|The Pringle tour of the Scottish Borders
Must see Pringle related sites that are open to members of the public:
Smailholm Tower. An early 15th century peel tower built by the Pringles. For opening times and prices visit the Historic Scotland website. For pictures visit our Smailholm page.
Greenknowe Tower. Home of the Covenanter Walter Pringle of Greenknowe. For opening times and prices visit the Historic Scotland website. For pictures visit our Greenknowe page.
Old Gala House, Galashiels. Built by the Pringles in 1583. For opening times and prices visit the Scottish Borders Council website. For pictures visit our Galashiels page.
Melrose Abbey. Contains the ‘Pringle Aisle’ the burial place of the Pringles of Smailholm and Whytbank. For opening times and prices visit the Historic Scotland website.
Torwoodlee Tower, Galashiels. Built by the Pringles in 1601 and still owned by Pringles. For permission to visit contact our Chairman, the owner via his website www.torwoodlee.com. For pictures visit our Torwoodlee page.
Buckholm Tower, Galashiels. Built by John Pringle in 1582. For permission to visit contact our Chairman, the owner via his website www.torwoodlee.com. For pictures visit our Buckholm page.
Haining House, Selkirk. A Palladian mansion begun by Mark Pringle in 1794. For opening times and prices visit TheHaining.co.uk
Broadmeadows House, Yarrow Valley, Selkirk. Described as a late Georgian country mansion constructed in the Palladian style, it was built by a younger son of the Pringles of Whytbank and Yair. It is located on the Yarrow near Newark Castle. See the website: BroadMeadowsHouse.com. It is available to rent as a holiday home.
Stow Kirk (burial place of the Pringles of that ilk): StowAndHeriotChurch.org.uk
Stitchill Kirk (burial place of the Pringles of Stichill): Kelsolinkedchurchescofs.org/stichhill
Morebattle Kirk (burial place of the Pringles of Clifton & Haining): ScotlandsChurchesTrust.org.uk
Pringle of Scotland. Pringle of Scotland Outlet Store, 2 Victoria Road, Hawick, Scottish Borders, TD9 7AH. +44 (0)1450 360279. PringleScotland.com
James Pringle Weavers of Inverness, EDINBURGH. 371 High Street, Royal Mile, EDINBURGH, EH1 1PW. Tel: 0131 225 3212. Ewm.co.uk/men/men-brands/james-pringle.html
The Cross Keys Hotel in Kelso: Cross-keys-hotel.co.uk
The George & Abbotsford Hotel in Melrose: GeorgeAndAbbotsford.co.uk
The Black Bull Hotel in Lauder: Blackbull-lauder.com
The Peebles Hydro Hotel in Peebles: PeeblesHydro.co.uk
The Buccleuch Arms Hotel in Moffat: BuccleuchArmsHotel.com
The Buccleuch Arms Hotel in St Boswells: BuccleuchArms.com
Borthwick Castle Hotel: BorthwickCastle.com
Flodden Field (Battle Site) https://www.flodden1513ecomuseum.org/
Cessford Castle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessford_Castle
Soutra Aisle www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk
Crichton Castle www.visitscotland.com and www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk
Abbotsford House www.scottsabbotsford.com/
Floors Castle & Site of Roxburgh Castle www.floorscastle.com/ & Wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxburgh_Castle
Bowhill House & Newark Castle www.bowhillhouse.co.uk/ & Wikipedia.org/wiki/Newark_Castle,_Selkirkshire
Selkirk Town Wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkirk,_Scottish_Borders
Yarrow Water Glen and St Mary’s Loch, www.ettrickandyarrow.co.uk/
Dryhope Tower https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dryhope_Tower
Traquair House https://www.traquair.co.uk/
Neidpath Castle http://www.neidpathcastle.com/
The Royal Burgh of Peebles http://www.peebles.info/
Edinburgh Castle https://www.edinburghcastle.scot/
Palace of Holyroodhouse www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/palace-of-holyroodhouse
Bewick-upon-Tweed & Castle, Barracks and Town Walls www.visitberwick.com/
Dunbar Castle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunbar_Castle
Fast Castle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Castle
St Abbs Fishing Village www.stabbsvisitorcentre.co.uk/
Dryburgh Abbey & burial site of Sir Walter Scott of Abbotsford Wikipedia.org/wiki/Dryburgh_Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey and Town & Mary Queen of Scots House www.jedburgh.org.uk/
Kelso Abbey and Town www.visitkelso.com/