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Whether you’re hoping to explore picturesque towns, coastal communities or quaint villages, you’ll find a destination that captures your heart in the South. Immerse yourself in our communities, where you can see the local historical attractions, drink the regional tipple, dine in award-winning restaurants, and meet our friendly locals.


Abbey St Bathans

Towns & Villages

Abbey St Bathans is situated in a wooded valley which follows the Whiteadder Water.


Allanton

Towns & Villages

The small village on Allanton is situated in the Scottish Borders, six miles west of the border with Northumberland.


Ancrum

Towns & Villages

The small village of Ancrum lies 5km west of the larger town of Jedburgh. It sits close to the Ale Water which joins The River…


Ardwell

Towns & Villages

Ardwell is a small village on the shores of Luce Bay in the southern part of the Rhins of Galloway.


Balmaclellan

Towns & Villages

Balmaclellan is a small village but hosts some of the best views in all the Glenkens.


Balmaghie

Towns & Villages

Balmaghie is a small civil parish that was the seat of the McGhee family. It is bordered by the River Dee to the north and…


Bargrennan

Towns & Villages

Bargrennan is a village which sits on the River Cree and is located 9 miles northwest of Newton Stewart.


Beattock

Towns & Villages

Beattock is a village which sits ½ a mile west of Moffat


Berwick upon Tweed

Towns & Villages

Berwick-upon-Tweed lies just three miles from the Scottish Border, making it the most northerly town in Northumberland.


Bilston

Towns & Villages

Bilston is a small village in Midlothian, Scotland.


Bonnyrigg

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Bonnyrigg, originally a small mining town, sits around 6 miles outside of Edinburgh.


Borgue

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Borgue is a small village, 5 miles south-west of Kirkcudbright.


Broughton

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The small village of Broughton in the Scottish Borders Broughton sits near to the Biggar Water, near where it flows into the River Tweed.


Burnmouth

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This small scenic fishing village is located on the east coast of Scotland in the old parish of Ayton.


Carlops

Towns & Villages

The village of Carlops, situated in the Pentland Hills, dates back to 1788 when it was founded to be a mining and cotton weaving settlement.


Castle Douglas

Towns & Villages

Castle Douglas is an 18th century market town known for the quality food and drink that can be enjoyed there.


Castle Kennedy

Towns & Villages

Castle Kennedy is a small village, 3 miles east of Stranraer.


Chirnside

Towns & Villages

Chirnside is a bustling hillside village beside the Tweed Valley with great views of the Cheviot Hills.


Cockburnspath

Towns & Villages

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


Coldingham

Towns & Villages

Coldingham is a historical village known for it’s beauty, situated in the East coast of the Scottish Borders.


Coldstream

Towns & Villages

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


Corsock

Towns & Villages

Corsock is a small village near the Urr Water, situated 8 miles north of Castle Douglas.


Creetown

Towns & Villages

Creetown is a small seaside town located near the head of Wigtown Bay. Founded in the 18th century, it is a former fishing village.


Crossmichael

Towns & Villages

First recorded in the 12th century, Crossmichael takes its name from St Michael, the patron saint of the parish kirk.


Dalkeith

Towns & Villages

Dalkeith a town in Midlothian, Scotland, situated near the River Esk.


Denholm

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The village of Denholm is built around the Green. In the middle of the Green stands Leyden's Monument which was erected in 1861


Drummore

Towns & Villages

Drummore is a small village at the southern end of the Rhins of Galloway, where the Kildonan Burn runs out to the sea. It is…


Dumfries

Towns & Villages

The town of Dumfries is set along the banks of the River Nith and is the largest town in South West Scotland.


Dundrennan

Towns & Villages

Dundrennan is a village approximately 5 miles east of Kirkcudbright with a population of around 230. It is most notable for the ruins of Dundrennan…


Duns

Towns & Villages

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