Facilities and Access


Accessible parking and/ or drop-off point at the Main Reception.

Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility.

Accessible WC facility located in the Courtyard.

Wheelchair access to the gardens via gravel pathways and grass.

The wider parkland has a limited number of paths, a mix of bark in some areas and stones in others, and some steep slopes.


The house is signposted on the A6089 Kelso-Gordon road. The approach from the A68 Jedburgh-Edinburgh road is through Earlston on the A6105, then via the B6397 towards Smailholm. Approx 15 mins from Melrose & Kelso/ 1 hour from Edinburgh & Berwick-upon-Tweed.


Parking in front of Mellerstain House is free, and situated next to the park entrance.


Borders Sculpture Park’s cafe can be found in the courtyard. It is open from 11am and is fully accessible.


Entry tickets, gifts, local arts and crafts can be bought in the shop, in the courtyard.

Toilets and Baby Changing

Toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the courtyard.


Wifi is also available in the courtyard and cafe.


We welcome all dogs. Please be considerate and keep dogs on the lead and clean up after them.