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  • The Buy Design Gallery at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, Jedbugh
    The Buy Design Gallery, Jedburgh
  • The smugglers exhibition of the World of Boats collection at Eyemouth Maritime Centre
    The smugglers exhibition of the World of Boats collection at Eyemouth Maritime Centre
  • Looking onto Jim Clark's trophies and driving overalls on display in the Jim Clark Room
    Jim Clark's trophies and driving overalls on display in the Jim Clark Room
  • Looking onto the outside of Tower Mill which is lit up at night
    Tower Mill, a cafe bar, cinema, theatre and conference centre in Hawick
  • Glass designer Mike Hunter working at Twist Glass Studio, Selkirk
    Twist Glass Studio, Selkirk

Explore arts and culture attractions in the Scottish Borders and discover the culture and identity of this beautiful part of Scotland.

With lots of artists based locally, there's always fascinating works of art in the galleries alongside history museums and visitor centres.

Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom in Selkirk is where Scott sat as a sheriff and is now a museum which explores his life and writings. Halliwell's House Museum, also in Selkirk, is an award-winning museum housed in a former ironmonger's shop. It tells the fascinating story of Selkirk, with the lives of the 'Souters' and the Flodden Flag, brought home by the only man to survive the disatrous battle in 1513, which the town celebrates annually with the Common Riding event.

The Johnnie Armstrong Gallery near Hawick is a gallery and Celtic goldsmiths, which boasts an impressive collection of weaponry and armour, dating back from the times of the Borders Reivers.

There are a variety of great arts and culture attractions in the Scottish Borders - use the information listings to plan a creative day out today.

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    Jedburgh

    Explore the historic town of Jedburgh’s connections with Mary Queen of Scots at this fascinating visitor centre.

  2. Lovatt Gallery

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    Jedburgh

    The Lovatt Gallery is a magical Scottish contemporary art, craft and gift shop in the heart of Jedburgh, a pretty Scottish town just 10 miles from the English border. You'll find us right next to the Post Office at No 41.

  3. Buy Design Gallery

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    Jedburgh

    Welcome to Buy Design Gallery. The Scottish Borders is a haven for craftspeople and artists.

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    4 Museum

    Hawick

    Discover passionate collectors, racing legends, famous painters and local history in a historic house within a beautiful Victorian park.

  5. Bowhill - Theatre

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    Selkirk

    Welcome to Bowhill

  6. The Kelso Pottery

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    Kelso

    The Kelso Pottery was set up in 1970 by Ian and Elizabeth Hird. Both studied at Edinburgh College of Art.

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    Eyemouth

    Please contact us directly for further information.

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    The Scottish Borders

    Tullie House ... much more than a museum!

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    Coldstream

    The Hirsel Centre for Arts and Crafts offers an array of workshops where visitors can see items being hand-made by skilled craftspeople. The centres other attractions include tearooms, a museum, childrens play area, picnic areas and fine walks.

  10. The Stone Wall Gallery

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    5 Visitor Attraction

    Duns

    The Stone Wall Gallery is one of Scotland's finest contemporary art galleries, set in the beautiful and romantic Scottish Borders and holding a prestigious 5 star Visitor Attraction award from Visit Scotland. Art, Sculpture, Workshops.

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