Paxton House is on the Scottish Border only 4 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed and offers a great day out for all ages. It’s a neo-Palladian Georgian mansion in 80 acres of grounds.
There are so many reasons to visit this House that you are sure to be back over and over again. The house itself has a stunning collection of Chippendale and Regency furniture, paintings by Raeburn, Lawrence, Wilkie, Millias, McTaggart and more and an 18th century costume collection. Its rooms include a drawing room, dining room, bedrooms, picture gallery and more.
It was built in 1758 and designed by Adams. As you walk through this impressive house you will learn of its history through the years.
The grounds include woodland trails and river walks which are great for a family day out and with lots of wildlife to spot. There are lots of things organised for children to participate in including a zip wire, slides, swings, adventure playpark, putting green, croquet lawn, squirrel hide, picnic areas, den building and fairy trail. Don’t miss out on a visit to the Stables Tea Room and the Regency Gift Shop.