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.


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals

Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


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


Ridelines Mountain Biking - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


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


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…


St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals

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


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


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.


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…


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.


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.


Eyemouth Rib Trips - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

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


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.


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals

The award-winning Coldingham beach


Cauldshiels Loch - Melrose

Low Level Walks

A small loch, wooded on its north shore and a great habitat for birdlife. Folklore records that the loch is home to a bogle in…


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.


Burrowhead - Isle of Whithorn

Scenic Views

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


Fala Park - Pathhead

Parks & Gardens

- Children's play area - Recreational open space


Tweed Valley Forest Park - Glentress

Outdoor Activities

Tweed Valley Forest Park is made of up seven forests in the Scottish Borders and is the most popular and visited forest in Scotland.


Bowmont Forest - Kelso

Nature & Animals

Bowmont Forest lies 3 miles south of Kelso, to the east of Eckford.


Dalkeith Kings Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Big park with lots of facilities


The Justice Trail - Jedburgh

Outdoor Activities

Developed by Jedforest Trails with mountain bikers in mind. Distance: 25miles


Edgelaw Reservoir - Gorebridge

Nature & Animals

A beautiful spot, surrounded by woodlands to take a walk. Be aware there's no path all around the 36 acre reservoir


Wamphray Glen - Moffat

Low Level Walks

A 5km circular wood, farmland and quiet road walk around picturesque Wamphray Glen.


Tweed cycle route

Outdoor Activities

A challenging 95 mile route from Biggar to Berwick-uponTweed through the heart of the Scottish Borders following the course of the River Tweed.


DiveStay - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Scuba or sight seeing Boat charter


Southern Borders Loop - Hawick

Outdoor Activities

A choice of a 50-mile circuit or longer 75-mile loop travelling through Hawick and Newcastleton. The shorter route is moderate and longer is challenging


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