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Traquair House & Brewery

Hwy. A72, Innerleithen EH44 6PW, Scotland
+44 1896 830323
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Romantic setting

So much to see and do. The history is amazing. You can even stay as a bed and breakfast. It felt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cory c
via mobile
Fantastic even in the rain

When researching the area, I decided I wanted us to do their hedge maze. It was raining when we got... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarjofromBrissie
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Hwy. A72, Innerleithen EH44 6PW, Scotland
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+44 1896 830323
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"gift shop"
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"well worth a visit"
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"tea room"
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"bonnie prince charlie"
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"craft shops"
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"steeped in history"
in 16 reviews
"walled garden"
in 23 reviews
"mary queen of scots"
in 23 reviews
"catholic family"
in 8 reviews
"on site"
in 14 reviews
"woodland walk"
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"hedge maze"
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"nooks and crannies"
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"cottage restaurant"
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"hunting lodge"
in 5 reviews
"lots of history"
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"play area"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and do. The history is amazing. You can even stay as a bed and breakfast. It felt as though we had stepped back in time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When researching the area, I decided I wanted us to do their hedge maze. It was raining when we got there but not to letting that daunt us, we donned rain jackets and took umbrellas and headed off in search of the maze. It was...More

Thank MarjofromBrissie
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traquair10, Manager at Traquair House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted to hear you enjoyed yourselves and didn't opt for the fool's exit (the short cut!)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second visit to this very interesting historical castle adapted and extended over the years to a beautiful country house (with the opportunity to stay in three of the rooms - excellent) which came into existence in the 12th century - all of which remains...More

Thank giglens
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous house near Melrose that is still lived in by the owners during the winter months. The house has been built in sections throughout the centuries and has a real lived-in feel to it rather than a posh museum like country house. They have...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A tad expensive but very interesting- we did the house, maze, onsite craft shops and cafe. Everything was excellent except the cafe - could do with a shake up in decor, atmosphere, clean toilet and menu but was ok.More

Thank isobur
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traquair10, Owner at Traquair House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Traquair House and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. I am surprised you thought the cafe could do with a shake up in decor as we have just redecorated and recently painted!...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Its a couple of years since our last visit and we were looking forward to it ., we were not disappointed there is so much history to the place that you see or learn something different every time you visit . one of the oldest...More

Thank craigluscar
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Have wanted to visit for a long time but never managed to do so when it was open. Hit the jackpot this time round. Despite not being able to access all the house due to mobility problems I watched the video show of the history...More

Thank VioletJ_13
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We had booked a visit to Edinburgh but wanted to tag on a few extra days to our holiday. Having seen this event we decided to stay nearby. What a lovely way to spend Easter Day with young children. Plenty of parking, lots to do,...More

Thank IntlDuo
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

House not openned until April but had the pleasure of walking around grounds. Maze was hilarious and spent a while there... Riverside walk beautiful. Peacocks wander around.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Ample parking space,well organised tours and a lot to see in a building which has a long history and contains many original artifacts.The Bear gates which have been locked since the treaty of union,and it is suggested will remain locked till Scotland is once again...More

Thank dhleask9
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nowMRS
12 September 2017|
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Response from traquair10 | Property representative |
Yes, we are less than 10 mins by car from Glentress. Dogs are welcome on a lead and we are open 7 days a week from 11am - 5pm. Hope this reaches you in time as I only just saw your message.
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Anne L
10 May 2017|
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Response from traquair10 | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry, i'm delighted that you are considering to visit us on the 18th June and think that you will certainly have enough time to achieve both. We normally suggest an hour's visit in the House itsself... More
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