Papple Steading is an exclusive use retreat, sensitively restored with meticulous attention to detail. The Farmhouse, Grieve’s Cottage and two Bothies can combine as a single property encompassing ten elegantly styled bedrooms, sleeping up to twenty guests. Ideal for larger groups who wish to gather privately for business or pleasure.
The interior is an elegant mix of period and contemporary styles. Victorian antiques sit alongside locally produced artisanal log side tables and seating. Sleek polished concrete floors combine seamlessly with William Morris wallpaper. Relax into Harrison Spinks’ beds with vegan duvets, pillows and pure cotton sheets..
Your very own luxury steading
Papple is exclusively yours for as many days as you need. We want you to feel at home in your own luxury steading. Every aspect of your comfort has been carefully considered from the design and layout, exquisite furnishings, entertainment spaces, gardens and woodlands..
Contains four en-suite bedrooms on the first floor with Super King beds. Power showers, heated mirrors and underfloor heating in the bathrooms. The kitchen is hand-crafted and fully fitted with an AGA oven. Also home to the dining room, drawing room, library and wellness studio.
Contains two en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor, and two bedrooms on the first floor sharing a private bathroom. Super king and king sized beds. Bathrooms have power showers, heated mirror and underfloor heating. The fully fitted oak kitchen has sliding doors opening onto the terrace and gardens.
The ensuite bedroom with super king bed, kitchen and living area are on the ground floor, ideal for less mobile guests. The bathroom has a power shower, bath, heated mirror and underfloor heating. The fully fitted oak kitchen has French doors opening onto the terrace.
Located on the ground floor is the ensuite bedroom with a super king bed, kitchen and living area, ideal for less mobile guests. The bathroom has a power shower, heated mirror and underfloor heating. The handcrafted fully fitted oak kitchen has French doors opening onto the terrace.
The TV snug is a relaxing space with a colourful corner sofa and 50” digital smart TV. Our hyper fast broadband is perfect for streaming and gaming. Relax in the peaceful library and ponder the many books. Enjoy a calming yoga session in the wellness studio overlooking the terrace.
Explore the woodlands and discover boardwalks, bridges and swings. The handcrafted follies are perfect for wildlife watching, and keep an eye out for life sized art installations of woodland animals by Rosie Watson. There’s an abundance of native plants that provide for active foraging. It’s the perfect playground.
Papana Water, Wood and Meadow
A stunning seven acre native wildflower meadow is contained within Papana wood through which Papana water runs. The meadow has accessible paths that lead to a beautiful secluded spot beside the river. Immerse yourself in nature’s finest. Enjoy the birdsong, serenity and total peace. Reconnect.
Ancient ruins of Papple Convent
The ancient ruins of Papple Convent are recorded as far back as 1458, built by the Cistercian Nuns of Haddington. Beneath the ancient ruins is a firepit and log seating area offering the ideal spot for toasting marshmallows, sharing stories and songs, and creating lifelong memories.
A short ride to Edinburgh
Scotland’s capital city can be reached by car within 40 minutes, or a 20 minute train journey from Drem station (10 miles from Papple Steading). Discover Edinburgh’s historic past, delight in its incredible architecture, savour some of Scotland’s finest larder and enjoy a whisky or two.