Our Handpicked Favourites.....

Whether you plan to visit us for a romantic break, a family holiday or an action-packed getaway with friends, The Scottish Borders will not disappoint! Here are just a few of our favourite things to do, see and visit during your stay with us.

Children & Families

Woodland adventure playground at Harestanes with coffee and waffles on site by Out There Artisan!

Alpaca Trekking at Beirhope

Farm Experience Days at Jacksons at Jedburgh

Crafty Workshop in Jedburgh for rainy day activities

Grass Sledging, pizza garden & ice cream at Born In Scotland

Pack a picnic and head to the beach at Bamburgh


Sporting Activities

Golf on the championship course at Schloss Roxburghe

Try your hand at archery, clay pigeon shooting and fly fishing with the Roxburghe Shooting School

Take a treetop adventure at Go Ape

Hire eBikes and tour the borders countryside

Walk the Border Abbeys Way or take a hike in the Cheviot hills

Great Days Out

The Border Union Show– last weekend in July.

Kelso Races– fixtures from September to May

Visit Floors Castle and grounds

Visit Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott

The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Upcoming Events

For details on all of our brilliant upcoming events, check out Visit Kelso.

Eating Out

Family friendly: The Waggon (great for a Sunday carvery) or The Cobbles

Mediterranean-inspired: The Contented Vine

Fine dining: Lemon & Thyme

Fine dining: The Hoebridge

Bistro style lunches:  Hunters Deli & Butchers

Coffee, cakes, deli and book shop:  Mainstreet Trading

Brownies and milkshakes: The Dessert Diva




Kersmains Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire.


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