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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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Hume Castle

Kelso, Scotland, UK

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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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.

Paxton House

Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1SZ

A magnificent 18th century Palladian house set in vast grounds and gardens leading to the banks of the River Tweed. Fine...

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Etal Castle

Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TN

Overlooking Etal Village the ruined castle has an award winning exhibition.

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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Dalmeny House

South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ

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

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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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

Ayton Castle

Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD

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

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 Hopetoun House South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL 4 stars
2 Hume Castle Kelso, Scotland, UK
3 The Abbotsford Trust Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ 3 stars
4 Greenknowe Tower (HS) Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK
5 Paxton House Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1SZ 5 stars
6 Etal Castle Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TN
7 Gunsgreen House Eyemouth, TD14 5SD
8 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
9 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
10 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars
11 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
12 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH
13 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD
14 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

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