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.


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


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.


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.


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


Go Ape Peebles - Peebles

Outdoor Activities
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Tree Top Adventure, Includes Zip Lines.


Eyemouth Rib Trips - Eyemouth

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


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


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…


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


Hirsel Policies and Dunglass Woods - Coldstream

Outdoor Activities

This circular route explores the Hirsel Estate’s policy woodlands starting from Coldstream.


Bike Punks - E Bike Hire - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

E-bike hire from half day to 7 days, available from our Innerleithen e-bike library.


Tweed Valley Railway - Innerleithen

Low Level Walks
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The Tweed Valley Railway Path is a linear route along the old railway line between Innerleithen and Peebles.


Glenkinnon Community Woodland - Galashiels

Low Level Walks

A short route with an excellent biodiversity trail. Distance: 1 mile/45 min-1 hour


Fala Park - Pathhead

Parks & Gardens

- Children's play area - Recreational open space


Tree Trail at Duns Public Park - Duns

Low Level Walks

An easy access path around the Tree Trail in Duns Public Park which has a variety of trees to enjoy.


Bank Street Gardens - Galashiels

Parks & Gardens

The Gardens were gifted to Galashiels Town Council shortly after the Second World War


Swinnie Woods - near 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.


Southern Upland Way - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

One of Scotland’s Great Trails was designed as a remote walking experience so good planning is necessary. Do not attempt unless properly prepared


Springfield Mill

Parks & Gardens
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Lovely walks on Tarred pathway to riverside, suitable for wheelchairs, and whin pathways to woodlands, ponds and wildflower meadows


Newbattle Circular - Dalkeith

Nature & Animals

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


St Boswells Golf Course - Melrose

Golf Course

A delightful 9 hole course situated along the south bank of the River Tweed. It is not particularly long but accuracy is required.


Peebles Golf Club - Peebles

Golf Course
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The jewel in the Borders golfing crown, Peebles is a Harry Colt designed course and vibrant community club set in a beautiful location