Attractions near Coldingham, Scottish Borders

Local Attractions and Places to Visit



Coldingham Village

3 miles from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Historic Conservation Village on the coast. Coldingham has several shops including a Spar, butchers, hairdressers and bric a brac.

There's a Post Office with Priory Interpretation Centre along with a coffee shop. Free car parking.

Coldingham Village Online



Coldingham Bay

4 miles from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Safe dog friendly beach with large free car park, beach cafe, toilets and RNLI life guards during holiday season

The Berwickshire Coastal Footpath crosses the bay with St Abbs to the north and Eyemouth to the south.

Coldingham Bay Online



St Abbs Village

About 5 miles from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

World renowned Scuba Diving - considered to be a World Top Ten diving centre.

The first Voluntary Marine Reserve in the UK. Super walks over St Abbs Nature Reserve.

St Abbs Online




Working fishing port about 7 miles from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Busy shopping centre with large working harbour.

Golf Course. Plenty of places to eat. Some free car parking.

Eyemouth Online

Eyemouth Harbour Online



Abbotsford House

Just outside Melrose. The historic home of Sir Walter Scott.

About an hours drive from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Historic house almost 200 years old providing an insight to the life and works of the writer.

Abbotsford Online



Gunsgreen House

Overlooking the harbour in Eyemouth.

Built in 1753.

Historically used by smugglers in the 1700's.

Gunsgreen Online



Berwick upon Tweed

Historic walled town just 12 miles from Press Mains Farm.

Walk the Elizabethan Town Walls, visit the King's Own Borderers Regimental Museum, Berwick Barracks, Berwick Town Hall and Cell Block Museum, Berwick Parish church.

Numerous Galleries and Coffee shops.

Berwick upon Tweed Tourist Information



Museum of Flight

About 25 miles north of Press Mains Farm Cottages.

The National Museum of Flight is Scotland's national aviation museum, at East Fortune Airfield, in East Lothian. Lots to see and do.

It is one of the museums within National Museums Scotland.

Museum of Flight Online



The Seabird Centre

About 25 miles north from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

The main attraction at the Seabird Centre is the network of cameras which allow visitors to observe gannets, puffins, shags, cormorants and other seabirds.

Additional wildlife includes seals, dolphins and whales. 

The Seabird Centre Online



Tantallon Castle

About 25 miles north from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Tantallon Castle is a semi-ruined mid-14th-century fortress, located a few miles east of North Berwick, in East Lothian.

It sits atop a promontory opposite the Bass Rock, looking out onto the Firth of Forth.

Tantallon Castle Online



Dirleton Castle

About 25 miles north from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Dirleton Castle is a medieval fortress in the village of Dirleton, East Lothian.

It lies around 2 miles west of North Berwick.

Dirleton Castle Online



Preston Mill

About 22 miles north from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Preston Mill is a watermill on the River Tyne at the eastern edge of East Linton.

Owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland. Check web site for opening times.

Preston Mill Online



Paxton House

30 minutes from Press Mains Farm Cottages.

Paxton House is a historic house at Paxton, Berwickshire, in the Scottish Borders, a few miles south-west of Berwick-upon-Tweed, overlooking the River Tweed.

It is a country house built for Patrick Home of Billie in an unsuccessful attempt to woo a Prussian heiress. Attributed to James Adam (possibly in concert with John Adam), it was built between 1758 and 1766, under the supervision of James Nisbet, with extensive interiors (c1773) by Robert Adam, as well as furniture by Thomas Chippendale.

The East Wing was added in 1812-13 by architect Robert Reid to house the library and picture gallery.

Paxton House Online



Farm Walks

Explore and enjoy the working farm.

You are welcome to roam everywhere to explore our countryside and wildlife.

Please keep dogs on lead near animals and take care.

A good idea to bring cameras and binoculars.






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