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.
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…
Manderston is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, the supreme country house in Scotland of it’s era.
Listed as one of Britain's best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see. "A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house!"
Connect this lordly residence with some of Scotland’s most exciting moments.
Visit a place that inspired Sir Walter Scott.
Discover a place so beloved by Robert the Bruce, he chose it as the final resting place for his heart.
Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum is an attraction that looks like a grand castle – but inside is a different story!
Explore one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s.
Wander around this remarkably complete medieval ruin by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life.
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.
The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.
‘Loupin’- on stane’, used as a step-up to allow riders to mount their horses
View a handsome tower house standing tall on what may be the mound of an earlier castle.
Halliwell’s House Museum, situated in the narrow, cobbled Halliwell's Close, part of the oldest surviving row of dwellings in Selkirk.
A pleasant route from Chirnside passing along the Whiteadder Water and by Chirnsidebridge
Like the Cuddy Bridge, there has been a stone bridge over the River Tweed at this point since the 15th century
Scotland’s first industrial gunpowder mills started production here in 1794.
Piper’s House dates from 1604 although it was remodelled in 1896
A stone cairn marks the spot where the Burgess Roll was called at the annual checking of the marches of Hawick Common
Originally a medieval Cistercian monastery, Newbattle Abbey has a 900-year history of welcoming guests royalty.
This mock Jacobean folly stands in the grounds pf Dalkeith estate Newly restored after years of neglect Entry to the estate is free
Great viewpoint. Please be careful on rocks and rising tide
The site of St Mary's has been a place of worship for many centuries - it is first mentioned in 1183
A Victorian cast iron fountain erected in the High Street in 1899 to commemorate the centenary of the death of Robert Burns.
Steeped in history, the 52 mile Cross Borders Drove Road is a truly fantastic route offering great variety in terms of scenery, surfacing, cultural and…
Along the High Street between 48 and 50, which date date from the late 19th century, St Michael's Wynd make its way towards the Cuddy…
The 1887 Masonic Lodge is in dressed sandstone and was built to replace an earlier lodge
Mungo Park, was born four miles from Selkirk and here you'll see a statue of him erected in 1859