Waffle one of our wee Shetlands

Information for Families

Four of our six properties are for families.  The Lodge and the Rowan Pod are for couples only.  

Chidlren love the freedom of Airhouses with its wide open spaces, woods, walks, trails, and of course all the "pets".  

633 acres of farmland with an abundance of wildlife:

  • Circular Treasure trail taking in Oxton village and extending to 3.5 miles
  • Children’s Puzzle trail along the same route as the Treasure Trail but a lot easier!
  • This route can also be used as a jogging trail or cycling route.
  • 8 Shetland Ponies who love to be fed 
  • Ruby, Rosie and Biscuit. Waffle, Marmalade, Mary and Sophie, and Ben
  • 2 Adorable Aplacas who love to chat - Obama and Orlando
  • 2 cute Donkeys - Dylan and Lily
  • Snuffle and Truffle- our pet pigs who will consume everything you put in front of them but do avoid meat
  • Flight ponds to encourage wildlife
  • Enchanted Wood with fairies, if you are lucky!
  • Information Boards
  • Lots of rare birds to spot
  • Lots of Farm Walks - Windmill Walk, Flight Pond walk
  • Meadow for ball games, picnics or just for a walk
  • Lots of open space to 
    • Run
    • Play
    • Cycle
    • Play Hide and Seek
    • Build a Den
    • Become a Nature Detective
    • Follow a Texture Trail
    • Build a Nest
    • Enjoy the countryside and all it has to offer


Books, Board Games,  Wifi plus a Playden for the under 7s with lots of toys, games, jigsaws, books, drawing stuff etc.

When Booking:

During the booking process you can select cots or high chairs.  We also have spare push chairs if needed plus an all terrain pushchair which is great for round the farm,  just let us know.

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About Us

Airhouses is more than an award-winning holiday escape — it’s an experience you will never forget. Explore woodland walks, hiking trails and the peaceful village of Oxton (plus Edinburgh is less than an hour away). And don’t forget to say hello to our friendly animal family of alpacas, goats, donkeys, pigs, Shetland ponies and more.

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United Kingdom

+44 (0)1578 717113

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