Attractions

Discover the Borders

www.discovertheborders.co.uk

All the best Scottish Borders visitor attractions in one place…
…go on Discover the Scottish Borders

Visit Scotland

www.visitscotland.com

VisitScotland – the official site for tourism and travel in Scotland. Provides information on holiday accommodation, outdoor activities and places to visit in Scotland

ScotBorders.com

www.scotborders.com

The collective on-line community website for the Scottish Borders

Scottish Border Heritage

www.scottishbordersheritage.co.uk

News and information, photographs and maps of historical and archaeological sites in the Scottish Borders, associated publications and how to obtain them.

Visit Scottish Borders

www.visitscottishborders.com/newsIndex.aspx

The Scotland you’ve always imagined is closer than you think, visit the real Scotland

Scottish Museums Council

www.scottishmuseums.org.uk

A complete list of Museums in Scotland.

Kelso Scotland

www.kelso.bordernet.co.uk

Whether you live in or around Kelso, are a regular visitor to the area or are visiting Kelso for the first time, let us guide you through this beautiful and historic Borders town packed full of fascinating history and exciting things to see and do.

Historic Scotland

www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Find information on more than 300 properties in our care and Scotland’s listed buildings and scheduled ancient monuments.

Kelso Races

www.kelso-races.co.uk

Come to Kelso Races… It’s an offer you can’t refuse!

Floors Castle

www.floorscastle.com

Floors Castle at Kelso in the Scottish Borders is a vistor attraction, a sporting estate and a venue for corporate entertaining.

Mellerstain Stately Home

www.mellerstain.com

Mellerstain is a Georgian stately home situated in the Scottish Borders and open to the public.

Teviot Smokery

www.teviotgamefaresmokery.co.uk

Sample the delights of Teviot Game Fare, try our succulent Smokery Scottish smoked salmon, smoked trout, and wide variety of game all traditionally smoked to perfection. Discover tranquillity in the Teviot Water Gardens located in the heart of the Scottish Borders with its riverside display garden and much more.

Paxton House

www.paxtonhouse.com

Situated on the banks of the river Tweed, Paxton House is a hidden gem. Built by the Adam brothers in 1758 for the young Patrick Home it is perhaps the finest example of 18th century Palladian Country houses in Britain.

Roxburgh Castle

www.caledoniancastles.co.uk/castles/borders/roxburgh.htm

Also known as Marchmount, only fragments survive of what was once the most extensive and powerful castle in the borders.

Greenknowe Tower

www.caledoniancastles.co.uk/castles/borders/greenknowe.htm

Greenknowe Tower is now in the care of Historic Scotland and is open to public all year, entry is free.

Jedforest Deer and Farm Park

www.aboutscotland.com/jedforest

One of the most enjoyable and interesting places to visit in Southern Scotland is the The Jedforest Deer and Farm Park; 800 acres in the beautifull rolling hills of the Scottish Borders 5 miles south of Jedburgh.

Hirsel Country Park

www.hirselcountrypark.co.uk

The Country Park is open all year during daylight hours and provides an excellent location for a family day out. Set in the beautiful Scottish Borders, the park can be found on the western outskirts of Coldstream, which marks the border between Scotland and England.

Melrose Abbey

www.aboutscotland.com/mel.html

Founded by St Aidan in about A.D. 660, it’s first prior was St Boisil who was succeeded by St Cuthbert, the apostle of the Borders, who dwelt there until 664 when he became prior of Lindisfarne.

The History of Melrose

www.melrose.bordernet.co.uk/history/trimont.htm

Visit the Roman Fort of Trintonium.

Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre

www.scottishbordersheritage.co.uk/heritage/lastdetails.jsp?id=112

16th century castle house which has been enlarged and converted into use as a local museum. In the garden stands the base of an early Christian cross.

Rosslyn Chapel – The Official Website

www.rosslynchapel.org.uk

Rosslyn Chapel, the official website. Rosslyn Chapel is a 15th century medieval chapel rich in unusual carvings and masonic symbolism. It is situated in Midlothian, Scotland.

The AA

www.theaa.com

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