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.


Kirkcudbright Art Tours - Kirkcudbright

Tours

A private arts tour of Kirkcudbright, Scotland's Artist's Town with local guide Fiona Lee.


The Whithorn Trust - Newton Stewart

Visitor Attractions

Whithorn is where the earliest evidence of Christianity has been found in Scotland c.450AD. See 2000 years of history at our exhibition, Roundhouse and Museum.


Church of our Lady and St Andrew - Galashiels

History & Heritage

This Church is probably the finest decorative Victorian church in the Scottish Borders


125 Memorial: Burnmouth - Burnmouth

History & Heritage

One of four memorials commemorating the 189 Berwickshire fishermen who died in the fishing disaster of 1881.


Solwayconnections Guided Tours - Annan

Tours

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


The Waterloo Monument - Ancrum

History & Heritage

Park at Harestanes Visitor Centre and follow the Peniel Heugh walk to reach the Monument


Irongray Church - Dumfries

History & Heritage

Irongray Parish Church, is located in the small rural parish on Irongray, 6 miles north west of the town of Dumfries.


Cockpen Church - Bonnyrigg

History & Heritage

Commissioned by the Earl of Dalhousie and built in 1820, this church replaced the 12th century one which now lies in ruins a mile to…


Crawick Multiverse - Sanquhar

Visitor Attractions

Crawick Multiverse is an amazing land art installation to explore and enjoy cosmology, science and art or just to walk your dog in the beautiful…


Easterbrook Hall - Dumfries

Food & Drink

Easterbrook Hall is set in the stunning grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries and is one of the largest auditoriums in the South of Scotland.


The Crichton Grounds and Gardens - Dumfries

Parks & Gardens

The Crichton is an 85 acre parkland estate in Dumfries with beautifully maintained grounds, gardens and arboretum. Free access and parking.


Kirk Yetholm - Kelso

History & Heritage

Built of black whinstone, its dark exterior belies its light and airy interior. A local gypsy turned schoolmaster gave its beautiful east windows


Hawick Horse - Hawick

History & Heritage

Iconic Hawick Statue


Eskdale Hotel - Langholm

Accommodation

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…


Robert Burns Mausoleum - Dumfries

History & Heritage

The Robert Burns Mausoleum stands at the eastern end of the churchyard of St Michael's Church.


The Pend, Whithorn - Whithorn

History & Heritage

Once the gatehouse to the monastery, the Pend is the arched building which leads to the sacred precincts of the Priory.


Old Parish and St Paul’s Church - Galashiels

History & Heritage

This impressive church building held its first service in November 1881


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.


Carsphairn Kirkyard - Carsphairn

History & Heritage

The parish of Carsphairn was a frequent location of Conventicles as a number of Covenanters lived here.


Chapel Finian - Near Port William

History & Heritage

Walk in the footsteps of early Christian pilgrims at this ruined chapel, named for St Columba’s tutor.


War Memorial - Lauder

History & Heritage

Lauder war memorial stands at the crossroads of West High Street and The Loan


Wicker Man Sculpture - Kirkcudbright

History & Heritage

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


Durisdeer Church and the Queensberry Marbles - Thornhill

History & Heritage

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…


Hutton's Unconformity Sculpture - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

A sculpture in honour of geologist James Hutton in the 18th century


Lauder Kirk - Lauder

History & Heritage

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


St Peter’s Episcopal Church and School - Galashiels

History & Heritage

On St Peter’s day, 28th June 1853, the foundation stone was laid for the present church of St Peter’s


Whithorn Priory and Museum - Newton Stewart

History & Heritage

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


Old Parish Church, Kelso - Kelso

History & Heritage

After the Reformation, the west of the Abbey continued to be used as Kelso’s parish church until the late 18th century.


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.


Sanquhar Declarations Monument - Sanquhar

History & Heritage

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…