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.


Over Rig - Eskdalemuir

History & Heritage

A mysterious natural amphitheatre that has confounded historians and archaeologists for more than a century


Whithorn Priory and Museum - Newton Stewart

History & Heritage

Walk in the footsteps of countless others to reach St Ninian’s shrine.


Penicuik Town Hall - Penicuik

History & Heritage

Built 1894 by Alexander Cowan of Valleyfield Paper Mill, social reformer and philanthropist. Clock added 1901. Scottish Baronial Style by Campbell Douglas


St Ninian’s Chapel - Isle of Whithorn

History & Heritage

Built in the 12th Century, this was most probably a reception chapel, built to receive pilgrims arriving by sea.


Fishmarket - Eyemouth

History & Heritage

By the entrance to the harbour is the fishmarket and landing quay which was constructed in 2000


Stobsmill Inn - Gorebridge

Food & Drink

Village Pub, only 200 mtrs from Gorebridge Railway Station - Borders Railway Line.


Stobsmills Gunpowder Mill - Gorebridge

History & Heritage

Scotland’s first industrial gunpowder mills started production here in 1794.


Druchtag Motte - Mochrum

History & Heritage

Druchtag Motte is a pudding basin manmade hill, at the north end of Mochrum village.


Suspension Bridge and Douglas Park - Newton Stewart

History & Heritage

A picturesque pedestrian Suspension bridge, crossing the River Cree.


Cross Kirk, Peebles - Peebles

History & Heritage

This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake site inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Trimontium Museum - Melrose

History & Heritage

Trimontium Museum explores one hundred years of Roman occupation through the stories told by some of the extraordinary finds from this key fort near Melrose.


Rhymer's Stone - Melrose

History & Heritage

Rhymer’s Stone is large stone inscribed with the legend of Thomas the Rhymer, who was said to have the gift of prophecy


Kelso Race Course - Kelso

History & Heritage

Horse racing was always a popular pastime in the Borders. In 1822 the Duke of Roxburghe built a new racecourse at Berrymoss, just to the…


Wanlockhead Beam Engine - Wanlockhead

History & Heritage

Witness a true industrial relic: the only reasonably complete water-powered beam pumping machine in Britain.


Castle of St John, Stranraer - Stranraer

History & Heritage

The Castle of St John is a fine example of the tower houses built and used by Scottish Lairds in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


Trimontium Viewpoint - Melrose

History & Heritage

Roman Fort Site.


Royal British Legion Hall - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

A site of the former Jedburgh Boston Church


Dumfries Martyrs’ Monument - Dumfries

History & Heritage

This memorial marks the graves of Covenanters William Grierson, William Welsh and James Kirk.


Duchess Bridge - Langholm

History & Heritage

An historic cast iron pedestrian bridge spanning the River Esk north of Langholm, which remains a focal point of local walking trails


Stobs Military Camp - Hawick

History & Heritage

Stobs Camp was a prisoner of war camp during the First World War.


Philiphaugh Battle Memorial - Selkirk

History & Heritage

The memorial stone was placed by the Montrose Society in May 2013, to commemorate the Battle of Philiphaugh which took place on 13th September 1645.


Melrose Masonic Lodge - Melrose

History & Heritage

The Lodge of Melrose is reputed to be the joint oldest such institution in Scotland


Devil's Beeftub - Moffat

History & Heritage

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


Stranraer Museum - Stranraer

History & Heritage

Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past


Old Cemetery - Eyemouth

History & Heritage

This is an extraordinary place which became full of cholera epidemic victims in 1849 when more than 100 people died in only six weeks


Kirkmadrine Stones - Near Sandhead

History & Heritage

Find evidence of early Christianity in Britain in these carved stones dating back 1,500 years.


Ashkirk Aisle - Selkirk

History & Heritage

Ancient kirk site and famous Will Ogilvie's Family Aisle


Cairn Holy Chambered Cairns - Carsluith

History & Heritage

Cairn Holy Chambered Cairns is a pair of burial sites sitting on the slopes of Cairnharrow in the Galloway Hills overlooking the Solway Firth.


Wicker Man Sculpture - Kirkcudbright

History & Heritage

The Wickerman is a sculpture made from wicker, by Trevor Leats.


Ardwell House - Stranraer

History & Heritage

Ardwell House is located around half a mile west of the village of Ardwell and was the first settlement in the area, with the village…