Places of Interest

Local

There are several places of interest in and around our area which are worth a visit. These are shown in this map here, with links to further information

Places of Interest

Duns Castle

Listed buildings, scheduled monuments and other local items of historic interest may be found here (enter ‘Gavinton’ in the search box). The map shows all listed buildings, with links to further details of each building (click the ‘layers’ and ‘legend’ icons to select what you want to see)

SBC has an excellent interactive map of features and facilities in the Borders: boundaries, planning, schools, hospitals, wind farms, and much more. Well worth a look

Marchmont House

Marchmont House is an imposing Palladian mansion built in 1750 and contains some of the finest Georgian and Arts & Crafts interiors in Scotland.  It was awarded the 2018 Historic Houses Award (by Sotheby’s) for the recently completed seven-year restoration

Places of Interest

Marchmont House

Marchmont is only open to the public for a limited number of days each year.  Guided tours last 2 to 2½ hours and must be booked in advance.  Tickets are NOT available at the door.  There is a discount for TD10 residents and students, who should contact the office directly.  Tickets for upcoming tours and events may be obtained here.  Sign up for the newsletter here to be kept informed of tour dates and other events.  Further information on Marchmont is available here

Berwickshire Coast

This website highlights the attractions of the Berwickshire Coast, including a video and information on upcoming events.  For walkers and birdwatchers, the Berwickshire Coastal Path is pretty spectacular and includes Siccar Point, one of the world’s most important geological locations.  Walks along the Berwickshire Coastal Path are included here

Places of Interest

The Berwickshire Coastal Path

Scottish Borders mobile app

There are plenty of things to see and do in the Scottish Borders.  Download ‘Scotland Starts Here’ from the app store
Screen shots and description here

Historic Houses in the Scottish Borders

For details of historic houses and their location, visit this website

 

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