Ruberslaw Wild Wood Glamping

Denholm, Hawick, Scottish Borders, Scotland

Amazing views at this enchanting woodland site for a safari tent stay, sleeping 2-4. Closed in winter.

Key Points

  • Safari tent hidden away in unspoilt woodland sleep 4 guests on a double and bunk bed near Hawick.
  • There is a kitchenette with gas hob and you can enjoy dining al fresco on the veranda or use the communal Hub with full kitchen.
  • Your private compost loo is just a few steps from the tent.
  • Enjoy toasting marshmallows around the firebowl with your complimentary logs.
  • Take in the beauty of nature and wildlife around you including squirrels, badgers, deer and birds.


A gem of a site on the Scottish Borders in 500 acres of unspoilt woodland and stunning views. The safari tents, for couples or a family of 4, are hidden away in the woodlands and a veranda and fire bowl provide a great place to relax in nature. 

Escape to a spacious safari tent, with two bedrooms, one with a King Size double bed and the other with bunk beds, linen is provided but bring your own towels and tea towels.

There is a fully equipped kitchen with a large wooden table and chairs, a gas hob and cool box. Lighting provided is in the form of battery lamps. A sink is provided with drinking water and a composting loo in a thunderbox hut is close by which is cleaned daily.

Outside on the veranda there is a chunky table and chairs to enjoy your meals whilst spotting wildlife or just relaxing in tranquility. Also provided is a firebowl and bag of logs which is topped up daily.

The campsite is set around The Hub where the cars are parked, with a well equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and undercover gathering area. The walk to it varies between a 7 - 20 minutes from the 4 safari tents. They are remote and in their own peaceful, secluded woodland, the only sounds you hear are the local wildlife which include red squirrels, badgers, stoats, roe deer and variety of birds, even a honey buzzard has been spotted.

Ruber Slaw is a conical hill which stands on the south bank of the River Teviot, between the towns of Hawick and Jedburgh. It is a must to climb Ruberslaw Hill and head down to the local pub for lunch afterwards. Hiking trails are abundant in this area and there are also great opportunities for horse riding. The area is also steeped in history, a 150 ft tower to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo being one of the attractions. The mill town of Hawick is close by too.

Book a stay for 2 adults, or add 2 more in bunks without extra charge. Closed in winter.

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Room Types

Family Rooms



 Compost toilet







 Fire pit

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Pub within walking distance


 Family friendly site

On Arrival

 Bring your own towels

 Included - Linen



 Kitchenware / Utensils


 Parking not alongside accom




Nearest Airport/s

Edinburgh / Glasgow / Newcastle

Content updated on 17th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Nicky from Ruberslaw Wild Wood Glamping