Mellerstain House & Gardens

  • One of Britain's best stately homes.  - The Telegraph
  • One of the finest stately homes we've seen!  Brilliant!  - 19 July 2015
  • A wonderful house & gardens.  Very, very interesting.  We'll be back.  - 1 August 2015
  • Truly magnificent.  Wonderfully kept with superb guides and staff.  - 28 August 2015

Mellerstain – one of Scotland’s finest stately homes

Discover the story of Mellerstain and experience one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders, Mellerstain is a unique example of Adam design, presenting a complete picture as it would have been some 240 years ago.

• Admire the perfection of William & Robert Adam design
• Enjoy the fine art (Aikman, Gainsborough, Ramsay, van Dyck) , ceramic, embroidery & furniture collections
• Explore the acres of parkland, gardens, lakeside & woodland walks
• Relax while the kids have fun in the playground
• Treat yourself in the Coffee Shop
• Holiday in our self-catering cottages
• Approx 20 mins from Melrose & Kelso/1 hour from Edinburgh & Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Don’t miss this year’s exhibition ‘In Stately Silence’ by artist Duncan Tattersall – contemporary art and historic artefacts exploring 46 derelict Scottish mansions. Click here for further details.


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