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 Ice House - Dalkeith

History & Heritage

This little building can be found within the Dalkeith country park ,entry is free and is open all year

Lauder Kirk - Lauder

Religious Buildings

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

Edin's Hall Broch - Abbey St Bathans

Ancient, Ruins

Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch.

Dumfries Martyrs’ Monument - Dumfries

Monuments & Statues

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

Yarrow Kirk - Yarrow

Religious Buildings

Built in 1640 when St Mary’s of the Lowes (sometimes called St Mary’s of the Forest)

War Memorial - Newtongrange

Monuments & Statues

The town’s war memorial list the names of the town’s war dead in both the Great War and World War 2

Jean Armour Statue - Dumfries

History & Heritage

The statue of Jean Armour in Dumfries was erected by the Burns Howff Club opposite St Michael’s Kirk, the site of the Burns Mausoleum, in…

Culzean Castle - Ayr

Castles & Stately Homes

Culzean's dramatic clifftop castle and idyllic 260ha estate are an absolute must-see on the SWC300.

Memorial to Sir Walter Scott - Galashiels

Monuments & Statues

A Memorial Statue to Sir Walter Scott.

The Ca'Knowe - Hawick

Ancient, Monuments & Statues

A stone cairn marks the spot where the Burgess Roll was called at the annual checking of the marches of Hawick Common.

Rusko Castle - Gatehouse of Fleet

Castles & Stately Homes

A 16th century tower house, originally owned by the Gordon Family and now a private residence.

Corn Exchange - Melrose


The former Corn Exchange was designed in the early 1860s in a Scots Jacobean style by David Cousins

St Bride's Anglican Church - Dumfries

Religious Buildings

The Greyfriars Church building is currently home to St Bride's Anglican Church. The present building is built in the neo-Gothic style and dates back to…

Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group - Patna, near Dalmellington


We are the only Steam Railway in the south west of Scotland.

Colterscleuch Monument - Hawick

Monuments & Statues

Also known as the Henry Scott Riddell cairn. The 50 foot high cairn was erected in 1874 and restored in 1999 to mark the bi-centenary…

Market Square - Galashiels


The Square has had many reincarnations and remodelling through the years

Durisdeer Roman Fortlet - Thornhill


An extremely well preserved roman fortlet, located near to the village of Durisdeer.

The Bantry - Eyemouth


Great viewpoint. Please be careful on rocks and rising tide.

Caerlaverock Castle - Dumfries

Visitor Attractions

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

Abbotsford - Transfer and tour - Melrose


Discover Abbotsford, the home of famous novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott, on a guided tour.

Drumcoltran Tower - Near Kirkgunzeon


This site is currently closed.

Former Post Office - Duns


This building was designed c.1900

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.

Abbotsford, Hope Scott Wing - Melrose

Exclusive Use, Self-catering

Amongst the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford is the perfect luxury accommodation for groups of up to 16 guests on a self-catering basis.

Ironmills Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

An iron foundry was established here in 1648, manufacturing iron bars, sheet iron and heavy metal goods. The hammers were powered by the water from…

Cornmill Square - Galashiels

Monuments & Statues

The central feature to the Square (which was the site of the Corn Mill) is the fountain and the mill lade

Sanquhar Declarations Monument - Sanquhar

Monuments & Statues

The Sanquhar Declaration monument mark the spot in which Michael Cameron, in the presence of his brother, the Covenanter leader Richard Cameron, read out his…

Horsemarket - Kelso


The buildings along Horsemarket are good examples of early 19th century architecture.

Over Rig - Eskdalemuir

Ancient, Ruins

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

Coo Palace - Kirkcudbright

Buildings, Industrial

Originally named Corseyard Farm and known now as the Coo Palace, this architecturally unusual building was built between 1911 and 1914.