Towns and villages in the Scottish Borders

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  • Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
    Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
  • Looking across the River Teviot to Hawick
    The River Teviot in Hawick
  • Looking onto a sign, some shops and houses in Jedburgh
    Jedburgh
  • Looking along the main street through the centre of Peebles
    Looking along the main street in Peebles
  • The harbour at St Abbs
    The harbour at St Abbs

Find more about the towns and villages in the Scottish Borders with information on history, attractions and more.

Plan a visit to one of the Scottish Borders’ towns and villages to learn more or find the perfect base for accommodation on your holiday.

World motor racing champion Jim Clark was raised near Duns, which is home to a museum dedicated to his life. Coldstream lies on the River Tweed and you can discover the area's military connections in the town's museum. Visit the Jedforest Deer and Farm Park in Jedburgh to handle bird of prey, or uncover the history of Hawick at the town's Reivers Festival in March.

Admire contemporary art, ceramics and sculptures at the Flat Cat Gallery in Lauder while you can catch a show at the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre in Peebles.

Once described by Sir Walter Scott as the ‘prettiest, if not the most romantic town in Scotland’, Kelso is home to a ruined abbey and the towers of Smailholm and Greenknowe which demonstrate its fascinating past. Find out more about this beautiful town on the Visit Kelso website.

Read more about the historic town of Eyemouth on the Visit Eyemouth website and be inspired by its fine coastal scenery, or why not head to Innerleithen, home to some exhilarating cycling and mountain biking routes including the challenging Megget and Talla?

Use the information listings to find out more on the towns and villages of the Scottish Borders.

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  1. Cockburnspath

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    Cockburnspath

    A coastal village which is popular with surfers and walkers thanks to the nearby beaches and coastal walks.

  2. Selkirk

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    Selkirk

    The Royal and Ancient Burgh of Selkirk stands high above the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

  3. Town Yetholm

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    Town Yetholm

  4. Teviothead

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    Teviothead

    Teviothead is a small rural village located to the River Teviot to the south of Hawick in the Scottish Borders.

  5. Swinton

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    Swinton

    The pretty village of Swinton lies between Coldstream and Duns in Berwickshire, Scottish Borders.

  6. Stobo

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    Stobo

    Stobo is a hamlet in Tweeddale, 5 miles west of Peebles in the Scottish Borders.

  7. Galashiels

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    Galashiels

    Galashiels lies in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, close to its meeting with the River Tweed, in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

  8. Coldingham

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    Coldingham

    The historic conservation village of Coldingham is located 3 miles north-west of Eyemouth on the North Sea coast, in Berwickshire.

  9. Lauder

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    Lauder

    Lauder is a market town situated on the Leader Water on the western edge of the Lammermuir Hills, 22 miles south east of Edinburgh.

  10. Kirk Yetholm

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    Kirk Yetholm

    Yetholm is a village straddling the Bowmont River on the edge of the Cheviot Hills, close to the English Border.

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