View from the Tweed Bridge in Peebles
The 15th century bridge represents the principal crossing of the River Tweed.

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Peebles

You will soon discover that gorgeous little towns on the banks of the River Tweed are a common thing in the glorious Scottish Borders. Why not start with Peebles?

Only a short distance from Edinburgh, it is certainly no ordinary town with its spectacular scenery, shopping, cafés, events and outdoors activities to keep you entertained all year long. You wouldn't be the first to feel inspired by the artsy town, with many notable residents including John Buchan, the Scottish novelist, choosing to make their home here.

Peebles Travel Information

How to get to Peebles

The easiest way to travel to Peebles is by car. The town is located in the Scottish Borders which is only a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh and around an hour from Glasgow.
Or, you can catch the First Bus from Edinburgh city centre to Peebles, which takes an hour and is a lovely scenic drive.

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How to get around Peebles

Peebles is fairly small town so everything is within walking distance, however there is a local bus service that stops off a various locations across the town.

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