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.


Harmony Garden - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

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


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals

The award-winning Coldingham beach


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.


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals

Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


Beirhope Alpacas - Kelso

Outdoor Activities

Beirhope Alpacas offers a unique outdoor experience, from alpaca trekking in the Cheviot Hills to off grid eco camping in the most spectacular rural location.


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.


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.


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


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…


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


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


St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals

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


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…


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


Ridelines Mountain Biking - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


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.


Bier Law Circular - Walkerburn

Low Level Walks

This circular is easier than its length suggests because it follows forestry tracks and has super views over the Tweed Valley hills. Duration: 3-4hours


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


RSPB Mull of Galloway - Stranraer

Nature & Animals

An outstanding coastal reserve of grassland and heath.


Berwickshire Coastal Path - Cockburnspath

Outdoor Activities

The Berwickshire Coastal Path is one of Scotland's Great Trails starting at Cockburnspath in the north down to Berwick upon Tweed.


Jenny Barry’s Cave - Carlops

Nature & Animals

Jenny Barry was reputed to be one of the two witches or 'carlins' from which the village of Carlops takes its name.


Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club - Wigtown

Golf Course

A pleasant 9 hole course that offers a good test of golf to players of all abilities. Very near to the town for accessibility


The Tweed Walk to Lyne - Peebles

Low Level Walks

An intermediate walk on mostly good paths with some stretches can be muddy after wet weather. Boots or strong shoes are recommended. Distance: 7 miles


Tweed and Ettrick Valley - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

This is a 42 mile route from Innerleithen following the Ettrick Valley.


Neth Hill Border Collies - Heriot

Nature & Animals

Sheepdog Demonstration in the beautiful Moorfoot hills. Come and watch sheepdogs in action in their own environment


Poltonhall Sports Complex - Bonnyrigg

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area, 11-a-side Grass Football Pitches, Artificial Sports Pitches, and Changing Facilities


The Breakpad Bike Shop - Newton Stewart

Bike Repair Stations, Cycling Shops, Mountain Biking

The Breakpad Bike Shop, situated at Kiroughtree Visitor Centre has the largest bike hire fleet in Dumfries and Galloway and can cater for almost everyone.


Melville Golf Centre, Range & Course - Midlothian

Outdoor Activities

Melville Golf Centre is truly a golfing centre of excellence.


Southerness Beach and Lighthouse - Southerness

Nature & Animals

The beach at Southerness is popular for its clean white sands, and is a great spot for paddling at high tide.