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Learn some new skills with your team
Second library suitable for small conferences
Participate in some traditional Highland activities
Formal dining for a large group at Traquair
Another conference room at Traquair
The maze at Traquair
An impressive setting for formal dinners
Traquair dining room, available to delegates staying at Howford House
Howford House, a luxury venue for your corporate event
The living room at Howford House
Flexible zip link beds available
Dining room at Howford House
Second library suitable for small conferences
Participate in some traditional Highland activities
Formal dining for a large group at Traquair
Another conference room at Traquair

Howford House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, Scotland

Sleeps 2 - 18 9 Bedrooms 18 Dining 18 Venue Capacity

Luxury business venue sleeping 18, for meetings, corporate conferences and team building events, near Peebles

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Howford House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, Scotland, sleeps 2 - 18 in 9 bedrooms.

Less than an hour from Edinburgh and only 50 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, Howford House is a Georgian country house in the Scottish Borders.

The house is set above a sloped lawn, surrounded by trees, and with an open view across the Tweed valley and the River Tweed. With a formal appearance from the outside and a relaxed air within, this house was renovated and refurbished in 2016.

Any type of corporate event can be arranged here from senior management meetings to away days, team building, product launches, lunches and dinners.

Howford House is part of Traquair Estate where we can offer many additional facilities. Traquair, Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House, has several suitable rooms for meeting and conferencing and has extensive grounds featuring Scotland’s largest hedged maze and 18th century working brewery.

We can arrange archery and laser clay shooting, team building challenges in our Maze, as well as mountain biking, fishing on the River Tweed, golfing or equestrian activities nearby.

Howford House is equipped with good IT access and is suitable for meetings of 14 – 18 people around our main Dining Room table.

There are 9 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms with an additional 4 bedrooms available at Traquair House.

Available for your business group

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Dog Friendly

Dog are permitted in ground floor areas only.


Ground floor bedroom and shower/bathroom are fully accessible with ramp leading into bedroom if required. All ground floor accessible.


Mobile reception good. No landline. Broadband available on ground floor.


Fully equipped farmhouse country kitchen equipped with oil fired Aga, electric cooker, microwave, 2 fridge/freezers, dishwasher.

Dining Room

Dining room table seats 12 with additional table which seats 6.

Sitting Room

A large expansive L-shaped room, with an open fire and lovely views to River Tweed. Furnished with antique furniture and baby grand piano.

TV and Music Facilities

TV/DVD player and baby grand piano in sitting room. CD player/radio in kitchen.

Games Room

No games room. Selection of board games available. Use of tennis court nearby. Large garden.

Heating and Open Fires

Open fire in sitting room and logs provided.


9 double bedrooms: 7 bedrooms can be configured with twin or king size doubles. 2 attic rooms with 2 beds (1 attic room with small singles).


All linen and towels provided.


5 bathrooms including 3 with baths and 2 with shower only.

Children's Facilities

Cots and high chairs can be provided.


Large garden area with barbecue and seating. Outdoor table tennis table. Hot tub can be hired in if required. Tennis court at Traquair House nearby.


Ample parking for 6/8 cars off main road.


Smoking permitted outside the property only.

Booking Information

We require 25% of the full rental to secure the booking and remaining cost to be paid 8 weeks in advance of your stay. In addition we ask for a £500 housekeeping deposit to be lodged with us in advance and which will be returned within 1 week after your stay to ensure cover for any damage.

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Howford House

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Situated on the B709 in a rural location next to Howford Farm and with its own drive, 10 minutes walk to Traquair House. 50 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, in the Scottish Borders.

  • Innerleithen 2.5 miles, Peebles 6 miles, Edinburgh 26 miles.
  • Cardrona Village Shop - 2 miles.Innerleithen Co-op, Peebles Road, Innerleithen - 2 miles. Tesco will deliver to door.
  • Traquair Arms Hotel, Innerleithen, 2 miles.
  • Edinburgh.
  • Galashiels 15 miles, Edinburgh Waverley Station 30 miles.
  • Cardrona Village 2 miles X 62 to Peebles/Edinburgh or Galashiels/Melrose run every 30 mins.Approx 1 hour 10 mins on bus to City Centre.

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