beautiful Coldingham Bay
breathtaking St. Abbs Head
Coldingham Nature Trail
picturesque St. Abbs Harbour

Local Attractions

  • Coldingham Sands 1/2 mile walk
  • St. Abbs Harbour and diving 1.5 miles
  • Eyemouth working harbour 3 miles
  • St. Abbs Head nature reserve and lighthouse
  • Berwick upon Tweed ramparts
  • Abbotsford home of Sir Walter Scott
  • AEbba trail winding through village
  • Coastal paths from Coldingham to Berwick
  • No4 art gallery in St. Abbs - local artists
  • Lindisfarne Island Priory and Castle
  • Alnwick Castle and Gardens
  • Edinburgh - Castle,Royal Yacht,Botanic Gdns
  • River Tweed and Borders countryside


Coldingham is a beautiful historic village near the coast in the Scottish Borders. The village is a 10 minute stroll to the beach, close to the picturesque fishing village of St. Abbs and a pleasant walk to St. Abbs Head Nature Reserve. Visit Coldingham Priory abounding with historic interest or explore the village and discover it's many charms.

Coldingham is ideally located just 4 miles from the A1 where you can travel an hour north to Edinburgh for shopping on Princess Street or a visit to the Castle, 40 minutes south to the island of Lindisfarne or 15 minutes to historic Berwick upon Tweed. Within easy reach is the county of Northumberland with historic Alnwick Castle and gardens (Harry Potter) or the stunning beaches of Bamburgh.

Coldingham is the ideal place for a holiday whether you enjoy walking, golf, swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, cycling, exploring history or just relaxing.

Staying at our comfortable and cosy cottage, Heatherlea, will enhance this experience.


Coldingham Loch

Fly fishing on the 22 acre Coldingham Loch

Maltings Theatre and Cinema

Maltings Theatre and Cinema hosts a wide range of events including film, theatre, comedy, children's shows, music, art and community events.

St. Abbs Visitor Centre

St. Abbs Visitor Centre is located in the old Village Hall and overlooks St. Abbs harbour. The Centre provides information about the local area including, activities, wildlife, local events and much more. There are interactive displays and exhibitions where you will discover the history and culture of St. Abbs.

Eyemouth Golf Club

The 18 hole course is located on the cliffs overlooking the spectacular Berwickshire coastline. The course is enjoyable to play but can be challenging especially the 6th hole with your drive across the sea. After your round you can retire to the restaurant and bar to enjoy a snack or a meal and experience some of the best views in the area.

The New Inn Restaurant and Bar

The New Inn is located 100yds from Heatherlea where you can enjoy freshly cooked meals from their a la carte menu and a drink including a selection of real ales served by their friendly staff.

Surfing and water activities

St Vedas surf shop (and hotel) is located near to Coldingham Bay. The surf shop provides equipment including wet suits and boards. Lessons can be booked with their qualified academy instructors and is a perfect day out for all the family.

East Links Family Park

East Links Family Park near Dunbar is 30 minutes by car from Coldingham. It is a fun day out for all the family including adventure park, go carting, train safari, farm animals and much more.

Eyemouth Swimming Pool

Eyemouth Swimming Pool provides events for everyone and especially family and children throughout the summer. Check out times on the web site.

Coldingham Village

This site provides information about Coldingham Village. The history, community, countryside, picture galleries (John Wood collection for historical photos of Coldingham), coastal walks and village events.

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St., Edinburgh. EH1 1JF

Scotland's number 1 tourist attraction and it's free.

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian. EH39 5LF

History of aviation including 'Concorde Experience'.