Mellerstain House & Gardens

  • One of Britain's 10 best stately homes.  - The Telegraph 2011
  • A wonderful visit with delightful staff in the café & house.  We will be coming again!  - ESU – Epping Forest Branch 22 May 2013
  • Really has the 'wow' factor.  Superb guides too - thank you for a special visit.  - 16 August 2013
  • One of the most beautiful houses I have ever visited.  - 13 Sept 2013

Great Days Out in the Scottish Borders

Come and discover the story of Mellerstain for a day and experience one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.

- Admire the perfection of William and Robert Adam design.
- Enjoy the fine art, embroidery, china and furniture collections.
- Relax within acres of parkland and gardens with lakeside/ woodland walks.
- Picnic under the shade of the trees while the children have fun in the playground.
- Treat yourself to lunch or afternoon tea in the courtyard coffee shop.
- Holiday with us in our cottages.
- Celebrate your wedding day at a truly romantic and exclusive venue.

2014 Opening

2 May to 29 Sept - Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon.

Gardens & Coffee Shop:   11.30am – 5pm.
House:   12.30pm – 5pm (last entry 4.15pm).


House & Garden:     £8.50 adult/ £4.00 child/ under 5′s free.
Gardens only:          £5.00 adult/ £2.50 child/ under 5′s free.

Please purchase tickets on arrival.
Coffee Shop from 11.30am (garden tickets only).
Reception from 12.30pm (house & garden).

HHA, ASVA and National Art Pass accepted on presentation of membership card.

Guided tours are available by prior arrangement.

Guide dogs only in the house/ dogs welcome within the grounds on leads.  Outdoor shoes recommended for the grounds.

No photography or video cameras in the house.

Group Visits

Group visits are welcome throughout the year by prior appointment.  2014 reservations now open.

Disabled Access

Access is available to the main floor, lower floor and garden terrace. Please note there is limited access to the remaining gardens & grounds.  Disabled WC facilities are available on the lower floor and in the Courtyard.

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