Covering about eighteen
hundred square miles, the Scottish Borders stretches
from the rolling hills and moorland in the west,
through gentler valleys to the high agricultural
plains of the east, and on to the rocky Berwickshire
coastline with its secluded coves and picturesque
In the bright spring months, fresh new growth fills
the valleys and forests of the Scottish Borders.
Enjoy time to spare with the lure of lighter longer
summer days or relax in more mellow shades of autumn
when mauves and purples tint the moors. Crunch
through the crisp frosts of winter, when early
morning mist floats over the lowlands, and the snow
capped hills sparkle in the distance. Land and sea,
hills and moorland all sit happily side by side.
Rivers and paths wind their way through untouched
natural beauty whilst the more gentle pace of life
subtly relaxes and revives you. Seasonal changes
await to delight, every day at every turn.
The Scottish Borders is truly a destination for all
Enjoy a vast variety of
things to see and do in Edinburgh and the Lothians
and fill your perfect break with trips to castles
and distilleries, country parks and excellent
Edinburgh hosts a
number of exciting events all year. Take part in
some of the revelry from ceilidhs and rugby
games to the spectacular Military Tattoo and
world-famous Hogmanay celebrations.
You can enjoy a
wide variety of attractions in Edinburgh that
are absolutely free. From museums and art
galleries to gardens and events, these top
attractions provide hours of entertainment
without breaking the bank.