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Historic Attractions in Lothian & Scottish Borders

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Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF

Spanning nine acres of land on its rocky plateau high above the Northumberland coastline Bamburgh is one of the largest…

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Mellerstain House and Gardens

Gordon, Borders, TD3 6LG

Listed as one of Britain's best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see.

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Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL

Stately home, with sweeping lawns and magnificient grounds. The State Apartments are superb with many notable paintings...

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Thirlestane Castle

Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU

One of the seven Great Houses of Scotland.

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Gunsgreen House

Eyemouth, TD14 5SD

Visit Gunsgreen and see the amazing ‘tea chute’- the only one of its kind, where smuggled tea was hidden from prying…

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Alnwick Castle

Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ

To many people, on their first sight of this glorious medieval castle, it can seem foreboding, and certainly its history...

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Bowhill House

Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET

Bowhill House is set in magnificent scenery. Outstanding collection of art silverware, porcelain and French furniture.

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Kielder Castle (FC)

Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

Britain's largest forest park with Europe's largest man-made lake, offers many recreational and wildlife viewing...

Manderston House and Garden

Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP

Manderston is an outstanding house of the Edwardian era with superb terraced gardens and a woodland garden with many rare...

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Dalmeny House

South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ

The house contains Scotland's best collection of furniture, porcelain and tapestries. Also portraits by Gainsborough,...

Hailes Castle

East Linton, EH40 3DH

Neidpath Castle

Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW

This dramatic castle stands on a crag beside the River Tweed. Built between the 14th and late 17th centuries. Fully...

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Ayton Castle

Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD

Historic castle, dating back to 1846. The castle has been recently restored and is now a family home.

1 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
2 Mellerstain House and Gardens Gordon, Borders, TD3 6LG 4 stars
3 Hopetoun House South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL 4 stars
4 Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU 4 stars
5 Gunsgreen House Eyemouth, TD14 5SD
6 Alnwick Castle Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ
7 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars
8 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER
9 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
10 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
11 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH
12 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
13 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD

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