Adrenalin Rush

Driving Route

Great fun activities for families to get the blood pumping.


Beautiful South

Driving Route

This tour is 56.49 miles long, please allow at least 1 hour 40 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

Towns along route: Hawick

Beyond Edinburgh

Driving Route

This tour is 152 miles long, please allow at least 4 hours 35 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

Towns along route: Dalkeith, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Stow, Lauder, Longformacus, Duns, Paxton, Chirnside, Burnmouth, Eyemouth, Coldingham, St Abbs, Pathhead

Big Nature Adventures

Driving Route

This route brings together amazing nature experiences for those of you looking for a big day out.


Edinburgh Border Explorer

Driving Route

This tour is 195 miles long, please allow at least 5 hours 50 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

Towns along route: Kelso, St Boswells, Innerleithen, Gorebridge, Newtongrange, Bonnyrigg, Roslin, Penicuik, Galashiels, Hawick

Galloway Glens’ Covenanters Trail

Driving Route

Curated and narrated by Tom Rees on behalf of the Galloway Glens ‘Can You Dig It’ project, this driving route will take you through the scenes of some of the darkest times in the history of SW Scotland.


Industrial Heritage

Driving Route

Discover our industrial past by visiting museums and the physical remenants.


Lowland Route

Driving Route

Designed as a guide for campers and campervans . A wonderful circular route through lowland and coastal scenery taking many of the towns of Midlothian and the Borders.

Towns along route: Eyemouth, Chirnside, Allanton, Coldstream, Kelso, Ancrum, St Boswells, Melrose, Tweedbank, Galashiels, Hawick, Innerleithen, Penicuik, Roslin, Lasswade, Dalkeith, Pathhead, Lauder, Duns, Coldingham

Motorcycle Borders Loop

Driving Route

This tour is 102 miles long, please allow at least 2 hours 50 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

Towns along route: Galashiels

Ogilvie Trail – Kelso to Melrose

Driving Route

This tour is 22.58 miles long, please allow at least 42 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.


Robert Burns in the South of Scotland

Driving Route

Burns is very present in the South of Scotland, he lived in and around Dumfries, and died and was buried in the town.

height
285.5mi
460km
trending_flat
17,482ft
5,330m
trending_flat
17,712ft
5,400m
Towns along route: Duns, Eyemouth, Coldstream, Kelso, Jedburgh, Earlston, Galashiels, Selkirk, Moffat, Lochmaben, Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet, Wigtown

Scenic Viewpoints

Driving Route

This route provides a collection of some of the must-see views in the South of Scotland. From rolling mountains, to picturesque lochs and breathtaking coastal scenery.


St Boswells to Edinburgh

Driving Route

Starting at the Buccleuch Arms in St Boswells, meander through the quaint streets of St Boswells and head to Kelso on the B6404 past Smailholm Tower and Mertoun Estates.

Towns along route: St Boswells, Kelso, Coldstream, Duns, Eyemouth, Cockburnspath

Stately Homes & Castles

Driving Route

If you enjoy seeing 'how the other half' lived through the centuries then this is the collection for you.


SWC300

Driving Route

With breathtaking scenery along the way and so much to see and do, it is a holiday to suit everyone.


The 4 Abbeys

Driving Route

Visit the magnificent Abbeys which have shaped this part of Scotland.

Towns along route: Jedburgh

The Borders Ballads

Driving Route

In the period 1300 to 1603, the Borderland was in almost constant turmoil with wars and feuding between families on both sides of the border; this led to 'the reiver' who made plunder and pillage a way of life.

height
127.5mi
205km
trending_flat
12,694ft
3,870m
trending_flat
12,923ft
3,940m
Towns along route: Newcastleton, Bonchester Bridge, Jedburgh

The Covenanters

Driving Route

The Covenanting era was an extremely important time in Scotland’s History. Covenanter’s can be characterised by those who signed the National Covenant in 1638, to state their strong opposition to the Stuart Monarchy’s interference with the Scottish Presbyterian Church.


The James Hogg Trail

Driving Route

James Hogg was born in a small cottage on Ettrickhall Farm at the top of the Ettrick Valley in 1770.

height
36mi
58km
trending_flat
3,050ft
930m
trending_flat
2,722ft
830m
Towns along route: Selkirk, Ettrick

The John Buchan Trail

Driving Route

John Buchan (1875-1940) was born in Perth and spent his childhood holidays at his grandparents’ house in Tweeddale, in the South of Scotland.

height
84mi
135.5km
trending_flat
6,757ft
2,060m
trending_flat
6,757ft
2,060m
Towns along route: Peebles, Broughton, Selkirk, Innerleithen

The Sir Walter Scott Trail

Driving Route

Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh in 1771. The son of an Edinburgh lawyer, he was descended from the Scotts of Harden.

height
99.5mi
159.5km
trending_flat
8,430ft
2,570m
trending_flat
8,430ft
2,570m
Towns along route: Kelso, Galashiels