Food, Accommodation and Amenities

Food and Accommodation

In the village Chirnside Hall Hotel and the Waterloo Arms offer food and accommodation.  Close by, the Allanton Inn, Allanton  and The Craw Inn Auchencrow also provide food and accommodation. The Red Lion and Beacon Coffee Shop are both in the village of Chirnisde

Camping and caravan facilities are available in Coldingham, Eyemouth and Berwick. Sykes Holiday Cottages among others offer many self-catering properties – from castles to cottages in the surrounding area.

Tourist Information Centres are at:

Eyemouth – Open Easter to October, Auld Kirk, Manse Road, Eyemouth TD14 5HE ,. Tel 01890 750678

Berwick – upon – Tweed – Open all year, Walkergate (upstairs in the library), Berwick-upon-Tweed  Northumberland TD15 1DB  01670 622155

VisitScotland lists places to stay in Chirnside and the rest of the Scottish Borders.

Medical facilities

Chirnside has a health centre. The nearest general hospital with full time Accident and Emergency facilities in the Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

Emergency dental treatment is available in Duns.

Religious Services in and around Chirnside

  • Church of Scotland Services are held at the Parish Church Kirkgate Sunday Service times can be found here
  • Southview Church holds regular services – calendar here
  • Roman Catholic Mass. There are RC churches in Duns  and Eyemouth 
Other facilities

The main facilities in the Chirnside are clustered around the Main Street and Crosshill.

Shops include the Co-op Food Store (with cash machine), Newsagent and Post Office. There is a pharmacy and a Fish and Chip shop. Chirnside Gallery is worth a visit.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Mobile Bank visits on a Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning. The Royal Bank of Scotland (expected to close June 2018) and the Bank of Scotland both have branches in Duns.

A range of local societies and groups meet regularly at Chirnside Community Centre.

There are public toilets and a phone box in the village centre, adjacent to the main bus stop and shelter.



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