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Orion Farewell

Join us at the Glentrool Hive, located in the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, alongside the Galloway Forest Astronomical Society for a viewing event. Refreshments…...

date_range 15th March, 2024 - 15th March, 2024


Easter at Jacksons at Jedburgh

The 2024 season at popular Scottish Borders Farm Experience Attraction, Jacksons at Jedburgh, kicks off at lambing time and opens on the 1st of April…...

date_range 31st March, 2024 - 29th April, 2024


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


Easter Sunday Fun Day

Join us for an egg-citing Easter Sunday at Bowhill, with fun arranged for the whole family. Have fun with the whole family around the adventure…...

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


Easter at Dalkeith Country Park

Join us for an egg-stravaganza of family fun & events this Easter holiday. Experience the thrill of the Fort Douglas Easter Festival, where adventure awaits…...

date_range 29th March, 2024 - 7th April, 2024


Big DoG Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG Children’s Book Festival 22 March - 24 March Kick off the Easter Holidays with a weekend of stories at Big DoG Children's Book…...

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


Traquair Easter Eggstravaganza

The Biggest Easter Egg Hunt in the Borders with over 5,000 eggs to be found in the Traquair Maze! With the largest hedged maze in…...

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


Stranraer Oyster Festival

Celebrity chef demos, oyster shucking championships, live music, extreme pond dipping, more than 60 market stalls, a packed programme of children’s entertainment and an absolutely…...

date_range 13th September, 2024 - 15th September, 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


Winter Covered Market

Our hugely popular winter covered market will be held inside the New Town Hall Whithorn, with producers, crafters, bakers and growers from all across the…...

date_range 2nd March, 2024 - 2nd March, 2024


Snow Drop’in to Cringletie

Our Snowdrops will literally 'welcome' you as you approach Cringletie Estate. Step out into nature whilst taking a stroll through our woodlands, where you'll find…...

date_range 5th February, 2024 - 15th March, 2024


Snowdrop tours at Dawyck

Snowdrops, the magical, botanical gems that herald the onset of Spring are being celebrated during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2024. Our Gardens at Edinburgh, Dawyck…...

date_range 4th February, 2024 - 11th March, 2024


Winter covered market

Our hugely popular Winter Covered markets are back in the New Town Hall, Whithorn. With crafters, producers and bakers there is a huge selection of…...

date_range 4th February, 2024 - 4th February, 2042


Snowdrops at Logan

Snowdrops, the magical, botanical gems that herald the onset of Spring are being celebrated during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2024. Our Gardens at Edinburgh, Dawyck…...

date_range 1st February, 2024 - 10th March, 2024


Galashiels Spring Walking Festival 2024

Galashiels Walking Festivals are now organised by Hike & Bike Hub, with a small team of passionate, knowledgeable and trained volunteer walk leaders. All walks…...

date_range 26th April, 2024 - 28th April, 2024


Snowdrop Walk Weekend

You can’t beat a snowdrop walk in Dumfries and Galloway. Join us on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2024, 11am-3pm to explore the magnificent…...

date_range 24th February, 2024 - 25th February, 2024


Burns Lunch with Whisky Tasting

Some of the world’s most famous stories have been told in The Globe Inn, the ‘favourite howff’ of Robert Burns, who lived, loved, and entertained…...

date_range 27th January, 2024 - 27th January, 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 Wreath Making

Join us in our beautiful Picture Gallery for a special wreath making workshop using greenery foraged from the beautiful trees and shrubs on our 80…...

date_range 29th November, 2023 - 29th November, 2023


Christmas Carol Service

Join us for a community Christmas Carol service in our resplendent Picture Gallery and get into the festive spirit. Live piano and saxophone courtesy of…...

date_range 22nd December, 2023 - 22nd December, 2023


Wreath Making Workshops at Bowhill

The popular wreath making workshops are the perfect activity to get you feeling festive. Join the team at Bowhill for a morning or evening session…...

date_range 5th December, 2023 - 7th December, 2023


Wreath Making – Drumlanrig Castle Gardens

Back for 2023! Join Head Gardener Robbie for an enjoyable afternoon of wreath making. Create something special to adorn your front door with expert tuition…...

date_range 3rd December, 2023 - 13th December, 2023


Drumlanrig Christmas Fair

The much-loved Christmas Fair returns. Your one-stop shop for Christmas. Shop a selection of local creators, makers and producers in the heated marquee located right…...

date_range 1st December, 2023 - 2nd December, 2023


Storytelling with Mrs Claus

Meet Mrs Claus and be whisked away to a festive winter wonderland in an afternoon of Christmas storytelling suitable for the whole family. Kids will…...

date_range 9th December, 2023 - 17th December, 2023


Wreath Making Workshops

Join us for a fun filled workshop to create a beautiful willow based wreath to adorn your front door this Christmas time. Learn to weave…...

date_range 5th December, 2023 - 10th December, 2023


Breakfast with Santa

Give the kids a special treat this Christmas with a breakfast date they'll never forget – a breakfast with Santa himself. This magical experience is…...

date_range 2nd December, 2023 - 23rd December, 2023


Christmas at Witch Corner

Discover the magic of Witch Corner at Christmas. This December, experience our show-stopping folklore sculptures transformed with the sights and sounds of the festive season.…...

date_range 1st December, 2023 - 31st December, 2023


Visit Santa

Santa is coming back to Abbotsford this December! Add a little magic this festive season and come and visit him in his magical grotto. See…...

date_range 1st December, 2023 - 23rd December, 2023


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


Santa’s Grotto Visit

The most magical time of the year is just around the corner, and we’re excited to spread the holiday cheer with a special announcement: Santa’s…...

date_range 24th November, 2023 - 24th December, 2023