Destination guide

The friendly area of Melrose awaits your stay

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Melrose. This city's riverfront, restaurants and gardens attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Melrose

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Melrose is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Brethren (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Kailzie Gardens (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • St Mary's Loch (20 mi / 32.2 km)

Transportation to and around Melrose

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 37.3 mi (60 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Melrose?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 216 holiday lettings near Melrose. From 150 Cabins to 150 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Melrose for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Melrose? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Melrose. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Melrose Abbey: 305 holiday lettings
  • Dryburgh Abbey: 304 holiday lettings
  • Kelso Racecourse: 424 holiday lettings
  • Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom: 253 holiday lettings
  • Halliwell's House Museum: 253 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Melrose listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Melrose?

Yes, of course. offers 150 Cabins in Melrose. Our other popular types of Melrose holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 150 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Melrose?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 177 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Melrose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.