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Attractions near Traquair
Traquair House (< 1 Mile)*
Visit romantic Traquair where Alexander I signed a charter over 800 years ago and where the 'modern wings' were completed in 1680.
Robert Smail's Printing Works (1 Mile)*
Step back in time at this completely restored printing works and see how printing was done at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Bowhill House & Country Estate (7 Miles)*
The Scottish Borders home of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry KT, is in the centre of an extensive estate of hills and valleys where history and landscape combine to provide a unique experience.
Dawyck Botanic Garden (10 Miles)*
Discover Dawyck's secrets as you explore its woodlands in the stunning surroundings of the Scottish Borders. Over 300 years of tree planting has created one of the world's finest arboreta.
Abbotsford House (12 Miles)*
Abbotsford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist, and author of timeless classics such as Waverley, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe and The Lady of the Lake.
Harmony Garden (13 Miles)*
A delightfully tranquil walled garden comprising lawns, herbaceous and mixed borders, vegetable and fruit areas, and a rich display of spring bulbs.
Melrose Abbey (13 Miles)*
Melrose Abbey is probably the most famous ruin in Scotland. It was founded by David I around 1136 as a Cistercian abbey, but largely destroyed by Richard II's English army in 1385.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Traquair
Innerleithen (1 Mile)*
Innerleithen lies surrounded by the scenic hills and forest of the Tweed Valley. The town was famed as a spa in the 19th century for the mineral spring of Doo's Well.
Peebles (6 Miles)*
The local motto 'Peebles for Pleasure' is certainly true for the many anglers, golfers and mountain bikers who visit to take advantage of the area's superb sporting facilities.
Ettrick Bridge (8 Miles)*
Selkirk (9 Miles)*
The Ancient and Royal Burgh of Selkirk stands high above the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys. The town's industrial background is reflected in the number of specialist tweed outlets.
Galashiels (9 Miles)*
Galashiels, known locally as Gala, is a town of about 12,000 people, with a strong history in the textile industry. There is lots to do in and around Galashiels, making it a great base for visitors wanting to explore the beautiful Scottish Borders.
Stow (10 Miles)*
Heriot (10 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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