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.


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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Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey.


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!


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.


Robert Smail's Printing Works - Innerleithen

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


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.


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…


Dryburgh Abbey - St Boswells

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Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey.


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…


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.


Melrose Abbey - Melrose

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


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!


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.


Holmes Glass - Selkirk

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Father & Son team Peter & Andrew Holmes;79 years glassmaking.One to one glassmaking & bird experiences,group demonstrations & more from their studio in Selkirk.


Threave Castle - Dumfries

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Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


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.


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…


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!


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


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.


Eyemouth Museum - Eyemouth

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Eyemouth Museum is the home of local stories and artefacts!


Caerlaverock Castle - Dumfries

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Due to access restrictions, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.


Mull of Galloway Experience - Stranraer

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Scotland's most Southerly Lighthouse


The Devil's Porridge Museum - Eastriggs

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The Devil’s Porridge Museum is a 5 star rated attraction which regularly tops the list of things to do in Dumfries and Galloway on Trip…


St Abbs Lighthouse - St Abbs

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


Eyemouth Beach - Eyemouth

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The historic town of Eyemouth offers a sandy north-facing beach which is popular with residents and outdoor enthusiasts alike.


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.


Peter Pan Moat Brae - Dumfries

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