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.


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.


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals
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Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


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.


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.


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


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…


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…


St Vedas Surf Shop - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Surf Shop, Hire Centre and Surf School


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!


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities
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Tree Top Adventure, Includes Zip Lines.


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


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.


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


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.


Kelso to Roxburgh - Kelso

Low Level Walks

Walk starts at Kelso Abbey. Grassy riverside path with stiles and steps. Disused railway track providing level ground. Distance: 6 miles/3 hours


Dalkeith Country Park Circuit - Dalkeith

Outdoor Activities
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Dalkeith Country Park is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors - be it on foot or by bike there are many routes to…


Ronnie Dale 4x4 Driving School - Duns

Outdoor Activities

The Ronnie Dale 4x4 Driving and Quad Bike Centre is a driving school located on the outskirts of Duns in the Scottish Borders. - BOOKING…


Smugglers Trail - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

The Smuggler's Trail is a route retracing the history of smugglers from the 1750s on the Berwickshire coast.


Salmon Pools on the Tweed - Galashiels

Outdoor Activities

One of three salmon pools on this bend in the River Tweed.


TweedLove Bike Festival - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

TweedLove, the UK's biggest bike festival.


Dalkeith Kings Park

Parks & Gardens

Big park with lots of facilities


Newbattle Circular - Dalkeith

Nature & Animals

This short but scenic walking path starts at the car park at Newbattle Abbey College.


Old Railway, Duns - Duns

Low Level Walks

The walk involves minor roads, tracks, well surfaced paths, but be aware there's no signposting. Distance: 4 miles/ 2 - 3 hours to complete


Nisbet Rhodes - Duns

Nature & Animals

A very short loop south of Duns.


St Cuthbert's Way - Melrose

Outdoor Activities

This is one of Scotland’s Great Trails passing through: Melrose, Bowden, Morebattle, Cessford, Newtown St Boswells, Harestanes, Maxton, Kirk & Town Yetholm. Distance: 62.5miles


The Wild Outdoors - Paxton

Outdoor Activities

Where adventures and begin and stories are made


Birkenside Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

Children's play area, artificial sports pitch and changing facilities