Local Links

Borders Tourist Board
Local interests and general information

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Discover the Borders
All the best Scottish Borders visitor attractions in one place…
…go on Discover the Scottish Borders

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Visit Scotland
the official site for tourism and travel in Scotland.
Provides information on holiday accommodation,
outdoor activities and places to visit in Scotland.

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Scottish Border Heritage
News and information, photographs and maps of historical and archaeological sites in the Scottish Borders, associated publications and how to obtain them.

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Visit Scottish Borders
The Scotland you’ve always imagined is closer than you think,
visit the real Scotland

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Scottish Museums Council
A complete list of Museums in Scotland.

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Historic Scotland
Find information on more than 300 properties in our care and Scotland’s listed buildings and
scheduled ancient monuments.

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Kelso Races
Come to Kelso Races… It’s an offer you can’t refuse!

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Floors Castle
Floors Castle at Kelso in the Scottish Borders is a
visitor attraction, a sporting estate and a venue for corporate entertaining.

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Mellerstain Stately Home
Mellerstain is a Georgian stately home situated in the Scottish Borders and open to the public.

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Teviot Smokery
Sample the delights of Teviot Game Fare, try our succulent
Smokery Scottish smoked salmon, smoked trout, and wide variety of game all traditionally smoked to perfection.
Discover tranquility in the Teviot Water Gardens located in the heart of the Scottish Borders with its
riverside display garden and much more.

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Paxton House
Situated on the banks of the river Tweed, Paxton House is a hidden gem, built by the Adam brothers in 1758 for the young Patrick Home.
It is perhaps the finest example of 18th century
Palladian Country houses in Britain.

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Jedforest Deer and Farm Park
One of the most enjoyable and interesting places to visit in Southern Scotland is the The Jedforest Deer and Farm Park; 800 acres in the beautiful rolling hills of the
Scottish Borders 5 miles south of Jedburgh.

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Hirsel Country Park
The Country Park is open all year during daylight hours and provides an excellent location for a family day out.
Set in the beautiful Scottish Borders,
the park can be found on the western outskirts of Coldstream, which marks the border between Scotland and England.

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Melrose Abbey
Founded by St Aidan in about A.D. 660, it’s first prior was St Boisil who was succeeded by St Cuthbert,
the apostle of the Borders, who dwelt there until 664 when he became prior of Lindisfarne.

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The History of Melrose
Visit the Roman Fort of Trintonium.

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Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre
16th century castle house which has been enlarged and converted into use as a local museum.
In the garden stands the base of an early Christian cross.

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Rosslyn Chapel – The Official Website
Rosslyn Chapel, the official website.
Rosslyn Chapel is a 15th century medieval chapel rich in unusual carvings and masonic symbolism. It is situated in Midlothian, Scotland.