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Gunsgreen House

Gunsgreen House was built in the 1750s by John Adam, one of the most famous and most expensive architects of the day. Located overlooking Eyemouth Harbour it is surely the most dramatic and romantic of Georgian houses.

Home to a series of smugglers, the house has had a chequered history but is now restored by the Gunsgreen house trust. Open to visitors, it is an example of impeccable and loving restoration. 

Opening Times

1st April - 31st October
Thursday to Monday 11.00 – 17.00, please note that last admissions are 4.15pm.

Contact Phone Number

018907 52062
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Travel Directions to Gunsgreen House

Travel Directions

Gunsgreen House is located in Eyemouth, a fishing town located on the far South-East coast of Scotland. We are 49 miles south of Edinburgh, and 9 miles north of Berwick upon Tweed in England.

Bus routes run from Berwick to Edinburgh, via Eyemouth. Timetables can be seen here.

If you're coming by car, Gunsgreen House has a carpark a few metres from the house, which is free of charge. Driving into Eyemouth, continue past the High School on the left and take a right turn onto 'The Avenue'. Continue straight along this road until you see the house, then take a left down onto the carpark.

By foot, Gunsgreen House is easily accessible from Eyemouth town centre, simply walk along the 'Middle Pier' and over the little red bridge and you will be at the house. There are signs around town to make this easier for you.

Visitor Attractions

  • Pocketful

    Pocketful is a children’s activity centre and shop based in the centre of Eyemouth next to the harbour that offers a wide range of fun, educational and creative activities, based around arts & crafts, story-telling and dressing-up, music, film and lots more to feed their imaginations.
  • Coldingham Sands Beach

    Coldingham Sands is an award winning sandy seashore on Berwickshire's rocky coast near St Abbs Head.

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