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.


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.


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.


Hermitage Castle - Newcastleton

History & Heritage

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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.


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.


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!"


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…


The South Wing at Thirlestane Castle - Lauder

Accommodation

Luxury accommodation in an authentic 16th-century Scottish Castle


Gilnockie Tower - Canonbie

History & Heritage

A 16th-century Scots Tower House, Gilnockie is located 2 miles north of Canonbie, and 4 miles south of Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.


Gretna Hall Hotel - Gretna

Accommodation

Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House and Hotel in Gretna Green, Scotland


Ayton Castle - Eyemouth

Low Level Walks

Ayton Castle.


Newbattle Abbey - Dalkeith

History & Heritage

Originally a medieval Cistercian monastery, Newbattle Abbey has a 900-year history of welcoming guests royalty.


The Haining House Loch and Woodlands - Selkirk

History & Heritage

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


Hirsel Policies and Dunglass Woods - Coldstream

Outdoor Activities

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


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.


Barns Tower - Peebles

Accommodation

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


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


Rosslyn Castle - Roslin

History & Heritage

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


Harden - Hawick

History & Heritage

Harden is the home of Lord Polwarth a direct descendant of one of the most famous of the Border reivers, Walter “Auld Wat” Scott of…


Neidpath Castle - Peebles

History & Heritage

14th century castle. Tours. Accommodation. Weddings. Events. Filming.


Hawick Museum - Hawick

History & Heritage

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


Stableyard Apartment - Thornhill

Accommodation

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!


Stableyard Studio - Thonhill

Accommodation

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…


Abbotsford - Transfer and tour - Melrose

Experience

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


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…


Abbotsford - Prebooked House Entry - Melrose

Experience

Discover novelist Sir Walter Scott’s palace to the imagination for yourself, the place that inspired some of Scotland’s greatest novels.


Scottish Food and Drink Trails - Penicuik

Tours

Food and Drink Tour in the Scottish Borders.


Nithsdale Stories & Wheels - Sanquhar

Tours

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


Abbotsford, Hope Scott Wing - Melrose

Accommodation

Amongst the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford is the perfect luxury accommodation for groups of up to 16 guests on a self-catering basis.