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.
Impressive memorial to 309 French Napoleonic POWs who died in Valleyfield Paper Mill prison 1811-1814 and buried nearby
Roman Catholic church
Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders an enchanting country estate awaits you with an adventure playground, exhibition & world renowned art collection.
Even though the bridge you see before today is modern (it dates from 1994) the old name is still used
In this building, Sir Walter Scott sat as Sheriff of Selkirkshire, dispensing justice for nearly 30 years until his death in 1832.
This is a harled building with an archway and a tall spire
Roman Fort Site
Discover a town’s treasures in an historic house in beautiful parkland.
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
A half mile walk into the hills brings you to these ancient stones. They are the focus of a dramatic rideout in the annual Festival…
This site is closed but you can still visit the exterior of the site.
Mungo Park, was born four miles from Selkirk and here you'll see a statue of him erected in 1859
Halliwell’s House Museum, situated in the narrow, cobbled Halliwell's Close, part of the oldest surviving row of dwellings in Selkirk.
A Chapel has been on this site since at least 1372
Discover the rich history and heritage of Dalkeith. The Museum provides an open, welcoming public space where visitors can step into Dalkeith's fascinating past
Occupation from both prehistoric and early historic periods is evidenced by cup and ring markings and by the discovery (now covered over for protection) of…
Set in beautifully landscaped grounds near the centre of Galashiels, Old Gala House is an impressive building dating back to 1583.
The Castle of St John is a fine example of the tower houses built and used by Scottish Lairds in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
At Borders Textile Towerhouse visitors can discover the story of the region’s knitwear and tweed industries.
The bridge was opened formally on 26th October 1826
This striking 16th century building is home to a museum and gallery which host a lively programme of exhibitions and events
Also known as the Henry Scott Riddell cairn. The 50 foot high cairn was erected in 1874 and restored in 1999 to mark the bi-centenary…
This Neolithic Stone Circle is the largest in mainland Scotland containing 11 of the original stones.
The Wigtown museum tells the story of the Burgh and various items of Wigtown memorabilia are on display.
The Parish Church is built on Castlehill, site of Peebles Castle
The ruins of Roxburgh Castle sits near to the joining point of the River Tweed and Teviot.
The 1887 Masonic Lodge is in dressed sandstone and was built to replace an earlier lodge
This building was built in the late 18th century as the Parish school and School Master’s house
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past
Border Pele Tower