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.

Kirk Hill - Eyemouth

History & Heritage

It was here that St Ebba (Æbbe ) reputedly founded her monastery sometime around AD 643 and became associated with the performance of many miracles

Kelsae Stane - Kelso

Arts & Culture

Created by sculptor Jake Harvey.

Colterscleuch Monument - Hawick

History & Heritage

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…

St Ninian’s Cave - Whithorn

Scenic Views

St Ninian’s Cave is a place of pilgrimage, visited as far back as the 700’s AD.

Auld Kirk and Graveyard - Galashiels

History & Heritage

The church was rebuilt over the centuries most notably in the late 15th century and then again in the 17th century.

Willie Spears Statue - Eyemouth

History & Heritage

This bronze figure commemorates William Spears, a local fisherman who led a revolt against the tithes levied on fish by the Church of Scotland.

Kirkmadrine Stones - Near Sandhead

History & Heritage

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

Barstobrick - Castle Douglas

Food & Drink

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

Dundrennan Abbey - Kirkcudbrightshire

History & Heritage

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

Monteath Mausoleum - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

Unique Victorian monument with breathtaking views of the Scottish Borders

Mercat Cross - Melrose

History & Heritage

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

Whithorn Roundhouse - Whithorn

History & Heritage

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

Gala Aisle - Galashiels

History & Heritage

Built in 1636 by Captain Hugh Scott of Gala, it was a family burial vault

Kirk Yetholm Pennine Way Stone - Kirk Yetholm

History & Heritage

A stone marking the end of the Pennine Way in Kirk Yetholm

Striding Arches - Thornhill

History & Heritage

A series of sculptures by Andy Goldsworthy.

St Ninians Chapel - Isle of Whithorn

History & Heritage

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims at this ruined 1200s chapel.

St Mary's Kirk - Hawick

History & Heritage

The site of St Mary's has been a place of worship for many centuries - it is first mentioned in 1183

Hizzy Cairn - Hawick

History & Heritage

The Hizzy Cairn pays tribute to this British Superbike Champion and marks the nearest spot to where the helicopter he was flying crashed on 30th…

John Veitch Memorial Fountain - Peebles

History & Heritage

This fountain commemorates the life of Professor John Veitch and is located in the town of Peebles

Morebattle Church - Morebattle

History & Heritage

A red sandstone church, in a peaceful churchyard with a fine view. A notorious confrontation here changed the course of the Church of Scotland

Edrom Church - Edrom

History & Heritage

Visit a true Romanesque relic: an entrance arch of the 1100s, reused as the entrance to a burial vault.

Burial site of James Clerk Maxwell - Parton

History & Heritage

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

Anwoth Old Kirk - Gatehouse of Fleet

History & Heritage

Anwoth Old Kirk is an early 17th Century Presbyterian Church.

Old Town House - Peebles

History & Heritage

The Town House was duly built on the site in 1753

The 12 Apostles Stone Circle - Dumfries

History & Heritage

This Neolithic Stone Circle is the largest in mainland Scotland containing 11 of the original stones.

Pant Well - Selkirk

History & Heritage

The Pant Well was originally constructed in 1706 to improve the quality of the town’s water supply

James Hogg monument - Selkirk

History & Heritage

Monument of James Hogg and information boards overlooking an area Hogg loved and knew well

Wigtown Martyr's Stake - Wigtown

History & Heritage

This monument to the east of Wigtown and was erected in 1858 to commemorate The Wigtown Martyrs, Margaret Maclauchlan and Margaret Wilson.

Merkland Cross - Near Ecclefechan

History & Heritage

Mark your path with a medieval wayside cross, raised on an ancient Roman road in the 1400s.


Towns & Villages

Visitors’ first taste of Scotland along the A7, Langholm doesn’t disappoint. Circled by hills, the “Muckle Toon” boasts historic gems and many outdoor pursuits.