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.


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


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 Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


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…


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.


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


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals
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The award-winning Coldingham beach


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Glencorse Reservoir - Penicuik

Nature & Animals

Glencorse Reservoir is a reservoir in Midlothian, Scotland, UK, two miles west of Glencorse, in the Pentland Hills.


Berwickshire Marine Reserve - Eyemouth

Nature & Animals
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Explore the breathtaking Berwickshire coastline with your very own marine rangers as they rock pool, snorkel and collect scientific data throughout the summer!


Melville Golf Centre, Range & Course - Midlothian

Outdoor Activities
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Melville Golf Centre is truly a golfing centre of excellence.


Salmon Leap Walk - Selkirk

Low Level Walks

Waymarked riverside paths, and roads with pavements makes this an easy walk along the Ettrick Water. Distance: 3.75 miles/2 hours to complete


The Glen and Birkscairn Hill - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

This is a more challenging walk on forestry tracks, farm tracks, paths and open hill and hill tracks. Some sections may be muddy at times.…


Dalkeith Kings Park - Dalkeith

Parks & Gardens

Big park with lots of facilities


The Meldons and Eddleston - Eddleston

Nature & Animals

This is a longer cycling route of around 22.5 miles which lies in Eddleston.


Scott's View - Melrose

Scenic Views

An outstanding view of the River Tweed and Eildon Hills


Union Chain Bridge Circular - Berwick upon Tweed

Low Level Walks

Crossing the historic Union Chain Bridge takes you onto a circular route in the English borders


Roslin Glen Country Park - Roslin

Parks & Gardens

Roslin Glen Country Park, a place with a rich industrial and cultural heritage. Explore the natural Esk Valley on a number of walks spotting wildlife


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…


Leaderfoot Circular - Melrose

Outdoor Activities

This route goes through towns: Melrose, Newstead, Gattonside, and Earlston. Distance: 8.5 miles


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