With snow-capped peaks in winter, abundant flora and fauna in the spring and summer, and spectacular autumnal leaf displays, the Scottish Borders is stunning at any time of the year. Use these listings to help plan your enjoyment of the wonderful nature and geography of the Scottish Borders.
Explore the gateway to Scotland, where miles of woodlands, hills and coastline can be found. Whether you are experiencing the thrills of surfing on the Berwickshire coast, cycling through the gentle Nisbet Rhoses route near Duns or spotting puffins at St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve, you are sure to be astounded by the region's natual heritage.
Discover a walker's paradise, from the rolling hills and moorland in the west to the rocky Berwickshire coastline in the east. Visit the Tweed Valley Forest Park, which has a variety of waymarked trails which are fantastic for walking and horse riding. Enjoy 17 waymarked walks for all abilities, spread across seven diverse forests with snowdrops in February and pretty bluebells in May.
Spot flying fish as the wild salmon battle the currents of the River Ettrick or see St Mary's Loch, southern Scotland's largest body of water.