Ancient tales and the profound history of the Borders still echo across the rolling heather-clad hills, breathtaking lochs, and moorlands. Picturesque villages, castles, abbeys, and stately homes stand as living history museums. The region was birthplace to Rugby Seven and resting place to Sir Walter Scott. King Arthur and Merlin, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary Queen of Scots … All are epic characters from the pages of the Borders’ History.

There is a steeped tradition in producing fine textiles, Ladies and Gents may find the richest collection of tartans, tweeds, and cashmere.

The landscape is a paradise for anglers, cyclists, hillwalkers, golfers, and sportsmen. 

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is owned and managed by the Wallace Family. This Scottish manor house hotel is quietly nestled on a wooded estate, overlooking the River Tweed and ruins of the 12th-century Gothic Dryburgh Abbey. The 4-star luxury hotel is decorated in grand style, with high ceilings, intricate cornicing, antique furnishing and open fireplaces. Guests enjoy large, well-appointed guest rooms, indoor pool and sauna, and freshly prepared culinary arts from Abbey Bistro and Tweed Restaurant. 

John Wallace is proud to open the doors daily to 19th century Baronial Mansion. His staff earned the “Country Sports Hotel of the Year,” Scottish Hotel Awards for the last six years for their quality of service. They are consistently herald for unobtrusive attention, warmth and personality.