Welcome to the Scottish Borders

The perfect country escape

The Scottish Borders area is situated south of Edinburgh and the Lothians and north east of Dumfries and Galloway and is one of Scotland's most extraordinary and breathtaking regions. 

Home to full forests, glorious countryside and the charming Berwickshire coastline the Scottish Borders are the perfect place to visit if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you want to go on an outdoor adventure holiday the region won't disappoint with walking trails such as the long distance Sir Walter Scott Way and one of the world famous 7 stanes mountain biking centres.

The Scottish Borders are also Scotland's important textile manufacturing region. Visitors can learn all about the textile industry in the region at the Borders Textile Towerhouse in Harwick. Harwick is also home to the world renowned Pringle of Scotland. If you want to see the best textile attractions follow the the Textile Trail. 

To make the most out your holiday to the Scottish borders, why not stay in a pub? Pubs provide guests with the perfect base to explore this magnificent region at their own pace. With everything under one roof, guests don't have to worry about finding somewhere to eat or socialise in the evening.

Unlike hotels and traditional bed and breakfasts pubs are at the heart of many communities in the Scottish Borders. When you stay in a pub you can meet locals and travellers alike and gain great insight into the region. Not only that but events are organised throughout the months from live music to quiz nights so you won't be bored when staying in  a pub!

To start planning your getaway to the Scottish Borders please use the search below. To find out more about attractions and events in the region please visit our Things to Do section.

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