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  • Well-kept riverside park close to Greenlaw and 37 miles from Edinburgh
  • Fly fish on the river or play bowls on the village green
  • Five golf courses within 15 minutes

No, not those kinds of Blackadder, we promise they’ll be no Baldricks or slithering little critters in sight here... we’re talking about Blackadder Holiday Park on the banks of the Scottish Borders’ Blackadder Water.

Set along the riverbank, just 37 miles from Edinburgh, take a trip to Blackadder for relaxation, exploration, or just to enjoy a little messing about by the river. If the name of the park alone is enough to have you tempted, rural and history lovers alike will enjoy setting foot into the little town of Greenlaw, close by too.

If you want to do more than dip your toes in, you can dive into the activities on offer at and around the park. Take a stroll or a more demanding hike from the site, or try a spot of fly fishing on the river or at the other watery hotspots and reservoirs nearby.

Sun shining? Refreshments flowing? Then it’s time to take to the village bowling green (which you can access straight from the park) for a bit of friendly competition, or for those who prefer their terrain tougher, cyclists of all abilities can charge downhill, pace themselves uphill or take the family along flatter country lanes to soak in all the sites of the area. A little birdie also tells us you can tee off at any one of five (yes, five) golf courses within 15 minutes of the park - don’t be putt off by the choice, we assure you none are below par.

If the entertainment around this family- and pooch-friendly park isn’t enough, how about picking your own pitch and kicking back to hear the sound of...nothing. This quiet, relaxed site prides itself on its wild, natural and all-out calming atmosphere, where you can be as lazy as the river flowing alongside.

The modern and well-kept amenities block, with hot showers included in the price of your stay, plus convenient washing-up and launderette facilities, and a play area for the children when they’re not investigating the wildlife around them, really does make an easy stay for all. Bliss...

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Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool


Recreation room/arcade

TV room




Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom


Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets


Shower available

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year


Hikers’ paradise


Wildlife haven


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Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

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Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby


Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

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Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

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Restaurant nearby

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  • Bank Street, Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, TD10 6XX
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 55.7068°N 2.4628°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Abbey Car Park — 12.5 miles
Bus Station — 14.8 miles
Station Road — 15.6 miles
Train stations
Tweedbank Rail Station — 13.5 miles
Galashiels Rail Station — 14.8 miles
Stow Rail Station — 15.8 miles
Ferry ports
Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing — 34.3 miles
Edinburgh Airport — 38.8 miles


We are only 69 miles north of Newcastle on the A697 and 37 miles south of Edinburgh.

From Edinburgh
37 miles south of the Edinburgh bypass from the Sherriff Hall roundabout, take the A68 over Soutra Hill (wind farm), turn left at the first roundabout onto the A697. Drive for about 15 miles. The park is signposted in the village of Greenlaw.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Fancy a little bit of hissstory on your Blackadder trip? There are manor houses and museums (which tell tales from as far back as the seventeenth century) all around.

The Edwardian country house of Manderston, the Georgian Mellerstain House, the award-winning Paxton House (complete with a 70-painting strong gallery) or the Coldstream Museum (which is free to visit) all offer little learners and adults alike memorable factoids to take home and use to impress. Lindesfarne Castle is just shy of 30 miles from the site too.

Along with exquisite homes and manicured gardens that will make the green-fingered positively delirious, you can also take a folky jaunt to the Rhymer’s Stone Viewpoint where, legend has it, Thomas the Rhymer met the Fairie Queen. How fable-ous.

Golf, fly fishing, bowls, clay pigeon shooting, motorsports, horse racing - there’s never a dull moment in and around Blackadder Holiday Park. Luxury fitness suites, lounges, bars, and restaurants will provide a well-deserved break after a round (or two, or three) at one of the five Blackadder-recommended local golf courses; the salmon and trout fishing opportunities will have anglers scaling the rivers and reservoirs for treasures, while the pony trekking and equine treats at the ground of the Kelso Races will be sure to put a trot in your step.

Cycle or trek your way around the Scottish Borders from here. Climb the Southern Uplands Way, embark on the Scottish ‘coast to coast’ route, saddle up and take to the tough terrain or saunter with the family down country paths…We know there are some pubs close by waiting to dish you up some tradition grub or a swift pint afterwards. One, just eight miles from Blackadder, has had the seal of approval from the Good Pub Guide too. Cheers to that.

Hop in the car to visit the five beaches within 20 miles of Blackadder, or, further afield for a change of scenery, visit the cities of Glasgow (just under two hours north-west) or Edinburgh, just over an hour northward. Shopping, eating, drinking and ghost tours aplenty must be enjoyed.

Must see

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed Castle & Ramparts (18.3 miles)
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks & Main Guard (18.5 miles)
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed Museum and Art Gallery (18.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Lindisfarne Castle (26.5 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Blackadder Holiday Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Blackadder Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Blackadder Holiday Park? Fancy a little bit of hissstory on your Blackadder trip? There are manor houses and museums (which tell tales from as far back as the seventeenth century) all around. The Edwardian country … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Blackadder Holiday Park?
    RV, travel trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
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The park reserves the right to enter any accommodation (without prior notice if this is not practical or possible) if special circumstances or emergencies arise.

We cannot accept liability in relation to any shortcomings or claim of whatever nature, if you fail to notify the park of the complaint or claim during your holiday and confirm to the park in writing within 21 days of the end of your holiday.