Discover and Explore Scotland

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  • Regions

    Scottish Borders

    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.

  • Nature Reserves

    Bemersyde Moss Reserve

    If you enjoy bird watching or you are keen to see a wide array of beautiful flowers, then visit Bemersyde Moss, a small twenty-five hectare reserve that is made up of grass and woodland. Bermersyde Moss Reserve is owned and taken care of by the Scottish Wildlife Trust, and is situated about four miles east of the town of Melrose. There is only enough parking for two cars, otherwise you can ...

  • Scottish Borders

    Melrose

    The name of Melrose or Mailros was first given to a loop in the River Tweed at the location of present day Old Melrose. It was at this site that the first Melrose monastery was founded in 650AD. The monastery was eventually destroyed and some time later, an order went out to rebuild it. However, instead of building the monastery on the same site as its predecessor, the builders chose to ...