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Historic Attractions in Lothian & Scottish Borders

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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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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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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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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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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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Hume Castle

Kelso, Scotland, UK

Thirlestane Castle

Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU

One of the seven Great Houses of Scotland.

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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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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...

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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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

1 The Abbotsford Trust Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ 3 stars
2 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
3 Gunsgreen House Eyemouth, TD14 5SD
4 Dirleton Castle and Gardens (HS) North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER 4 stars
5 Hermitage Castle (HS) Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU 4 stars
6 Hume Castle Kelso, Scotland, UK
7 Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU 4 stars
8 Manderston House and Garden Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP 3 stars
9 Kielder Castle (FC) Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER
10 Neidpath Castle Peebles, Borders, EH45 8NW
11 Ayton Castle Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5RD
12 Bowhill House Bowhill, Selkirk, Borders, TD7 5ET 4 stars
13 Dalmeny House South Queensferry, EH30 9TQ
14 Hailes Castle East Linton, EH40 3DH

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