Outdoors and Activities

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7stanes Glentress | Peebles

Get your heart pumping! Speed along world-famous mountain bike trails, take in the magnificent views on a hike, or discover woodlands teeming with wildlife. Whether you have a need for speed or are looking to be inspired, get your thrills right where Scotland starts.


Harmony Garden - Melrose

Parks & Gardens
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Discover peace among manicured lawns and scented borders with panoramic views of Melrose Abbey and the Eildon Hills.


Monteviot House and Gardens - Jedburgh

Parks & Gardens
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Monteviot House and Gardens is the official home of the Marquis of Lothian and is set in 30 acres of gardens, parkland and woodlands.


Eyemouth Rib Trips - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Gentle trips exploring our amazing coastline, or Fast Blast trips for thrill seekers.


Beirhope Alpacas - Kelso

Outdoor Activities
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Nestled in the Cheviot Hills, Beirhope offers a stunning backdrop to meet or trek with Alpacas. Great fun for all.


St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals
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Breath-taking coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, famed for its seabird colonies!


Ring of St Mary's Loch - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

A circuit around the beautiful St Mary's loch, the largest in the Scottish Borders with ever-changing stunning views.


Dive St Abbs - Berwickshire

Outdoor Activities
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We do Scuba Diving/Air and Nitrox fills for divers and we have Accommodation all at St abbs Harbour


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals
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The award-winning Coldingham beach


New Woll Estate, The Woll Golf Course & Restaurant - Ashkirk

Golf Course
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Uniquely in the Borders this golf resort has the most popular golf course and also one of the most popular award winning restaurants! It is…


Newcastleton 7stanes - Newcastleton

Outdoor Activities
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Newcastleton is one of the 7stanes mountain bike trail centres offering routes for beginners and those seeking a more adventurous ride.


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities
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Tree Top Challenge course high in the trees, including Zip Lines.


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals
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Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


Ridelines Mountain Biking - Peebles

Outdoor Activities
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Ridelines award winning Mountain Bike Tuition delivers everything from mountain bike skills courses to guided mountain bike rides.


Innerleithen 7stanes - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities
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Innerleithen, one of the 7stanes mountain biking trail centres, is famous for its four downhill trails which is a must for any thrill seeker. In…


Dawyck Botanic Garden - Stobo

Parks & Gardens
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Dawyck Botanic Garden is an impressive Garden in the hills of the Scottish Borders with seasonal displays of colourful flowers and plants and breathtaking trees


Duns Castle Nature Reserve - Duns

Nature & Animals
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Duns Castle Nature Reserve is surrounded by mixed woodland with two man-made lochs; Hen Loch and Mill Dam.


Linn Dean Scottish Wildlife Trust - Pathhead

Nature & Animals

Linn Dean is a small nature reserve on Soutra Hill along the A68.


Brunstane Burn - Edinburgh

Low Level Walks

This is a walk and cycle way all along the burn and the route is now part of the John Muir Way


Ironmills Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens
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An iron foundry was established here in 1648, manufacturing iron bars, sheet iron and heavy metal goods. The hammers were powered by the water from…


Langlee Community Woodland - Galashiels

Low Level Walks

This wood is managed by Borders Forest Trust and was planted by children, groups and individuals of the town in 1997.


Cademuir Circuit - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

This short circuit takes you south of Peebles and round Cademuir Hill. 7.5 miles


Newstead circular - Melrose

Nature & Animals

This walk may be short but makes up for it in heritage.


Calaburn and Drinkstone Hill - Hawick

Low Level Walks

Following an old drove road and part of the Borders Abbeys Way this circular route goes over Drinkstone Hill.


Bowmont Forest - Kelso

Nature & Animals

Bowmont Forest lies 3 miles south of Kelso, to the east of Eckford.


Talla Reservoir - Biggar

Outdoor Activities

Talla Reservoir is located a mile southeast from Tweedsmuir in the Scottish Borders. It is an earth-work dam fed by Talla Water and supplies water…


Selkirk Golf Club - Selkirk

Golf Course

Green fees payable in foyer, please enter details in visitors book provided


Capital View - Edinburgh

Scenic Views

A moderately strenuous but relatively short walk over the top of the North Pentlands with excellent views all round



Jacksons at Jedburgh - Jedburgh

Tours

Scottish Borders farm running farm tours, arts courses and family days throughout the year.