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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

    • 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. Gradings

    • 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.

  5. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Selkirk

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

  6. Mellerstain House & Gardens

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    Historic Buildings & Homes

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    • 4 Historic House
    4 Historic House

    Gordon

    Robert Adam's masterpiece. "The perfect garden and most wonderful house!"

  7. Potter's Craft Café

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Peebles

    Welcome to Potter's Craft Café

  8. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Jedburgh

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

  9. Gradings

    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. Lovatt Gallery

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    Galleries

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    Jedburgh

    Welcome to Lovatt Gallery

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