Historic Properties

The Scottish Borders has many historic properties and estates to explore, including Scotland’s oldest inhabited house at Traquair, Sir Walter Scott’s magnificent Abbotsford House, and several superb Georgian and Edwardian country houses with intriguing stories and beautiful garden settings.

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Mellerstain House & Gardens – Gordon

Welcome to the Mellerstain House & Garden Page Mellerstain House is one of Scotlands breath-taking Georgian Houses and was built Read More >

Hermitage Castle

Welcome to the Hermitage Castle Page Hermitage Castle is a spectacular castle from the 14th and 15th Century. The Castle Read More >

Bowhill – Selkirk

Welcome to the Bowhill Page Bowhill House and Country Estate is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch. Read More >

Floors Castle – Kelso

Welcome to the Floors Castle Page Floors Castle is Scotland’s largest inhabited Castle. Opening Times 28th April – 30th September: Read More >

Traquair House – Innerleithen

Welcome to the Traquair House Page Traquair House is Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House and it has been visited by 27 Read More >

Mary Queen of Scots House- Jedburgh

Mary Queen of Scots House 2017 Opening Times 1 Mar 2017 – 30 Nov 2017 Day Times Monday – 09:30 Read More >

Abbotsford House – Melrose

Welcome to the Abbotsford House Page The Abbotsford House was created over 200 years ago on the bank of the Read More >