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. West Linton

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    West Linton

    The pretty conservation village of West Linton lies in the foothills of the Pentland Hills, 15 miles south west of Edinburgh.

  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. Melrose

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    Melrose

    The picturesque town of Melrose is located next to the Eildon Hills and is the birthplace of Rugby Sevens.

  4. Denholm

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    Denholm

    This rural village near Hawick is set around two traditional greens by the River Teviot and is known for its historic knitting industry.

  5. Coldstream

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    Coldstream

    The small town of Coldstream lies on the north side of River Tweed, close to the border with England in Berwickshire.

  6. Cockburnspath

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    Cockburnspath

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

  7. Tweedsmuir

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    Tweedsmuir

    The picturesque village of Tweedsmuir is situated beside the River Tweed, three miles west of Peebles in the Scottish Borders.

  8. Ayton

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    Ayton

    Ayton is a small town located 6 miles north west of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the Borders.

  9. Gordon

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    Gordon

    A small village south of Kelso, Gordon flourished in the 19th century with the coming of the railways.

  10. 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.

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