Kelso Area

Kelso Civic Week Parade
The culmination of the Kelso Civic Week is the fancy dress parade held on the final Saturday of the week.

Kelso Civic Week is held annually during the third week of July.

Scenery in and Around Kelso
The scenery around Kelso and The Scottish Borders is beautiful and a must for all visitors to see and experience.
Sightseeing and Activities
Along with the scenery around Kelso there are many historical and cultural activities around our town. There are the 4 Abbeys, Floors Castle, The Ruins of Roxburghe Castle and the list goes on. There are also many activities and interests that are catered for in the Kelso area.
Sporting and Leisure
There are many sporting and leisure activities in the Kelso area. The Jim Clark Rally being an annual event with approximately 10 – 15 stages centered around Kelso. Close by in Galasheils the Borders Professional Rugby Team play their home games and there are numerous other Premier and National League rugby teams in Kelso and the surrounding towns. Kelso also has its very own Horse Racing track and 2 18 Hole golf courses.

Events in Kelso:

Fishing – River Tweed & Teviot

The 4 Abbeys – Kelso, Melrose, Jedburgh & Dryburgh

Springwood Park

Kelso Races

2 × 18 Hole Golf Courses – Kelso Golf Club & The Roxburghe

Floors Castle

Coast within easy reach approximately 25 miles away

Gateway to the Scottish Borders

Events that take place:

St James’ Fair

Jim Clark Rally

Kelso Civic Week

Border Union Show

British Motorcycle Federation Rally

Ram Sales

Dog Show

Sport (Rugby, Football, Golf, Hockey, Cricket etc)

Border Sevens Circuit which includes the Melrose Sevens Home of Sevens Rugby – Autumn & Spring Circuit (Kings of the Sevens)