Scottish Borders

Harmony Garden

Discover peace among manicured lawns and scented borders with views across Melrose Abbey
Purple sweetpeas grow in the foreground at Harmony Garden, with the glasshouse and other garden buildings seen in the background.
  • Escape from everyday life in this peaceful and beautiful garden.

  • Visit in springtime and you’ll be treated to outstanding displays of flowering bulbs.

  • Admire panoramic views of Melrose Abbey and the Eildon Hills.

  • Love to stay longer? There are three of the Trust’s self-catering holiday properties in Melrose, two of which are in Harmony Garden.

  • Stroll around 3 acres of manicured lawns and scented borders.

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At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

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About this place

As its name suggests, at Harmony Garden nature is perfectly in tune. Step out of normal life and into somewhere more colourful, relaxing and balanced.

Manicured lawns, scented borders and fruit and vegetable beds spread out from a beautifully proportioned Georgian manor house – available as holiday accommodation.

The garden is also an excellent viewing point, with an outlook that features the majestic ruins of Melrose Abbey and the nearby Eildon Hills.

Harmony hosts the Borders Book Festival in June every year, attracting some of the brightest stars in contemporary literature and current affairs.

Our accreditations and awards

  • 3 Star Visitor Attraction
  • Green Tourism Bronze