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Robert Smail's Printing Works

7/9 High Street, INNERLEITHEN, Borders, EH44 6HA

These buildings contain a Victorian office, a paper store with reconstructed waterwheel, a composing room and a press room. The machinery, powered used to be powered by the waterwheel, is in full working order and visitors may view the printer at work and experience typesetting in the composing room. If you get the printing bug there are one-day letterpress and typography workshops available.

Further information

Tel: 01896 830206
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National Trust for Scotland


£6.50 (concessions £5). Family £16.50 (1 Parent £11.50). NTS members free

Opening times

Open Apr-Oct, Thu-Mon 12-5, Sun 1-5. Shop also open until 23 Dec, Mon, Thur-Fri 10-4, Sat 9-3. Please see website for full details




Partly accessible. Most areas accessible but stairs to caseroom, shop fully accessible
Large print guidebook, interpretation panels

Robert Smail's Printing Works
  • Robert Smail's Printing Works
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30m S of Edinburgh, A72, 6m from Peebles. (Innerleithen Road)

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