The Borders Historic Route from Gretna Green to Edinburgh takes you through lush countryside and charming villages.
The Borders Historic Route begins near Carlisle, close to Gretna Green, with its romantic and dramatic past, and takes you north towards the Pentland Hills and on to Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh.
Along this route you will pass through picturesque countryside and can visit a great range of historical attractions including Borders Textile Towerhouse, Lochcarron of Scotland, Lindean Mill Glass, Abbotsford House, National Mining Museum Scotland, Stewart Brewing, Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World, Dalkeith Country Park and Edinburgh Castle.
Explore the stunning countryside and hills of the Borders and explore a range of charming villages and towns including Hawick, Selkirk, Lindean and Melrose. This is a brilliant route if you have other outdoors interests as well as driving.