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Off Grid In Style

A warm welcome to Blackhouse Forest Estate; a stylish and homely eco-friendly lodge sleeping 10 in five beautifully appointed bedrooms.


The estate is nestled in over 1,000 acres of breath-taking woodland, heather and hills of the Yarrow Valley in the Scottish Borders, a truly unique destination.

With an abundance of indigenous flora and fauna, a stunning lochan and a fully sustainable off grid energy system the Lodge at Blackhouse is available for exclusive use staycations, intimate events, corporate retreats and location filming & photography.

Our off grid location boasts incredible dark sky nights with privacy and seclusion 4 miles from the main road, yet easily accessible from Scotland’s main airports andtransport links.

Give your mind and soul a break and reconnect with nature.


Our commitment to our guests and our community

means we offset every stay by planting trees on the

estate, so all you leave behind are your footprints

whilst taking special memories with you.

James Hogg
Poetry Trails
These trails throughout Selkirk and the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys, capture the scenic beauty of the area and were inspiration to Scottish poet and writer James Hogg (1770-1835).

Booklets available now at the Waterwheel Cafe, Selkirk

With thanks to Bruce Gilkison and Ettrick & Yarrow Tourism Association

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