St Boswells to Edinburgh

Driving Route

St Boswells to Edinburgh

Driving

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.

Once you have traversed the cobbled streets of Kelso head east on the A698 towards the Guards town of Coldstream and then head north on the A6112 through Swinton to Duns.

Exit the market town of Duns on the A6105 to Chirnside past the stately home of Manderston. Chirnside was the home and, is, now the resting place, of the Formula One champion Jim Clark. Exit Chirnside on the B6355 on a fantastic road towards. Then take the B6355 to the fishing port of Eyemouth to sample some of the best fish and chips on the east coast. Finally, take the A1107 through Coldingham onto the Coldingham Moor road, through the majestic wind farm, to meet the A1 and the route to Edinburgh.

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What you'll see

St Boswells

Towns & Villages

St Boswells is a a small village on the south side of the River Tweed.


Kelso

Towns & Villages

The large town of Kelso lies near to the meeting point of the River Tweed and the River Teviot.


Smailholm Tower - Kelso

History & Heritage

Smailholm’s 20m-tall tower house, its walls 2.5m deep, dominates a rocky craig.


Coldstream

Towns & Villages

The town of Coldsstream lies on the north bank of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders.


Duns

Towns & Villages

The town of Duns was once a thriving livestock town with a large market square.


Eyemouth

Towns & Villages

The historic town lies on the East Coast only 5 miles north of the border with England with a population of about 5000.


Cockburnspath

Towns & Villages

Cockburnspath is a village near the North Sea between Edinburgh and Berwick-upon-Tweed