One of the last great country houses, known for its fine interiors and silver staircase.

Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP

Manderston in Berwickshire
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Manderston is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, the supreme country house in Scotland of it’s era.

A house on which no expense was spared, with opulent staterooms, a silver staircase, marble hall, acres of formal gardens and magnificent stables.

John Kinross the architect designed the house for Sir James Miller a nouveau riche baronet who married into traditional aristocracy. John Kinross was instructed to create a home of glittering style to match Sir James Millers wealth and status as a country gentleman.

Today Manderston opens it’s doors to the public for visits and private events. Whether you want to visit for a guided tour or book Manderston exclusively for your event you can be sure that a warm welcome awaits you within an impressive, country mansion. Visitors will find much to enjoy including Britain’s first privately-owned Biscuit Tin Museum.

Opening Times

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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1 to 25 April inclusive
Gardens open from 11.30am; house opens at 1.30pm with tours at 1.30pm and 3pm only



Historic Houses members visit for free.

Adult – £12.50
Child – £7.00
Children under 12 – Free

Group Visits

Bookings for the house and gardens are welcome at any time of the year by appointment. Entry to the house and gardens including a private guided tour of the house would be £15pp. Only available on week days and a minimum of 35 people in group.

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Getting here

Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3PP

Manderston is 47m from Edinburgh and 12m from Berwick-upon-Tweed on A1.

Take the A6105 (signposted Foulden, Duns). We are 2 miles east of Duns.

Once you reach our South Gates which are on the A6105 (and will be closed), please follow our arrows/signs which will lead you to the correct entrance.

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Marble Hall at Manderston

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