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.


Four Pentland Hills Reservoirs - Penicuik

Nature & Animals

A moderate walk for experienced walkers over a mixture of moorland and farmland. There are good views over Edinburgh and Fife


Alpine Bikes Glentress - Peebles

Cycle Shops
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Trail Bike Hire, Bike Servicing and Online Hire booking and Shop


Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve - Loanhead

Parks & Gardens
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Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve is a small wildlife haven, set amid rolling farmland, and close to Loanhead and Straiton Retail Park


Eildon Hills - Melrose

Low Level Walks

These distinctive hills have well marked routes for walking as part of longer routes or just as a day out in themselves


Cademuir Circuit - Peebles

Outdoor Activities

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


Pease Dean Wildlife Reserve - Cockburnspath

Nature & Animals

Pease Dean is a beautiful, ancient semi-natural woodland.


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…


Bier Law Circular - Walkerburn

Low Level Walks

This circular is easier than its length suggests because it follows forestry tracks and has super views over the Tweed Valley hills. Duration: 3-4hours


The Lees Riverside - Coldstream

Low Level Walks

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


Duns Golf Club - Duns

Golf Course

This is a widely acclaimed golf course, matured over decades and designed sympathetically to blend in with the spectacular rolling landscape of the Borders


North Esk Reservoir - Penicuik

Nature & Animals

One of the four reservoirs in the Pentlands regional park.


Birkenside Park - Gorebridge

Parks & Gardens

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


Gledpark - Kirkcudbright

Nature & Animals

An opportunity to get up close to Scotlands most iconic species in a truly natural setting.


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


Peebles Golf Club - Peebles

Golf Course
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A jewel in the Borders golfing crown, Peebles is a Harry Colt designed course set in a beautiful location overlooking the town and surrounding Tweed…


Vogrie, Blinkbonny walking path - Pathhead

Nature & Animals

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


Priorwood Gardens - Melrose

Parks & Gardens
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Explore the rustic walled garden located in the ancient precinct of Melrose Abbey.


Wild Tree Adventures - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

Amazing adventures in 200 year old giant trees - come climb high with us today!


Broomieknowe Golf Club - Bonnyrigg

Golf Course

View of the 14th fairway from the 14th tee.


Carrington Park - Carrington

Parks & Gardens

Children's play area


Clovenfords to Melrose - Clovenfords

Outdoor Activities

An easy cycle through the towns Clovenfords, Melrose, Galashiels, and Tweedbank. Distance: 7.7 miles


The Hirsel Estate - Coldstream

Outdoor Activities
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Unique attractions & activities for visitors to enjoy, including walks, fishing, golf, cafe, shops, crafts and art galleries. Great day out for all the family.


Eat, Sleep, Ride - Reston

Outdoor Activities

TRSS and ABRS Approved Riding School and Trekking centre


Roslin Loanhead Bilston circular walking path - Roslin

Nature & Animals

This walking starts in the beautiful village of Roslin.


Ettrick Water Circular - South - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

This is a relatively gentle route that follows the north-west bank of the Ettrick Water as far as its confluence with the Yarrow Water.


Bike Punks - E Bike Hire - Innerleithen

Outdoor Activities

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


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.…


Edinburgh Combat Challenge - Lasswade

Outdoor Activities
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Edinburgh's only woodland laser combat arena which is set in a forest just off the city bypass. Safe, family friendly fun for all ages from…


Cally Golf Course - Gatehouse of Fleet

Golf Course

The Cally Golf Course lies beautifully in a magnificent parkland setting surrounding the Cally Palace Hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet.


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