The Borders and the Southwest

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  • 1. Abbotsford House

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    In this great house overlooking the Tweed, Sir Walter Scott lived, worked, and received the great and the good in luxurious salons. In 1811...Read More

  • 2. Broughton House

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    The 18th-century Broughton House was the home of the artist E. A. Hornel from 1901 until his death in 1933 and remains largely as it was in...Read More

  • 3. Traquair House

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    Said to be the oldest continually occupied home in Scotland (since 1107), Traquair House has secret stairways and passages, a library with more...Read More

  • 4. Bowhill

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    Home of the Duke of Buccleuch, Bowhill dates from the 19th century and houses an outstanding collection of works by Gainsborough, Van Dyck,...Read More

  • 5. Mary, Queen of Scots Visitor Centre

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    This bastel (from the French bastille ) was the fortified town house in which, as the story goes, Mary stayed before embarking on her famous...Read More

  • 6. Mellerstain House and Gardens

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    One fine example of the Borders area's ornate country homes is Mellerstain House, begun in the 1720s and finished in the 1770s by Robert Adam...Read More

  • 7. Moat Brae and the Neverland Garden

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    Writer J.M. Barrie was a regular visitor to the Gordon family's grand Edwardian home at Moat Brae. The stories he told their children would...Read More

  • 8. Robert Burns House

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    Poet Robert Burns (1759–96) lived here, on what was then called Mill Street, for the last three years of his life, when his salary from the...Read More

  • 9. Threave Garden and Estate

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    The National Trust for Scotland cares for the gently sloping parkland and gardens around an 1867 mansion built by William Gordon, a Liverpool...Read More

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