Traquair House


Traquair House EH44 6PW Innerleithen
Phone: 01896 830323
  • Dining room
  • Drawing room
  • Library
  • The maze
  • White bedroom
  • Wedding at Traquair
  • Traquair House

Scotland's Oldest Inhabited House

Dating back to 1107, Traquair was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland. Later a refuge for Catholic priests in times of terror the Stuarts of Traquair supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause without counting the cost.

Today, Traquair is a unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world, providing a magical and romantic setting for weddings, hosting a wide range of summer events and a superb venue for corporate groups. You can even stay here in the luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Find out about Special Offers here.

Visitors are invited to enjoy the house, extensive grounds, maze, craft workshops, 1745 Cottage Restaurant and the famous Traquair House Brewery housed in the eighteenth century wing and producing the world famous Traquair House Ales

In 2016 we celebrate the Traquair family's connection with Mary and their loyalty to the Stuart monarchy.  Through an exhibition from our archives, a contemporary art exhibition and other events, learn more about this extraordinary Queen and her tragic life.

Traquair is open from Easter until end of October every day from 11am - 5pm (last entry to house is 4.30pm).  Weekends only in November.


Traquair also has three exclusive rooms where guests can stay on a bed & breakfast basis. Weddings and honeymooners welcome. Book for three nights or more and receive a 10% discount - Throughout 2016.

We are delighted to offer the fantastic discount of 25% on our standard rates if your arrival is within a week from booking. Offer only valid if two nights or more are booked.

Traquair House features in several of our suggested visitor itineraries.




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