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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Roxburghshire

Roxburghshire lies in the South of Scotland where rich, rolling farmland, rugged sea coasts and unique wildlife nestle alongside ancient abbeys, castles and historic houses and also boasts strong literary connections, with both Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott having lived in the South. . Places to Visit in Roxburghshire Riverside Restaurant and Floors Castle & Gardens are listed below.
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9.7 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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A highly coveted AA rosette for culinary excellence, there are few better places to savour the best produce from the fields, rivers and shores of the Scottish Borders than in the Riverside Restaurant. It's a place to enjoy award-winning gastronomy, and an enviable list of fine wines while drinking in the beautiful, panoramic views of the Tweed.
10.2 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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The ancestral and current home of the Duke of Roxburghe, Floors castle was built between 1721 and 1726 by Scottish architect William Adam. Open to the public for over 40 years, the stories of ten generations of the Roxburghe family are embellished by a treasure trove of furniture, tapestries, carpets and artwork.
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10.2 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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The ancestral and current home of the Duke of Roxburghe, Floors castle was built between 1721 and 1726 by Scottish architect William Adam. Open to the public for over 40 years, the stories of ten generations of the Roxburghe family are embellished by a treasure trove of furniture, tapestries, carpets and artwork.
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13.3 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Mellerstain's acres of beautiful parkland were first laid out in 1725 by William Adam. The formal gardens we enjoy today were designed by Sir Reginald Blomfied in 1910, in an Italian style sympathetic to the 18th century layout. Situated to the south of the main house Blomfield planned a series of Italianate terraces with herbaceous borders; a series of three balustrade terraces leading to a sweeping lawn descending to a lake. The middle terrace is the largest, with an intricate parterre on...
13.3 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Perhaps one of the country's finest stately homes, Mellerstain House enchants visitors with its architecture, its interiors and its gardens.
13.6 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Explore the art of Dried Flower Arranging at Priorwood Garden Priorwood Garden is a specialist centre for the craft of dried flower arranging. Most of the flowers are grown for this purpose and the colourful selection brings variety to the arrangements made here. You can also learn more about this fascinating craft as there is ongoing drying most of the time. Otherwise you can simply enjoy the blossoms, especially in spring, or pause for a summer picnic within sight of the ruins of Mel...
13.8 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Experience the tranquillity of Harmony Garden Harmony Garden is surrounded by walls and screened by trees, offering a unique sense of peace and tranquillity. Stroll across the lush green lawns and admire the herbaceous and mixed borders, the vegetable and fruit areas, and, in spring, the rich display of bulbs. The views across Melrose Abbey and Eildon Hills are magnificent.
15.5 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Abbotsford is the extraordinary home of Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century poet, novelist and ‘Great Scott' who popularised tartan, saved the Scottish banknote and rediscovered his country's Crown Jewels. From the deeply impressive entrance hall and the study where he penned some of his famous novels to the glorious formal gardens, it's a work of fabulous fantasy - a novel set in stone - which remains one of the most famous homes in the world. Scott's “conundrum castle” is where fact and f...
15.5 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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The garden and landscape of Abbotsford are the creation of Sir Walter Scott, and were developed between 1811 and 1825. The landscape composition is outstanding in aesthetic, scenic and architectural terms and its association with Scott gives it exceptional national value. There are three garden areas - the Entrance Court, the Morris Garden and the Walled Kitchen Garden - as well as extensive woodlands alongside the River Tweed. Spring sees Abbotsford displaying swathes of daffodils, befo...
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21 miles from centre of Roxburghshire
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Thirlestane Castle is one of the oldest and finest inhabited castles in Scotland. The 16th-century building with its distinctive rose-pink stone and fairy tale
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