The Old Rectory - Dumfriesshire

The Old Rectory is situated just over the Scotland / England border in the town of Annan close to Lockerbie, Dumfries, Carlisle and Gretna Green - famous for weddings. It is perfectly situated for you to explore the Border region, South West Scotland, Hadrian's Wall, the North Lake District, Cumbria and more. The Old Rectory bed and breakfast accommodation is ideal for those touring, sightseeing, walking and cycling. Excellent golf and fishing nearby. Annan is the gateway to the Solway Coast Heritage Trail and is also part of the Robert Burns Heritage trail, so itís a perfect place to start a tour of the beautiful Dumfries & Galloway region.

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Traquair - Scotlandís oldest inhabited house

Be part of Scottish history by staying in the oldest inhabited house in Scotland! Dating back to 1107, Traquair was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland. Later a refuge for Catholic priests in times of terror, the Stuarts of Traquair supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause without counting the cost. Today Traquair is a unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world, providing a magical and romantic setting for weddings, hosting a wide range of summer events and a superb venue for corporate groups. You can even stay there in the luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

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The Traquair arms hotel

We often see the Traquair Arms Hotel while in Innerleithen. It offers great food, inviting surroundings, and comfortable accommodation in the Hotel and in its self- catering Courtyard Cottages. Innerleithen is a great base to stay Ė itís ideally situated for visits to Edinburgh, exploring the Border region or just relaxing in beautiful surroundings and walking around the local antique shops.

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Plane Castle Ė Stirlingshire

Nancy and John Patrick Wright and their sons rescued Plane Castle from ruin during the í90s and made it their family home. They now live in the Guard House making the castle a wonderful place to rent for a few days or a week or so. Complete your ancestral trip with a castle stay and really get a feel for how Scotland used to be.

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