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Historic Attractions in Lothian & Scottish Borders

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Hume Castle

Kelso, Scotland, UK

Hermitage Castle (HS)

Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU

A vast eerie fortress, at the heart of many of the bloodiest events in the history of the Borders.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Smailholm Tower (HS)

Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7PG

Sited high on a rocky outcrop this well preserved 16th century tower house was built for defence.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Tantallon Castle (HS)

North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5PN

Set on the edge of cliffs, this formidable castle was a stronghold of the Douglas family.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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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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Hailes Castle

East Linton, EH40 3DH

Ayton Castle

Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD

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

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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Dalmeny House

South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ

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

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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...

1 Hume Castle Kelso, Scotland, UK
2 Hermitage Castle (HS) Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU 4 stars
3 Hopetoun House South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL 4 stars
4 Smailholm Tower (HS) Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7PG 4 stars
5 Tantallon Castle (HS) North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5PN 4 stars
6 Gunsgreen House Eyemouth, TD14 5SD
7 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
8 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH
9 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD
10 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
11 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
12 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars
13 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

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