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.


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


Harmony Garden - Melrose

Parks & Gardens

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


Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve - Wigtown

Outdoor Activities

Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is the largest LNR in Britain. Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) are places where you can enjoy local wildlife or geology.


Bank Street Gardens - Galashiels

Parks & Gardens

The Gardens were gifted to Galashiels Town Council shortly after the Second World War


Castramond Wood - Gatehouse of Fleet

Parks & Gardens

Carstramon Wood is a large semi-natural broadleaved woodlands, near Gatehouse of Fleet. T


Poltonhall Sports Complex - Bonnyrigg

Parks & Gardens

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


Elmlea Plants - Newton Stewart

Parks & Gardens

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


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


Wilton Lodge Park - Hawick

Outdoor Activities

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


Fala Park - Pathhead

Parks & Gardens

- Children's play area - Recreational open space


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.


King George V Park - Bonnyrigg

Parks & Gardens

Large public park for all to enjoy


Waverley Park - Bonnyrigg

Parks & Gardens

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


Temple Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area


Waterfall Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area, 7-a-side Grass Football Pitch, Changing Facilities


Castle Kennedy Gardens - Stranraer

Parks & Gardens

Come to wander, explore, learn, play in our 75 acre historic garden.


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


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.


Birkenside Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

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


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.


Dalkeith Country Park Circuit - Dalkeith

Outdoor Activities

Dalkeith Country Park is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors - be it on foot or by bike there are many routes to…


Pentland Hills Regional Park - Edinburgh

Parks & Gardens

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


Carrington Park - Carrington

Parks & Gardens

Children's play area


Springfield Mill - Lasswade

Parks & Gardens

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



Dalkeith Kings Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Big park with lots of facilities


Pease Dean Wildlife Reserve - Cockburnspath

Nature & Animals

Pease Dean is a beautiful, ancient semi-natural woodland.


Danderhall Park - Danderhall

Parks & Gardens

- Artificial Sports Pitch - Changing Facilities


Forest of Ae - Ae Village

Parks & Gardens

The scenic Forest of Ae is located between Nithsdale and Annandale, with the first trees being planted in the 1920s.


Threave Garden & Estate - Castle Douglas

Parks & Gardens

Garden & Estate