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Pikestone on the farm during spring

Enjoy the freedom of.....

633 acres of farmland, animals to meet and an abundance of wildlife to spot....

Including

  • 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 and stroked. 4 of these are "rescued" ponies, Waffle, Marmalade, Mary and Sophie.  Ruby is mum to Rosie and Biscuit and then there is Ben who has been here the longest.  
  • 2 Adorable Aplacas who love to chat - Obama and Orlando
  • Snuffle and Truffle- 2 of our pet pigs who will consume everything you put in front of them - we avoid anything which is meat though!  They are Wessex Saddle Backs.
  • 3 Valois Sheep - so fluffy!
  • 2 Donkeys - Lily and Dylan
  • 2 Goats - Gertrude and Bob
  • Small Herd of Shetland Cattle
  • Highland Bull - Apple. Apple is hand reared and a gentle giant - although always stay this side of the fence from him! 

We also have on the farm

  • Flight ponds to encourage wildlife
  • Enchanted Wood where some fairies live
  • Information Boards about how we farm with nature
  • Abundance of  birds to spot including our Barn Owl, Kestrel, Buzzards, Woodpecker and Goldfinches
  • Lots of wildlife to spot and photograph including deer, badgers, hares, stoats and foxes
  • Farm Walks - Windmill Walk and the  Flight Pond walk
  • Meadow for ball games, picnics or just for a walk
  • The Meadow can also be a free running field, always livestock free for your dog

Plus at your lodge :

  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Lots of space for outdoor games
  • Free excellent WiFi
  • Smart TVs for you to log-in to Netflix, Now and other on demand services
  • Privated gated decking 
  • Hot Tub
  • Relax and enjoy the peace, quiet and stunning views!

For children at Airhouses :

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
  • go on a bug hunt 
  • bird watch 
  • and enjoy the countryside connecting with nature in a natural way 
We also have a PlayDen for the Under 7s making rainy days lots of fun. This is a Summer House with lots of games, toys, books and jigsaws. You can play inside this lovely Summer House with your children or borrow books, jigsaws, toys etc to take back to your lodge. We also have a selection of games and books available here for older children to borrow as well. 
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Dylan and Lily our Donkeys

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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.

Contact Us

Airhouses

Oxton
Lauder
TD2 6PX
Scotland
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1578 717113
07785758375
carol@airhouses.com

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