Depicting the rich heritage, history, traditions and culture of the Scottish Borders numerous special events and mini festivals are held throughout the year in the border towns, villages and countryside, including sheep dog trials, walking festivals, markets and apple days, all bringing alive local life in Scotland.
The heart of Scottish rugby is the borders country with many famous clubs in the area. The closest is Melrose, where the sport of seven-a-side was invented in 1883 and where the world renowned sevens event is hosted in April each year. Rugby Breaks
On Dryburgh Abbey Hotel’s doorstep there are a number of picturesque river, forest and woodland treks and trails for all abilities of walkers and hikers that we can help you discover. We welcome dogs and have drying facilities. More
Surrounding Dryburgh Abbey Hotel are some of the best country road and off road mountain bike forest cycle routes in Scotland with routes for the light hearted and the very brave! We offer secure storage.
Horse riding or Pony Trekking is a great way to really experience the natural beauty of Scotland and the Scottish Borders. We can help arrange riding, trekking, hacking and trail riding on the forest bridle paths nearby.
Superb Clay Pigeon Shooting located only 15 minutes from the Hotel. Bisley at Braidwood is equipped with the latest LaPorte auto-electric traps, club house, rifle range and toilet facilities. Braidwood is ideal for corporate entertainment, syndicates and groups what-ever the size.
Please contact us to help make your arrangements or contact Bisley directly on 01835 870280
The dramatic natural environment of the Scottish Borders offers some of the finest grouse, pheasant and partridge shooting in Scotland. The rich variety of game lends itself to excellent walked up and mixed shooting as well as roe stalking and pigeon shooting away from the winter months – see our Shooting Breaks page for more details.