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Restaurant with Rooms

THE GORDON ARMS Restaurant with Rooms is an old historic coaching inn nestling in the beautiful Yarrow Valley near St Mary’s loch in the Scottish Borders. It was a favourite haunt of James Hogg, Sir Walter Scott and even Robert Burns was said to have stopped here.

We offer cosy and comfortable five en-suite rooms and good, honest food with a minimum of fuss and maximum flavours. A serious wine list.

The menu changes seasonably with daily specials to use even more local produce (some of the ingredients are from Yarrow Valley).

You will be looked after from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave.


Quality food made with seasonal and sustainable local produce by award-winning Chef – Owner Bryn Jones.

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The Gordon Arms

Bryn and Oxana Jones


Book a stay in one of our five cosy en-suite bedrooms and enjoy visit to the lovely Scottish Borders full of history, drama and beautiful landscapes.

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Yarrow Valley, Scottish Borders

The Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys stretch south and west from the town of Selkirk, in the western Scottish Borders. Both valleys have some of the most beautiful countryside in Scotland and are ideal walking country. The area offers a variety of landscapes: delightful river valleys, glistening lochs, extensive woodland and forests, majestic hills and wild moorland.