PAXTON House situated five miles from Berwick upon Tweed, has won the prestigious European Business News award against stiff competition.

The European Travel Awards serve to highlight those whose work accentuates Europe’s rich abundance of history, culture and iconic cuisines, and those who enable international tourists to experience the best that Europe has to offer.

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It is a highly inclusive awards programme with nominations open to any candidates who operate within the Travel, Leisure, Tourism or Hospitality sectors in Europe.

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Paxton House has much to offer both local and international tourists.

The elegant Adam designed mansion has a nationally Recognised collection of Chippendale and Trotter furniture and one of the largest private picture galleries in Scotland, displaying works on loan from the National Galleries of Scotland.

It also has a spectacular collection of male 18th century costume, brought back by Patrick Home, the original owner, from his time at the court of Frederick the Great.

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The caravan park is secluded away within the walled garden and provides visitors with an oasis of peace. With only 30 well-spaced pitches it is a great place from which to explore the beautiful Borders countryside.

Guests are free to enjoy the 80 acres of manicured gardens and woodland walks that sweep down to the banks of the River Tweed.

Border Telegraph: Paxton House Caravan Park

From there you can walk along to the recently re-opened Chain Bridge, the world’s oldest vehicular suspension bridge.

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Commercial Manager Belinda Don said “ We are thrilled to receive this award. Paxton is a beautiful place and visitors can be assured of a warm welcome from all our staff, whether on a guided tour, in the tearoom, shop or caravan park.

“ It is wonderful to have the team’s hard work recognised and we hope that this prize will inspire even more people to come and visit us here at Paxton.”