Top Picks:

Hotel Duns Castle Duns Castle
B and B Allerton House Allerton House
Self-Catering Duns Castle Duns Castle

Borders


Featured Destination

June 2016: Starry Starry Night, Look You Dark Skies Tourism

What do the Brecon Beacons, NambiRand Reserve in Namibia, Mont Megantic in Quebec, and Aoraki Mackenzie in New Zealand have in common? At first glance ...More
More Uk destinations

Attraction in Selkirk

Bowhill House and Country Estate, Selkirk, Borders

Bowhill House and Country Estate
Bowhill
Selkirk
Borders

TD7 5ET | View map
email
Website
Click for phone

Write a review | read reviews
update this listing

Scottish Borders home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, dating mainly from 1812 and christened 'Sweet Bowhill' by Sir Walter Scott in his Lay of the Last Minstrel.

Internationally renowned art collection, including Canaletto's Whitehall, works by Guardi, Claude, Ruysdael, Gainsborough, Raeburn, Reynolds, Van Dyck and Wilkie. Superb French furniture, Meisson and Sevres porcelain, silver and tapestries.

Historic relics include Monmouth's saddle and execution shirt, Sir Walter Scott's plaid and some proof editions, Queen Victoria's letters and gifts to successive Duchess of Buccleuch, her Mistress of the Robes.

Completely restored Victorian kitchen, Bowhill Little Theatre, a lively centre for the performing arts.

Details

Nearest Train Station: Edinburgh
Click here to plan and book your train journey
Nearest UK Airport: Edinburgh
Group Affiliations: HHA
Tourist Info Number: +44 (0) 1750 200 54
Months Open: Easter Fortnight then weekends and bank holidays until July and August when we are open daily.
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Coach Parking: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Contact Name for Groups: Mrs. Helen Currie/Mrs Patricia Gray
Admission Price: Park: 3.50, House: 8.00
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: The Minstrel Tearoom

More Attractions nearby

James Hogg Exhibition (3.65 miles)

Abbotsford (4.11 miles)

Old Gala House (4.58 miles)

Melrose Abbey (5.73 miles)

Priorwood Garden & Dried Flower Shop (5.73 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 34,672 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them - Clement Attlee
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of the Boyne - 1690, First Day of the Somme - 1916, Disaster at Chilwell Shell Plant - 1918, Oxfam Opens its First Charity Shop - 1948, Wade wins Jubilee Wimbledon - 1977, Britain hands back Hong Kong to China - 1997, Smoking Ban in England - 2007
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages

//