Welcome to Cleikum Mill Lodge

Providing value for money self-catering accommodation in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders close to Glentress (4 miles) and Peebles (6 miles) and Edinburgh.(30 miles)

Book a room,  book a section of the building or book the whole building to suit your groups requirements, we offer spacious self catering in a great location.

Cleikum Mill Lodge is the perfect base for visitors to the Scottish Borders. There is no need to use a car if you do not want to – everything can be reached from the front door including shops , cafes and restaurants.

 Whether you’re a cyclist, walker, motorcyclist  or just exploring the area, Cleikum Mill Lodge provides  ideal accommodation in the Tweed Valley to relax within a cosy character building with lots of space, with maps and lots of information to help plan your stay.

Book a room or book the building   with prices starting from £25 per person per night.( based on 2 sharing a twin/double room).

 Group Accommodation for up to 12  people booking the whole building for a week (works out at £18 per person per night.)     Check our prices, we offer a sliding discount for exclusive bookings. The longer you stay the cheaper it gets per night and with 2 kitchens and 2 lounges there is enough space to spread out and relax.

We were the winner at the Scottish Mountain Bike awards 2017 for our accommodation and facilities, which are ideal for active people.

The area

The surrounding area has countless walking/running, fishing, road and mountain bike opportunities and there are numerous fascinating events throughout the year.  This includes traditional Highland Games, the popular Agricultural Show and a multitude of sporting events and festivals, making this a place to visit time and again all year round.

We are situated in the heart of Innerleithen with cafes restaurants, pubs, a supermarket, butchers, greengrocers, bakery and a bike shop all within a few minutes walk.

The vibrant City of Edinburgh is within easy driving distance, or take a bus trip from the door!

The building

Downstairs we provide 3 ground floor ensuite rooms with a large shared lounge and a kitchen, washing machine, drying room and bike store.

Upstairs is a separate 2 bedroom apartment; 1 bedroom can be a twin or double, the other room has 2 single beds. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen/diner and lounge, making it ideal for small groups, families or couples.

Or book the whole building for your group accommodation.  It’s a great place for relaxing with plenty of space. (We sleep up to 12 people.)  See our reviews.

What to do


The Valley is a world renowned Mountain Biking Area with 2 Trail Centres (at Glentress near Peebles and Innerleithen)  . There is fun and thrills for family, beginners, experienced and Professional riders all within a 10 mile radius of Cleikum Mill, riders return again and again – smiles guaranteed.

The area has a huge variety of walking routes, stunning views and very few people, which makes for an amazing experience. The peace and tranquillity is addictive.  Fishing , golf and riding must be mentioned as well , and we must not forget some great road cycling on very quiet almost  traffic free roads to some great cafes and historic Border towns.

Culture and history

The area is packed with history, there are annual festivals and lots of  historic sites, and castles.

 Visiting local towns are home to intriguing tales of the past. and any visit must include sampling the local produce!

We are close to Edinburgh , but a world away from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant City in a stunning landscape.   

And there are plenty of options for a days out, see our ‘Out & About’ and ‘What’s On’ pages.

We will welcome you and advise you as much as you want to help you make the most of your stay.

We are members of Independent Hostels UK.  

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