Things to see and do in the Scottish Borders

Lose yourself amongst the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Borders and experience a wonderful array of things to see and do. Take in the dramatic history and vibrant culture of the land of Sir Walter Scott at ruined castles and exciting festivals, uncover a wonderful arts and crafts scene, witness the Scottish Borders Common Ridings, enjoy delicious local produce and explore miles of rolling hills, leafy valleys and the beautiful Berwickshire coast.


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Cyclists heading to St Abbs on the Coldingham to St Abbs Head Local Cycling Trail


One of the best ways to appreciate the breathtaking natural beauty of the Scottish Borders is on two wheels.

The cliffs east of St Abbs National Nature Reserve


The Scottish Borders offers a wide range of watersports.