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Historic houses in Gordon, such as The Mellerstain Trust, are featured underneath. Our selection of Historic houses feature some unique architecture, unrivalled decor and interiors, many with glorious gardens and grounds.

The Mellerstain Trust

The Mellerstain Trust, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Gordon 2.5 miles away


Mellerstain House and Gardens sits in the heart of the Scottish Borders and is a unique example of William and Adam design, presenting a complete picture as it would have been some 240 years ago. There are fabulous collections of art, embroidery,... more

Abbotsford

Abbotsford, Melrose, Scottish Borders

Melrose 10.2 miles away


Abbotsford in the Scottish borders is the dramatic creation of Sir Walter Scott and from the deeply impressive baronial grand entrance hall to the glorious formal gardens, it’s a work of fabulous fantasy. Stroll through the armoury stacked with... more

Manderston

Manderston, Duns, Scottish Borders

Duns 12.7 miles away


Originally built in 1790s, Manderston was completely rebuilt in the early 1900s by John Kinross, for Sir James Miller. No expense was spared and no detail overlooked. The furniture is French in style and the kitchens have every modern convenience of... more

Bowhill House & Country Estate

Bowhill House & Country Estate, Bowhill, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Bowhill, Selkirk 16.6 miles away


The Scottish Borders home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry, Bowhill House and Country Estate sits in the wonderfully scenic Yarrow and Ettrik Valleys. This 19th century house (named checked by frequent visitor Sir Walter Scott in... more

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park

Paxton House, Gallery and Country Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders

Berwick-upon-Tweed 18.7 miles away


Paxton House is one of the finest 18th century Palladian country houses in Britain, built to the design of John Adam with a Regency extension by Robert Reid. The twelve period rooms feature Adam interiors, a fine collection of Chippendale and Trotter... more

Lennoxlove

Lennoxlove, Haddington, East Lothian

Haddington 19.8 miles away


Set in 460 acres of prime East Lothian countryside, the 13th century Lennoxlove estate, just 20 miles from Edinburgh, is the home of the Duke of Hamilton. It sits in a wooded hollow just south of the market town of Haddington with gorgeous views over... more

Traquair House

Traquair House, Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

Innerleithen 20.2 miles away


Traquair House, originally a castle owned by the Kings of Scotland, later became the home of the Earls of Traquair whose descendants still live there. It is where Alexander I signed a charter over 800 years ago, and the `modern wings´ were completed... more

Newhailes

Newhailes, Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian

Newhailes Road, Musselburgh 27.0 miles away


Newhailes is a fine late 17th century house with impressive 18th century additions. The house was built in 1686 and bought by Sir David Dalrymple, of the legal and political dynasty. He was responsible for the addition of one of the most important... more

Georgian House

Georgian House, 7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh 31.4 miles away


The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam´s masterpiece of urban design, Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796, when those who could afford it began to escape the cramped, squalid conditions of Edinburgh´s Old Town to settle in the fashionable New... more

Cragside

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland

Rothbury, Morpeth 36.2 miles away


Cragside, creation of Victorian inventor and landscape genius Lord Armstrong, is a garden of breathtaking drama whatever the season. Surrounding the house is one of the largest rock gardens in Europe. Beyond is a vast woodland garden where... more

Dalmeny House

Dalmeny House, South Queensferry, West Lothian

South Queensferry 36.4 miles away


Dalmeny House, one of the first Tudor-revival houses to be built in Scotland, has been the family home of the Earls of Rosebury for over 300 years. It houses part of the Rothschild collection of 18th century French furniture, Goya tapestries,... more

Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, West Lothian

South Queensferry 41.4 miles away


Sometimes, when the weather’s crisp and bright and clear, there’s nothing more comfortingly British than to pull on your boots, wrap up warm and head out for a cheek-reddening walk around a country estate. And there can’t be many places to beat... more

House of the Binns

House of the Binns, Linlithgow, West Lothian

Linlithgow 43.0 miles away


The House of the Binns is the historic home of the Dalyells family, among them General Tam Dalyell who raised the Royal Scots Greys here in 1681. Four of the main rooms have important moulded ceilings, some of the earliest examples in Scotland. The... more

Wallington

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland

Cambo, Morpeth 43.4 miles away


Wallington dates from 1688, the estate was laid out in the 18th century by Sir Walter Blackett. The interior houses very good Italian Rococo plasterwork in the main rooms and a Victorian hall painted with murals of Northumbrian scenes by William Bell... more

Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse & Garden

Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse & Garden, Cupar, Fife

Cupar 45.8 miles away


Hill of Tarvit Mansion House, originally the site of the 17th century Wemyss Hall, was completely remodelled by Robert Lorimer for Frederick Sharp, in 1906. All the rooms have been designed in a certain style, with matching furniture and paintings.... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne 48.7 miles away


You know those times when you go on holiday and fall in love with the local architecture? Well, that’s what happened when Sir Charles Monck went on honeymoon to Greece and the result is the stone, multi-pillared creation that is Belsay Hall in... more

Royal Burgh of Culross

Royal Burgh of Culross, Culross, Fife

Culross 49.0 miles away


Culross Palace was built for Sir George Bruce between 1597 and 1611 and has original interiors with painted woodwork. On display are 17th and 18th century furniture, decorative items and a fine collection of Staffordshire and Scottish pottery. The... more

Callendar House

Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk, Falkirk

Callendar Park, Falkirk 51.7 miles away


Ever wondered what the food that Georgians ate tasted like? Get a slice of life in the early 19th century during a visit to the kitchens at Callendar House in Falkirk, where costumed interpreters cook up dishes from 1825 to illustrate their stories... more

Seaton Delaval Hall

Seaton Delaval Hall, The Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay 58.6 miles away


Seaton Delaval Hall: Admiral Delaval commissioned Sir John Vanbrugh to build the hall in 1718. The family originally came from France but came here with Duke William of Normandy in 1066. The Hall was damaged by fire in 1822, but successive... more

Washington Old Hall

Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington, Tyne & Wear

The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington 67.5 miles away


Washington Old Hall is a delightful stone built 17th century manor house, which incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington´s direct ancestors. There are displays on George Washington, and how the Hall was saved with... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith 67.7 miles away


The historic house at Hutton-In-The-Forest is based on a medieval pele tower, with substantial additions in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance is through the medieval Stone Hall, hung with a variety of weapons. The new hall has a Cupid... more

Pollok House

Pollok House, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow 68.5 miles away


Pollok House is set in the grounds of Pollok Park, home to the Maxwell family for over 600 years. The present house, (c.1750) replaced three earlier structures and was extended in 1890. The house contains an internationally important collection of... more

House of Dun & Montrose Basin Nature Reserve

House of Dun & Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, Montrose, Angus

Montrose 72.2 miles away


House of Dun is a Georgian house, overlooking the Montrose Basin, designed and built by William Adam in 1730 for David Erskine, Lord Dun. The superb plasterwork is by Joseph Enzer. Inside are collections of family portraits, 18th and 19th century... more

Dalemain Historic House & Garden

Dalemain Historic House & Garden, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith 73.1 miles away


The medieval Tudor and Georgian Dalemain Historic House has been home to the Hasell family since 1679 with an interior that has not changed since the 18th century. The entrance hall has a shallow staircase made of local oak, and collections of china,... more

Broughton House & Garden

Broughton House & Garden, High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway

High Street, Kirkcudbright 82.3 miles away


Even without having a specific destination in mind when you get there, going to long time artists' haven Kirkcudbright is a pleasure in itself. But add to your itinerary a visit to 18th century Broughton House, former home of Glasgow Boy E A Hornel,... more

The Hill House

The Hill House, Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute

Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh 87.6 miles away


The Hill House is one of the finest of Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s domestic creations, sitting high above the Clyde commanding fine views of the river estuary. It was commissioned in 1902 by Walter Blackie, who wanted an individual house and garden.... more

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Bowness-on-Windermere 93.5 miles away


If you’ve a thing for the Arts and Crafts movement, head off to Blackwell overlooking Lake Windermere, a fabulously well preserved example of the style. The house retains almost all of its original features such as the hessian wall-hangings in the... more

Brantwood

Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria

Coniston 94.6 miles away


The former home of art critic, thinker and philanthropist John Ruskin, Brantwood sits amidst idyllic Lake District landscape and is packed with treasure from the great man’s life. Although it is very much kept as it were when it was a real home,... more

Mount Stuart

Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Argyll & Bute

Isle of Bute 96.0 miles away


For a rewarding day out, enjoy the sumptuous surroundings at Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute. One of the finest Visitor Attractions on the West Coast and with an interior that has been described as jaw-droppingly spectacular, Mount Stuart is the... more

Levens Hall

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal 98.6 miles away


Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp... more

Holker Hall & Gardens

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands 104.4 miles away


Holker Hall: This beautiful Victorian House, with it's 24 acres of formal and woodland gardens and 125 acres of deer park, is one of the treasures of the stunning South Lakes area. The warm 'lived in' atmosphere of the Hall continues to charm... more

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Carnforth 105.1 miles away


Award winning Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty. A visit to Leighton is an opportunity to unravel the fascinating past of this ancient, Lancashire family and wander through the spectacular grounds and... more

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

Huntly 116.1 miles away


Leith Hall is a charming and intimate Scottish family home and the oldest parts date back to 1650. The house offers a unique insight into the lives, loves and tragedies of the Leith-Hay family over the last four centuries. On display is an... more

Newburgh Priory

Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, North Yorkshire

Coxwold 116.9 miles away


With just wonderful views over to the Kilburn White Horse, Newburgh Priory in Coxwold, North Yorkshire, sits within a 6,000 acre estate in the Howardian Hills. Said to be the final resting place of Oliver Cromwell, the priory is the family seat of... more

Newby Hall

Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Ripon 117.0 miles away


Newby House has got history coming out of its ears. Just wander round this glamorous 17th century country house and spot the wonderful links to the past, like the royal IOU from King Charles II written to Robert Vyner, an ancestor of the house’s... more

Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York, North Yorkshire

Nunnington, York 119.2 miles away


Nunnington Hall is mainly a 17th century manor house, the west wing dates from 1580 but was badly damaged during the Civil War by a Parliamentarian garrison. It was extensively remodelled in 1685 and again in the 1920s. The interior has stone flagged... more

Haddo House

Haddo House, Methlick, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Methlick, Ellon 119.7 miles away


Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, but refurbished in the 1880s. The House elegantly blends crisp Georgian architecture with sumptuous late Victorian interiors by Wright and Mansfield. On display is a... more

Sutton Park

Sutton Park, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York, North Yorkshire

Sutton-on-the-Forest, York 124.6 miles away


Built in the 18th century by Thomas Atkinson, Sutton Park is the home of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield and is a fine example of Georgian architecture with magnificent Rococo plasterwork by Cortese. It houses is an important collection of Meissen... more

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens, Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire

Beningbrough, York 126.2 miles away


One of the most soothing things to do on a warm afternoon in Georgian Beningborough Hall and Gardens near York is to take a gentle stroll through the stunning working walled garden where the gardeners will happily take a break to talk you through... more

East Riddlesden Hall

East Riddlesden Hall, Bradford Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Bradford Road, Riddlesden, Keighley 127.6 miles away


East Riddlesden Hall is a 17th century manor house and buildings which have distinctive architectural details. The Hall has a gigantic fireplace with classical columns on either side. The house has a wonderful collection of oak furniture, pewter,... more

Scampston Hall

Scampston Hall, Estate Office, Malton, West Yorkshire

Estate Office, Scampston Hall, Malton 127.6 miles away


Owned by the same family since the 17th century, Scampston Hall was remodelled and given its fine Regency interiors in 1800 by Thomas Leverton. The important collection of pictures includes work by Gainsborough, Marlow, Scott and Wilson. Also a good... more

Manx National Heritage

Manx National Heritage, Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man

Manx Museum, Kingswood Grove, Douglas 129.4 miles away


The Isle of Mann has a fascinating history which is all too often forgotten, holiday makers instead focusing on the 100 miles of sandy beaches. But sign up for the Story of Mann and you’ll get a whirlwind tour through life here across the centuries... more

Harewood House

Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Harewood, Leeds 129.7 miles away


Harewood House is a stunning house designed by John Carr, completed in 1772, with exquisite interiors by Robert Adam. The furniture throughout is by Thomas Chippendale together with art collections that include Renaissance masterpieces, Turner... more

Gawthorpe Hall

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley 130.2 miles away


Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork remains and the long gallery is hung with early 17th century portraits. Many... more

Treasurer's House, York

Treasurer's House, York, Minster Yard, York, North Yorkshire

Minster Yard, York 132.0 miles away


The Treasurer´s House, named after the Treasurer of York Minster and built over a Roman Road, nestles behind the Minster and dates back to 1091. It was carefully restored, by the wealthy Victorian industrialist Frank Green, between 1897 and 1930. It... more

Lytham Hall

Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes 134.6 miles away


Lytham Hall is a Grade I listed manor and is widely believed to be the finest Georgian house in the North West of England. The present House was designed by John Carr of York and the Main Hall displays his work at its best.... more

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire

Hoghton, Preston 134.6 miles away


Come and discover award-winning Hoghton Tower, high on a hill in the very heart of Lancashire. Set at the top of a mile long drive, this beautiful castle has everything visitors of all ages would expect. History, stunning state rooms, walled gardens,... more

Sledmere House

Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sledmere, Driffield 135.4 miles away


Sledmere House is a fine 18th century Georgian House designed and built by Sir Christopher Sykes, set in a Capability Brown inspired landscape, with award winning rose garden and parterre. Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton and French furniture,... more

Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire

200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk 141.5 miles away


Rufford Old Hall is one of Lancashire´s finest 16th century buildings, famed for its Great Hall with an intricately carved moveable wooden screen and dramatic hammerbeam roof. On display are a collection of arms and armour from various European... more

Burton Agnes Hall

Burton Agnes Hall, Estate Office, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Estate Office, Burton Agnes, Driffield 142.5 miles away


Described as a “splendid and glittering composition”, the Elizabethan Burton Agnes Hall in South Driffield, South Yorkshire, is truly beautiful to behold. Built in 1598 by master mason to the queen (who also built Longleat, Wollaton and Hardwick), it... more

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