Traquair House, Scottish Borders

This evening, I am posting information on Traquair House which is located seven miles from Peebles in the Scottish Borders region.

Summary facts and information:

  • Reputed to be the oldest continuously inhabited house in Scotland with history dating back to 1107.
  • Long association with the Jacobite and Catholic supporting Stuart family.
  • Main building dates from 1500s and 1600s.
  • Inside the building can be found old prints, maps, library, museum, vaulted cellars and a china collection.
  • Outside is a maze, brew house, woodland walk, craft workshops, ¬†and gardens.
  • Currently occupied by¬†Catherine Maxwell Stuart, 21st Lady of Traquair and family.
  • Bed and Breakfast facilities are available for visitors.

Entrance Gates at Traquair House, Scotland

Sitting Room at Traquair House, Scotland

Library at Traquair House, Scotland

Embroidery at Traquair House, Scotland

Bedroom at Traquair House, Scotland

Collection of irons at Traquair House, Scotland

Brewery at Traquair House, Peebles, Scotland

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