Mertoun House Gardens, St Boswells
Things to do in Scottish Borders
A very extensive garden extending to some 26 acres. Probably in existence for some 350 years. Mature specimen trees, and azaleas, bulbs etc in season. Herbaceous borders.Arboretum. Walled garden. Ancient dovecot. Lovely walks.
Mertoun Gardens Trust - a charitable company limited by guarantee. Charity No 113423, Company No 5747404.
Extensive gardens of private house.
House NOT open to the public.
OS ref: NT 618318
How to get there:
By car: On the B6404, St Boswells to Kelso road, some two miles north east of St Boswells.
By public transport: regular bus service from Kelso to St Boswells, via Clintmains. (NOT route via Maxton.)
Seasonal opening details:
Open 1st April to 30th September
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 2pm to 6pm, or by appointment.
Last entry 5.30pm.
Adults �2.50, Senior citizens �1.50, Children (under 14) 50p.
Enquiries for party rates and a full list of garden species.
Estate Office � 01835 823236.
Tweed side walks.
Mertoun Kirk (Open by appointment and service on 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of month at 11.45am)
Coach parties by arrangement only.
No dogs allowed
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Places to stay nearby:
Local Towns and Villages:
- St Boswells