Things to see and do - Duns
Unmissable tourist sites
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
44 Newton Street GB - Duns TD11 3DT
The exhibits are extremely varied and include a brick from the Indianapolis race track, known as The Brickyard. The trophies illustrate the career of the racing driver, Jim Clark (1936-1968), the youngest world automobile champion at the age of 27, w..
Station Road GB - Duns
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.
Duns Caste Avenue GB - Duns
The Covenanter's Stone stands on the site of an old fort, a reminder that General Alexander Leslie and his army of Covernanters, awaited by Charles I in Berwick, made camp here. The view extends northward over the Lammermuirs, southward to the Ch..
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..
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 ..
Main St GB - Swinton TD11 3JJ
Substantial stone inn overlooking the village green. The extensive dinner menu offers ambitious dishes; specials feature seafood from Eyemouth, and meat comes from the surrounding border farms and is smoked on-site. Lunch is served only at weekends. ..
GB - Chirnside TD11 3LD