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A piece of Scottish history

If you are into Scottish history and you are in the vicinity this place is a must visit.The hose... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand

Again another little gem of a place to see whilst in Jedburgh, some interesting unknown facts on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“death mask”(31 reviews)
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This 16th-century fortified house was visited by the queen in 1556 and now contains an exhibition dedicated to her life.
Queen Street, Jedburgh TD8 6EN, Scotland
01835 86331
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All reviews death mask free entry well worth a visit three floors stayed here on display nice garden free attraction the ground floor mobility problems interesting exhibits tucked away small museum visiting jedburgh steep stairs scottish history donation box
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are into Scottish history and you are in the vicinity this place is a must visit.The hose and grounds are very well kept,and the history of the house is very interesting. The highlight for me was seeing the death mask of Mary Queen...More

Thank deirjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Again another little gem of a place to see whilst in Jedburgh, some interesting unknown facts on MQoS.

Thank Sween63
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house had loads of information , historical facts access could be a little difficult as it has a small staircase but fantastic place to visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Eyemouth the here to take a look around as the kids love a bit of history. This place didn’t disappoint. Free entry, a lovely lady to welcome us in and a nice educational wander around the house. The kids purchased a 50p booklet...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating history and a great feel to the building which transports you back to Elizabethan times. Free admission but donations gratefully accepted.

Thank Debian12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful gardens surrounding the exterior of the property and it is free to enter - worth popping for a quick peek

Thank Little_Miss_Hoggle
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a fantastic place to visit. Second time for us, very informative laid out well and fairly busy with visitors. This hidden gem is free entry although they ask for donations for the upkeep.

Thank grimble
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The house is amazing and it is full of history. The story of Mary Queen of Scots is fascinating. Well worth a visit

Thank McGinnigal
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is well worth an hour of your time. Well laid out with modern displays over several floors. I thought I knew a fair bit about Mary (from school history) but there's plenty more here and it's surprisingly interesting, not boring at all! And it's...More

Thank FMW13
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Visited this house on our roundtrip of the Scottish Borders, admission is free, free parking nearby, and lovely gardens to visit. The house tells the story of Mary Queen of Scots, from her childhood till the day she was executed by the English Queen Elisabeth.

Thank Riemert
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When I went, there were people in the gardens with dogs on leads but not mine, and yes the house is out of bounds to dogs, it’s well worth a visit and the gardens are lovely to sit in with a dog as well if there are two of... More
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Response from Griveteanu A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we traveled by car. Not very sure about a bus/ train that might take you there. As far as I know, you can either go to bus station in Edinburgh and ask for a direct bus (I think it is one that takes around 2 hours) or... More