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.

Bishop's Palace - Stow

Religious Buildings

An excavation in 1984 uncovered the layout of a 17th century building, which was altered on at least two occasions

Sanquhar Post Office - Sanquhar


Sanquhar Post Office is the world’s oldest working post office and has been in operation for over 300 years.

Town Hall - Lauder


Lauder Town Hall was formerly the town Tolbooth.

West Parish Church - Dalkeith

Religious Buildings

This was built in 1840 to take the overflow from St Nicholas Church

Widows And Bairns - Eyemouth

Monuments & Statues

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

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…

St Abbs Lighthouse - St Abbs

Visitor Attractions

The great St Abbs Lighthouse surrounded by scenic views and an abundance of wildlife!

Napoleonic Monument - Penicuik

Monuments & Statues

Impressive memorial to 309 French Napoleonic POWs who died in Valleyfield Paper Mill prison 1811-1814 and buried nearby

Battle of Roslin Monument - Roslin

History & Heritage

The monument is further along the road at grid reference: NT 27821 63905. A memorial commemorating the Battle of Roslin in 1303

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.

Dalry Parish Church - St John's Town of Dalry

Religious Buildings

The parish church in Dalry was design by William McCandlish and was completed in 1831.

Barstobrick Riding Centre and Galloway Faerie Trail - Castle Douglas

Outdoor Activities

Barstobrick is a place to meet friends and family for a stroll along one of our walking trails or take a horse riding lesson.

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.

Kelso Race Course - Kelso


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…

Bowhill House & Grounds - Selkirk

Visitor Attractions

Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders an enchanting country estate awaits you with an adventure playground, exhibition & world renowned art collection.

Kelsae Stane - Kelso

Arts & Culture

Created by sculptor Jake Harvey.

The Two Bridges - Kelso

Low Level Walks

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

Loanhead Roslin Circular - Loanhead

Outdoor Activities

This is a short level ride, keeping to mainly quiet roads and cycle paths. Distance: 8miles /1.5 hours but longer if you make any of…

Stobs Military Camp - Hawick

Ruins, Wartime

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

Shedden Park - Kelso

Parks & Gardens

The entrance to the park is marked by a triumphal arch, erected and paid for by the people of Kelso

Saint Michaels and South Parish Churchyard - Dumfries

History & Heritage

St Michael’s is the oldest church in Dumfries. It is home to the united congregations of St. Michael’s and South and Townhead, with a congregational…

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.

Eyemouth Harbour - Eyemouth

Visitor Attractions

Eyemouth Harbour is a charming working harbour with many local seals, a great location for some fish & chips or ice cream with the family!

Horsemarket - Kelso


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

Stranraer Museum - Stranraer

Buildings, Museums & Exhibitions

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

Annan Museum - Annan

Museums & Exhibitions

A family friendly museum housing a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan and the surrounding area as well as a varied programme of temporary…

John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre - Nr Kirkbean

Museums & Exhibitions

The cottage is where John Paul Jones, hero of the American Revolutionary War and founder of the United States Navy, was born in 1747.

Midsteeple, Dumfries - Dumfries


This 18th century town-house was used for many purposes over the centuries, including as a prison, council house and clerk's chamber.

Dalkeith Palace - Dalkeith

Castles & Stately Homes

Dalkeith Palace was built in 1702 on the site of an earlier Castle and until the 1920s was the principal seat of the Montagu Douglas…

Mercat Cross - Melrose

Monuments & Statues

The Mercat Cross of Melrose was originally the cross that had been at the entrance to the Abbey precinct at "The Bow"