Abbotsford House

Melrose TD6 9BQ

Abbotsford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist, and author of timeless classics such as Waverley, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe and The Lady of the Lake. In 1811 Sir Walter bought the property which was to become Abbotsford, set in the heart of the Scottish Borders, on the banks of the River Tweed.

Drumlanrig's Tower

1 Tower Knowe
Hawick TD9 9EN

Drumlanrig's Tower was originally a 16th century stone L-plan tower house, founded by the Douglas family. Of three storeys and a garret, the basement in the main block was vaulted and the hall stood on the first floor.

Dryburgh Abbey - Historic Scotland

Dryburgh Abbey
near St Boswells TD6 0RQ

Dryburgh sits by the Tweed River. Its remarkably complete medieval ruins makes it easy to appreciate the attractions of monastic life.

Harmony Garden

St Mary's Road
Melrose TD6 9LJ

Elegant Regency town house available as a holiday let, set within three acre walled garden which is open to the public.

Mary Queen of Scots' House & Visitor Centre

Queen Street
Jedburgh TD8 6EN

This fine example of a 16th century bastel house is set in a beautiful garden of pear trees. Displays tell the story of Scotland's tragic queen.

Melrose Abbey - Historic Scotland

Melrose Abbey
Melrose TD6 9LG

One of Scotland's most famous ruins, the abbey was founded by David I in 1136 for the Cistercian Order, it was largely destroyed by Richard II's English army in 1385. The surviving remains of the church are largely of the early 15th century.