Scottish Border Castles, Historic Houses, Museums and Gardens

Below you will find a list of Castle, Historical House, Museums, Gardens and Famous Border people.

Scottish Borders Castles, Historic Houses and Museums

If there are any that we have missed then please get in touch with the details and we will sure to includ eon our next update.

Scottish Borders

Ayton Castle Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick Barracks Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Paxton House Berwick-upon-Tweed
Coldstream Museum Coldstream
the Hirsel, museum & craft centre Coldstream
Duns Castle Duns
The Jim Clark Room Duns
Eyemouth Museum Eyemouth
Old Gala House and Scott Gallery Galashiels
Mellerstain House Gordon
Greenknowe Tower Gordon
Hawick Museum & Scott Art Gallery Hawick
Drumlanrig's Tower Hawick
Robert Smails Printing Works Innerleithen
Traquair House Innerleithen
Ferniehurst Castle Jedburgh
Jedburgh Castle Jail Jedburgh
Mary Queen Of Scots House Jedburgh
Floors Castle Kelso
Smailholm Tower Kelso
Thirlestane Castle Lauder
Abbotsford Melrose
Liddesdale Heritage Centre Museum Newcastleton
Hermitage Castle Newcastleton
Scottish Mining Museum Newtongrange
Crighton Castle Pathead
Neidpath Castle Peebles
Tweeddale Museum and Gallery Peebles
Rosslyn Chapel Roslin
Robert D Clapperton Photographic Selkirk
Aikwood Tower Selkirk
Bowhill House & Country Park Selkirk
Halliwell's House Museum Selkirk
Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom Selkirk
Stobo Kirk Stobo


Dryburgh   Jedburgh   Kelso     Melrose


Visitor Attractions

St Mary's Loch on the A708 between Selkirk and Moffat, water sports, walks and cycling
Grey Mare's Tail a few miles SW of St Mary's Loch - waterfall and walks
Harestanes Visitor Centre Ancrum, Jedburgh -
countryside walks, activities, wildlife etc, phone: 01835 830306 for details
Glentress Forest Peebles, forest walks / activities / cycling
Jedforest Deer and Farm Park Jedburgh, working farm - deer, birds of prey, activities etc
Keilder Castle Forest Park Hexham, Britain's largest forest - trails, cycle routes, activities etc




Edrom Nurseries Eyemouth, alpine and woodland plants, rhodeodendrons, walks etc
Monteviot House Gardens Jedburgh, water garden, pinetum etc
Teviot Water Gardens Kelso, three level water garden
Priorswood Gardens Melrose, speciality garden and orchards - dried plants, ancient apple varieties etc
Harmony Gardens Melrose, tranquil walled garden
Kailzie Gardens Peebles, wild and walled gardens, woodland walks etc
Mertoun Gardens St Boswells, 26 acre garden and walled kitchen garden
Dawyck Botanic Gardens Stobo, arboretum outpost of Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh


Organisations & Resources

Scottish Tourist Board
National Trust for Scotland
Scottish Borders Internet
Historic Scotland
Scottish National Heritage
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland
The Council for Scottish Archaeology
Scottish Borders Tourist Board
Scottish Wildlife Trust
National Museums of Scotland
Scottish Museums Council
Scottish Borders Memory Bank



Some you might have missed

ayton castle, berwick barracks, paxton house, coldstream museum, the hirsel, duns castle, the jim clark room, eyemouth museum, old gala house,scott gallery,mellerstain house, greenknowe tower, hawick museum, scott art gallery, Drumlanrig's tower, Robert smails printing works, Traquair House, Ferniehurst Castle, Jedburgh Castle Jail, mary queen of scots house, floors castle, smailholm tower, thirlestane castle, abbotsford, hermitage castle, scottish mining museum, crighton castle, neidpath castle, tweeddale museum and gallery, Rosslyn Chapel, Robert D Clapperton photographic, Aikwood tower, Bowhill house and Country park, Halliwell's House Museum, Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom, Stobo Kirk


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