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Borders Literary Tour

Get to know the romance and mystery of Borders literature with this driver led tour. Travel to sites associated with Borders writers, with a lot of tales along the way. The tour also celebrates the booming indie bookshop scene in the region.

  • Travel to locations associated with great Borders writers - from Walter Scott, John Buchan and James Hogg to contemporaries such as Mary W Craig, Rona Munro and Alistair Moffat, Director of The Borders Book Festival.
  • Enjoy retellings of Borders folk stories including Thomas The Rhymer, Tam Linn, Muckle Moothed Meg and many more.
  • Your driver (@tweedvalleyblogger) is a Borders native who is steeped in the legends and culture of the area. Expect spooky tales, historical nuggets and lots of laughs.
  • We will visit some of the regions finest indie bookshops, celebrating a booming scene and giving you a chance to stock up on Borders classics.
  • This tour costs £400 for groups of up to 4, however a small surcharge may be added for any pickups out with The Borders, and entry to Abbotsford House is recommended. This to be agreed upfront, per our Terms and Conditions.

Price on Request

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

TVB Tours

35 High Street
Scottish Borders
EH44 6HD

Tour information


  • Central Scottish Borders
  • East Scottish Borders
  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh & The Lothians
  • Galashiels
  • Hawick
  • Jedburgh
  • Melrose
  • Peebles
  • Selkirk
  • The Scottish Borders
  • West Scottish Borders


1 Day


  • Driver guide


  • Private


  • English


  • Ghosts and Supernatural
  • History
  • Literature
TVB Tours

Tour company information

TVB Tours

I am Stewart Wilson (AKA Tweed Valley Blogger), a Scottish Borders based tour guide, sharing my passion for Scotland's history, culture and stories. I have lived in the stunning Scottish Borders my whole life and want to let you in on some of Scotland's best kept secrets! I offer private, tailored day tours for small groups with a focus on The Borders, however I also work throughout Scotland and am fully flexible to your requirements to ensure you have the best experience.

Opening times

Day tours generally run from 09:00 to 17:00, however please get in touch to discuss your own requirements.

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