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Visit the Traquair Fair

Venue: Traquair Fair, Traquair House, Traquair, Innerleithen, EH44 6PW, Scottish Borders
Date: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July 2013 between 11am – 6pm.

This 2 day event is a super family day out. It features street theatre, music, walkabout acts and children’s entertainment. This year’s annual event is themed around the 60′s with a musical line-up includes The Animals and The Trogs, pop up cinema, fashion exhibitions, craft stalls, dance, workshops and a wide range of food and drink.

Traquair House Innerleithen, near Peebles, is Scotlands’s Oldest Inhabited House and offers a magical setting for this annual family event. There is an enchanting Maze for children to wonder round, and a new enlarged children’s area situated beside with a space theme with rocket launches, a man from the moon and storytellers reading from some of the children’s classics form the 1960′s.

No matter what age you are this is a great day out for everyone.


Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

This year’s Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off this coming Friday 19th July and runs until 28th of July. For anyone who is interested in this genre of music it is a fabulous event.

The 10 day Edinburgh based event offers a world class array of top musicians and vocalists for you to listen to and enjoy. The festival opens with an amazing Mardi Gras parade taking you through the cobbled streets of Edinburgh where you will encounter the vibrant sounds and colours of New Orleans.

So whether you prefer traditional jazz or a more contemporary style this Edinburgh festival has something for everyone.


Edinburgh Festival – Tradfest

Tradfest is an exciting new Edinburgh festival happening in the city between 24th April – 6th May. The festival is inspired by Scottish traditional arts, as an alternative to Ceilidh Culture. It showcases some great home-grown talent as well as acts from around the world. It incorporates dance, story telling, art, gigs and concerts, and is a super day out for all the family.

About Tradfest Edinburgh Festival

Tradfest includes Gaelic and Scots and highlights the arts of Scotland’s various communities.

There are events taking place in several locations around Edinburgh including, The Pleasance, Greyfriares Kirk, the Queens Hall, Teviot Row House, Dance Base, the Scottish Storytelling Centre, and many more local venues.

Being the Year of Natural Scotland, Tradfest is delighted to be part of this.

This is a great time to visit Edinburgh and enjoy the festival!


Booking System

We have recently added a booking facility to our website. Previous customer feedback was that it would facilitate their booking with us, particularly guests from overseas.

So you can now see our rates and availability from here. We will try our utmost to keep this up to date at all times, although you are welcome to call us if you are unable to book, just in case we have had a cancellation for your preferred dates. Our rooms are also able to be made into different room types, so if the booking system does not allow you to book the room type you require, then again please give us a call.

If anyone experiences any issues while trying to book then we would like to hear about it. Your booking experience is important to us.


Welcome to our brand new website!

We are very excited to have finally finished our new website, so thank you to all of our users and guests for your patience:)

Although our previous site  looked good, it was not responsive and so would not scale down to be viewed properly on ipads, iphones, smart phones, tablets and all the technology that is ever evolving…We are fully aware that more and more people are using their phones and tablets to book accommodation on-line, and thought it was time for us to move with the times and keep ahead to the game.

We hope that you have a good user experience when viewing our site, and would be grateful for any feedback you may have.