Peebles

The Tontine Hotel is located in Peebles, a picturesque town nestled in the Scottish Borders.

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Deep in the heart of romantic Scottish Border country and set on the banks of the River Tweed, the picturesque town of Peebles has much to offer.

Peebles grew up around a long-vanished medieval wooden castle and was created a Royal burgh in 1367. The town housed prisoners from the Napoleonic wars in the 19th century and it is thought that these prisoners helped to build The Tontine Hotel, which was completed in 1808. The hotel was financed by an unusual form of money raising called the Tontine principle, in which a group of people invest in a project, but lose their share on death, finally leaving one surviving investor who becomes the sole owner. Not surprisingly, this form of money-raising is not used today.

Today Peebles offers visitors the oportunity to spend lazy days browsing our award-winning independent shops and exploring our cultural treasures such as Traquair House, returning only to sip tea whilst nibbling on our delicious home-made scones and cakes.  The range of local active experiences on offer include golf, fishing, walking, stalking, cycling and adrenaline inducing, blood pumping activities such as mountain biking and zipping along wires at GoApe Glentress.  And with a host of local festivals and events such as the Beltane Festival, Peebles Arts Festival, Tweedlove Bike Festival, Peebles Highland Games and Imaginarium, there's bound to be something to grasp your interest.

At The Tontine Hotel, we're proud to be the hotel in the heart of Peebles.  So if you want to escape for some well earned rest and relaxation, or to enjoy a reunion with friends and family, the Tontine is the perfect place to be. Whatever your interest, with our local knowledge, warm hospitality and activity expertise we will make sure that you have an excellent stay.

 

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The Scottish Borders provide a gateway for motorbikers on a tour to explore Scotland. Why not stop off at The Tontine Hotel for a couple days, explore the area, before continuing up the country?

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