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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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!"

Duns Castle - Duns


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

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel - Melrose


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

Stableyard Studio - Thonhill


The Studio, nestled in the historic Castle Stableyard is the ideal location for those wishing to explore the Estate and local area. Sleeps 2 guests…

Hirsel Policies and Dunglass Woods - Coldstream

Outdoor Activities

This circular route explores the Hirsel Estate’s policy woodlands starting from Coldstream.

Hawick Museum - Hawick

History & Heritage

Discover a town’s treasures in an historic house in beautiful parkland.

Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate - Thornhill

Visitor Attractions

If you like delving deep into history, soaking up culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or even mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig…

Dalhousie Castle - Bonnyrigg


Dalhousie Castle, winner of Scotland's Castle Hotel of the year 2016, is the epitome of fairy tale luxury providing four star service and hospitality.

Galloway House - Newton Stewart

History & Heritage

Lord Alexander Garlies, son of the fifth Earl of Galloway and the Machars’ greatest landowner, built the house in 1740.

Kirkcudbright Art Tours - Kirkcudbright

Arts & Culture

A private arts tour of Kirkcudbright, Scotland's Artist's Town with local guide Fiona Lee.

Thirlestane Castle - Lauder

History & Heritage

One of the oldest and finest inhabited castles in Scotland

Nithsdale Stories & Wheels - Sanquhar


Nithsdale Stories & Wheels are waiting to add that special experience to your break in Dumfries & Galloway in 2022.

Barns Tower - Peebles


Barns Tower is an idyllic mini castle. Sleeps 2 (+2 in Scottish Box Bed & pull out).

Stableyard Apartment - Thornhill


The two bedroom Stableyard Apartment is perfect for a family or two couples looking to enjoy all the estate has to offer. Dogs welcome too!

Castle Kennedy Gardens - Stranraer

Parks & Gardens

Come to wander, explore, learn, play in our 75 acre historic garden.

Bowhill House & Grounds - Selkirk

Visitor Attractions

Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders an enchanting country estate awaits you with an adventure playground, exhibition & world renowned art collection.

Branxholme Castle - Hawick

History & Heritage

The ancient stronghold of the Scotts of Buccleuch which stands on a high bank above the Teviot begun its life as a Border pele-tower

Borthwick Castle - Gorebridge


Borthwick Castle, A Scottish Castle for your Exclusive Hire. Steeped in 600 years of Scottish history enter a hidden world of luxury and majestic style

Abbotsford - Transfer and tour - Melrose


Discover Abbotsford, the home of famous novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott, on a guided tour.

The Haining House Loch and Woodlands - Selkirk

History & Heritage

The Haining House, loch and surrounding woodlands are a stunning area of natural beauty

MacLellan's Castle - Kirkcudbright

History & Heritage

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

Solwayconnections Guided Tours - Annan


Local tour guiding services of the Dumfries and Galloway Solway coast and Borderlands – bespoke guided group tours designed to suit your interests.

Rosslyn Castle - Roslin

History & Heritage

Built by the St Clair family in 1304 after the Battle of Roslin.

Dalkeith Palace - Dalkeith

History & Heritage

Dalkeith Palace was built in 1702 on the site of an earlier Castle and until the 1920s was the principal seat of the Montagu Douglas…