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Roulotte Retreat

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had our elopement at Roulotte Retreat and it couldn't have been more perfect! The roulotte was beautiful and perfectly presented. Everything has been thought of including ample storage space and cooking utensils and crockery. The shower was also excellent - perfect temperature and water pressure. The setting is perfect. It's so tranquil and beautiful. We were so lucky to...

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Avril333, Owner at Roulotte Retreat, responded to this review

We were so delighted and honoured that you chose to Elope to Roulotte Retreat and we loved having you stay with us. Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind words. We look forward to seeing you again here next time, don't forget your returning guest discount. Wishing you all the best in your new adventure together.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have just returned from staying at the Roulotte retreat and cannot rate it highly enough. We had a wonderful relaxing stay it is a great place to unwind and escape from reality. The Roulotte had everything we needed with an extremely comfortable bed. It is well worth splashing out on the hot tub as it was a wonderful experience...

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Avril333, Owner at Roulotte Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us and for your kind compliments. We loved your comment, "a great place to unwind and escape from reality" which is exactly what we hoped our guests would enjoy at Roulotte Retreat. Look forward to seeing you again at Roulotte Retreat and do remember your returning guest discount!

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Just spent a couple of nights here with my husband. Such a beautiful, relaxed, peaceful, welcoming place. The caravan we stayed in (Zanaya) is beautiful. Set up in such as way as it felt like luxury from the moment we stepped inside. Everything we needed (plates, pans etc) were present, but there were no unnecessary additions (e.g. no clock!) which...

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Avril333, Owner at Roulotte Retreat, responded to this review

WOW, what a lovely review, thank you so much for taking the time to write these magical words! We love that you appreciated all that Roulotte Retreat has to offer in the roulotte and the meadow including all the wildflowers, hedgehog and bats. And that you noticed the deliberate missing clock! Do come back .... soon .... the meadow awaits...

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Brill location if you want to switch off and relax. No phone signal or wifi, which is refreshing. Make sure you take board games, books and other forms of entertainment. Nice walk just past the church, never ending fields and beautiful views. Hosts were friendly, make sure you try the eggs. Little kitchen is great, they provide all pots, pans...

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Avril333, Owner at Roulotte Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the walks around the area. We hope you do come and stay again, look forward to seeing you here, and remember to ask for your returning guest discount.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was on my bucket list for years believe it or not and we will certainly be back again. We stayed in the Zenaya with the hot tub and it was wonderful - the total privacy and no distractions ie - no mobile phone signal/internet or television was surprisingly ideal. Alan and Avril are the perfect hosts - meet you...

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Avril333, Owner at Roulotte Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet of the meadow, complete with bats to entertain you in the skies! To spend quality time together is exactly what we hoped guests would enjoy when they stayed at Roulotte Retreat, so looks like you've nailed...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The gypsy style caravan experience is indeed very magical and the caravans are clean equipped and tidy. When we went to the retreat it was unfortunately very over grown and neglected so looked nothing like the photographs we had seen on the website. The little pond was so over grown we couldn't see it and you couldn't easily wander around...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

My partner and I had discussed taking a glamping holiday for some time. We both have a passion for travel and nature but are often limited as to just how far off the beaten track we can go as we both rely on public transport. With glamping becoming so popular, it's also difficult to find somewhere appealing that has availability...

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Roulotte Retreat is certainly a calming and romantic hideaway that you just have to embrace. You are warmly welcomed by Avail and Alan that show you around the natural meadow to your chosen roulotte once they ensure you are happy they slip away. You know they are there if needed but you are left to your own little bit of...

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We have just returned from a blissful 3 nights at the Roulotte Retreat Our roulotte was called Zenaya, & she had everything you could wish for. She was cosy & snug, with a gorgeously comfortable big bed, & a lovely shower - 2 very important plus points in my book ! Would have loved to have stoked up the wood-burner...

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights and it is the most relaxing chilled out place ever. Loved the eco hot tub although getting the right temperature could be a bit of a hit or a miss. A total laid back get away from it all weekend. Walk to Melrose great bit steep in places but worth it for it's a lovely...

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  • Kitchenette
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Address: Bowden Mill, Melrose TD6 0SU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Borders > Melrose
Number of rooms: 6
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“Take wellies/walking boots and a torch.”
Curious_traveller005, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a B&B instead”
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“Enjoy the hot tub.”
IanS702, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only 2 roulottes have hot tubs - worth the extra !!!”
elljay99, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for one with a hot tub”
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  • Really comfy bed
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