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This is a list of castles in the Scottish Borders.


Name Type Date Condition Ownership location Notes Picture
Ayton Castle Occupied Ayton Castle - - 813849.jpg
Billie Castle Courtyard castle Ruin
Borthwick Castle L-plan castle Site Near Duns
Branxholme Castle Tower house Occupied
Cessford Castle Ruin Cessford Castle.jpg
Corsbie Castle 16th century Ruin Near Gordon, Scottish Borders
Cranshaws Tower Occupied
Cavers Castle Tower 1200 Ruin
Drochil Castle Ruin Schotland Drochil Castle 6-05-2010 16-51-45.JPG
Dryhope Tower Ruin Dryhope Tower - - 925481.jpg
Duns Castle Occupied Duns Castle.jpg
Edrington Castle Ruin
Evelaw Tower L-plan 16th century Ruin
Fast Castle courtyard castle Ruin Hall family
open: free
Fast Castle - - 365002.jpg
Fatlips Castle Undergoing restoration
Ferniehirst Castle Occupied
Floors Castle house 1721 Occupied Duke of Roxburghe Kelso
ruins of Roxburgh castle in the grounds Floors Castle.jpg
Fulton Tower L-plan castle 16th century Ruin Fulton Tower - - 750531.jpg
Greenknowe Tower Ruin Greenknowe Tower SW2.jpg
Hermitage Castle keep Ruin Historic Scotland Newcastleton
Hermitage Castle.jpg
Hume Castle Ruin Greenlaw
Hume Castle - - 812984.jpg
Jedburgh Castle demolished 1409 Jedburgh
Replaced by a baronial-style jail Castlewood Cemetery - - 371421.jpg
Kirkhope Tower Occupied Kirkhope.jpg
Lamberton Castle No remains
Mervinslaw Pele pele tower Ruin
Neidpath Castle keep 14th century Semi-ruinous private ownership; open regularly Peebles
Extensively remodelled in 16th century Neidpath Castle.jpg
Newark Castle Ruin Newark Castle - - 1127867.jpg
Nisbet House House 1630 Restoration Private Duns
West Tower added 1774 Nisbethouse1935.jpg
Peebles Castle 12th century No remains Peebles
Roxburgh Castle Ruin
Smailholm Tower Historic Scotland Smailholm Tower 22407 from E.jpg
Thirlestane Castle Occupied Thirlestane Castle.jpg
Traquair House fortified house occupied private ownership; open regularly Traquair House in 1814
Venlaw Occupied Venlaw01.jpg
Wedderburn Castle Occupied Wedderburn Castle.jpg
Whitslaid Tower Ruin Whitslaid Tower.jpg
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