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.

The Two Bridges - Kelso

Low Level Walks

An easy walk around Kelso on tarmac and grassy paths. Distance: 2.5 miles/1 hour

Langholm Bridge - Langholm


An elegant Georgian three-arched bridge crossing the River Esk in the heart of Langholm

Lochmaben Castle - Lochmaben

Reivers, Ruins

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

Dunskey Castle - Portpatrick


Dunskey Castle is a ruined tower, 0.5 miles south of Portpatrick. It is a scheduled monument and considered a 'nationally important' archaeological site.

Wanlockhead Beam Engine - Wanlockhead


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

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

Covenanter Memorial - Dumfries

Museums & Exhibitions

A poignant memorial on White Stands

Barns Tower - Peebles

Exclusive Use, Self-catering

Barns Tower is an idyllic mini castle. Sleeps 2 (+2 in Scottish Box Bed & pull out).

The Selkirk Memorial and Crossroads - Kirkcudbright

History & Heritage

The granite cross near the corner of the Parish Church grounds and overlooking the St Cuthbert/St Mary Street crossroads commemorates the 6th Earl of Selkirk.

MacLellan's Castle - Kirkcudbright

Castles & Stately Homes, Ruins

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

Whithorn Roundhouse - Whithorn

Ancient, Early Christian

Whithorn Roundhouse is a full-scale replica Iron Age roundhouse based on excavated examples dating to around 430BC

Newtown Street - Duns


Notable buildings on this street

Tour Guide Agent - Glasgow


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Innerwell Point - Garlieston

History & Heritage

Innerwell, where you can turn inland by road to rejoin the B7004 and return left (southwards) towards Garlieston village, was once a landing place and…

Union Chain Bridge Circular - Berwick upon Tweed

Low Level Walks

Crossing the historic Union Chain Bridge takes you onto a circular route in the English borders

Cruck Cottage Heritage - Dumfries

Buildings, Museums & Exhibitions

A unique thatched, cruck framed cottage. The only remaining example of a building type that was common in the 18th and 19th century.

Westerkirk Parish Library - Langholm


A treasure trove of history in the Esk Valley, with strong links to the world famous civil engineer and architect Thomas Telford

The Burns House Museum - Mauchline

Museums & Exhibitions

Robert Burns, lodged in what is now the Burns House Museum.

Brow Well - Ruthwell

History & Heritage

Brow Well was renowned for the healing properties of its water throughout Dumfriesshire.

Mercat cross - Duns

Monuments & Statues

The markets of Duns were held weekly on a Wednesday. The cross was taken down to make way for the Town House

Burial site of James Clerk Maxwell - Parton

Monuments & Statues

The burial site of James Clerk Maxwell, who was raised near Parton.

Chalkheugh Terrace - Kelso


View of Old Roxburgh and Kelso Cauld

Mote of Mark - Rockcliffe

History & Heritage

Just a short detour from the foot path, the Mote of Mark is an Ancient monument which occupies the summit of a low hill above…

Canongate Bridge - Jedburgh


Built in the 16th century, this is an attractive three-arched bridge. Now used only as a footbridge, this was at one time the principal route…

Kirkcormack Motte and Kirk - Argrennan


Rising 20ft above the water, Kirkcormack Motte marks the site of an early castle.

Boonies - Eskdalemuir

Ancient, Ruins

The ancient farmstead at Boonies gives clues to the everyday life of the people of Eskdale before during and after the Roman invasion.

Kirkhope Tower - Selkirk


Border Pele Tower

Fast Castle - Eyemouth


The ruins of Fast Castle cling to a sloping platform on top of a promontory which projects from the cliffs just over three miles north…

Piper’s House - Jedburgh


Piper’s House dates from 1604 although it was remodelled in 1896.

Waverley Lodge - Kelso


This house once belonged to Sir Walter Scott's aunt. There is a bust of him to commemorate his stay in the house.