Lauder

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.80 to £11.60* Per person/night
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Overview

Explore Scotland's Border country from your pitch.

  • 10 minutes to Thirlestane Castle
  • Situated within a walkers paradise
  • Lauder town is just 4 miles from the site

The surrounding area

The wide open space and stunning scenery make the Scottish borders a walker’s paradise. If you’re planning to visit our Lauder Club campsite be sure to bring your walking boots. The 212 mile Southern Upland Way passes south of the campsite, there’s the lure of the Lammermuir Hills and further afield Arthur’s Seat - an ancient hill fort in Holyrood Park - offers fabulous views of Edinburgh. There are numerous trails direct from site too.

Four miles from the campsite the town of Lauder offers a mix of history, scenery and sightseeing. Thirlestane Castle, one of the seven great houses of Scotland, is here. Its stunning parklands overlook the Lammermuir Hills and the Southern Upland Way passes through the grounds. Visitors can enjoy a woodland walk, small formal garden and picnic area near the castle.

A 40 minute drive north from Lauder will find you in Edinburgh (you could also catch a bus from outside the campsite to the capital or Jedburgh). The medieval buildings of the Royal Mile and the magnificent castle are among its attractions.

Key facilities

  • Toilets and Showers
  • Electric hook-up
  • Dogs welcome (designated dog walk)
  • Ball games area
  • Club Wi-fi

All unit types welcome

More about Lauder Campsite

The rural setting of our Lauder campsite means you can be sure of a relaxing break during your stay in border country. The site is well kept and has 60 mainly level pitches served by a good range of modern facilities. A burn runs alongside the site, providing a habitat for local wildlife and birds.

Events and attractions

  • Thirlestane Castle
  • Soutra Aisle
  • Lauder Common Riding - first Saturday in August
  • Abbotsford The Home Of Sir Walter Scott

Worth Noting

The ground is hard so steel pegs will be required. Four self-catering holiday chalets are available. Poor TV and phone signal on the site. Please be aware that there is no play area on site and no motorhome service point.

Eat Local

Shaws Butchers, Gilders Bakers and Williamson greengrocers all sell local produce. The Lodge serves good meals using local food. There is a farmers’ market every Saturday in Edinburgh.

Facilities

Lauder has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding pitch (Super Service)

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

Very quiet site, suitable for couples wanting peace and quiet and having a relaxing break.

This review is for Lauder

Very quiet site, suitable for couples wanting peace and quiet and having a relaxing break.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

We stayed here for the Easter bank holiday that most people had washed out.

This review is for Lauder

We stayed here for the Easter bank holiday that most people had washed out. The staff were great and the site was no problem even after rain and snow. The local Whiskey distillery is well worth a visit with take away samples and Edinburgh is close enough for a visit. The take away in Lauder deliver to the site and make a nice pizza. We will definitely use this site as our base for the borders.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

The staff especially helpful as we had trouble with our van.

This review is for Lauder

The staff especially helpful as we had trouble with our van.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

A lovely site with flat hardstandings and good clean shower and toilet facilities.

This review is for Lauder

A lovely site with flat hardstandings and good clean shower and toilet facilities. Shame we only stayed one night but will be back next time we are in the boarders.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: Outside site on routes to Edinburgh

Nearest train station: Edinburgh - 22 miles

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Self Catering at Lauder

from £40.00 a night

Lauder Self Catering

Lauder Club Sites timber chalets offer comfortable family accommodation for four having one double room and one twin bedroom. A futon bed in the lounge sleeps an additional two people if required. There is a shower room and a fully equipped kitchen with microwave and fridge/freezer. The spacious lounge and dining area boasts a Freeview HD TV with DVD player.

Call 01578 750697 to book

  • This site sleeps four comfortably

    Sleeps four people

  • The property has a kitchen with a cooker

    Kitchen

  • The property has outdoor furniture

    Outdoor furniture

  • The property has a bathroom

    Bathroom

  • There is a sitting room

    Sitting room

  • There is a dining area

    Dining area

  • TV - Satellite or Freeview

    TV - Satellite or Freeview

  • Private patio

    Private patio

  • Wifi

    Wifi

“We have just returned from a wonderful stay in one of the timber chalets at Lauder and have to say the stay totally surpassed our expectations! The chalet was incredible value (and we stayed as non-members in high season) - very spacious yet cosy, spotless and had absolutely everything you'd need for a break away. We were even allowed to have our dog stay with us in the chalet which was great. The site was very peaceful and perfect for the quiet retreat we were looking for. Easily accessible, a lovely pub right on the doorstep and incredible walking trails right from the site - all in all it's a real gem, we can't wait to return!”

- Paul and Abbi

These simplistic and rustic timber chalets are set in a peaceful valley in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

Booking please note

See our Self Catering Terms and Conditions.

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Age concession available at this site - More details including more restrictions

*Members adult price only, additional charges may apply

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