Mellerstain House & Gardens

Historic Buildings & Homes

Gordon, Berwickshire, Berwickshire, TD3 6LG

    Robert Adam's masterpiece. "The perfect garden and most wonderful house!"

    Discover the story of Mellerstain and experience one of Scotland's finest stately homes.

    • Admire the classical perfection of this 'wonderful Adam house'.
    • View the fine art (incl paintings by Ramsay, Gainsborough, Van Dyke), embroidery, china and furniture collections.
    • Relax within acres of parkland and prize winning gardens.
    • Picnic as the children have fun in the playground.
    • Enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the courtyard coffee shop.
    • Visit our contemporary art gallery for this summer's art exhibition (12 July - 29 Sept).
    • Holiday in our cottages.
       

    This Robert Adam masterpiece complemented by stunning parkland and gardens is a 'must see' for a great day out!

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

     

    Gradings
    4 Historic House
    Awards
    Ancestral Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times
    2 May 2014 - 29 Sep 2014
    Day Times
    Monday 11:30 17:00
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday Closed
    Friday 11:30 17:00
    Saturday 11:30 17:00
    Sunday 11:30 17:00
    Bank Holiday 11:30 17:00
    Tours by arrangement
    1 Jan 2014 - 30 Apr 2015

    2 May - 29 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
    • Lunch Available Courtyard Coffee Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available Courtyard Coffee Shop

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

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

    Payment Methods

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

    Transport

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

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

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

    Location

    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

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

    Wedding Services

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

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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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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