Bemersyde House

Bemersyde House is a historic house in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, formerly in Berwickshire.

The nearest towns are Newtown St. Boswells, Melrose, and Dryburgh. The William Wallace Statue, Bemersyde is on the Bemersyde Estate.

Dating back to 1535 as a peel tower, Bemersyde was bought by the British Government in 1921 and presented to Field-Marshal The 1st Earl Haig, the British Commander in World War I. The House is the seat of Clan Haig. Sir Walter Scott was a friend of the family whose motto is "Betyde, betyde, whate'er betyde, Haig shall be Haig of Bemersyde".

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