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.


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


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…


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…


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.


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals
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The award-winning Coldingham beach


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!


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals
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Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

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


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


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.


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.


Scott's View - Melrose

Scenic Views

An outstanding view of the River Tweed and Eildon Hills


Bird Garden Scotland - Lauder

Nature & Animals
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The Bird Gardens is home to some of the world's rarest and most endangered birds.


The Toll House Circular - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals

The Toll House is a short circular route which crosses the Leithen Water and the River Tweed over the Haughhead Viaduct.


St Mary's Loch - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities
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St Mary's Loch lies right in the heart of the Scottish Borders between Selkirk and Moffat and provides a beautiful setting for a relaxing walk.


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…


Waterfall Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens
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Children's Play Area, 7-a-side Grass Football Pitch, Changing Facilities


The Tweed Valley Osprey Project - Glentress

Nature & Animals

Get close to magnificent ospreys at the Wild Watch viewing centre at Glentress and catch a glimpse of them on the webcam in season.


Abbotsford Grounds - Melrose

Low Level Walks

A pleasant circular route around Abbotsford’s grounds, home of Sir Walter Scott


Swinnie Woods - Jedburgh

Outdoor Activities

A short circular through the Swinnie Plantation, Swinnie Woods is one of the smallest woodlands managed by Forestry Commission Scotland in the Scottish Borders.


Glentress Forest - Ponds Trail - Glentress

Low Level Walks

Stroll around the enchanted Glentress ponds with lots of wildlife spotting opportunities en route.


Mayfield Park - Mayfield

Parks & Gardens

Children's Play Area, Artificial Sports Pitch, Formal/Memorial/Floral Display, Wheeled Sports Facility, and Artificial Sports Pitch


Cringletie Walled Garden - Peebles

Parks & Gardens

Cringletie House 400 year old walled garden, today producing fruit, vegetables and flowers for the hotel.


The Wild Outdoors - Lauder

Outdoor Activities

Where adventures begin and stories are made.