Recharge & Reconnect: A Relaxation Weekend in East Lothian 10th to 12th May

Escape the everyday and immerse yourself in a serene farm retreat designed for deep relaxation and connection with nature. Throughout the weekend savour delicious, locally sourced meals prepared with seasonal ingredients and a focus on sustainability. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included, allowing you to fully unwind. Indulge in restorative activities, reconnect with nature, and […]

Carfrae Farm Shop Opening

Shelves full of food items

We are excited to open our stunning new Farm Shop on Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September, 10am to 3pm Come along and try some free samples, enjoy a welcome 10% discount, take part in the Prize Draw, or grab a treat and our route map and go for a stroll to enjoy the beautiful […]

Activities in East Lothian 2022

East Lothian is the perfect holiday destination – with over 40 miles of coastline, beautiful beaches, rolling countryside, an abundance of attractions, cycle routes and walks, delicious food & drink, and the world’s finest links golf courses.  We have compiled a list of activities to give you some holiday inspiration… Have fun! Cycling East Lothian […]

Relaxing Itinerary for Couples – Summer 2022

Relaxing 4 Day Itinerary for Couples this Summer Looking for some inspiration about what to do in East Lothian and the Borders this summer?  Look no further!  We have compiled a 4 day itinerary for you to make the most of your time here. Tucked away in a beautiful rural, secluded location at the foot […]

Family Days Out in East Lothian 2022

Family Fun in East Lothian Our cottages at Carfrae Farm are the perfect base for exploring – with the beautiful countryside on your doorstep there are walks, picnic spots and adventures awaiting, as well as being close to many unique towns, villages and the coast.  You are spoilt for choice in East Lothian, come rain […]

Food and Drink Recommendations in East Lothian 2022

Our Food and Drink Recommendations Discover East Lothian whilst staying at Carfrae Farm by treating you, your family and friends to some of our favourite hidden gems of cafes, restaurants and coffee spots East Lothian has to offer. We have put together our favourite spots for you to discover. Waterside Bistro  When to go: Lunch, […]

Top 10 things to do East Lothian 2021

Mindful Loch Swimming

Whilst staying at Carfrae Farm Holiday Cottages there is a huge array of exciting places in East Lothian you can discover and enjoy with friends and family. We are situated at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills in a rural countryside setting, 4 miles from the village of Gifford and only 9 miles from the […]

City and Country Escapes

At Carfrae Farm we have been keeping busy by renovating one of our cottages, planning new activities and maintaining the farm so we are ready to open our doors when restrictions allow. We are excited to announce that we will be opening a third cottage called Kilduff and are now taking bookings! Renovations are on track and […]

COVID-19 Cleaning for Self-Catering Properties

Who can ignore the dawn of a new era of travel & hospitality? What felt familiar only a few short months ago has been turned upside and is now shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic. COVID-19 forced the closure of our self-catering accommodation on 23 March 2020 but now we are excited and ready to open. […]