Travel back in time to Romans, knights, Jacobites and reivers. Gaze at century-old abbeys standing tall in the vast landscape, uncover the mysteries of the Templars, and trace Scottish culture to the places that shaped it. It’s better felt than telt.
Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum is an attraction that looks like a grand castle – but inside is a different story!
Mary Queen of Scots’ Visitor Centre is set in the centre of historic Jedburgh and this 16th century tower house tells the story of Scotland’s…
Discover a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason.
Discover a place so beloved by Robert the Bruce, he chose it as the final resting place for his heart.
Gunsgreen House is full of fun and adventures for children. Toilet facilities, baby changing, lift access and parking is free.
Fatlips Castle is an iconic Borders pele tower in Roxburghshire atop the Minto Crags 2 miles northeast of the village of Denholm and 1 mile…
Connect this lordly residence with some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Wander around this remarkably complete medieval ruin by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
Listed as one of Britain's best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see. "A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house!"
Explore one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
Manderston is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, the supreme country house in Scotland of it’s era.
The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.
Visit a place that inspired Sir Walter Scott.
Lauder Town Hall was formerly the town Tolbooth
The English Scottish Border on a hill route through the Cheviots
Harden is the home of Lord Polwarth a direct descendant of one of the most famous of the Border reivers, Walter “Auld Wat” Scott of…
A Victorian cast iron fountain erected in the High Street in 1899 to commemorate the centenary of the death of Robert Burns.
Here you can see the remains of the Roslin Glen Gunpowder Mills
This is an extraordinary place which became full of cholera epidemic victims in 1849 when more than 100 people died in only six weeks
A Chapel has been on this site since at least 1372
Built in 1854 by public subscription as the town’s Corn Market, this was the biggest indoor grain market in Scotland
Visit a rare example of a Lowland broch – a uniquely Scottish fortification, usually found only in the north.
This Church is probably the finest decorative Victorian church in the Scottish Borders
Notable buildings on this street
The Duke of Lauderdale erected the present church in Lauder in 1673
Border Pele Tower
A site of the former Jedburgh Boston Church
The ancient stronghold of the Scotts of Buccleuch which stands on a high bank above the Teviot begun its life as a Border pele-tower
The New Well erected in 1864 by D & A Cowan of Valleyfield Papermill to provide clean drinking water piped from the Silverburn Spring in…
Newbyres Castle was once a substantial L-shaped tower house built by Michael Borthwick of Glengelt.