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Welcome to The Wheatsheaf Hotel, overlooking the green in the quiet Berwickshire village of Swinton

On our doorstep we have the stunning landscape and dark history of the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland just waiting to be discovered.

The Wheatsheaf is your home away from home, featuring tastefully decorated bedrooms and a two bedroom cottage in the village suitable for families.
We offer dog friendly accommodation and welcome well behaved four legged friends.

Our culinary team specialises in elevating locally sourced food to new heights and brings real creativity to the kitchen. We source our fish from Scottish waters, and specialise in the use of local produce.

All our menus reflect the very best of seasonally available local ingredients and bring about a fusion of modern and traditional culinary styles. If perhaps you prefer a simple bar meal, drink, and convivial chat, join us in our cosy bar featuring an open fire during those colder months.


The Restaurant

With three different dining areas, there is a place for everyone to eat, from an informal dining experience to the more formal dining room, or choose a snack in the bar. We also offer private dining facilities.


The Bar

Whether relaxing after a day of shooting, fishing, or sightseeing, our Lounge Bar is a wonderful place to catch up with friends, over a wee dram, or to let the day unfold. Or for something different, check out our specialty cocktails.




Decorated to a high specification, all rooms including our adjacent 2 bedroomed Corbie Cottage, have bath or shower rooms en suite, new luxurious deep-pile bath towels, and 600 threadcount cotton linen.

Fishing on the Tweed

Explore The Scottish Borders

Lose yourself amongst the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Borders and experience a wonderful array of things to see and do. Soak up the history of an abbey, castle, museum, garden or stately home.

Thanks to the River Tweed, the world’s most famous salmon river, the Borders and fishing have become inextricably linked. This part of the world is also home to some outstanding golf courses in fact Scottish Borders is home to a golf hole that was once voted Britain's most extraordinary.

No trip to the borders would be complete without a tour of one of the local gin or whisky distilleries including The Kelso Gin Company, The Edinburgh Gin Company and The Glenkinchie Distillery.

Image of Alnwick Castle

Retreat To Northumberland

With plenty of things to do in Northumberland, one of the best places to visit in Northumberland of all is the Farne Islands, where dozens of puffins await to melt your hearts.

From golden sandy beaches and quaint coastal villages such as Seahouses and Craster (famous for smoking kippers), to Kielder Forest and Kielder Water inland, the stunning landscapes and castles of Northumberland, such as Alnwick and Bamburgh, will inspire anyone who visits.

At night, turn your gaze upwards to see millions of stars pinpricking Northumberland’s famed dark skies.