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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.


Mossdale

Towns & Villages

Mossdale is a small village, 5 miles south of New Galloway.


New Galloway

Towns & Villages

The smallest royal burgh in Scotland, New Galloway was originally named ‘Newton of Galloway’ by its founder John Gordon in 1633.


New Luce

Towns & Villages

New Luce is a small village, by the Water of Luce and is located in what was the upper part of the original Glenluce Parish


Newcastleton

Towns & Villages

Newcastleton built in 1793 by the Duke of Buccleuch to capitalise on the growing textile markets, it has conservation status.


Newstead

Towns & Villages

Newstead is a village approximately 1 mile east of Melrose. It is thought to be the oldest continually-inhabited settlement in Scotland.


Newton Stewart

Towns & Villages

Newton Stewart is a small market town on the banks of the River Cree, surrounded by the Galloway Hills.


Newtongrange

Towns & Villages

Newtongrange, situated in Midlothian, lies around 9 miles outside of Edinburgh city centre.


Newtown St Boswells

Towns & Villages

Newtown St Boswells is a village situated on the Bowden Burn.


Pathhead

Towns & Villages

Pathhead is a small village in Midlothian that surrounded by many historical points of interest.


Paxton

Towns & Villages

The small country village of Paxton lies next to the Rivertweed and is a well known spot for salmon fishing.


Peebles

Towns & Villages

Sitting on the River Tweed, the stunning scenery around Peebles is considered an area of outstanding beauty.


Penicuik

Towns & Villages

The town of Penicuik, is the largest of the Midlothian towns with around 16,000 residents.


Polwarth

Towns & Villages

Polwarth is a small village which lies between Greenlaw and Duns.


Port Logan

Towns & Villages

Port William

Towns & Villages

Port William is a small fishing village, founded by Sir William Maxwell of Monreith in 1770.


Portpatrick

Towns & Villages

Portpatrick is a picturesque seaside village on the west coast of the Rhins of Galloway peninsula. It was once a busy port, and is now…


Reston

Towns & Villages

Reston is a village on the western bank of the Eye Water.


Roberton

Towns & Villages

Roberton is a small village on the B711, 5 miles from Hawick.


Roslin

Towns & Villages

The quiet village of Roslin sits around 7 miles outside of Edinburgh.


Sandhead

Towns & Villages

Sandhead is situated on the Luce Bay coast of the Rhins of Galloway. It is a popular destination due to its white sandy beach.


Sanquhar

Towns & Villages

Sanquhar is an exciting market town on the River Nith, north of Thornhill and west of Moffat.


Selkirk

Towns & Villages

Selkirk is one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland and also one of the earliest settlements in what is now the Scottish Borders.


Smailholm

Towns & Villages

Smailholm is a small village spread over the B6397 Gordon to Kelso road. Today, it is best known for the 15th century Smailholm Tower.


Sorbie

Towns & Villages

Sorbie is a small village located midway between Wigtown and Whithorn on the A714 road.


Sprouston

Towns & Villages

Sprouston is a small village and former feudal barony, located 2 miles north-east of Kelso.


St Abbs

Towns & Villages

St Abbs is a remote but beautiful fishing village on the southeastern coast of Scotland.


St Boswells

Towns & Villages

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


St. Johns Town of Dalry

Towns & Villages

Historically also known as ‘St John’s Clachan of Dalry’, the town is named after St John the Baptist: a figure who was venerated by the…


Stobo

Towns & Villages

Stobo is a small hamlet, 5 miles west of Peebles.


Stow

Towns & Villages

The scenic village of Stow is located in the Scottish Borders close to the larger town of Galashiels.