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Easter Fun Day

Hop along to an eggs-cellent family day out at Drumlanrig. In addition to the Adventure Playground and stunning Castle Gardens, we have some egg-citing activities…...

date_range 31st March, 2024 - 31st March, 2024


Boathouse Wedding Open Day

Take a look around our lovely boathouse and see what we can offer you for your wedding day, in this very special venue! Our Victorian…...

date_range 7th April, 2024 - 7th April, 2024


Easter Extravaganza

Join us for a fun filled Easter Fun Day! We can promise bouncy castles, face painting, Easter activities, boogie beats dance classes, Easter games, arts…...

date_range 31st March, 2024 - 31st March, 2024


Stories of Scotland at Ryan Centre

What got you through COVID? For many the period of lockdown involved watching more TV and internet media than ever before. Scottish comedian, Bruce Fummey,…...

date_range 8th March, 2024 - 8th March, 2024


Snowdrop Walk

Join the Rangers at Dryburgh Abbey to learn more about the beautiful snowdrops, heritage trees and wildlife of this special site. Family friendly activities will…...

date_range 17th February, 2024 - 17th February, 2024


BVAC Classic 2024

Join us for The BVAC Classic Festival of Motoring, the premier classic car show in Scotland. This has been held annually at Thirlestane Castle for…...

date_range 2nd June, 2024 - 2nd June, 2024


Hawick Reivers Festival 2024

Step back in time and meet the Border Reivers. A full weekend of activities to suit the whole family including concerts, re-enactments, Reivers Market, talks…...

date_range 22nd March, 2024 - 24th March, 2024


Burns Night Whisky Tasting and Supper

Celebrate Burns Night with this special new event celebrating Scotland’s much-loved national tipple. Includes six drams and a three course Burns Supper. Do you know…...

date_range 26th January, 2024 - 26th January, 2024


Christmas in the Historic House

Step into the story this December and experience a Scott family Christmas at Abbotsford with a special edition audio tour, festive spotlight displays, and the…...

date_range 25th November, 2023 - 30th December, 2023


The Paxton House Antique Fair

A new 3-day Antique and Decorative Fair in the surroundings of Paxton House. 70 dealers with a wide selection of antiques, decorative items and salvage....

date_range 14th June, 2024 - 16th June, 2024


Closeburn Castle Ghost Hunt w/Haunted Rooms

Welcome to Closeburn Castle – a ghost hunter’s dream location! Dating back to the 14th century, the castle is one of the oldest continuously inhabited…...

date_range 9th February, 2024 - 26th October, 2024


Behind the Scenes Christmas Tour at Paxton House

Have a look at Paxton House decorated for Christmas with an insight into how Christmas changed over the different periods since the House was built.…...

date_range 9th December, 2023 - 10th December, 2023


Beyond Borders International Festival

The Beyond Borders International Festival is an annual weekend-long event encompassing panel discussions and debates alongside a programme of music, visual and performing arts, film,…...

date_range 24th August, 2024 - 25th August, 2024