Ashcroft Farmhouse near Edinburgh Scotland
Ashcroft Farmhouse East Calder Edinburgh Scotland Farmhouse Lodgings Accommodations
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Hosts: Elizabeth (Runner up AA Landlady of the Year 2005) & Derek Scott (Derek won first prize for his beautifully landscaped garden in 2008).

Bedrooms: 6

Address: Ashcroft Farmhouse, East Calder, Near Edinburgh, West Lothian, EH53 0ET Scotland, UK

Telephone: 01506 881810,
Mobile: 07788 926 239

Fax: 01506 884327

Activities/Attractions: The five acre Ashcroft Farm is surrounded by countryside and yet is only 10 miles from Edinburgh City Centre, providing the perfect setting for a peaceful break or a busy golfing, sightseeing or touring holiday. The area has a wealth of great golf courses from which to choose.

This area is dominated by the capital, Edinburgh, a town rich in history and legend with excellent accommodation, restaurants and shops. Visits to Arthur's Seat or Edinburgh Castle provide breathtaking views of Edinburgh, the River Forth and further afield the Kingdom of Fife.

Just along the road to Livingston, we have McArthur Glen, which is a designer outlet offering up to 50% off retail prices on merchandise.


"Excellent. Best accommodation I have stayed in (including Marriotts!) Best there is."

"I have stayed in lots of Guest Houses and Hotels - the Ashcroft Farmhouse is by far the best. The whole atmosphere/culture is lovely."

"So comfortable. Hosts so helpful. Lucky we landed here - we'll be back."

"Thank you. It's been our best stay since we came into here and Europe since June 2004."

"Your home is fabulous. We were very happy. The best to you both!!!"

"Good to be back and be sure of a hearty welcome and caring hospitality, thank you. Congratulations on both your awards."

"Stayed 2 weeks here! Couldn't have asked for anything better. Very nice, thank you."

"Elizabeth, you are the Greatest - Thanks for all the help and wonderful time!!"

"Best B&B I have visited, keep up the good work."

"Spot on!"

"The best place this side of home."

"The friendliest home from home."


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Ashcroft Farmhouse Bedroom

Ashcroft Farmhouse

Ashcroft Farmhouse Dining

Ashcroft Farmhouse Living Room

Ashcroft Farmhouse Gardens



"So happy to return."

"Fantastic food, accommodation and people - Fantastic - Will recommend you."

General Information: Welcome to Ashcroft Farmhouse near Edinburgh, Scotland ... where your Hosts, Elizabeth & Derek Scott have been providing Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in East Calder for over 42 years, and extend the same warm Scottish welcome as always to guests from near and far. Derek and Elizabeth are 'young at heart' and have more energy than people half their age - they just love their 'job' too and 'retirement' is not a word in their vocabulary!

Ashcroft is a modern tastefully decorated Farmhouse, set in award winning landscaped gardens, with co-ordinating fabrics complementing the smart pine furnishings. All six bedrooms have:

  • En suite facilities
  • Remote control colour TV
  • Hospitality tray (tea, coffee, green tea selection, hot chocolate, chocolates and shortbread)
  • Central heating throughout

All of our bedrooms, comprising one family for 4, one family for 3, three twin and one double bedroom with four-poster bed, are furnished to the highest standard to guarantee a comfortable and relaxing stay. Other amenities include:

  • fresh fluffy towels every day
  • hair-drier
  • dressing gown
  • complimentary toiletries
  • we now offer free Wi-Fi for our guests
  • there is a free Park & Ride facility nearby and fast transport to Edinburgh City Centre by bus from it

Behind the guest house you will discover our award winning beautifully landscaped and spacious garden which is available for picnics and alfresco dining, or for simply relaxing in peace and quiet after the 'hustle and bustle' of your day.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Switch, JCB.

Rates: (Prices quoted in UK Pounds)

35-40/person (double occupancy)
55-65/single
15 (children aged 5-12 years sharing with 2 adults)


"Thank you so much - it was all we were led to believe - such hospitality."

"Excellent, will use you every time I come to Scotland. Breakfast was a Banquet!!"

"Thanks, Elizabeth and Derek. This is one we can pass on to our friends. Excellent!!"

"Fantastic hosts, Elizabeth & Derek. You are the best!"

"The best we have tried in Scotland by far. What a breakfast."

"Thanks - every detail thought of. Such a comfortable stay."

"The best B&B we've stayed at! Excellent way to spend Xmas, thank you."