Built in 1753 by local smuggler John Nisbet, and of John Adam design, the architecture of Gunsgreen House includes secret hiding places where smuggled goods were kept.

Visit Gunsgreen and see the amazing ‘tea chute’- the only one of its kind, where smuggled tea was hidden from prying eyes. Kids love Gunsgreen, dressing as smugglers they can complete the smuggling and rat trails, becoming a certified smuggler.

For those who just can’t stay away, Gunsgreen House provides stunning self catering accommodation in the form of ‘The Merchant’s House’ sleeping 11, and ‘Nisbet’s Tower’ sleeping 2. Stay right here on the harbour-side in Eyemouth, on the stunning East Berwickshire coastline of the Scottish Borders. We guarantee you won’t find anywhere else like it.

Gunsgreen House is also a beautiful, unique wedding venue. Tie the knot in a smugglers palace with up to 60 friends and family, making your Scottish Borders wedding one that your guests will never forget. Our great value and flexible wedding packages can include our self catering accommodation as well as the use of the house as your ceremony and reception venue.

Throughout the year, Gunsgreen House puts on a number of special events and exhibitions, please check our news and events section to see what’s on.

We know you’ll have a great time at Gunsgreen House discovering the fascinating history, or having a holiday or celebration in style. Gunsgreen House is the Scottish Borders’ best kept secret.

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Lovely spot and very comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay - just wish it could have been longer.

Mr & Mrs M, August 2013

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Mr & Mrs M, August 2013

Lovely spot and very comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay – just wish it could have been longer.
Absolutley fabulous place, a must see, the staff are the friendliest around!

Gayle B Harvey October  2014

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Gayle B Harvey October  2014

Absolutley fabulous place, a must see, the staff are the friendliest around!