"Traquair House Scotland's Oldest Inhabited House 1107 - 2008
Dating back to 1107 it was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland. Later a refuge for Catholic priests in times of terror the Stuart's of Traquair supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause without counting the cost.
Today Traquair is a truly unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world, providing a magical and romantic setting for weddings, a stunning and inspiring venue for corporate groups and hosting a wide range of exciting tours and events throughout the year for all to enjoy. You can even stay here in our luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation. " There is an original Andreas Ruckers harpsichord (1651) located in the house -- Follow the following links on the site to view the instrument ... "What to see and do" --> "Tour of the House" (ed.)
Added on: Mar 02, 2008 | Hits: 1121