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.


Crichton Castle - Pathhead

History & Heritage

Connect this lordly residence with some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.


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.


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.


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.


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…


Smailholm Tower - Kelso

History & Heritage

This site is closed until Spring 2021.


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.


Monteviot House and Gardens - Jedburgh

Parks & Gardens

Monteviot House and Gardens is the official home of the Marquis of Lothian and is set in 30 acres of gardens, parkland and woodlands.


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.


Manderston - Duns

History & Heritage

Manderston is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, the supreme country house in Scotland of it’s era.


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…


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!"


Penicuik House - Penicuik

Visitor Attractions

Penicuik House is a painstakingly restored mansion set in one of the finest designed landscapes in the country. The Penicuik House Cafe is open 7…


Kailzie Gardens - Peebles

Family Attractions

Kailzie Gardens lie within a traditional estate occupying a beautiful position on the River Tweed with fantatic walks.


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…


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…


Melrose Abbey - Melrose

History & Heritage

Following the latest Scottish Government announcement for mainland Scotland, the abbey is now closed.


Dryburgh Abbey - St Boswells

History & Heritage

Following the latest Scottish Government announcement for mainland Scotland, the abbey is now closed.


Rosslyn Chapel - Roslin

Visitor Attractions

Rosslyn Chapel is a 15th Century Chapel located 7 miles south of Edinburgh. Made famous most recently for its part in 'The Da Vinci Code'…


Robert Smail's Printing Works - Innerleithen

Visitor Attractions

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


Abbotsford - Melrose

History & Heritage

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 Castle Jail & Museum - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

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


Floors Castle - Kelso

History & Heritage

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


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…


Jedburgh Abbey - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

Following the latest Scottish Government announcement for mainland Scotland, the abbey is now closed.


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.


Hermitage Castle - Newcastleton

History & Heritage

This site is closed until Spring 2021.


War Memorial - Newtongrange

History & Heritage

The town’s war memorial list the names of the town’s war dead in both the Great War and World War 2


Priorwood Gardens - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

Explore the rustic walled garden located in the ancient precinct of Melrose Abbey.


Newhailes Estate - Musselburgh

History & Heritage

The Estate around Newhailes House is set in a designed landscape full of interesting features and the woodland and estate walks with fine views.