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.


Peggy's Pool - Carlops

Nature & Animals

Peggy's Pool on the North Esk River


BMW Motorcycle Rental - Dalkeith

Tours

Offering both guided and unguided tours with rentals of BMW motorcycles in Scotland.


Coldstream, Hirsel Estate and River Tweed - Coldstream

Low Level Walks

Walking along riverside grassland, woodland paths, some muddy in places and board walks, road. Distance 11 miles/5.5 or 6 hours


Earlston Diamond Jubilee Path - Innerleithen

Low Level Walks

The Diamond Jubilee Path was developed to provide a long term local legacy in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee


Bowmont Forest - Kelso

Nature & Animals

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


Glenkinnon Community Woodland - Galashiels

Low Level Walks

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


Vogrie, Blinkbonny walking path - Pathhead

Nature & Animals

This walking route starts at Vogrie House and takes walkers through a narrow wood which.


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.


Hirsel Policies and Dunglass Woods - Coldstream

Outdoor Activities

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


Waterfall Park - Dalkeith

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


The Tweed Walk to Lyne - Peebles

Low Level Walks

An intermediate walk on mostly good paths with some stretches can be muddy after wet weather. Boots or strong shoes are recommended. Distance: 7 miles


Springfield Mill - Lasswade

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


Neth Hill Border Collies - Heriot

Nature & Animals

Sheepdog Demonstration in the beautiful Moorfoot hills. Come and watch sheepdogs in action in their own environment


Cademuir Circuit - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


Glencorse Golf Club - Penicuik

Golf Course

Voted one of Scotland’s hidden gems by US Sports Illustrated, Glencorse is a friendly picturesque inland18 hole parkland course.


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


Galashiels Golf Club - Galashiels

Golf Course

Originally an 18 hole course, established in 1884 and designed by James Braid around the Ladhope Burn, the original layout was re-designed to current 9-holes


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.


Adrenalin Uplift - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

Adrenalin Uplift - Mtb Uplift and Shuttle service


John Buchan Way - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

A long distance route (13 miles/5-7 hours) through road, farm tracks, paths and open hill. We advise you take an ordnance survey map


Fala Flow Loch - Pathhead

Nature & Animals

Fala Flow Loch is worth exploring when walking round Fala Moor. Park in Fala village


TweedLove Bike Festival - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

TweedLove, the UK's biggest bike festival.


The Wild Outdoors - Paxton

Outdoor Activities

Where adventures and begin and stories are made


Bee Cool Fish - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Boat trips, sea fishing and coastal sightseeing from Eyemouth, Berwickshire


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


Smugglers Trail - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

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


Dalkeith Dark and Deadly Tours - Dalkeith

Tours

Explore the dark side of Dalkeith in an evening walking tour. Retrace the steps taken by witches, murderers and grave robbers


Riverside Walk and Hartrigge - Jedburgh

Low Level Walks

A leisurely walk following a country road before joining the old driveways. Duration: 3 miles/1.5 hours to complete


Marine Quest - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities
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Marine Quest – inspiring diving around St Abbs, Eyemouth and the Firth of Forth. The Harbourside – first-class accommodation for divers


The Lees Riverside - Coldstream

Low Level Walks

An easy walk along Mainly grassy and stone paths. Duration: 1.5miles/1 hour to complete