All Nature & Outdoor Activities

Get your heart pumping! Speed along world-famous mountain bike trails, take in the magnificent views on a hike, or discover woodlands teeming with wildlife. Whether you have a need for speed or are looking to be inspired, get your thrills right where Scotland starts.


St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals

Breath-taking coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, famed for its seabird colonies!


Beirhope Alpacas - Kelso

Outdoor Activities

Nestled in the Cheviot Hills, Beirhope offers a stunning backdrop to meet or trek with Alpacas. Great fun for all.


Eyemouth Rib Trips - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Gentle trips exploring our amazing coastline, or Fast Blast trips for thrill seekers.


Duns Castle Nature Reserve - Duns

Nature & Animals

Duns Castle Nature Reserve is surrounded by mixed woodland with two man-made lochs; Hen Loch and Mill Dam.


Newcastleton 7stanes - Newcastleton

Outdoor Activities

Newcastleton is one of the 7stanes mountain bike trail centres offering routes for beginners and those seeking a more adventurous ride.


Innerleithen 7stanes - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

Innerleithen, one of the 7stanes mountain biking trail centres, is famous for its four downhill trails which is a must for any thrill seeker. In…


New Woll Estate, The Woll Golf Course & Restaurant - Ashkirk

Golf Course

Uniquely in the Borders this golf resort has the most popular golf course and also one of the most popular award winning restaurants! It is…


Ridelines Mountain Biking - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

Ridelines award winning Mountain Bike Tuition delivers everything from mountain bike skills courses to guided mountain bike rides.


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


Ring of St Mary's Loch - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

A circuit around the beautiful St Mary's loch, the largest in the Scottish Borders with ever-changing stunning views.


Harmony Garden - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

Discover peace among manicured lawns and scented borders with panoramic views of Melrose Abbey and the Eildon Hills.


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals

Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


Dive St Abbs - St Abbs

Outdoor Activities

We do Scuba Diving/Air and Nitrox fills for divers and we have Accommodation all at St abbs Harbour


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

Tree Top Challenge course high in the trees, including Zip Lines.


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals

The award-winning Coldingham beach


Dawyck Botanic Garden - Stobo

Parks & Gardens

Dawyck Botanic Garden is an impressive Garden in the hills of the Scottish Borders with seasonal displays of colourful flowers and plants and breathtaking trees


Clatteringshaws Loch - New Galloway

Outdoor Activities

Clatteringshaws Loch is a freshwater reservoir that was created by damming the Galloway River Dee as part of the Galloway Hydro Electric Scheme.


RSPB Ken Dee Marshes - Castle Douglas

Low Level Walks

A stunning wetland and woodland reserve in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway.


The Glen and Birkscairn Hill - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

This is a more challenging walk on forestry tracks, farm tracks, paths and open hill and hill tracks. Some sections may be muddy at times.…


Salmon Pools on the Tweed - Galashiels

Outdoor Activities

One of three salmon pools on this bend in the River Tweed.


Burrowhead - Isle of Whithorn

Scenic Views

The cliffs at Burrowhead are the southernmost point in the Machars.


Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve - Loanhead

Parks & Gardens

Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve is a small wildlife haven, set amid rolling farmland, and close to Loanhead and Straiton Retail Park


Gore Glen Woodland Park - Gorebridge

Nature & Animals

Explore mature woodlands on whin pathways to woodlands, riverside and ponds. There are path links to Gorebridge and Arniston Estate.


Round the Water and Carstramon Woods - Gatehouse of Fleet

Low Level Walks

This circular countryside and woodland walk is 11km and takes about 4 hours to complete.


The Raiders' Road Otter Pool - Castle Douglas

Nature & Animals

Series of shallow pools along Raiders' Road with picnic benches to sit and enjoy the view


Cally Golf Course - Gatehouse of Fleet

Golf Course

The Cally Golf Course lies beautifully in a magnificent parkland setting surrounding the Cally Palace Hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet.


Springfield Mill - Lasswade

Parks & Gardens

Lovely walks on Tarred pathway to riverside, suitable for wheelchairs, and whin pathways to woodlands, ponds and wildflower meadows


St Cuthbert's Way - Melrose

Outdoor Activities

This is one of Scotland’s Great Trails passing through: Melrose, Bowden, Morebattle, Cessford, Newtown St Boswells, Harestanes, Maxton, Kirk & Town Yetholm. Distance: 62.5miles


Isle of Whithorn Promontory Fort - Isle of Whithorn

Scenic Views

The small square tower at the southernmost point of the Isle is a local landmark.


Selkirk Golf Club - Selkirk

Golf Course

Green fees payable in foyer, please enter details in visitors book provided