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Traquair is a small Borders village situated two miles south of Innerleithen. It was once surrounded by the great Ettrick Forest. There is reputed to have been a religious establishment at Traquair since 1116. The present church building was built in 1778 on top of those ancient and historic foundations. The centre of activity in the village is the village hall where various local clubs and associations meet with their open doors policy. Tranquir is surrounded by many hills in excess of 1,500 feet (460 m) making it an excellent base for walkers and climbers. The Sir Walter Scott Way is a long-distance walk between Moffat and Cockburnspath and forms a part of the Southern Upland Way. This walk passes passes through Traquair.
Traquair House was one of a string of towers built along the line of the River Tweed as defence of the borderlands against English invasion. Spanning nearly 1000 years of Scottish history, Traquair is a unique attraction. Trace the footsteps of the kings of Scotland as you climb the turnpike staircase and discover how priests escaped in times of danger. See the wonderful collections of embroideries, letters and relics. Outside you can wander in the extensive grounds and woodlands, entertain children in the maze and adventure playground or simply relax for lunch or tea in the 1745 Cottage Restaurant. Traquair House Brewery now produces a selection of traditional Scottish ales which have won awards all over the world.