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The Chatelaine's Scottish Castles

The Castles of
Berwick, Peebles, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Scotland

Alphabetical List with Links

The area includes the Scottish Borders

Travel & Accommodation Information - click here

Neighbouring areas with castles include: Edinburgh & Lothian - Dumfries & Galloway

Alemoor-T
Allanmouth Tower16T
Ashiesteel17Tm
Baholm Tower16T
Barnhills16T
Barns Tower15T
Barony Castle
Barony Castle photo
   Hotel accommodation near Peebles
Bassendean Tower16-
Bedrule13O
Bemersyde House16T
Billie15K
Bite-About-L
Blackhouse Tower16T
Blanerne16m
Boreland Tower16T
Borthwick-L Borthwick Castle official web site
Bowshiel Tower16T
Branxholme16Tm RCAHMS page
Buccleuch16-
Buckholm Tower16T
Bunkle--
Burn--
Burnhead Tower16Tm
Byrsted Tower16T
Caberston Tower--
Cardrona Tower16L
Carfrae Peel16T
Castlehill Tower15T
Cavers13T
Cessford15L
Chesterhouse Tower--
Clessley Peel16T
Clintwood16-
Cockburn Tower-T
Cockburn's16T
Cockburnspath Tower15KK
Cocklaw15K
Colquhar Tower16-
Copshaws Tower16T
Corbet Tower16Tm
Corsbie Tower16T
Cowdenknowes15T
Crag Tower--
Cramalt Tower16T
Cranshaws16T
Darnick Tower16T
Deuchar Tower16T
Drochil16Z
Drumelzier16L
Dryhope Tower16T
Duns15KK Official web site
Available for exclusive use. Weddings.
Dykeraw Tower15T
Earlston Peel16T
Eckford Tower-T
Edinhope Tower15T
Edrington15KK
Elibank Tower16L
Evelaw Tower16L
Fairnilee Tower16T
Faseyside Tower16T
Fast (near Jedburgh)12O
Fast (near Coldingham)15KK
Fatlips16T
Ferniehirst (or Ferniehurst) Castle 15LHome of Clan Kerr. Accommodation
Flemington Tower16T
Floors Castle18- Official web site
Castle and gardens open to the public.
Used in the movie 'Greystoke' (about Tarzan)
Fulton Tower (near Jedburgh)16TFulton web site
Gamescleuch Tower16T
Glentress Tower16T
Goldielands Tower16T
Gray Coal Peel16T
Greenhead Tower16T
Greenknowe Tower16L
Harden Tower16T
Hartree Tower16-
Hawkshaw14-
Hermitage14KKMy page
Hillhouse Tower--
Hillslap Tower16L
Hindhaughhead15K
Holydean16KK
Hopeton Tower--
Horsburgh16L
Hoselaw Tower17-
Houndwood Peel16T
Hume12O
Hutton16T
Jedburgh12-
Kilnsike Peel16T
Kilspindie--
Kippilaw16Tm
Kirkhope Tower (SW of Peebles)16T
Kirkhope Tower (W of Selkirk)16T
Kirnie Tower--
Ladhope Tower16T
Langaugh Tower16T
Langshaw Tower16L
Langton15-
Lanton Tower16Tm
Lee Tower16T
Leitholm Peel16T
Lessuden House16Tm
Liddel12O
Littledean Tower16T
Lour16T
Lurdenlaw Tower--
Makerstoun House16m
Mangerton Tower16T
Manorhead Tower16T
Mellerstain House18 Official web site
Available for weddings.
Open to the public.
Mersington Tower15-
Mervinslaw Peel16T
Minto Peel16T
Moredun16Tm
Moss Tower15T
Mowhaugh Tower16T
Neidpath15L Official site
Drawing by Andrew Spratt
Nether Horsburgh16T
Newark15KK
Nisbet House17T
Northbank Peel16T
Oakwood Tower16T
Oliver12O
Ormiston15T
Overton Tower16T
Peebles12-
Plora Tower--
Posso16T
Purvishill Tower-T
Redbraes--
Riccarton Tower16T
Romanno Tower16T
Roxburgh14CKelso page
Rue13-
Scarlaw Peel16T
Selkirk12O
Shieldgreen Tower-T
Skirling15-
Smailholm Tower16THistoric Scotland
Stacks Peel16T
Stobs--
Thirlestane15KK
Thirlestane16m Official site
Thirlestane Tower16L
Timpendean Tower16T
Tinnis15KK
Todrig17Tm
Torwoodlee Tower16T
Traquair House15T
B&B accommodation, corporate entertainment and weddings.
Official site
Tushielaw Tower16T
Venlaw 15TCastle Venlaw
4 Star Hotel suitable for weddings.
Located in Peebles.
Wallace's Tower16L
Wauchope Tower--
Wedderlie House16T
Weddernburn18T Fully serviced exclusive rental accommodation
Official web site
Whiteside Peel16T
Whitslade Tower (W of Hawick)16T
Whitslade Tower (E of Biggar)16T
Whitslaid Tower (E of Laude)16T
Whitton Tower17T
Whytebank Tower16T
Windydoors Tower16T
Winkston16Tm
Woodlandslee Tower16-
Wrae16T

Classification of castles by code letter:
T towers and tower houses
(mainly around 1540-1680)
K simple keeps
(14th and early 15th century)
KK developed keeps including chambers and courtyards
(from around 1400-1540)
E E-plan tower houses featuring more than one wing
(16th and 17th centuries)
L L-plan tower houses featuring a main block and one wing
(16th and 17th centuries)
Z Z-plan tower houses featuring 2 corner towers situated obliquely opposite each other (16th and 17th centuries)
O walled enclosures
(mainly 12th and 13th century)
C reasonably important castles built around a central courtyard
h 18th century tower houses V castles of unusual plan
m much modified or modernised castellated structures

Local B&B / Hotel Accommodation

THE SPINNEY
Set in spacious gardens just 2 miles from historic Jedburgh. Choice of accommodation in pine lodges or 4 star B&B in the main house. AA 5 Diamonds 'Premier Collection'.

ANCRUM CRAIG
A Victorian country home with large garden and magnificent views between Melrose and Jedburgh. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. 3 ensuite bedrooms (double/twin). Drawing room with log fire. Recommended by Which?, Frommer's Guide and Alistair Sawday's Special Places. Golf, walking, cycling, etc.

SCOTLAND'S BEST B&Bs
4 and 5 star establishments.

Travel & Tours

The Internet Guide to Scotland provides online info about Travel - Transport - Accommodation - Sightseeing - Weddings.

Scotland Made Easy
Self drive tours with a customised itinerary to suit your interests (e.g. castles, distilleries, standing stones). Includes booking service with quality accommodation (4 star B&Bs, night in a castle or country mansion, etc.).

Clansandcastles.com
Accommodation reservations for castles, inns & country houses.
Itinerary planning for self-drive tours (with car hire if required).
Private tour guides. Clan lands research.

Celia Ffitch-Stewart
Fully insured driver-guide with Mercedes limousine for your tailor-made guided tour. Half day, full day or extended tours. Airport collection (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness). Services can include itinerary planning and accommodation reservations. Meet your clan chief, trace your roots, stay in a castle, tour the distilleries. Member of HOSTGA (Highlands of Scotland Tour Guide Association).

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