Mellerstain House & Gardens

Historic Buildings & Homes

Gordon, Berwickshire, Berwickshire, TD3 6LG

    This superb Georgian house designed by William and Robert Adam is one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.

    Mellerstain is a unique example of Adam design, with exquisite plaster ceilings and beautiful interior decoration. Uncover fine period furniture and marvellous art collections including work by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Ramsay, Aitken and Nasmyth.

    Explore the prize winning Italian styled terrace gardens by Blomfield and beautiful lakeside and woodland walks. The grounds are a haven for wildlife, including roe deer, kingfishers and red squirrels.  Outdoor shoes recommended.

    Facilities also include a coffee shop, contemporary art exhibition (6 July - 2 Sept), children’s play area and holiday cottages.

    The main floor, lower floor and garden terrace all have disabled access, and a disabled toilet is available on the lower floor and the courtyard.  There is limited access to the remaining gardens and grounds.

     

    Gradings
    4 Historic House
    Awards
    Ancestral Welcome
    Opening Times
    Tours by arrangement
    1 Jan 2013 - 30 Apr 2014

    May - Sept (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
    Gardens & Coffee Shop - 11.30am - 5pm
    House - 12.30pm - 5pm (last entry 4.15pm)

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Tea & Coffee Available Courtyard Coffee Shop
    • Lunch Available Courtyard Coffee Shop

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden Formal gardens, grounds and lakeside walks.
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Children

    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Closed Circuit TV
    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted
    • Picnic Area
    • 24hr CCTV

    Location

    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome Dogs welcome in grounds on their leads. Guide dogs only within the house.
    • Children Welcome

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh Railway Station, take A68 towards Jedburgh. Turn left at Earlston and follow signs to Mellerstain - 5 miles.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport, take city by-pass to A68 (south) toward Jedburgh. Turn left at Earlston and follow signs to Mellerstain - 5 miles.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Newcastle Ferry Terminal, go via A697 to Coldstream, the A698 to Kelso then A6089 to Mellerstain.

     

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes
    • There is an audible alarm system

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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