Scotland 2019

Find Your Freedom & Awaken Your Soul


Awaken Your Heart in the Scottish Borders

Borders Book Festival

Melrose Festival

Summer Solstice

Stay Four Nights

Arrive on June 12th and stay with us for 4 nights to enjoy the Borders Book Festival, Selkirk Common Riding and a Guided Tour of Sacred Sites in the beautiful Border Country.

Extend your stay for 6 nights to enjoy the Melrose Rideout. And, if you are a keen horse-back rider, you can join in the ceremonies and ride with our host, Susan Young.

If you are riding and staying for 6 nights, we will be riding on Thursday, 13th to ensure that you and your horse are a good match.

Stay 10 Nights

Awaken your Soul and Inner Freedom over 10 amazing nights in the heart of the Scottish Borders. As a “tourist” for the first few days, you’ll be invited to take in the Borders Book Festival* and / or join us to spectate at Selkirk Common Riding**.

Riders are invited to take part in both Selkirk and Melrose Common Ridings, non-riders will be taken on a guided walk to watch the ceremonies and revel in the towns’ atmosphere.

Our extended week will culminate in a Summer Solstice Cermony and tickets to the Melrose Ball where you will dance to traditional Scottish Ceilidh.

* All riders MUST be experienced and be able to handle a horse at speed across rugged land.

** If you wish to ride in 2 festivals an extra charge of £160 per person will be added during booking.


Join Us For 4 or 10 Nights!

Weds 12th

Ceremony @ 7:00 pm

Arrive in the beautiful town of Melrose and check-in to The Old Paper House. You’ll be invited to a drink and dinner and a beautiful opening ceremony, preparing us for your adventure into Awakening your Heart & Soul.


Thurs 13th

Tour & Riding @ 8:30am

An early start as we journey to visit Sacred Sites. Our Riders will be dropped off to meet their mounts, whilst the remainder of the group will explore the mysteries of Rosyln Chapel.


Fri 14th

Selkirk Common Riding @ 7:00am

Early morning meditation, travel to Selkirk to watch the ceremonies. Afternoon is free for you to choose your own adventure. (You can also opt to stay in Selkirk at The Rig and we’ll organise to pick you up).

* Riders will be required to be ready to mount their horses by 6:30am


Sat 15th

Book Festival @ 12:00pm

Morning meditation & optional walk. Head into Melrose to enjoy the Borders Book Fesitval* and / or an evening with The Proclaimers.* 

*Tickets not included, please book these separately.


Mon 15th

Melrose Rideout @ 6:00pm

Morning meditation. Optional walk. Lunch at The Burts Hotel. We gather at the Greenyards at 5:45pm to mount our horses.


Fri 21st

Melrose Ball @ 8:00pm

Pre-ball Summer Solstice Ceremony followed by our final evening at the Melrosians’ Ball.


Book Your Place

Limited Availability!

4 Nights Twin Share

4 Nights Double

6 Nights Twin Share

Riding Package

6 Nights Twin Share

Non Riding Package

6 Nights Double

Non-Riding Package

10 Nights Twin Share

Riding Packge (Melrose only)

10 Nights Double

Riding Melrose Only

10 Nights Twin Share

Non Riders

10 Nights Double

Non Riders