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Mertoun House, Scottish Borders
Mertoun House

Mertoun House Gardens, St Boswells

Things to do in St-Boswells Scottish Borders
Gardens in Scotland

Description:
A very extensive garden extending to some 26 acres. Probably in existence for some 350 years.
Mature specimen trees, and azaleas, bulbs etc in season. Herbaceous borders.
Arboretum.
Walled garden.
Ancient dovecot.
Lovely walks.

Ownership:
Mertoun Gardens Trust - a charitable company limited by guarantee. Charity No 113423, Company No 5747404.
Extensive gardens of private house.
House NOT open to the public.

Situation:
OS ref: NT 618318

How to get there:
By car: On the B6404, St Boswells to Kelso road, some two miles north east of St Boswells.
By public transport: regular bus service from Kelso to St Boswells, via Clintmains. (NOT route via Maxton.)

Seasonal opening details:
Open 1st April to 30th September

Opening Hours:
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 2pm to 6pm, or by appointment.
Last entry 5.30pm.

Facilities:
Car parking.
Disabled access.
Toilets.

Admission:
Adults 4, Senior citizens 3, Children Free

Contact:
Enquiries for party rates and a full list of garden species.
Estate Office 01835 823236.

Attached attractions:
Tweed side walks.
Mertoun Kirk (Open by appointment and service on 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of month at 11.45am)

Additional info:
Coach parties by arrangement only.
No dogs allowed

Web link where appropriate:
Mertoun Gardens

Places to stay nearby:
Melrose

Local Towns and Villages:
Dryburgh
- St Boswells
- Melrose


Mertoun Kirk, Scottish Borders
Mertoun Kirk
The Doocot at Mertoun, Scottish Borders
The Doocot at Mertoun
Spring at Mertoun Gardens, Scottish Borders
Spring at Mertoun Gardens
Meconopsis at Mertoun House, Scottish Borders
Meconopsis at Mertoun House
Across the Pond in August, Scottish Borders
Across the Pond in August
Herbaceous Border August, Scottish Borders
Herbaceous Border August

Mertoun House Gardens, St Boswells, Scotland