The Columns, Boathouse Lane Norham TD15 2JZ
Boathouse Cottage has an English Tourism Council four star rating. It stands on its own by the banks of the River Tweed. At the end of a quiet country lane, about half a mile from the centre of Norham village.
Many thanks to East Braes House for facilitating this camera's location and to Tweed Rivers Fisheries Association for capitally funding its installation. The River Tweed, or Tweed Water, (Scottish Gaelic: Abhainn Thuaidh) is 97 miles long and flows primarily through the Borders region of Great Britain. It rises on Tweedsmuir at Tweed's Well near where the Clyde, draining northwest, and the Annan draining south also rise. 'Annan, Tweed and Clyde rise oot the ae hillside' as the Border saying has it. Coldstream is a small town in the Borders district of Scotland. It lies on the north bank of the River Tweed in Berwickshire, while Northumberland in England lies to the south bank. A former burgh, Coldstream is the home of the Coldstream Guards, a regiment in the British Army, and is the location where Edward I of England invaded Scotland in 1296. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Coldstream was a popular centre for runaway marriages, in a similar vein to Gretna Green, as it lay on a major road (now the A697).