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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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  1. Gradings

    Eyemouth

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  2. Buy Design Gallery

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    Galleries

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Jedburgh

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

  3. Heart Of Hawick

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    Arts Centres

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    Hawick

    Watch a film, look out for wildlife and learn about the Scottish Borders’ textile heritage at the Heart of Hawick arts and heritage centre.

  4. Bowhill - Theatre

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    Theatre

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    Selkirk

    Welcome to Bowhill

  5. Kinsman-Blake Gallery

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    Galleries

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    • 3 Tourist Shop
    3 Tourist Shop

    Kelso

    Welcome to Kinsman-Blake Gallery and workings studios. Situated in the village of Smailholm in the heart of the Scottish Border. Showing high quality Jewellery, ceramics, paintings, furniture and woodwork.

  6. Gradings

    St Abbs

    St Abbs is a vibrant fishing village on the east coast of Scotland rich in heritage and scenic beauty. The NTS nature reserve and lighthouse at St Abbs Head is on our doorstep.

  7. Mellerstain House & Gardens

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    Historic Buildings & Homes

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    • 4 Historic House
    4 Historic House

    Gordon

    Listed as one of Britain's ten best stately homes by The Telegraph, Mellerstain is a must-see. "A treasure, wonderful gardens and beautiful house!"

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Peebles

    Step back in time at Robert Smails Printing Works, a completely restored printing works and see how printing was done at the beginning of the 20th century.

  9. Gradings

    Kelso

    Springwood Park is 45 acres of well manicured showground situated within easy walking distance of Kelso town centre.

  10. Johnstons of Elgin - Hawick

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Hawick

    Find out about the heritage of Johnstons of Elgin at this fantastic new visitor centre on the banks of the River Teviot in Hawick.

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