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.


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


Temple Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area


Priorwood Gardens - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

Explore the rustic walled garden located in the ancient precinct of Melrose Abbey.


Mayfield Park - Mayfield

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area, Artificial Sports Pitch, Formal/Memorial/Floral Display, Wheeled Sports Facility, and Artificial Sports Pitch


Dock Park - Dumfries

Parks & Gardens

Dock Park is a riverside park, on the banks of the River Nith, with a a rich history




The Crichton Grounds and Gardens - Dumfries

Parks & Gardens

The Crichton is an 85 acre parkland estate in Dumfries with beautifully maintained grounds, gardens and arboretum. Free access and parking.


Shedden Park - Kelso

Parks & Gardens

The entrance to the park is marked by a triumphal arch, erected and paid for by the people of Kelso


Fala Park - Pathhead

Parks & Gardens

- Children's play area - Recreational open space


Riverside/Woodburn Open Space - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Recreational Open Space


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


Rosewell Park - Rosewell

Parks & Gardens

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


Shade Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area


Waverley Park - Bonnyrigg

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area and 7-a-side Grass Football Pitch


King George V Park Loanhead - Loanhead

Parks & Gardens

Park next to Loanhead Leisure Centre and Pool


Wilton Lodge Park - Hawick

Outdoor Activities

Wilton Lodge Park sits by Hawick and is the largest formal park in the Borders region.


Birkenside Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

Children's play area, artificial sports pitch and changing facilities


Tweedbank Gunknowe Loch and Trail - Tweedbank

Low Level Walks

This very short circular around Tweedbank Park and Gunknowe Loch is a lovely family nature trail for everyone to enjoy.


Roslin Glen Country Park - Roslin

Parks & Gardens

Roslin Glen Country Park, a place with a rich industrial and cultural heritage. Explore the natural Esk Valley on a number of walks spotting wildlife


The Greenyards - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

This area is called The Greenyards and was gifted to the town by Charles Ormiston, a former seed merchant from Melrose


Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room - Dunragit

Parks & Gardens

Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful made gardens in Scotland with unique & stunning sea views across the Mull of…


Galloway House Gardens - Newton Stewart

Parks & Gardens

The Gardens and the House were constructed in the 1740’s for Lord Alexander Garlies, who became 6th Earl of Galloway.


Elmlea Plants - Newton Stewart

Parks & Gardens

Elmlea plants is a small, family run nursery set in the garden behind our little cottage in Galloway.


Pentland Hills Regional Park - Edinburgh

Parks & Gardens

The park has 100km of waymarked paths, including challenging hill walks and routes more suitable for families


Tree Trail at Duns Public Park - Duns

Low Level Walks

An easy access path around the Tree Trail in Duns Public Park which has a variety of trees to enjoy.


Callander Park - Pathhead

Parks & Gardens

Children's play area, grass 11-a-side football pitch and changing facilities


Angle Park - Penicuik

Parks & Gardens

Ornamental Park with attractive bedding and seating


Welfare Park - Newtongrange

Parks & Gardens

A municipal park with views to Arthur's Seat and the Pentlands. Take a walk to the memorial and floral display