The Scottish Borders region boasts an absolute abundance of attractions and activities. From hours spent walking amidst the natural beauty of the area, to exploring history at various museums and historical attractions, Borders will keep you well occupied and send you home with abundant memories.
Encompassing some 1,800 square miles, the Scottish Borders take in a varied terrain of hills, moorland, valleys, agricultural plains and rocky coastline. Walking, horse riding and cycling enthusiasts will find the countryside a true delight as a number of trails take you through forests and woodlands. Golfers can choose between some 21 golf courses. Other activities on offer in the Scottish Borders are fishing, diving, quad biking, archery, clay pigeon shooting and falconry.
Visitors to the Scottish Borders will want to include a number of historic attractions on their itineraries, including Abbotsford House, Duns Castle, Floors Castle, Hawkshaw, the Hermitage Castle, Jedburgh Abbey, Kelso Abbey, Neidpath Castle, Paxton House, Smailholm Tower, the Waterloo Monument, Tranquair House and Wedderburn Castle. There is so much more to be discovered in the Scottish Borders regions, so why not take a journey and find out for yourself.