlooks the North Sea and is 15 minutes drive. At Kelso there is the course on the Duke of Roxburgh Estate. The course at Goswick, South of Berwick is a magnificent links course used as a qualifying course for the British open.
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