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  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Historic House, £3.80-£8.80

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Traquair

Traquair

Contact

Ms C Maxwell Stuart

01896 830323

Address

Innerleithen,
Peeblesshire,
EH44 6PW

Details

Dating back to 1107, Traquair was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland. Later a refuge for Catholic priests in times of terror the Stuarts of Traquair supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause without counting the cost.

Today, Traquair is a unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world, providing a magical and romantic setting for weddings, hosting a wide range of summer events and a superb venue for corporate groups. You can even stay here in the luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Visitors are invited to enjoy the house, extensive grounds, maze, craft workshops, 1745 Cottage Restaurant and the famous Traquair House Brewery housed in the eighteenth century wing and producing the world famous Traquair House Ales

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Corporate Hospitality/Functions: Exclusive lunches/dinners (max 34) in the Dining Room. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Restaurant: Licensed. Guided Tours: Available throughout year if booked in advance. Parking: Coaches; please book. Suitability for Dogs: Dogs on leads only. Accommodation: 3 en-suites. B&B.

Opening details

1st April - 29 Oct. Weekends only in Nov. Apr–Sep 11am–5pm; Oct: 11am-4pm; Nov 11am–3pm (weekends only)

Prices

House and Grounds - Adult £8.80, Child £4.50, Senior £7.80, Family £24.50 (2+3), Groups (20+) Adult £7.80; Child £3.80; Senior £6.80. Ground only - Adults £4.50; Conc £3.50. Guide Book £4.50

Location

Directions

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Map reference: NT 330354  Lat: 55.60835 Long: -3.06398

By car: Distances to Traquair:

Innerleithen 1.5; Peebles 6; Galashiels 12; Edinburgh 29 (60 minutes); (Edinburgh Airport 40 minutes); Glasgow 60

By public transport:By rail: disembark at the Galashiels transport Interchange and take a 62 bus to Innerleithen that depart every 20 minutes. It is then a short 15 minute walk to the house or take a local taxi.
By Bus: From Waterloo Place in Edinburgh take the No X62 or 62a (departing every 20/30 minutes) to Innerleithen and disembark at the Post Office on High Street. (journey time approx 1hr 20mins). For Bus timetables please take a look: http://www.travelinescotland.com//pdfs/timetables/BOAX062.pdf
From Innerleithen: By foot it is 1.5 miles and takes about 20mins or by taxi Tel; 01896 833003.
If you are staying in the area why not hire a bike from Alpine Bikes, Innerleithen Tel; 01896 830880 or The Hub at Glentress 01721 721736.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Corporate Hospitality/Functions: Exclusive lunches/dinners (max 34) in the Dining Room. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Restaurant: Licensed. Guided Tours: Available throughout year if booked in advance. Parking: Coaches; please book. Suitability for Dogs: Dogs on leads only. Accommodation: 3 en-suites. B&B.