Attractions

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Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop | Gretna Green

Live out your passion for discovery in the South, where you can experience a multitude of unforgettable attractions. Scale towers of ancient castles, hike in sun-dappled forests, sip locally brewed beer, stroll through gardens of magnificent estates, and step into atmospheric abbeys. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it right here where Scotland starts.


Paxton House - Berwick upon Tweed

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Paxton House is a Georgian mansion overlooking the River Tweed set in 80 acres of grounds on the border of England and Scotland 4 miles…


National Mining Museum - Newtongrange

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Housed in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery, National Mining Museum Scotland tells the story of coal for Scotland.


Jedburgh Abbey - Jedburgh

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The grounds and shop are now open (the rest of the abbey remains closed).


Dryburgh Abbey - St Boswells

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The grounds are now open and free of charge. The abbey remains closed for now.


Traquair House - Peebles

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Traquair is Scotland's Oldest Continually Inhabited House dating back over 900 years and still lived in as a family home today.


Abbotsford - Melrose

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The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.


Robert Smail's Printing Works - Innerleithen

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Oldest working commercial letterpress printers in the UK – a living museum of Victorian history.


Rosslyn Chapel - Roslin

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Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 but more recently it came to worldwide prominence through featuring in The da Vinci Code!


Lochcarron Visitor Centre & Coffee Shop - Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Visitor Centre & Coffee Shop. Come see first hand our authentic working mill tours, browse our collections and gifts, then enjoy a coffee or spot…


Melrose Abbey - Melrose

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The abbey grounds and museum are now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.


Floors Castle - Kelso

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Explore the house, beautiful gardens and walks around the Estate. Sample homemade Estate produce at the Terrace Cafe, gift shop & deli.


Dalkeith Country Park - Dalkeith

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Dalkeith Country Park is a truly special place, home to Fort Douglas adventure playground and Restoration Yard Store, Restaurant & Wellbeing Lab.


Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum - Jedburgh

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Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum is an attraction that looks like a grand castle – but inside is a different story!


Jim Clark Motorsport Museum - Duns

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Zooming into 2019 is a brand new visitor experience to celebrate the life of racing legend Jim Clark.


Broughton House and Garden - Kirkcudbright

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House and Garden - The home of ‘Glasgow Boy’ Hornel sits in a Japanese-inspired garden and hosts an impressive collection of art.


Bowhill House & Grounds - Selkirk

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Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders an enchanting country estate awaits you with an adventure playground, exhibition & world renowned art collection.


The Secret Herb Garden - Lothianburn

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We are a specialist Herb Nursery nestled at the foot of the Pentland hills on the outskirts of Edinburgh.


Siccar Point - Berwickshire

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One of the World's most important geological locations!


Caerlaverock Castle - Dumfries

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The castle grounds, shop and toilets are open (the castle remains closed) and we are delighted to welcome you back.


Eyemouth Leisure Centre - Eyemouth

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Located on the waterfront, Eyemouth Leisure Centre could lay claim to one of Scotland's best outlooks. There are two swimming pools and fun activities for…


Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate - Thornhill

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If you like delving deep into history, soaking up culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or even mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig…


Pease Bay - Cockburnspath

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Pease is a stunning sandy beach with a great wall of Old Red Devonian sandstone which is just one of the Berwickshire Coast's great geological…


St Abbs Lighthouse - St Abbs

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The great St Abbs Lighthouse surrounded by scenic views and an abundance of wildlife!


Eyemouth Museum - Eyemouth

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Eyemouth Museum is the home of local stories and artefacts!


Eyemouth Harbour - Eyemouth

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Eyemouth Harbour is a charming working harbour with many local seals, a great location for some fish & chips or ice cream with the family!


Kelso Races Ltd. - Kelso

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Kelso Races is a National Hunt Racecourse staging jumps racing from September through until May in the beautiful Borders countryside.


Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop - Gretna

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Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop Attractions - VisitScotland 5-Star, Award-winning Visitor Attraction in Gretna Green Scotland


Threave Castle - Dumfries

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This site is currently closed.


Peter Pan Moat Brae - Dumfries

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Moat Brae, Birthplace of Peter Pan and National Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling


The Whithorn Trust - Newton Stewart

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Whithorn is where the earliest evidence of Christianity has been found in Scotland c.450AD. See 2000 years of history at our exhibition, Roundhouse and Museum.