Ancient fortifications and ruined abbeys hark back to a tumultuous and often violent past. From the medieval wars of Scottish Independence to Jacobite Risings and raids by the infamous Border Reivers, the Scottish Borders has endured several conflicts.
Use these listings to plan a day out visiting some of the many wonderful monuments and ruins in the Scottish Borders.
This memorial to Steven Hislop, who claimed the British Superbike title in 1995 and 2002 is found near Teviothead in the Scottish Borders.
Steven and his brother Garry and his father Sandy are all buried out at Southdean Cemetery.