All History & Heritage

Travel back in time to Romans, knights, Jacobites and reivers. Gaze at century-old abbeys standing tall in the vast landscape, uncover the mysteries of the Templars, and trace Scottish culture to the places that shaped it. It’s better felt than telt.

Fatlips Castle - Denholm

Castles & Stately Homes, Reivers, Ruins

Fatlips Castle is an iconic Borders pele tower in Roxburghshire atop the Minto Crags 2 miles northeast of the village of Denholm and 1 mile…

Hermitage Castle - Newcastleton

Castles & Stately Homes, Reivers, Ruins

Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason.

Dalkeith Country Park - Dalkeith

Visitor Attractions

Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place, home to Fort Douglas adventure playground and Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant & Wellbeing Lab.

Gunsgreen House - Eyemouth

Museums & Exhibitions

Gunsgreen House is full of fun and adventures for children. Toilet facilities, baby changing, lift access and parking is free.

Robert Smail's Printing Works - Innerleithen

Visitor Attractions

Oldest working commercial letterpress printers in the UK – a living museum of Victorian history.

Aikwood Tower - Selkirk

Exclusive Use, Self-catering

Aikwood Tower, a 500 year old Reiver Tower, has been sensitively restored in sumptuous 21st Century style into luxury self-catered accommodation for 10 guests.

Jedburgh Abbey - Jedburgh

Visitor Attractions

Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey church.

Abbotsford - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.

Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre - Jedburgh

Museums & Exhibitions

Mary Queen of Scots’ Visitor Centre is set in the centre of historic Jedburgh and this 16th century tower house tells the story of Scotland’s…

Melrose Abbey - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open.

Duns Castle - Duns

Exclusive Use, Self-catering

Duns Castle is an award-winning, exclusive-use venue, available all year round for weddings, family gatherings, corporate meetings, film shoots and events.

Floors Castle - Kelso

Visitor Attractions

Explore the house, beautiful gardens and walks around the Estate. Sample homemade Estate produce at the Terrace Cafe, gift shop & deli.

Traquair House - Peebles

Visitor Attractions

Traquair is Scotland's Oldest Continually Inhabited House dating back over 900 years and still lived in as a family home today.

Mellerstain House - Gordon

Castles & Stately Homes

Listed as one of Britain's best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see. "A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house!"

Smailholm Tower - Kelso

Buildings, Ruins

Smailholm’s 20m-tall tower house, its walls 2.5m deep, dominates a rocky craig.

Paxton House - Berwick upon Tweed

Visitor Attractions

Paxton House is a Georgian mansion overlooking the River Tweed set in 80 acres of grounds on the border of England and Scotland 4 miles…

Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum - Jedburgh

Visitor Attractions

Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum is an attraction that looks like a grand castle – but inside is a different story!

Dryburgh Abbey - St Boswells

Visitor Attractions

The abbey nave, including Sir Walter Scott’s Tomb, grounds, shop and toilets are open.

Old Gala House - Galashiels

Castles & Stately Homes, Museums & Exhibitions

Set in beautifully landscaped grounds near the centre of Galashiels, Old Gala House is an impressive building dating back to 1583.

The Catrail - Hawick

History & Heritage

The Catrail is a linear earthwork that runs from Robert's Linn, a burn flowing into the Slitrig Water, westward.

Morebattle Church - Morebattle

Religious Buildings

A red sandstone church, in a peaceful churchyard with a fine view. A notorious confrontation here changed the course of the Church of Scotland

The Haining House Loch and Woodlands - Selkirk

Castles & Stately Homes

The Haining House, loch and surrounding woodlands are a stunning area of natural beauty

Tamlane's Well - Selkirk

History & Heritage

Holy Well or Sacred Spring in Scottish Borders

Lauder Kirk - Lauder

Religious Buildings

The Duke of Lauderdale erected the present church in Lauder in 1673

Mungo Park - Selkirk

Monuments & Statues

Mungo Park, was born four miles from Selkirk and here you'll see a statue of him erected in 1859

Devil's Beeftub - Moffat

Monuments & Statues

The Devil's Beeftub is an historic physical landscape feature which nestles in the Moffat hills.

St Abbs Visitor Centre - Eyemouth

Family Attractions

A contemporary visitor centre showcasing all you need to know about St Abbs and the surrounding area.

Armstrong Tours - Langholm


Travel off the beaten path and discover the hidden historical gems of the South of Scotland and beyond.

Durisdeer Church and the Queensberry Marbles - Thornhill

Religious Buildings

Durisdeer Church is an attractive Church in Thornhill. The current building dates back to 1719-20 but is believed to have been built on the foundation…

Cloth Hall - Galashiels

Buildings, Industrial

A Category C Listed Building in Galashiels