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In the Scottish Borders lies the town of Selkirk where William Wallace (Braveheart) was declared Guardian of Scotland. The surrouding countryside and the valleys of Ettrick and Yarrow contain some of the most glorious scenery in the Scottish Borders. Selkirk is also well known as a centre for glass with a number of glass workshops.
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4.2 miles from centre of Selkirk
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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...
4.2 miles from centre of Selkirk
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The Hope Scott Wing sits in over 100 acres of estate land bordering the river Tweed. As part of a major refurbishment in 2013 the Wing now has 7 luxury en suite bedrooms (2 accessing a bathroom Jack and Jill style). It is situated 1 hour south of Edinburgh within the Scottish Borders.
4.2 miles from centre of Selkirk
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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...
5.8 miles from centre of Selkirk
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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.
5.8 miles from centre of Selkirk
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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...
6.3 miles from centre of Selkirk
Fauhope Country House is located in the heart of the Scottish Borders in a secluded location - one that has inspired writers, artists, poets and musicians. The house has been been lovingly renovated and now provides an elegant and inviting place to enjoy. The guest rooms are spacious and have en-suite facilities. All have been individually furnished with comfort and luxury in mind. Your hosts are happy to advise on local facilities, restaurants etc. Full Scottish Breakfast is served. Take ti...
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9.7 miles from centre of Selkirk
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Traquair is one of Scotland's most romantic castles and a perfect venue for your wedding... If you are looking for a unique setting for your wedding in an authentic castle steeped in history with personal service and attention to detail, Traquair, the Oldest Inhabited House in Scotland, is the ideal setting for the most important day of your life. The team at Traquair are very happy to provide assistance in finding a local minister or priest, civil ceremonies must be arranged through th...
9.7 miles from centre of Selkirk
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Traquair is Scotland's oldest inhabited House dating from 1107, and lived in by the Stuart family since 1491. Originally a Royal hunting lodge, with strong Jacobean and Catholic history, there is much to see within its walls. The House also has extensive informal gardens, with the largest hedged maze in Scotland, and it's own Traquair House Brewery.
9.7 miles from centre of Selkirk
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Traquair House has three spacious double bedrooms, the Pink Room, the Blue Room and the White Room. All are furnished with antique furniture, canopied beds, private bathrooms and central heating, all available on a 'bed and breakfast' basis. All bedrooms have wifi and have been given a four star rating with VisitScotland. Take a look at the B&B Gallery for further images. The Lower Drawing Room is available to all guests staying in the house during the evening, when the house has been c...
12.6 miles from centre of Selkirk
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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 turrets is surrounded by parkland. Visitors can explore the grand State Rooms and walk along the River Leader in the grounds. There is a tea room and gift shop.
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