Things to do in Kelso Scottish Borders
Historical-Buildings in Scotland
Description: Superb Georgian House by William and Robert Adam with exquisite plaster ceilings, beautiful period furniture, and a marvellous art collection.
It is the home of the Earl and Countess of Haddington.
Private - The Mellerstain Trust
Situation – OS ref: NT 647390
How to get there:
By car: Turn left off the A6089 Kelso to Gordon road, 6 miles north west of Kelso. Signposted.
By public transport: Regular, if spasmodic, bus service from Kelso to Galashiels via Mellerstain.
Seasonal opening details (2013):
(Easter 4 days)
May till September on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
12.30pm to 5pm, last admission 4.15pm.
Gardens/Tea Room 11.30am to 5pm
(House and Gardens open for booked parties at any time)
House & Gardens - Adult £8.50, Child £4, under 5's Free.
Gardens only - Adult £5, Child £2.50, under 5's Free.
Tel: 01573 410225
Gardens with attractive parterres, parkland and lake.
VisitScotland 4 star Historic House
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Mellerstain House, Scotland