Dryburgh Abbey History


Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Borders and its very own 10 acre private estate on the banks of the River Tweed, adjacent to the historic ruins of Dryburgh Abbey burial place of Sir Walter Scott and Field Marshal Haig, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is a splendid baronial country house dating back to the mid nineteenth century.

A rich history surrounds Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, with castles, countryside, abbeys, stately homes, including Abbotsford - the home of Sir Walter Scott, and museums all illustrating the exciting and often bloody history of the Scottish Borders in addition to the charming historic Border town of Melrose.

It is this rich history combined with the areas international fame for producing some of the highest quality textiles, tweeds, tartans and cashmeres in the world that make the Scottish Borders one of the most interesting places to visit in Scotland.