Beautiful South

Driving Route

Beautiful South


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.

This is a good tour for motorcyclists too.

A wonderful drive to take in the breathtaking landscape of the south of Scotland.

Our best efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of data, however the data and geographic information contained along route lines and on maps should be used for informational purposes only.

What you'll see


Towns & Villages

Hawick is the largest of the Border towns with a long history stretching back to the 1100’s.

Stobs Military Camp - Hawick

Ruins, Wartime

Stobs Camp was a prisoner of war camp during the First World War.

Shankend Viaduct - Hawick

History & Heritage

This is a category B listed building, former railway viaduct that has been significantly restored in 2000 and 2007

Henderland Tower - Yarrow

History & Heritage

The ruined mound of Henderland Tower sits beside the Dow Linn.

Tushielaw Inn - Selkirk


Once a toll house for Drovers

Hizzy Cairn - Hawick

Historic Buildings, Monuments & Statues, Monuments & Statues

The Hizzy Cairn pays tribute to this British Superbike Champion and marks the nearest spot to where the helicopter he was flying crashed on 30th…

Allanhaugh Tower - Hawick

Reivers, Ruins

Sometimes called Allanmouth Tower from its position high on a bank above the Allan Water not far from its confluence with the Teviot