Scottish Borders travel guide

Attractions List

Here is listing of ALL attractions in the Borders region. You can sort the results by a number of posible options or search within the results to quickly find what you want. Click on an attraction name for more information, including photos, maps and other nearby attractions

Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating
Abbotsford House Abbotsford Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Ayton Castle Eyemouth Historic Houses Association Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Bowhill Bowhill Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Cockburnspath Cockburnspath Village 3 Heritage Rating
Cockburnspath Parish Church Cockburnspath Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Coldingham Coldingham Village 3 Heritage Rating
Coldingham Priory Coldingham Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Coldstream Museum Coldstream Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Cross Kirk, Peebles Peebles Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Dawyck Botanic Garden Stobo Garden 1 Heritage Rating
Dere Street Roman Road, Soutra Lauder Historic Scotland Roman Site 2 Heritage Rating
Dryburgh Abbey Melrose Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Edin's Hall Broch Grantshouse Historic Scotland Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Edrom Aisle Edrom Historic Scotland Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Eildon Hills Melrose Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Eyemouth Museum Eyemouth Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Fast Castle Coldingham Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Ferniehirst Castle Jedburgh Historic House 3 Heritage Rating
Floors Castle Kelso Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Foulden Tithe Barn Foulden Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Glebe Stone Yarrow Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Greenknowe Tower Gordon Historic Scotland Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Halliwell's House Museum Selkirk Museum 2 Heritage Rating
Harmony Garden Melrose National Trust for Scotland Garden 1 Heritage Rating
Hermitage Castle Liddesdale Historic Scotland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Jedburgh Abbey Jedburgh Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum Jedburgh Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Kelso Abbey Kelso Historic Scotland Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Manderston House Duns Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre Jedburgh Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Mellerstain House Mellerstain Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Melrose Abbey Melrose Historic Scotland Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
Mertoun House Gardens St Boswells Historic Houses Association Garden 3 Heritage Rating
Neidpath Castle Peebles Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Paxton House Paxton Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Priorwood Garden Melrose National Trust for Scotland Garden 1 Heritage Rating
Robert Smailís Printing Works Innerleithen National Trust for Scotland Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Smailholm Tower Smailholm Historic Scotland Historic Building 3 Heritage Rating
Soutra Aisle Fala Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
St Abb's Head Coldingham National Trust for Scotland Countryside 1 Heritage Rating
St Abbs St Abbs Village 3 Heritage Rating
Stobo Parish Church Stobo Historic Church 4 Heritage Rating
Teviot Water Gardens Kelso Garden 1 Heritage Rating
The Hirsel Estate & Homestead Museum Coldstream Historic Houses Association Countryside 3 Heritage Rating
Thirlestane Castle Lauder Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
Traquair House Innerleithen Historic Houses Association Historic House 5 Heritage Rating
Waterloo Monument Jedburgh Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Yarrow Stone Yarrow Prehistoric Site 3 Heritage Rating
Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating



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Dornoch Castle

Dornoch Castle
Dornoch, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful historic town of Dornoch. The Castle is situated directly opposite the inspiring 13th century Cathedral and sets a dramatic backdrop for an … more >>

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British History Quiz

This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



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This Day in British History

21 July, 1403

Battle of Shrewsbury

Henry IV and Prince Henry defeat rebels led by Henry (Hotspur) Percy

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome



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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Woodlands, Newtonmore

Woodlands

Maintaining its original charm though wonderful period features such as wooden floors and dormer windows – this pretty cottage has been tastefully modernised and comfortably furbished to give the property …
Sleeps 6

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Ballachulish (Self catering)
Cnoc nan Cubhaig, Ballachulish

Cnoc nan Cubhaig

Sleeping eight people in four bedrooms, this single storey cottage is on the outskirts of Ballachulish village, a mile from Glencoe.
Sleeps 8

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