WELCOME TO Coldingham Loch Cottages & Fly Fishing
Superb holiday cottages set within the stunning enviroment of Coldingham Loch on the south east coast of the Scottish Borders
A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU AT COLDINGHAM LOCH, A NATURAL 22 ACRE FLY FISHERY IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS.
We offer a range of self-catering holiday cottages & superb fly fishing all set within a small estate with a spectacular coastal location.
Open all year round, our 3 stone cottages and 3 wooden cabins provide guests with cosy, well -equipped & comfortably furnished accommodation in a beautiful, secluded setting. All six cottages have their own outdoor space for sitting out to enjoy the peace and quiet or listening to the birds and each has parking outside the cottage for 2 cars. Five of our cottages (not Lochside Cottage) are dog friendly with no extra charge for dogs.
The loch is one of the oldest trout fisheries in Scotland and we now operate as a members water with the loch being home to members club, Coldingham Loch Fly Fishers. Fly fishing is available to guests staying at the cottages and has a wide reputation for offering superb fly fishing for rainbow, blues and brown trout. Please go to www.coldinghamlochflyfishers.co.uk for further information.
Take a flight over the cottages & loch
Unique Victorian boathouse sits over the loch and comes with its own fishing boat moored underneath. In a beautiful spot across the loch from the Fishing Lodge this cottage offers guests the chance to really get away from it all, watch the trout rise in the loch, enjoy the abundant bird and wildlife and some lucky few may get chance to see the otters that reside on the loch. For fishermen, walkers, bird watchers and nature lovers Lochside Cottage is a place to unwind and relax.
Traditional whitewashed cottage was the Gate-house to the old estate. It has a light and airy feel with an open fire offering warm and comfortable accommodation that is popular amongst the regular holiday guests. With trees around and a garden area to sit out in, the local bird life can be observed and enjoyed. It is also popular for bigger groups to book this with Elm chalet (which sleeps 4) as they can share a lawn area for evening barbeques.
Stable Cottage is a cosy and quaint cottage that occupies one end of a long stone building and used to house the horses in years gone by. It was converted into a cottage in the late 1800s and its most recent refurbishment was in 2014 retaining original features whilst being centrally heated with a wood burning stove. Sunny outside patio area and use of a grassed walled garden with plenty of under cover storage outside for fishing & outdoor gear.
This chalet is tucked away in a quiet, sunny corner. It is fully insulated making it warm and cosy in the cooler months. As our smallest chalet it is especially suited for couples or two adults.
Elm chalet is situated to the right of the entrance drive and enjoys a decking and lawn area with plenty of sunshine through the day and evening. It is the biggest of the chalets and is fully insulated and very warm and cosy.
Situated in a quiet corner of the site near to Hawthorn and with its own fenced off garden area and parking. Spacious and sunny this is a popular chalet for regular guests. A wide variety of bird life can be enjoyed from the living and kitchen area with some guests bringing their own seeds and nuts.
Coldingham Loch Fly Fishers now open for Membership
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LOCH
A naturally eutrophic (nutrient rich) 22 acre loch, Coldingham Loch is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its unusual position of being a freshwater loch in such close proximity to the sea. It supports a wide variety of aquatic plant, insect and bird life as well as stickleback, perch and of course trout. The loch and its environs offer a beautiful peaceful place to guests to enjoy whether it’s a short stroll along the shore path or a more vigorous hike up to and along the coastal path which offers breath taking views from the magnificent cliffs.
OUR FLY FISHING
Coldingham Loch is one of Scotland’s oldest trout fisheries and has a superb reputation as one of the best top of the water lochs in the country. Fed by underground springs and the only eutrophic (naturally nutrient rich) loch in the Scottish Borders, it offers the discerning angler the opportunity to enjoy fantastic sport in an exceptional location.