Things to see and do - Duns
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Duns Travel guide
Duns : Michelin's recommendations
Formerly the county’s administrative centre, this quiet market town serves the extensive agricultural hinterland of the Merse. This rich Tweed basin agricultural region is divided into well-kept estates and large farms (the product of 18C land reform), producing milk, breeding cattle, growing wheat, barley, potatoes, fruit and vegetables.
Tourist attractions Duns : Things to see and do
GB - Duns TD11 3PP
This splendid stately home in the Edwardian style (early 20C) set among lovely gardens has an air of extravagance throughout, from its vast reception rooms down to the servants' quarters and farm buildings. Designed by John Kinross in the manner of R..
Doocot East Linton GB - Preston EH40 3DS
The picturesque 16C mill with its Flemish tile roof and block masonry is one of the few water mills still functioning in Scotland. It is allegedly Dutch designed: the humid oats were dried on plates in the conical oven, then sent to the mill via a sl..
rd. Station GB - Duns TD11
In these magnificent gardens is a market cross and an original bronze statue by Frank Tritchler, both erected to the memory of John Duns Scotus (1266-1308), a learned Franciscan monk and philosopher, born in Duns in the Middle Ages.
Allanton GB - Allanton TD11 3JZ
Dating from the 18th-century, the Allanton is charming coaching inn located in Berwickshire. It has a large garden with countryside views, modern bedrooms with luxury furnishings and an elegant restaurant. Rooms at the Allanton Inn are decorated in ..
nr Duns GB - Chirnside TD11 3LD
Set amid the stunning Cheviot Hills, Chirnside Hall Hotel is a rural retreat just 15 minutes’ drive from Berwick-upon-Tweed in the Scottish Borders. With a restaurant sourcing local produce and surrounded by private gardens, this 4-star hotel also of..
Market Square GB - Duns TD11 3AL
In the centre of Duns on Market Square, The White Swan Hotel offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and bar. A 16-mile drive from Berwick-upon-Tweed, this Scottish Borders hotel provides free parking and Wi-Fi access. Each room at The White Swan has en..
Main St GB - TD11 3JJ Swinton
Substantial stone inn overlooking the village green. The extensive dinner menu offers a mix of pub classics and some more ambitious dishes; specials feature seafood from Eyemouth and meat comes from the surrounding border farms and is smoked on-site...
GB - TD11 3LD Duns
GB - TD11 3JZ Allanton
Striking stone inn in a conservation village. It's warm and welcoming, with a rustic bar, a cosy restaurant and bright, simply furnished bedrooms. Thoughtfully prepared modern dishes are crafted from local farm meats and Eyemouth fish. The regional c..