Attractions near Longformacus
Thirlestane Castle (11 Miles)*
Thirlestane, one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland is set in lovely Border hills at Lauder, 28 miles south of Edinburgh and 68 miles north of Newcastle, on the A68.
Mellerstain (11 Miles)*
Mellerstain, one of Scotland's great Georgian houses was begun in 1725 by William Adam and completed several years later by his famous son, Robert.
Smailholm Tower (13 Miles)*
Sited high on a rocky outcrop, Smailholm is a small rectangular tower set within a stone barmkin wall.
Kelso Racecourse (13 Miles)*
Horse racing at Kelso offers the unique charm of a bygone era, coupled with the very best in modern facilities.
Preston Mill (14 Miles)*
Picturesque Preston Mill sits on the River Tyne which still drives the mill's water-wheel. The conical roofed kiln and red pantile roof of these old 18th-century buildings hold a magnetic attraction for artists and photographers.
Lennoxlove House (14 Miles)*
Lennoxlove, dating from the 14th century is the home of the Duke of Hamilton, Scotland's premier Duke.
Floors Castle (14 Miles)*
The largest inhabited house in Scotland, home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe and set in the heart of the Scottish Borders Countryside.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Longformacus
Duns (6 Miles)*
Duns, the former county town with its spacious Market Square retains the air of an old Scottish burgh. Each year in July Duns holds its Summer Festival, when the Reiver leads the town on the
Gordon (9 Miles)*
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Grantshouse (9 Miles)*
Innerwick (10 Miles)*
Chirnside (11 Miles)*
A honey coloured headstone set at a grassy road junction says simply; "Welcome to Chirnside, home of Jim Clark OBE." The Chirnside name is surrounded by a champion's winning laurel wreath and atop is a carved replica of a racing car.
Lauder (11 Miles)*
Lauder is set 600 feet above sea level, and is the main town in Lauderdale, bounded on three sides by the Lammermuir Hills. The town preserves its original medieval form with a single main street widening into the Market Place.
Belhaven (12 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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