THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS
What to see & do in the Scottish Borders
The Scottish Borders have got a lot to offer:
Steeped in history, the Scottish Borders' abbeys and ruins are testimony to the turbulent past and well worth exploring. Beautiful castles and stately homes invite you to dip into their history and rejoice their magnificent gardens and grounds.
Enjoy season highlights such a concerts, festivals and theatre performances and taste our local specialities.
Outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice. With over 15 golf courses to play on, an extensive network of walking routes and cycling trails as well as fishing opportunities on the river Tweed, there is an activity for everyone.
This video gives you a short overview of 9 'must-sees' in the Scottish Borders - A good starting point for planning your holiday.
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Explore the famously beautiful long distance walk between Melrose and Lindisfarne (Northumberland).
The Scottish Borders is home of some of the finest historic castles and houses in Scotland. Set amidst breath taking scenery, there is a wealth of historic houses to view and grounds and gardens to explore.
The Scottish Borders are home to four magnificent Abbeys, which were all founded in the 12th Century. Travel back in history and visit the ruins of Dryburgh, Melrose, Jedburgh and Kelso Abbey.
There are many beautiful gardens in the Scottish Borders to explore. Enjoy a splendid day out and discover the wonderful local garden architecture.
The Borders are a fantastic place for eating out. See our restaurant recommendations for splendid evening dinners in the area.
Whatever the Scottish weather, there is lots to see and do in the Scottish Borders. Here are our recommendations for some lovely museums to visit.
The Scottish Borders are home to some fantastic wee shops selling art & crafts, books and of course our famous cashmere. Please check out some little gems we recommend.
With the Tweed and its famous salmon fishing right at your doorstep, the Borders are a perfect place to drop a line. Click the link for the latest fishing news and bespoke packages
The Scottish Borders offer plenty of walking trails to explore the beautiful countryside at your own pace.
With an abundance of space, rivers, hills about, the Scottish Borders are home of some of the best cycling routes in Scotland. Whether you are a mountain or street biker, there are a lot of routes to choose from.