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Clatteringford Wood, Earlston, Scottish Borders. Mature mixed woodland with stream frontage. 4.41 acres for £54,000 (freehold) [#A2219]


A private and varied woodland with hard track access and high amenity.


Scottish Borders


4.41 acres




£54,000 (freehold)

Nearest Postcode

TD4 6AH (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).


Entrance (A): ///fuzz.online.monday

Centre of wood: ///beside.summit.destined

Ordnance Survey Grid References

OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 73

  • Entrance (A): NT 566 381
  • Centre of wood: NT 561 379


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Clatteringford Wood occupies the upper northwest corner of a larger woodland overlooking the attractive Borders village of Earlston. This oft overlooked part of the Scottish Borders is a quiet backwater dominated by rolling hills, farms, woods and moorland, and the area is steeped in history dating back to the Iron Age. The proximity of the A68 means that Edinburgh is under an hour’s drive to the north and Newcastle just over 1½ hours to the south.

The terrain in the wood is largely level except for a gulley formed by the burn (stream) that runs through its northern section. A second burn forms the south boundary. Three unsurfaced tracks give excellent access into almost all parts of the property which is generally free of entangling ground vegetation and populated with soft grasses, ferns, patches of bracken and woodland flowers.

The wood supports a variety of tree species. Stands of maturing Sitka spruce and more mature larch are interspersed with areas of mixed broadleaves including birch, beech, ash and sycamore along with occasional woody shrubs like hazel and hawthorn.

The conifers generally present as clean-stemmed and as such offer the potential for thinning or selective felling. In contrast, the broadleaves are generally more spread out with fuller canopies admitting more light to the wood.

Access is via either one of two well-established farm tracks which link directly to the wood. There is off-track parking within the wood on the east side.

Clatteringford contains real diversity within its borders from timber-producing conifers to broadleaf glades and tumbling streams. Not much to disappoint here!

If It Were Mine

I would like to carefully thin the spruce thereby releasing the best stems for maturity. The odd larch would also offer some useful lumber (particularly good for fencing due to its natural resistance to rot).

I might then enlarge a small open area among the broadleaves near the burn as a location for BBQs or the odd night under canvas.

Please remember some management operations require approval and/or a licence.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • The village of Earlston lies on the A68 Edinburgh to Newcastle road.
  • From near the centre of the village turn west off the A68 onto Mill Road.
  • Follow Mill Road round to the left, over a stone bridge and up to a T junction (about ½ mile in all).
  • Turn left at the T junction, and the southern entrance to the wider woodland is 200 metres along on your left (point H on the plan).
  • You can park in the hardstanding area just inside the entrance to your right.
  • Walk 260 metres back along the public road to the north entrance (A).
  • Walk up the track for 450 metres until you see a track off to your left with a Red Rock management sign adjacent (B).
  • Clatteringford Wood is now on you left.


  • The west boundary (DE) is the field edge stock fence.
  • The north boundary (BE) is the south side of the track.
  • The east boundary (BC) is the west side of the track.
  • The south boundary (CD) is the centre line of a stream. There is an orange topped post at C.

Sporting Rights

The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.

Rights Of Way

  • There is a right of access for all purposes at all times over the stone track ABE and BCFGH.
  • A maintenance clause covers all shared rights of way with liability according to use.
  • There are no public rights of way within the wood but in line with Scottish legislation the public are entitled to access the woodland subject to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

Fencing Liabilities

As is usual in Scotland external boundaries are maintained mutually with neighbours.

Restrictive Covenants

There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.

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How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • Please confirm how you will be funding the purchase and that you have cleared funds available
  • The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.

Woods4Sale Interest

Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

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Phone: 01248 364 362
Company Number: 4657216.

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