Local Attractions

Floors CastleFloors Castle »

Location:  Kelso, 4.9 miles
Floors Castle is not only the Duke of Roxburghe’s family home, but is also in the heart of the diverse Roxburghe Estates. A short drive from the Hotel, come and discover the woodland and riverside walks, the Victorian Walled Garden and relax in one of our two Cafés after taking a tour round this impressive family home. Terrace Café open daily all year round.  Castle, Gardens & Grounds open daily Easter to October.


Waterloo MonumentWATERLOO MONUMENT »

Location:  Nisbet, Nr Ancrum, 5.7 miles
The massive Waterloo Monument on the grassy hill of Peniel Heugh is a landmark in many a Borders view. Be sure to get the keys to explore inside, and go right to the top of the monument. It is said the woods around the hill were planted in the formation of the armies at the battle of Waterloo.


Melrose AbbeyMELROSE ABBEY »

Location:  Melrose, 18 miles
Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.  The Abbey is the burial place of Robert the Bruce’s heart, marked with a commemorative carved stone plaque within the grounds. Visitors can also visit a small museum housing a display of artefacts found within the abbey.



Location:  Jedburgh, 8.5 miles
A taste of life behind bars in the 1820s, a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky,  Featured recently on the TV programme "Most Haunted". An impressive building with views of Jedburgh.  Suitable for children as there is a children's guide.


Jedburgh AbbeyJEDBURGH ABBEY »

Location:  Jedburgh, 8.5 miles
Brief Description:  Jedburgh Abbey, founded in 1138, was a frequent target for invading border armies.Today, there is a cloister and herb garden to explore, and a visitor centre containing 8th century carvings and artefacts excavated from the abbey grounds.


William Wallace StatueWILLIAM WALLACE STATUE »

Location:  St Boswells, 12.4 miles
Brief Description:  A giant statue overlooking scots view.  Stunning scenery.