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Historic Attractions in Lothian & Scottish Borders

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Linlithgow Palace (HS)

Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL

The splendid ruins of this great royal palace are set in its own park beside Linlithgow Loch.

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Floors Castle

Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF

Floors Castle is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe.

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The Abbotsford Trust

Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ

Abbotsford is the iconic house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the famous 19th century author, poet and historian.

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Blackness Castle (HS)

Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH

Built in the 1400s and strengthened in the 16th century,Blackness has been a royal residence, prison and armaments depot.

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Norham Castle

Norham, Scotland, UK

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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Hailes Castle

East Linton, EH40 3DH

Dalmeny House

South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ

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

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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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.

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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1 Linlithgow Palace (HS) Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL 4 stars
2 Floors Castle Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF 4 stars
3 The Abbotsford Trust Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ 3 stars
4 Blackness Castle (HS) Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH 4 stars
5 Norham Castle Norham, Scotland, UK
6 Mellerstain House and Gardens Gordon, Borders, TD3 6LG 4 stars
7 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH
8 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
9 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER
10 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
11 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
12 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD
13 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars

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