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Traquair House & Brewery

Hwy. A72, Innerleithen EH44 6PW, Scotland
+44 1896 830323
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Lovely outing for the whole family

We arrived at the gate to pay our entrance fee to Norman, who was very welcoming and gave us lots... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CherylT166
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Delightfully un-done-up

So refreshing to find a place that hasn’t been tarted up too much for the tourist trade. I thought... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ShadowTours
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London
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (34 reviews)
“tea room” (25 reviews)
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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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"steeped in history"
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"bonnie prince charlie"
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"mary queen of scots"
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"walled garden"
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"on site"
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"catholic family"
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"hedge maze"
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"woodland walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived at the gate to pay our entrance fee to Norman, who was very welcoming and gave us lots of info. Lunch in the beautiful little cottage was great country fare, and the garden outside with two friendly peacocks was a delight. We had...More

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Reviewed yesterday

So refreshing to find a place that hasn’t been tarted up too much for the tourist trade. I thought the story of the house was told well and some of the artefacts are unique. Where else will you see any relics of Mary Queen of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn't visit the house but the gardens were lovely. The kids thought the maze was great and the walk through the woodland was beautiful. There were lots of wee surprises tucked away with the Yew Tree being the best find. The man on the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a unique place. Quite uncommercialised with just a video at the beginning and a few info boards but the house speaks for itself. So much history and stories around it. Great walks in the grounds with some funny goats and a maze to entertain...More

Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had read great things about Traquair and they're all true! The location is just 5 minutes drive from the Cardrona Golf Course and Hotel. The earliest part of the house is almost unaltered since it was first built 600 years ago. It contains a...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited traquair house after reading the reviews and we were not disappointed, what a beautiful place, the setting is stunning and easily understandable why so many royalty over the centuries have visited, the house itself is steeped in history and not surprising that it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely day out great gardens and very interesting visit to the house my grand son loved the peacocks and the gardens .Lovely lunch although a bit pricy

Thank Jackie B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful house and gardens. Great architecture and I loved the maze at the back of the house was lots of fun! The food in the Cafe was delicious, the burger was amazing, would definitely recommend!

Thank jonny a
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful house full of history, you can almost smell the age of the place. Very friendly staff to recount some of the stories of the house. Lovely woodland walk and gardens. A selection of craft shops on site too, we loved them all and spent...More

Thank Alyson B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful ancient house which has not been spoilt by the Victorians. Steeped in history and 100% genuine. Staffed by people who love to work there. The cafe/tea rooms is excellent too. Delicious soups and 4 choices of gluten free cakes!!! We loved it all!

Thank Babette L
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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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