More details - Mellerstain House & Gardens
Discover the story of Mellerstain and experience one of Scotland’s finest stately homes. Mellerstain is a unique example of Adam design, presenting a complete picture as it would have been some 240 years ago. •Admire the outstanding Robert Adam interiors.
Mellerstain, Gordon

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Lennel Bank
Lennel Bank is a terraced garden overlooking the River Tweed, consisting of wide borders packed with shrubs and perennial planting, some unusual. The water garden, built in 2008, is surrounded by a rockery and utilises the slope ending in a pond. There is a small kitchen garden with raised beds in unusual shapes.

More details - Etal Castle
Set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the River Till, this Northumberland castle is the ideal location for a family day out.
4 Etal, Cornhill on Tweed

More details - Thirlestane Castle
Nestled in an idyllic part of the Scottish Borders, Thirlestane Castle is a magnificent 16th century castle set in a meadow landscape. Family home to the Duke of Lauderdale, it is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland and still remains home to the Maitland family today.

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Netherbyres
A traditional Scottish walled garden, with a mixture of fruit, flowers and vegetables. It is thought to be the only elliptical walled garden in the world, dating from 1740. A pear tree planted at that time still survives, next to the largest rose in Berwickshire (R Kiftsgate).
Eyemouth ,

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Stobshiel House
A large garden to see for all seasons. Walled garden adjacent to the house, box-edged borders filled with bulbs, roses and lavender beds. There is also a rustic summerhouse, glasshouse, formal lily pond and castellated yew hedge. The shrubbery has rhododendrons, azaleas and bulbs.
Humbie ,

More details - Lindisfarne Castle
National Trust property: Lindisfarne Castle - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed,

More details - Lindisfarne Priory
A visit to Lindisfarne Priory makes a great family day out in Northumberland. Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere and beautiful views in the priory make a visit here well worth the effort.
Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed

More details - Bowhill House
A magical day out for the whole family... Beside winding glens and heathery hills, an enchanting Country Estate full of activities awaits you! You’ll find waymarked walks with stunning views and wildlife, beautiful gardens, tree trails, fishing and a fantastic adventure playground for little ones.

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: West Leas
The visitor to West Leas can share in the exciting and dramatic project on a grand scale still in the making. At its core is a passion for plants allied to a love and understanding of the land in which they are set.
Bonchester Bridge,

More details - National Museum of Flight
Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield and explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day. Fill your day with interactive exhibitions, supersonic experiences, historic hangars, an assault course and acres of green grass and fresh air.
East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian

More details - Dalkeith Country Park
Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place. Only 5 miles from Edinburgh city centre, you’ll find Fort Douglas play park, Restoration Yard cafe and store, special activities and events, plus waymarked walking and cycling routes. Dalkeith Country Park is an experience unlike any other.
Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith

More details - Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World
Enjoy a day out at a local exotic paradise and visit the world’s longest running tropical butterfly house at Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World. Daily events include fish/terrapin feeding, animal feeding and our 12 & 3pm animal handling sessions.
at Dobbies Garden World, Melville Nursery, Lasswade

More details - Cragside
National Trust property: Cragside - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Rothbury, Morpeth,

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Portmore
Lovingly created by current owners over the past 20 years the gardens surrounding the David Bryce mansion house contain mature trees and offer fine views of the surrounding countryside.

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Hunter's Tryst
Well stocked and beautifully designed mature, medium-sized town garden comprising herbaceous/shrub beds, lawn, vegetables and fruit, water feature, seating areas and trees. This is a garden that has been transformed from a wilderness thirty years ago and continues to evolve.
95 Oxgangs Road,

More details - National Museum of Scotland
Enjoy a world of discovery at the National Museum of Scotland, the UK’s most popular museum outside of London. From the age of dinosaurs to the technology of the future, our galleries contain treasures from around the world.
Chambers Street, Edinburgh

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: 101 Greenbank Crescent
The front of the house is on a busy town bus route, but the back of the house is in the country, with views to the Pentland Hills and over the adjoining Braidburn Valley Park.

More details - National War Museum
Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle the National War Museum tells the story of battles lost and won, through military artefacts and personal treasures. Over the last 400 years, conflicts at home and abroad have drawn Scots into battle.
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Newhall
Traditional 18th century walled garden with huge herbaceous border, shrubberies, fruit and vegetables. Stunning glen running along the North Esk river in the process of restoration (stout shoes recommended). Large pond with evolving planting. Young arboretum and collection of Rosa pimpinellifolia.

More details - Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
Bailiffgate Museum depicts 10000 years of history of Alnwick and the surrounding district with interactive displays, artefacts and illustrated panels.
14 Bailiffgate, Alnwick, Northumberland

More details - Embleton and Newton Links
National Trust property: Embleton and Newton Links - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Coastal Wardens’ Office, The Square, Low Newton-by-the-Sea,

More details - Dunstanburgh Castle
National Trust property: Dunstanburgh Castle - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Craster, Alnwick,

More details - Gardens Open by Arrangement for Charity: Wormistoune House
The 17th century tower house and gardens have been painstakingly restored over the last 20 years. The walled garden is a series of ‘rooms’, including a wildlife meadow, productive potager, magical Griselinia garden, wildlife ponds and rill, and recently planted mid and late season perennial borders.