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Roulotte Retreat

Melrose The Borders TD6 0845 094 9729

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Always thought you had a bit of gypsy blood in you, or are you just a little caught up in the romance of drifting around the world in a traditional hand-carved wooden caravan? Well Roulotte Retreat may just be for you. The same goes for yoga lovers and just plain lovers as this seriously sexy retreat in the Scottish Borders offers yoga, walking, nearby horse-riding, cycling, etc and is ideal for an adults-only getaway for two, or for groups of friends.

There are seven sumptuous roulottes (traditional French wooden caravans) to choose from, six of them sleeping two people and one for up to four persons. They each have their own highly individual colour and decor scheme, and all are immaculately hand-finished and boast bags of character. There are just enough creature comforts, like a proper en-suite shower and toilet, but no TV, leaving you free to focus on relaxing in your cosy hideaway in a wildflower-strewn meadow and getting to know each other a little better. Two of the roulottes, Gitana and Zenaya have their very own secret eco hot tubs so that you and your beloved can soak under the stars – and you can see plenty of those in the dark skies in this part of the world – with a glass of bubbly in hand.

Roulotte Retreat also hosts small intimate weddings, helping to create something truly special for couples looking for something more unusual for their special day. And for the romantics who wish to run away to get married, you can elope to Roulotte Retreat and they will help you organise a completely magical stress-free day. Meanwhile, the 1950s wooden Studio is also available for events and workshops – contact them directly for details, and for directions of how to get here. Stay tuned to their website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for special events and offers too.

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How much?

Prices start at £105 a night.


  • Gypsy Caravans
  • Hot Tub
  • Kitchen
  • Parking
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Wedding/Party Venue
  • Wood-burning stove

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  • Boutique
  • Countryside
  • Courses & Workshops
  • Five-Star Luxury
  • Remote Location
  • Romantic
  • Something Different
  • Wellbeing


Open all year, with a two-night minimum stay. 

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