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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.


Corsock

Towns & Villages

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


Cove

Towns & Villages

Cove is a picturesque village situated 18 miles northwest of the Scottish border with England.


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.


Darnick

Towns & Villages

Darnick is a traditional Scottish village only 2 miles ouside of Melrose, with winding streets and narrow lanes.


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

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


Earlston

Towns & Villages

Earlston is a market town that lies at the edge of the Leader water that dates back to around the 13th century.


Eddleston

Towns & Villages

Eddleston is a small village 4 miles north of Peebles, with the A703 road passing through the centre of the village.


Ednam

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Ednam is a small village near Kelso in the Scottish Borders, thought to have probably originated in Anglo-Saxon times.


Ellemford

Towns & Villages

Ellemford is a private estate with open countryside, woods and rivers.


Eskdalemuir

Towns & Villages

Eskdalemuir is a small but welcoming village, around 10 miles north east of Lockerbie.


Ettrick

Towns & Villages

Ettrick is a small and tranquil village set in stunning countryside with roots going back to to the Bronze Age.


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.


Fogo

Towns & Villages

Fogo is a small village 3 miles south of Duns, on the Blackadder Water.


Galashiels

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Lying in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, Galashiels is one of the most popular towns in the Scottish Borders.


Garlieston Village

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Garlieston is planned 18th Century village, created by the 7th Earl of Galloway.


Gatehouse of Fleet

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Gatehouse of Fleet is a scenic town which has existed since the mid-18th century.


Gattonside

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The small village of Gattonside lies on the north side of the River Tweed, just 1 kilometre north of Melrose.


Gavinton

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Gavinton lies 2 kilometres south-west of Duns, just off of the A6105 road. It is an early example of development by an improving landlord.


Glencaple

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Glencaple is a small settlement on the banks of the River Nith, at one point serving as a port for nearby Dumfries.


Glenluce

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The rural village of Glenluce is situated 15 miles west of Newton Stewart, by the Water of Luce.


Glentrool

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The small village of Glentrool is approximately 9 miles North of Newton Stewart. At the heart of Galloway Forest Park the surrounding area has stunning…


Gorebridge

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Gorebridge was once a mining and gun powder production village but is now a commuter town to Edinburgh and a popular place for visitors.


Grantshouse

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Grantshouse is a small village in Berwickshire.


Gretna

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Gretna is a planned town built during the First World War, situated on the Scottish side of the border with England.