Short breaks in Glentress Forest, Peebles

Short breaks in Glentress Forest, Peebles

Surrounded by breathtaking Borders scenery, explore the gateway to the Tweed Valley

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Forest Holidays

 

Discover cabins perched amongst the pines in a mature woodland, full of natural drama.  

Glentress Forest provides an epic Borders backdrop to walking, world-class mountain biking and incredible wildlife watching. Embrace adventure or seek out space to unwind across 3,800 acres of forest.  

 

Hiking

Mountain views

Horse riding

Cycling

Hot tub as standard in all cabins

All of our cabins come with a hot tub as standard, perfect for group getaways, family holidays or a couples retreat. Unwind after a busy day and feel at one with nature. Some of our cabins also include: a gas barbecue, log burning stove, and outdoor kitchen on the decking.

Glentress Forest, Peebles is perfect for...

  • Tweed Valley Forest Park
  • 7Stanes Mountain biking 
  • The River Tweed
  • Go Ape Adventures
  • Alpaca trekking & horse riding
  • Kailzie Gardens
  • Ancient ruins, holy sites and historic spas

Pay monthly

Our easy pay monthly option means you can spread the cost of your stay, including many activities and extras. Plan your perfect escape today - book now, add your extras, then split into manageable monthly payments before your break.

Pay monthly details

 

 

1 to 5 bedroom options, sleeping up to 10 guests per cabin

  • 1-10 guests
    1-5 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Treehouse

    Stay in a cabin that includes everything you get in a four-bedroom Golden Oak cabin, with an additional en-suite bedroom situated across a rope bridge.

  • 4-6 guests
    2-3 bedrooms
    White Willow Premium

    Open up floor-to-ceiling doors to your outdoor kitchen and spacious decking. Dine in the open air as you immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the forest.

  • 1-2 guests
    1 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Hideaway

    Soak in the freestanding bath, cosy up on your outdoor loveseat and lounge in front of the log burning stove. It’s the ultimate staycation for two.

We're pet-friendly

We're pet-friendly

Glentress is home to plenty of pet-friendly log cabins. You can explore the local area with your furry friend in tow. Many of the best walks start right from your cabin door…

Things to do and amenities at Glentress

On location and nearby

Forest Ranger adventures
Forest Ranger adventures

On-location

Walking trails to explore
Walking trails to explore

Nearby

Bar and restaurant
Bar and restaurant

On-location

 

 

Wildlife & nature

At Glentress you'll find some of the most unique wildlife in the UK

  • Scots pine

    Scots pine

    The mature conifer woodland of Glentress Forest creates an important habitat for many species of fauna. Amongst the fir, larch and spruce, you’ll find Scotland’s national tree, the Scots pine. The UK’s only native pine, it keeps its needle-like leaves all year round. Keep an eye out for the telltale signs that a red squirrel has nibbled the seeds from the pinecones beneath the treesGlentress Forest lies within a ‘Priority Area for Red Squirrel conservation’ (PARC), so they’re a very important neighbour!

  • Ospreys

    Ospreys

    Glentress Forest is home to a huge variety of birds, from Buzzards to Crossbill and Waxwing. Particularly exciting visitors are the Ospreys, which cruise the River Tweed’s route searching for fish, and nest in the forest between May and September.  We were very excited when we helped to sponsor two trackers to monitor and report on two of the Osprey chicks nested in the forest. Keen to catch a glimpse? During nesting season, you can see the Ospreys on a live camera feed at Glentress Wild Watch nature room. 

Plan your visit to Glentress Forest, Peebles

Find out about getting here and more...

Forest Holidays
Glentress Forest
Peebles
EH45 8FA

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For pre-travel enquiries call 03330 110 495

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6580891

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Longitude: -3.1548374

 

 

Learn more about your Glentress holiday

  • Things to do

    Things to do

    Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or looking to rest and recharge, there’s plenty to do at all paces in Glentress Forest. Experience a one-of-a-kind holiday with space to stretch out, incredible views and amazing local places to discover.

  • What's nearby

    What's nearby

    Ideally positioned at the gateway to the Tweed Valley, your cabin is the ultimate base for exploring eight distinct forests along the flourishing River Tweed. Explore nature trails, stumble across ancient ruins, or discover the local heritage of picture-perfect villages like Peebles and Innerleithen.

  • What's on-site

    What's on-site

    Visit our Forest Retreat for mouth-watering meals, activities and recommendations from our friendly team. Just a short walk away, you’ll find Glentress Peel, the hub of mountain biking and walking trails in the forest, and a great spot to nestle in and watch the wildlife.

 

 

Log cabins at Forest Holidays

Please note images and details are representative and may be subject to change before the opening of our Glentress Forest location.