Welcome to the Scottish Borders – the Southern Gateway to Scotland

Famed for it's turbulent historical past, big spaces, heather clad hills, forests, rivers and lochs, Sir Walter Scott and textiles, the Scottish Borders provide an absolutely fascinating and seductive area to explore. As a visitor you will be spoilt for choice with rolling hills, scenic rivers, charming towns, castles and abbeys, historical houses and gardens, ancient festivals, some of the best fly fishing, rugby, walking and golf in Scotland, and wonderful opportunities to indulge in shopping for cashmere.