With a turbulent history, the heritage and culture of the Scottish Borders is unique. Locals are passionate about the area with a strong sense of loyalty and pride. Scottish Borderers are renowned for their open and friendly nature, offering visitors a warm welcome.
The beautiful countryside allows you to take advantage of a wide range of outdoor activities and sports especially mountain-biking, walking, fishing and golfing.
Scottish Borders towns are well known for their independent retail outlets showcasing the best of Scottish Borders textiles, giftware and produce. Combined with high quality restaurants and cafes, eating out is a pleasure for both locals and visitors.
The Borders plays host to a packed programme of events all year round - from large-scale international events such as the Melrose 7s to community events including St James’ Fair.
However you decide to fill your days in the Scottish Borders, you can be certain that the sense of well-being will stay with you long after you leave.