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.

Nithsdale Stories & Wheels - Sanquhar


Nithsdale Stories & Wheels are waiting to add that special experience to your break in Dumfries & Galloway in 2022.

Kelso War Memorial - Kelso

History & Heritage

A beautiful, poignant monument on well maintained gardens next to the Abbey

Carter Bar - Jedburgh

History & Heritage

Two marker stones to mark the border of Scotland and England

MacDiarmid Memorial - Langholm

History & Heritage

This imposing, metallic “open book” structure celebrates the works of the man considered by many to be the pre-eminent Scottish poet of the 20th century.

Melrose Parish Kirk - Melrose

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This building was constructed between 1808 and 1810, dedicated to St Cuthbert and it replaced the Abbey as a place of worship

Foulden Tithe Barn - Foulden

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See a rare example of a tithe barn – a building constructed to store agricultural production tithes given to the Church.

Douglas Mausoleum - Castle Douglas

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The Douglas Mausoleum was built in 1820 by William Douglas of Orchardton for his father, James.

Duns Parish Church - Duns

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This building was built in the late 18th century as the Parish school and School Master’s house

War Memorial - Newtongrange

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

Our Lady and St Joseph's RC Church - Selkirk

History & Heritage

Roman Catholic church

The Thomson Monument - Kelso

History & Heritage

On a hill south west of Ednam stands a monument to James Thomson, who was born in in Ednam in 1700, the son of Ednam’…

Robert Burns Statue - Dumfries

History & Heritage

Unveiled in 1882 and restored in 2005, this statue of Robert Burns was commissioned by Dumfries town council in 1877.

Whithorn Priory Ruins - Whithorn

History & Heritage

Whithorn Priory ruins are the remains of one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Scotland.

125 Memorial: Cove - Cove

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

Kirkmaiden Old Kirk - Stranraer

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Built in1638 to replace St Catherine’s at the Mull of Galloway, Kirkmaiden Old Kirk lies in the most southerly parish in Scotland on Core Hill,…