Melrose Abbey

St Mary’s Abbey, Melrose is a partly ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks at the request of King David I of Scotland, and was the chief house of that order in the country until the Reformation. Read More

7stanes – mountain biking heaven

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The 7stanes are world-class mountain biking centres that span the south of Scotland. Their award-winning trails offer some of the best mountain biking in the country and attract riders from all over the UK and beyond.

You don’t have to be an experienced mountain biker to enjoy these famous trails: there are a wide range of routes to suit beginners, families and experts. Plus, many of the centres also have skills areas for you to practise your technique

Best Hotels To Stay at In The Borders – Trip Advisor

Scottish Borders Hotels Guest Houses Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

Tontine Hotel Peebles Scottish Borders

Best Western Plus Scottish Borders, Selkirk

Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa

Glen Hotel

Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel

Castle Venlaw Hotel

Cringletie House

Peebles Hydro

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

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The Scottish Borders – Destinations & Maps

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From the rolling hills and moorland in the west to the gentle valleys and picturesque Berwickshire coastline in the east, it is easy to see why Sir Walter Scott was so enamoured with this peaceful region that he chose to build his beloved house, Abbotsford here.

Walking in this enthralling landscape, you can’t help but imagine yourself transported back to the bygone world of Scott’s sweeping romantic epics filled with daring outlaws and damsels in distress.