How's this for a B&B for rail fans: Saughtree Station on the Border Counties Railway

Discussion in 'transport' started by editor, Aug 15, 2018.

  1. editor

    editor hiraethified

    I'd be quite happy to live here for a bit. What a lovely little station!

  2. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

  3. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge Without music, life would be a mistake.

    I'm definitely going there!

    I'll talk to my social secy when she finishes her shift!
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  4. DJWrongspeed

    DJWrongspeed radio eros

    Anyone done the West Highland Way ? There's a bunk house on the platform at Bridge of Orchy, an old waiting room. :cool:
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  5. hash tag

    hash tag member

    The NYMR has a cottage and some trains to let, always appear to be booked out far in advance :(
    There is also Petworth station down at the bottom of the country in Sussex.
    Apart from both being booked out well in advance, I believe both are week lets only.
  6. BoatieBird

    BoatieBird Well-Known Member

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  7. kebabking

    kebabking Bretwalda

    There used to be a hostel at Corrour Station on that line. Its a restaurant and guesthouse now, food is excellent. No road access - train, or walk. 20 miles...

    E2A: it has accommodation in the old signal box - keep your hands where I can see them, train fans!

    Loch Ossian is the best hostel in that area. Not in midge season though.
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2018
  8. pogofish

    pogofish Testicle Hairstyle

    I saw a something being built near Grantown on Spey a few days ago - near the junction with the Tomintoul road.

    It looks like a modern and slightly smaller take on a traditional station, a small platform, two short sections of rail and a pair of old sleeper coaches sitting at the platform.

    eta - It is on the old Cromdale line but this place is a couple of miles short of the real Cromdale Station, which used to host a camping coach,
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2018
  9. BoatieBird

    BoatieBird Well-Known Member

  10. Dogsauce

    Dogsauce Lord of the Dance Settee

    Nah, keep the house for yourself, but use the two acres (which I suspect will be a former goods yard) as the base for a few ‘glamping coaches’ to pay the bills.
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  11. hash tag

    hash tag member

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