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Gordon is a small historic village in the Borders region of Scotland situated 8 miles north-west of Kelso. The village was developed in the 19th century due to the new road and rail networks being built at the time. Surrounded by the picturesque rolling countryside of the Scottish Borders, Gordon is a popular destination for tourists and an ideal base for touring the Berwickshire attractions with hotels, holiday accommodation, shops and places to eat in and around the area. Attractions include the Georgian Mellerstain House; this historic house was built in 1725 by William and Robert Adam, it is open to the public displaying the impressive interior decoration, furniture and art, with collections from famous artists including Van Dyck, and Gainsborough. In the grounds there is a lake; terraced Italian style gardens; a tea-room offering home-made food and a gift-shop. Nearby stands the now roofless but interesting Greenknowe Tower built in 1581, not as a fortified dwelling as most Scottish Tower Houses were, but a fashionable residence with interior decoration features, wide windows and large rooms built on top of each other connected by the spiral staircase. There are driving tours to see the great Border Abbeys including Jedburgh and Kelso, Kelso is also home to Floors Castle; the largest inhabited Scottish castle and the well-known race-course

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Gordon Primary School

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Huntlywood Granary (5.32 miles)

Huntlywood Granary

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Huntlywood Granary is located in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders, an easy drive south from Edinburgh or west from Berwick-Upon-Tweed, making it an ideal place get away for ... More

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Black Bull Hotel (5.94 miles)

Black Bull Hotel

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Welcome to the Black Bull Lauder. Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Borders and just twenty minutes from Edinburgh, the Black Bull is an ideal Scottish borders hotel and the ... More

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The State Apartment (7.58 miles)

The State Apartment

Nestling in the gentle Border Hills, with its rose pink sandstone and fairytale turrets, Thirlestane Castle holds a uniquely important place in Scottish history. It is one of the oldest and fi nest castles in the land, and ... More | visit website

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Ednam House Hotel (7.68 miles)

Ednam House Hotel

Gorgeous Georgian Mansion in an Idyllic location on the bank of the River Tweed and set in 3 acres of garden. The main entrance is conveniently just off the town square. The 32 bedrooms are ... More | visit website

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Queens Head Hotel (7.71 miles)

Well situated for business people, sporting folk and tourists alike, this hotel is located along the short distance between Kelso's cobbled square and Rennie's Bridge over the River Tweed. Kelso's charming square is reminiscent of ... More
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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel (7.80 miles)

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is situated in the breathtaking Scottish Borders countryside, on the banks of the River Tweed and adjacent to the historic ruins of Dryburgh Abbey. Our 38 bedrooms all have en-suite facilities and ... More | visit website

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Lessudden House (7.96 miles)

Lessudden House
Lessudden House was originally a fortified tower-house.Two bedrooms are currently available for Bed & Breakfast guests; one Double the other Twin, both with their own bathrooms. ... More | visit website
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Fauhope House (7.97 miles)

Fauhope House
Fauhope is a secluded country bandb house in the heart of the Scottish Borders in Melrose, with views that have inspired artists, writers, poets and musicians over the centuries.

The house has been renovated with great ... More
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Burts Hotel (8.45 miles)

Burts Hotel

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At Burt’s Hotel, Melrose experience the warmth of hospitality in true Scottish style. The 18th century hotel, situated in the heart of Melrose’s picturesque market square, has been owned and ... More

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George And Abbotsford Hotel (8.45 miles)

George And Abbotsford Hotel
Privately owned and operated the hotel is situated right in the heart of the beautiful central Borders town of Melrose. It is a large Victorian-style building extended from the original 17th century coaching inn and ... More | visit website

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