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.

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.

Hermitage Castle - Newcastleton

History & Heritage

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

Melrose Abbey - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The abbey grounds and museum are now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.

Fatlips Castle - Denholm

History & Heritage

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…

Aikwood Tower - Selkirk


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.

St Cuthbert's Church - Hawick

History & Heritage

St Cuthbert's Church was completed in l858 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the leading architect of the Gothic Revival

Solwayconnections Guided Tours - Annan


Local tour guiding services of the Dumfries and Galloway Solway coast and Borderlands – bespoke guided group tours designed to suit your interests.

Eskdale Hotel - Langholm


Friendly, welcoming and modestly priced, the Eskdale Hotel sits in the heart of the historic town of Langham on the Historic A7 route Carlisle to…

The Great Tapestry of Scotland - Galashiels

Arts & Culture

The Great Tapestry of Scotland gallery & visitor centre is where the people's story of Scotland begins. It is home to exhibits, workshops, a shop…

Johnnie Armstrong Memorial - Hawick

History & Heritage

Johnnie Armstrong of Gilnockie was one of the most notorious of the Border reivers

Gilnockie Tower - Canonbie

History & Heritage

A 16th-century Scots Tower House, Gilnockie is located 2 miles north of Canonbie, and 4 miles south of Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.

Lochmaben Castle - Lochmaben

History & Heritage

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

Border Gate - Kelso

History & Heritage

The English Scottish Border on a hill route through the Cheviots

Goldielands Tower - Hawick

History & Heritage

A typical 16th Century Border peel tower in a prominent position overlooking the confluence of the Borthwick and the Teviot

Allanhaugh Tower - Hawick

History & Heritage

Sometimes called Allanmouth Tower from its position high on a bank above the Allan Water not far from its confluence with the Teviot

Kirkhope Tower - Selkirk

History & Heritage

Border Pele Tower

Duns Exhibition Room - Duns

History & Heritage

Duns Exhibition Room is located in the local Library Contact Centre, providing a flexible space for local history and art exhibitions.

Langholm Castle - Langholm

History & Heritage

A ruined tower, originally built for the Armstrong family during the early 16th century, which witnessed sieges aplenty during the two centuries it was occupied