All History & Heritage

Travel back in time to Romans, knights, Jacobites and reivers. Gaze at century-old abbeys standing tall in the vast landscape, uncover the mysteries of the Templars, and trace Scottish culture to the places that shaped it. It’s better felt than telt.


National Mining Museum - Newtongrange

Visitor Attractions

Housed in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery, National Mining Museum Scotland tells the story of coal for Scotland.


Aikwood Tower - Selkirk

Accommodation

Aikwood Tower, a 500 year old Reiver Tower, has been sensitively restored in sumptuous 21st Century style into luxury self-catered accommodation for 10 guests.


Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

Mary Queen of Scots’ Visitor Centre is set in the centre of historic Jedburgh and this 16th century tower house tells the story of Scotland’s…


Floors Castle - Kelso

Visitor Attractions

Explore the house, beautiful gardens and walks around the Estate. Sample homemade Estate produce at the Terrace Cafe, gift shop & deli.


Abbotsford - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.


Jedburgh Abbey - Jedburgh

Visitor Attractions

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey.


Dryburgh Abbey - St Boswells

Visitor Attractions

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey.


Rosslyn Chapel - Roslin

Visitor Attractions

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 but more recently it came to worldwide prominence through featuring in The da Vinci Code!


Smailholm Tower - Kelso

History & Heritage

Smailholm’s 20m-tall tower house, its walls 2.5m deep, dominates a rocky craig.


Crichton Castle - Pathhead

History & Heritage

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to this site.


Fatlips Castle - Denholm

History & Heritage

Fatlips Castle is an iconic Borders pele tower in Roxburghshire atop the Minto Crags 2 miles northeast of the village of Denholm and 1 mile…


Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum - Jedburgh

Visitor Attractions

Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum is an attraction that looks like a grand castle – but inside is a different story!


Hermitage Castle - Newcastleton

History & Heritage

Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason.


Traquair House - Peebles

Visitor Attractions

Traquair is Scotland's Oldest Continually Inhabited House dating back over 900 years and still lived in as a family home today.


Melrose Abbey - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The abbey grounds and museum are now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.


Paxton House - Berwick upon Tweed

Visitor Attractions

Paxton House is a Georgian mansion overlooking the River Tweed set in 80 acres of grounds on the border of England and Scotland 4 miles…


Gunsgreen House - Eyemouth

History & Heritage

Gunsgreen House is full of fun and adventures for children. Toilet facilities, baby changing, lift access and parking is free.


Arniston House - Gorebridge

Accommodation

Arniston has been home to the Dundas family since 1571. Join us for a Guided Tour, stay in one of our charming, holiday cottages or…


Dalkeith Country Park - Dalkeith

Visitor Attractions

Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place, home to Fort Douglas adventure playground and Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant & Wellbeing Lab.


Mellerstain House - Gordon

History & Heritage

Listed as one of Britain's best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see. "A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house!"


Robert Smail's Printing Works - Innerleithen

Visitor Attractions

Oldest working commercial letterpress printers in the UK – a living museum of Victorian history.


The Allan Ramsay Hotel - Penicuik

Accommodation

The Allan Ramsay Hotel is one of Scotland's oldest coaching inns located in the village of Carlops at the foot of the Pentland Hills only…


Duns Castle - Duns

Accommodation

Duns Castle is an award-winning, exclusive-use venue, available all year round for weddings, family gatherings, corporate meetings, film shoots and events.


St Michael's Wynd - Peebles

History & Heritage

Along the High Street between 48 and 50, which date date from the late 19th century, St Michael's Wynd make its way towards the Cuddy…


Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose

Accommodation

A magnificent Scottish Country House Hotel and Bistro by the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders.


Bank Street Gardens - Galashiels

Parks & Gardens

The Gardens were gifted to Galashiels Town Council shortly after the Second World War


Ninewells House - Chirnside

History & Heritage

Ninewells is named for the springs that flow from the hillside into the Whiteadder Water


The Catrail - Hawick

History & Heritage

The Catrail is a linear earthwork that runs from Robert's Linn, a burn flowing into the Slitrig Water, westward.


Kelso Bridge - Kelso

History & Heritage

Historic Bridge across the River Tweed.


Routin Brig - Kirkpatrick Irongray

History & Heritage

The Routin' Brig at Kirkpatrick Irongray was the historic crossing point from Kirkcudbrightshire into Dumfriesshire.