Smailholm Tower

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

About Smailholm Tower

Opening times
1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Closed

Visit a place that inspired Sir Walter Scott. Ancestors of the great Romantic novelist had called the tower home, and Scott learned the power of border ballads as a young infant living on the estate.

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