The Wheatsheaf

Main StreetTD11 3JJSwintonUnited Kingdom

About The Wheatsheaf

Set in a charming stone structure, The Wheatsheaf in Swinton, UK, overlooks the scenic landscape of the village. The hotel is well suited for leisure travellers as well as events like weddings.

The rooms and cottage are bright and equipped with satellite TVs and coffeemakers. The hospitality tray has coffee/tea packs and homemade shortbread. Bathrooms are en suite with bath or shower and Arran Aromatics toiletries. Sitting areas are present. The cottage has a living room with fireplace, kitchen and garden patio. Wi-Fi access in the rooms is free.

The Wheatheaf is a non-smoking hotel. Outdoor facilities for children’s activities are present. Parking onsite is complimentary.

The hotel serves a free buffet breakfast in its cottage style restaurant with wood fireplace. The menu is Scottish and includes a Sunday carvery. A bar with terraced beer garden is also present.

The hotel is around eight miles from Paxton House and around seven miles from the 14th century Duns Castle.


Main Street, TD11 3JJ, Swinton, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1890)860257 | Fax: +44(1890)860688 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • Bungalows
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Idyllic stay with impeccable service

Many guests say that The Wheatsheaf in Swinton, UK, is a delightful find and idyllic for a family stay. They appreciate the impeccable service throughout their stay. Guests love the beautiful green surroundings and the roaring fireplace in the cosy lounge where they can relax with a drink. The hostess is friendly and helpful and many guests say that another visit is definitely on their cards.

Spacious rooms with astounding views

The rooms are spacious and guests say the beds are large and comfortable. En suite bathrooms are good with shower facilities. They love the cosy feeling they get in the rooms. Guests enjoy relaxing in the sitting area looking out at the spectacular greenery, which they say is a visual treat.

Top quality food

Most of the guests talk highly about the food at the restaurant of the hotel. Meals are deliciously prepared with locally sourced ingredients and are homemade. Guests find the food top quality and cooked to perfection and the wine list extensive. The creative presentations and quality ingredients make for first-class meals.

Negative Reviews

Limited onsite parking

Some guests say that while the hotel advertises onsite parking, the parking space is limited and can accommodate just about three cars. So guests end up having to park their cars by the road.

No TV in public areas

Quite a few guests are disappointed that the hotel does not have a TV in any of their public areas. They would have liked to watch, especially if a favourite live sports show was going on.

Bathrooms need updating; prices are steep

Some guests say that the bathrooms need updating. They are not too clean as well, as the shower cubicle is mouldy. Some guests say that the food prices are steep considering the location of the hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 43 reviews across the web
8.7 /10
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8.7 out of 10 based on 43 reviews