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Traquair House

Lived in by the Stuart family since 1491, it is Scotland's oldest inhabited house.

Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6PW

Traquair House, Innerliethen

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History

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Large font signs and leaflets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
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The famous Bear Gates at Traquair have been closed since 1745 when the last person to pass through them was Bonnie Prince Charlie. The Earl of Traquair promised they wouldn’t be reopened until a Stuart king was crowned in London and the gates have been closed ever since.

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Large font signs and leaflets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.