Event Highlights for 2020


Need to some ideas of what to do in your holiday and what's on?  Check out our upcoming events.

 Be there and experience yourself what the Scottish Borders have to offer.


Melrose Sevens 2020 - 9th - 12th of April 2020

9th - 12th of April 2020

postponed due to the Corona virus pandemic to later this year - no new date set yet


As in previous years, the oldest ruby sevens tournament will grant you a fantastic day with exhilarating matches of world class players. Book your tickets now.

Tweedlove Bike Festival September 25-27th 2020 (rescheduled due to the Corona Crisis)

Discover the Tweedlove Bike Festival weekend: Events, bike riding and good times in the Tweed Valley, Scotland.


Don’t want to race? No probs, you can just soak up the vibes all weekend and head to out to ride the trails when you feel like it.

  • Brand new events – for all kinds of bikes

  • Camping on-site

  • Awesome festival village

  • Mega Bike Demo

  • Bike uplifts and shuttles

  • Bike expo

  • DJs & live music

  • Easy access to some of the country’s best trails – free.

  • Tempest Beerfest Bar

  • Street food village

  • Family events

  • Pumptrack

  • And loads more

The Scottish Borders Common Riding events celebrate the remarkable history of the region, upholding ancient traditions with hundreds of horses and their riders gathering in 11 of the region’s towns over the course of the summer, in an unforgettable equine spectacle.


In addition to the riding, there are a whole host of activities and associated celebrations that young people and families can get involved in. Each Borders town takes its turn, throughout June, July and August, to bring their communities together and take part in local celebrations involving everything from theatre to athletics and from gymkanas to dancing the reel.

Dates for the Ridings and Festivals:

Bowhill Estate Outdoor Theatre Programme

Excellent theatre and music productions in a beautiful setting. Bowhill Estate's spring and summer performances are a real gem.

Borders Book Festival, Melrose, ​11-14 June 2020 - psotponed but new date yet to be confirmed

Save the date for one of the highlights in the Borders!


Celebrate the summer 2020 with a visit to one of Britain’s friendliest book festivals. Get set for a memorable weekend, with more than 100 events for all ages to choose from – and entry to Harmony Garden and Orchard is FREE!

Programm out soon.

As this is an incredibly popular event, book your tickets and stay now!

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