Nestled between the vibrant and historic city of Edinburgh and the northern border of England, the Scottish Borders is an area of exquisite natural beauty. The picturesque coastline and idyllic towns and abbeys offer an easy way to while away the days while thrill-seekers can find lots of fun to keep them entertained.
Hikers can pick up the Southern Upland Way, walk along the River Tweed and explore the rolling hills. There are dozens of historic homes and grand estates to visit such as Floors Castle, Chapter House and Traquair House. Or if the weather is good why not wander around The Walled Garden or tee off for a round at one of more than 20 golf courses across the region.
This stunning area of Scotland offers breathtaking landscapes and fun family attractions as well as an abundance of luxurious last-minute holiday homes. From open-plan retreats to cosy cottages with woodburning stoves, high-end houses with hot tubs and dog-friendly homes for everyone to relax in.
Best locations for a cottage in the Scottish Borders
There is a wide range of beautiful country cottages to choose from across the Borders, some nestled amongst the rolling hills and others within easy reach of charming towns and villages.
Best things to do in the Scottish Borders
There are lots to do for all the family when you visit this beautiful corner of Scotland.
- Eyemouth Beach
- Borders Railway Line
- Tweed Valley
- Melrose Abbey
- Paxton House