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Historic Attractions in Lothian & Scottish Borders

Subcategory: Castles & Stately Homes

Traquair House

Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6PW

Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House. Spanning over a thousand years of Scottish history and still a family home.

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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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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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Greenknowe Tower (HS)

Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK

A handsome tower house on an L plan, built in 1581 and still retaining its iron gate or yett.

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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Dirleton Castle and Gardens (HS)

North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER

The oldest part of this romantic castle dates from the 13th century.

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Hume Castle

Kelso, Scotland, UK

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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Hailes Castle

East Linton, EH40 3DH

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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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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Ayton Castle

Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD

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

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...

1 Traquair House Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6PW 5 stars
2 Blackness Castle (HS) Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7NH 4 stars
3 Hermitage Castle (HS) Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU 4 stars
4 Greenknowe Tower (HS) Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK
5 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
6 Dirleton Castle and Gardens (HS) North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER 4 stars
7 Hume Castle Kelso, Scotland, UK
8 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
9 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH
10 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
11 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars
12 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD
13 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
14 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

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