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Barony Castle Hotel

The imposing 16th century Castle has evolved into a traditional welcoming Hotel, on the edge of the Scottish Borders.  The lovely town of Peebles, which sits on the banks of the celebrated River Tweed, is only a 10-minute drive away.

The welcoming bedrooms offer all home comforts, every room is unique with differing views of the surrounding castle estate, garden and glen.

Relax in the Bar Lounge with a cocktail or a dram from our extensive range of malt whiskies whilst pondering our seasonal menu, constructed with individual tastes and dietary requirements in mind.  the Head Chef strives to source produce locally from environmentally sustainable backgrounds and has been bestowed the Healthy Living Award.

The leisure spa includes a 10-metre pool with whirlpool bath, sauna, heated loungers and two beauty treatment rooms.  The gym has a range of Technogym equipment.

Included excursions: -

Dawyck Botanic Garden

Dawyck is truly one of the world's finest arboreta. Seasonal displays of abundant exotic and native plants provide a breath-taking backdrop of colour throughout the year. The Garden also offers an award-winning visitor centre


New Lanark World Heritage Site

New Lanark World Heritage Site is internationally famous for its historic buildings, beautiful landscape and over 200 years of social history. The mill village was founded in 1785 by David Dale and Richard Arkwright, and managed for 25 years from 1800 by the pioneering Robert Owen. New Lanark is now recognised as one of Scotland's six UNESCO World Heritage Sites and welcomes over 300,000 site visitors annually. Visitors can explore the history of the village through the New Lanark Visitor Centre and enjoy stunning woodland walks through the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve.

Abbotsford house

Abbotsford is the extraordinary home of the 19th century novelist and ‘Great Scott’ who popularised tartan, saved the Scottish banknote and rediscovered his country’s Crown Jewels. In 2021-2022 Scotland celebrates the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott, whose imagination and patriotism shaped the Scotland of today. Discover a treasure trove of fascinating objects which inspired his greatest poems and novels. Learn about Scott's life, relax in the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands.