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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. Bowhill - Theatre

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    Theatre

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    Selkirk

    Welcome to Bowhill

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    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum

    Peebles

    Explore this broad collection of objects and learn about the area’s fascinating history at the Tweeddale Museum in Peebles.

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    Eyemouth

    Please contact us directly for further information.

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    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Selkirk

    This award-winning museum recreates the building's former use as a home and ironmonger's shop.

  5. The Old Smithy

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Stobo

    Adrian Hope and Linda Lewin design and creat silverware and gold and silver jewellery at their studio workshop in Stobo Village

  6. Heart Of Hawick

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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.

  7. Lovatt Gallery

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    Jedburgh

    Welcome to Lovatt Gallery

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    The Scottish Borders

    Tullie House ... much more than a museum!

  9. The Coldstream Gallery

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    Coldstream

    Welcome to Coldstream Gallery

  10. The Stone Wall Gallery

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    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    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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