Manderston | Day Out With The Kids


Duns, Scottish Borders, Scotland

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Manderston, its buildings, gardens, and park form an ensemble that has all the elaborate planning for Edwardian comfort and convenience, but is Georgian in taste, making it unique in Britain.

The impressive house, upon which no expense was spared, stands in 56 acres of formal and informal gardens, both of which are open to the public between May and September. There is plenty to discover, whether you choose to explore both the house and gardens, or simply the gardens on their own, including a privately owned Biscuit Tin museum, the first of its kind in Britain!

The garden has plenty to see whenever you visit, from a lawn full of daffodils during the spring, to the gilded garden gates brought from London. There are 4 formal garden terraces on the south side of the house, plus a tennis lawn, and a croquet lawn. There is a lake and a Chinese bridge to discover, plus a boathouse, a Pheasantry Wood, now known as the Woodland garden.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Onsite Onsite Shop

Getting There and Contact Information


Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3PP, Scotland


Click here to visit Manderston's website
01361 882636

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

5th May through 25 September (Thursdays and Sundays)

House 13:30 - 17:00 (Last entry 16:15)

Gardens 11:30 - dusk

Stables Tea Room 11:30


House and Gardens

Adult: £10.00

Child: £9.50

Children under 12: Free

Gardens only

Adult: £6.00

Child: £5.50

Children under 12: Free

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