Fairydean Mill

Black Barony

Eddleston

Peeblesshire

EH45 8QW

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Activities

Fairydean Mill is just 30 minutes drive south of Edinburgh and only 10-minute drive from Peebles and it's popular Golf Club. The famous Glentress Forest and  Dawyck Gardens are well worth a visit, in any season.

We have listed below some of our favourite attractions:-

Bowhill House & Country Park - 11 miles

For more than seven centuries the Scotts of Buccleuch have been part of Scottish Borders history and their principal house, Bowhill is today home to the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry and a part of the internationally renowned Buccleuch art collection.   The woodlands are outstanding and there are dedicated trails for wildlife enthusiasts.

Website: http://www.bowhill.org

 

Dawyck Botanic Garden - 12.5 miles

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

Website: http://www.rbge.org.uk/the-gardens/dawyck

 

Edinburgh Castle - 16 miles

Perched on an extinct volcano, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol and part of Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. Its story is Scotland's story.

Website: http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk

 

Edinburgh Zoo - 16 miles

Edinburgh Zoo is the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland, committed to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation and environmental education.   In one day you can meet over 1000 rare and endangered animals as well as taking part in many fun and education activities throughout the year.

Website: http://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk

 

Floors Castle - 30 miles

Floors is the largest inhabited Castle in Scotland.   It's a unique visitor attraction with stunning interiors and magnificent gardens.

Website: http://www.roxburghe.net

 

Glentress Forest - 5 miles

Glentree Forest is a biking Mecca deep in the heart of the stunning Tweed Valley.   The biking experience here includes Green, Blue, Red or black graded trails, as well as a magnificent multi-graded free-ride area.

Website: http://www.glentressforest.com

 

Kailzie Gardens - 6 miles

Kailzie is a large family garden with extensive grounds and walks.  It also boasts an 18 hole putting green, fishery stocked with Rainbow Trout and children's play area.   You can view the Tweed Valley Ospreys and we can personally recommend Kailzie Garden Restaurant, the food is sublime!

Website: http://www.kailziegardens.com

 

London 2012 Olympic Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow - 41 miles

The 2012 Olympics will open to the sound of the famous Hampden roar after organisers confirmed the first event of the London Olympic Games will kick off in Glasgow at Scotland's National Stadium.  

 

Melrose Abbey - 20.5 miles

Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.  The Abbey is thought to be the burial place of Robert the Bruce’s heart.

Website: http://www.aboutscotland.co.uk

 

Royal Yacht Britannia - 18.5 miles

This magnificent ship has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. . Now in Edinburgh you are welcome on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences.

Website: http://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

 

Rosslyn Chapel - 10 miles

This is fascinating 13th century masterpiece and featured in the film 'The Da Vinci Code.'

Website: http://www.rosslynchapel.org.uk

Traquair House - 9 miles

Scotland's Oldest continuously Inhabited House dating back to 1107, Traquair is a unique piece of living history.  Traquair also hosts some great family events throughout the year and with its own Brewery and Maze there's sure to be something to see and do for all the family.

Website: http://www.traquair.co.uk

 

Tweed Valley - 9 miles

A tourist hub, this is a useful website and includes all the information you need to make the most of your stay with us.

Website: www.visittweedvalley.co.uk

 

 

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