Cleikum Mill Lodge self catering accommodation in the Scottish Borders at Innerleithen near Peebles.

 Glentress Forest  (4 miles) and Peebles (6 miles) and Edinburgh (30 miles)

Room only bookings also available mid week and subject to availability at weekends

We won Singletrack Magazines Editors Choice 2020.

We won Scottish Best Mtb Accommodation Provider Winner 2017

Our Tweed Valley accommodation is not as far away as you think!

(Newcastle 2 hours)  (London 6 hours)   (Inverness  4 hours)  by car.

The Group accommodation holiday let near Peebles can sleep up to 12.

Cleikum Mill Lodge is a cosy, practical, modernised, historic, character building for holiday accommodation at Innerleithen. We are situated in the heart of  town with cafes restaurants, pubs, a supermarket, butchers, greengrocers, bakery and 4 bike shops all within a few minutes’ walk.

Car use is not essential to enjoy your stay.

Our cycling and outdoor friendly facilities are our specialty, especially the bike store and drying room.

We have tried to think of everything you might need and as active people ourselves know what make life easier when on holiday.

We donate monthly to the TVTA who manage and maintain the local trails and pay a lump sum each year to Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue with money raised from our towel hire.

The Area

The Tweed Valley Forest Park in the Scottish Borders has become one of the world’s leading destinations for anyone who likes to spend their recreational time with memorable days in Scotland’s great outdoors, its an all year around destination. Edinburgh is only an hour away by car or public transport.

We provide maps and lots of information and to help plan your stay.

The building

The whole building can be booked as holiday let sleeping 12  or just book an apartment.

Lower Mill is a self contained apartment with  3 ground floor ensuite bedrooms with a large lounge,dining area and kitchen.

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

The bikes stay inside the building in an internal bike store which is shared between both apartments.

Breakfast and great coffee is available at cafes in town or a restaurant one minute away. (Book the night before for this option.) 

What to do 

The Tweed Valley is made for family fun and adventure, the area is packed with culture and history. The sheer amount of walking and cycling surrounding Cleikum Mill  always makes our guests wish they had stayed longer and most of them return to us again and again.

Walking routes start from the door, with stunning views and with very few people, which makes for an amazing experience. Stroll to the hillside Forts above the town or flat riverside walks beside the River Tweed or choose something more strenuous into the surrounding hills.  The peace and tranquility is addictive.

Go Ape , fishing , golf and horse riding is nearby and paddle boards and kayaks available for hire at nearby St Marys Loch. A selection of wild swimming spots in nearby Lochs and the River Tweed is a few minutes walk away. 

The coast is not too far away , it makes a great day out by car with sandy beaches, harbours  and some fantastic cliff top castles to explore.

 

Cycling

The Tweed Valley is a world renowned mountain biking area with two trail centres, one at Innerleithen and one at nearby Glentress and we are smack bang in the centre of the famous enduro trails. 

The Golfy at Caberston forest is 5 mins away as are the Downhill Trails with an Uplift Service to take you and your bike up the hill by bus and trailer so you just ride back down again.

The sheer number of trails in the area is mindblowing! 

There is cycling fun and thrills for family, beginners, and experienced riders all within a radius of Cleikum Mill, guests return again and again – smiles guaranteed.

For Tweed  Valley bike routes visit our web site www.bikevalleytrails.co.uk  with a choice of the best  gravel, road and xc mtb routes in the area. We wanted to make it easy for guests to make the most of their  stay and not miss out on the best bike routes outside the trail centres!  Rides are graded to help you choose and come with a proper map and full instructions. 

Culture and history

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

Border towns are home to intriguing tales of the past. and any visit must include sampling the local produce, gin and whisky.

There are plenty of options for a days out, see our ‘Out & About’ and ‘What’s On’ pages or check out our suggested itineraries in the building.

We can advise you as much as you want, to help you make the most of your stay its our job! 

We are members of Independent Hostels UK. 

 We offer a full refund if Government rules dictate the guest cannot travel or we cannot provide the accommodation due to local restrictions.    Please contact us if you have any questions.