If you spend more time in your office chair than on your sofa, you probably need to work less.
Wave ‘Bye bye’ to your workstation and say ‘Howdy’ to a holiday with today’s Big Deal on a stay at the four star Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa in Peebles.
Just 40 minutes outside Edinburgh and 90 minutes from Glasgow, Macdonald Cardrona Hotel is set in the beautiful Borders countryside and is an easy to reach spot for a convenient getaway.
With a scenic location on the banks of the River Tweed, the hotel offers luxurious contemporary accommodation in timeless natural surroundings.
Today’s Big Deal comes in two tiers.
The £99 offer is for two people to relax with an overnight stay in a classic twin or double room.
The offer includes a three course dinner from the table d’hote menu in the award-winning Renwicks Restaurant as well as a full Scottish breakfast in the morning.
The £149 offer is for guests to stay two consecutive nights on a bed and breakfast basis with a three courser table d’hote dinner on the first night.
Supplements apply to some dishes from the grill section.
All guests can also enjoy using the leisure facilities such as the eighteen metre pool, the sauna, gym and steam room.
In addition, all guests are entitled to a 25% discount on pre-booked, full price spa treatments. Simply book them when making your room reservation.
The offers are available Sunday to Thursday.
Benefiting from views of the surrounding hills, the classic bedrooms feature rich, soft furnishings, comfortable beds, blackout curtains and luxury en-suite bathrooms with separate showers.
There is free WiFi throughout the hotel.
The proud holders of an AA Rosette, Renwicks Restaurant is an airy and inviting space, featuring panoramic views of the golf course and the Border hills.
The chefs use only the finest Scottish beef, lamb, pork and wild white fish and, where possible, also source local, organic suppliers for the vegetables and dairy products.
As well as a full Scottish breakfast, guests will enjoy a three course table d’hote dinner in Renwicks.
The menu changes regularly but typical starters might be the smoked haddock from John Ross Jr of Aberdeen with a pannacotta, lemon and caper dressing.
Popular main courses include the braised shoulder of Highland lamb, roast root vegetables and garlic mash and the slow roasted belly of outdoor reared pork with Stornoway black pudding and apple purée.
Championship golf course
For many people, a round on the resort’s par 72 Cardrona Championship golf course will be a highlight of their stay.
With today’s Big Deal, guests can enjoy a round at the discounted price of £10 per person. Simply book your tee-off time when reserving your room.
See & do
Other available activities at the hotel’s activity centre include rock-climbing, abseiling, quad biking, archery or off-road driving. Alternatively, the mountain biking in the nearby Glentress Forest is superb.
The Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa has plenty of enthusiastic reviews on TripAdvisor. This is what a recent guest had to say:
‘Lovely night away. A one night stay and spa treatment for my Xmas present. Good deal dinner, bed and breakfast. Treatment was very good, amazing food, service excellent, staff very attentive. Room clean and comfortable. Will be booking again.’
Take a break
Whether you want to enjoy winter walks in the nearby forests, relax with a round of golf or simply escape the city for a night, today’s Big Deal in the Borders is a perfect winter tonic.