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The History of Traquair in 50 Objects; No. 5

Traquair House The History of Traquair in 50 Objects 13th June 2018

Painted beams at Traquair House These beautiful painted beams were uncovered at Traquair House in 1954 when Frank Maxwell Stuart, 19th Laird of Traquair, was undertaking some restoration work in the High Drawing Room. As the plaster on the ceiling was cracking an investigation revealed the beams underneath that had been covered up since the…

Spirits & Spooks At Traquair This Halloween!

Traquair House Past Event News 20th October 2016

A Jacobite Ghost Tour Friday 28th October & Saturday 29th October 7pm & 9pm. Halloween Fun Day Sunday 30th October 11am – 4pm. Get into the spirit of Halloween this year with a visit to Traquair for a spooky Jacobite Ghost Tours at night, or come for a day of Halloween Fun and Games for…

A Dogs’ Day Out At Traquair

Traquair House Past Event News 4th July 2016

Sunday July 17th 2016 Traquair House Innerleithen Peeblesshire 11am – 5pm It’s going to be dog heaven at Traquair this year for dogs and their owners. Traquair is launching a new event for dogs, their owners and all who love them! Come and enter the Companion Dog Show open to all dogs in old Walled…

Over 5,000 Eggs To Be Found In The Traquair Maze!

Traquair House Past Event News 18th March 2016

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire Easter Sunday March 27th 201 Grounds Open 11.00am Activities from midday OVER 5,000 EGGS TO BE FOUND IN THE TRAQUAIR MAZE! The Easter Egg Extravaganza at Traquair is the biggest event of its kind in the Borders. With over 5,500 mini eggs hidden in the Maze and some larger…

Ian Cameron, Head Brewer At Traquair, Retires After 45 Years

Traquair House General 17th February 2016

Ian Cameron is retiring from Traquair this week having worked on the Traquair estate since 1970 and as head brewer since the late 1980’s. His involvement at Traquair started over 45 years ago when he moved from Newcastle to live in the area originally as an electrical engineer but soon started helping out the 20th…

When Mary Came To Stay…

Traquair House General, Past Event News 28th January 2016

1566 – 2016 450th Anniversary of the visit of Mary Queen of Scots to Traquair House When Mary Came to Stay… 450 years ago in 1566 Mary Queen of Scots stayed at Traquair while on a hunting expedition in the Scottish Borders. Invited by John Stuart, 4th Laird of Traquair who was the Captain of…