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Capital Edinburgh & Thirlestane

 

Abbotsford House
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Visit capital Edinburgh
    • Explore the Royal Mile or hit the shops on Princes Street
    • Discover magnificent Thirlestane Castle
    • Relax in the scenic surroundings of our hotel
    • Fantastic evening entertainment

    The historic city of Edinburgh is just a short journey away from Melrose and with so much to see and do in the city you will be spoiled for choice! Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we also visit spectacular Thirlestante Castle, set in a quiet meadow landscape in the heart of the Borders.

    Great for:

    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - Scenery


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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Waverley Castle Hotel

    • Bay Waverley Castle Hotel
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
    At the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, is the town of Melrose. It lies at the heart of Sir Walter Scott country and offers visitors a wealth of interest with its beautiful abbey and walled garden of Priorwood. The town is at the heart of an area of gentle hills, undulating valleys and Border Abbeys, which make it an ideal place for people looking to spend time outdoors. The Waverley Castle Hotel is splendidly set in 5 acres of rolling parkland behind which flows the River Tweed. Spend time in the comfortable lounges and bar, enjoy various games, stroll around the grounds and dance the nights away in the entertainment room.

    • Relax in the Eildon Restaurant with outstanding views over the Eildon Hills.
    • A non-stop programme of lively entertainment.
    • Located at the heart of the Scottish Borders.
    • Nestling between the River Tweed and the Green Eildon Hills.
    • A number of rooms were renovated in 2017


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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Edinburgh at sunset

    Trip to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, whose skyline is dominated by the historic castle. This gracious city is steeped in cultural heritage, apparent in the medieval atmosphere of the Royal Mile, whilst Princes Street is a paradise for true shopaholics!

    Thirlestane Castle
    Half Day: Thirlestane Castle

    Excursion to Thirlestane Castle. Following an extensive restoration project, this magnificent 16th century castle, set in a quiet landscape and is one of the oldest and finest castles remaining in Scotland.

    Edinburgh at sunset

    Trip to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, whose skyline is dominated by the historic castle. This gracious city is steeped in cultural heritage, apparent in the medieval atmosphere of the Royal Mile, whilst Princes Street is a paradise for true shopaholics!

    Thirlestane Castle
    Half Day: Thirlestane Castle

    Excursion to Thirlestane Castle. Following an extensive restoration project, this magnificent 16th century castle, set in a quiet landscape and is one of the oldest and finest castles remaining in Scotland.

    Edinburgh at sunset

    Trip to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, whose skyline is dominated by the historic castle. This gracious city is steeped in cultural heritage, apparent in the medieval atmosphere of the Royal Mile, whilst Princes Street is a paradise for true shopaholics!

    Thirlestane Castle
    Half Day: Thirlestane Castle

    Excursion to Thirlestane Castle. Following an extensive restoration project, this magnificent 16th century castle, set in a quiet landscape and is one of the oldest and finest castles remaining in Scotland.

    Edinburgh at sunset

    Trip to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, whose skyline is dominated by the historic castle. This gracious city is steeped in cultural heritage, apparent in the medieval atmosphere of the Royal Mile, whilst Princes Street is a paradise for true shopaholics!

    Thirlestane Castle
    Half Day: Thirlestane Castle

    Excursion to Thirlestane Castle. Following an extensive restoration project, this magnificent 16th century castle, set in a quiet landscape and is one of the oldest and finest castles remaining in Scotland.

What's included

  • Travel by Coach or Air
  • Four nights comfortable accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Fantastic evening entertainment
  • Two excursions
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Bay Waverley Castle Hotel

Waverley Castle Hotel

The grand Waverley Castle Hotel stands amid fantastic countryside close to the River Tweed. The area around the hotel and town of Melrose is part of the stunning Scottish Border region and the landscape of the Eildon Hills is visible from the hotel's restaurant.

Learn more about the hotel

Waverley Castle Hotel

  • Bay Waverley Castle Hotel
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
  • Waverley Castle Hotel, Melrose
At the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, is the town of Melrose. It lies at the heart of Sir Walter Scott country and offers visitors a wealth of interest with its beautiful abbey and walled garden of Priorwood. The town is at the heart of an area of gentle hills, undulating valleys and Border Abbeys, which make it an ideal place for people looking to spend time outdoors. The Waverley Castle Hotel is splendidly set in 5 acres of rolling parkland behind which flows the River Tweed. Spend time in the comfortable lounges and bar, enjoy various games, stroll around the grounds and dance the nights away in the entertainment room.

  • Relax in the Eildon Restaurant with outstanding views over the Eildon Hills.
  • A non-stop programme of lively entertainment.
  • Located at the heart of the Scottish Borders.
  • Nestling between the River Tweed and the Green Eildon Hills.
  • A number of rooms were renovated in 2017


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