The Riverside Bakehouse



The Riverside Bakehouse is a small bakery and cafe located in rural hamlet of Abbey St Bathans in the Scottish Borders close to Duns. 


We offer handcrafted small batches of slowly fermented sourdough bread made in a time honoured way using the power of the wild yeasts. 


The Cafe also offers a range of delicious seasonal cakes, soups and salads with focus on local produce.


Winter Hours:
Friday-Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM

The Riverside Bakehouse
Abbey St Bathans
TD11 3TX
Tel 01361840674






Abbey Saint Bathans is located in the scenic and quiet valley on the edge of the Lammermuir hills in the Scottish Borders

It is easily accessible from the A1 and only an hour's drive from Edinburgh. The Whiteadder River flows just by the Bakehouse.


You will find plenty of lovely walks around here and the Southern Upland Way

  • The long distance route that traverses southern Scotland from East to West - passes through Abbey St Bathans.
  • A wonderful walk can take you to Edin's Hall Broch - an impressive ancient and well preserved Iron Age hill fort reached by an exhilarating hike along the Whiteadder River.
  • Other nearby attractions include a lovely little beach and secret harbour at Cove - just 7 miles from here, and many other amazing beaches from Dunbar to Coldingham all about 30 minutes away.


There is a wide range of accommodation available near by for those of you looking for a quiet getaway.  

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