Welcome to Cleikum Mill Lodge-self catering Innerleithen
We are poised to take single family groups from 3rd July 2020 and two family groups from 15th July 2020. Social distancing.
Covid-19 means we’ll need to do things a little differently to keep you safe. We are cleaning, disinfecting and social distancing if we need to meet you. Remember we have two apartments with 5 bathrooms and two kitchens , two living areas etc, etc. When you do take time to take a break, we’d like to make it memorable for all the right reasons. Till then, stay safe.
Accommodation at Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders , Glentress Forest (4 miles) and Peebles (6 miles) and Edinburgh (30 miles)
Scotland Starts here and its not as far you think. (Newcastle 2 hours) (London 6 hours) (Inverness 4 hours) by car.
Family and group friendly self catering accommodation (sleeps up to 12).
The building is cosy ,spacious and well equipped. An ideal location for a short break in the Tweed Valley.
Book a room, book an apartment or book the whole building (our most popular option) to suit your groups requirements, we offer spacious self catering in a great location a stroll to great cafés, shops .pubs and restaurants. Ideal for 2 families sharing too with enough space to spread out and relax.
Extend your Weekend …. We are flexible enough that if some of your Group wish to extend their stay they can extend and pay for just the rooms they need and can arrive earlier or leave later than the main group, guests find this very useful.
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 too.
If you’re a cyclist, walker, or motorist just exploring the area, Cleikum Mill Lodge provides ideal accommodation in the Tweed Valley to relax within a cosy historic 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, the longer you stay the cheaper per night it gets.
Group Accommodation for up to 12 people booking the whole building for a week (works out at £16 per person per night.) We offer a sliding discount for all 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.
With flat access to downstairs rooms we are ideal for family members who maybe less mobile and they have no need to use the stairs. ( a small step into the en suite shower). Family gatherings are very popular here,guests are amazed at the variety of things to do and return again and again.
We were the winner at the Scottish Mountain Bike awards 2017 for our accommodation and facilities, which are ideal for active people and have a secure bike store and massive drying room with proper dehumidifier should it be needed.
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. We recommend you sample the local ales, Scottish Gins and Whisky.
The vibrant City of Edinburgh is within easy driving distance, or go by public transport.
Downstairs we provide a self contained apartment with 3 ground floor ensuite rooms with a large lounge and a kitchen, washing machine, drying room and bike store. These 3 bedrooms can be booked individually subject to availability and popular with touring road cyclists and long distance walkers, or those breaking a journey travelling further North or South.
Upstairs is a separate self contained 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. The bike store and drying room is shared with the downstairs apartment.
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.
The bike store is internal to the building, with chains to secure bikes too, grill on the window and locked at night for added security we give you a key.
Each apartment has a key code locked door to gain access from the Hallway if the building is being shared.
What to do.
We have a 14 day itinerary folder for you to choose from for suggested day/half days out and these are the non biking options! All tried and tested (by us) and with the information to make it easy for you.
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.
We are smack bang centre of a dense mtb trail network and a gravel riding paradise too.
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.
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 but it is make a nice day trip or evening visit.
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.