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Paxton House

Berwick-on-Tweed, Berwickshire, TD15 1SZ

Georgian mansion with exceptional Robert Adam interiors.

Paxton House grounds in Scotland

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  • Free for members
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
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  • Group Visits
  • Educational Visits
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Originally built for Patrick Home, a young Scottish laird, Paxton House is one of the finest 18th-century Palladian country houses in Britain featuring Adam interiors.

It has recently gained recognition for its nationally important collection of Chippendale and Trotter furniture by Museums Galleries Scotland on behalf of The Scottish Government.

Paxton House is also home to the largest picture gallery in a Scottish country house, housing over 70 paintings from the National Galleries of Scotland. It has twelve period rooms including the stunning dining room, library and drawing room.

Additional attractions include boat trips down the River Tweed, 80 acres of gardens, woodland and riverside walks, gift shops, tearoom, adventure playground, picnic areas, squirrel hide and changing exhibitions throughout the year.

A new attraction is the Paxton Waterwheel. It is one of the oldest domestic water supply systems in Scotland and was restored throughout 2017.

Please check the website for further information, admission times and details about special events.

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