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 (2017):
(Easter 4 days)
28th April till 25th September on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
House: 12.30pm to 5pm, last admission 4.15pm.
Gardens/Coffee Shop: 11.30am to 5pm
(House and Gardens open for booked parties at any time)
House & Garden: £8.50 adult/ £4 child/ under 5’s free.
Gardens only: £5 adult/ £2.50 child/ under 5’s free.
Season Ticket: £10 adult/ £4 child/ £25 family (2 adults, up to 3 children)
HHA & ASVA members welcome
National Art Pass – 25% discount on ‘House & Gardens’ ticket
• Free onsite parking
• Free entry to Hoebridge Café/ ticket entry to House & Gardens
• Outdoor shoes recommended for the grounds & gardens
• Guide dogs only in the house
• No photography/ cameras in the house
• Groups & guided tours welcome by prior arrangement
Tel: 01573 410225
Gardens with attractive parterres, parkland and lake.
VisitScotland 4 star Historic House
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Mellerstain House, Scotland