Planting the seed of future championships

An unused conker from the first ever Scottish Conker Championships has been planted in the garden of the Park Hotel in Peebles. Ten years ago the first Scottish Conker Championships were held as part of the Tweed Valley Forest Festival. The ‘art of conquering’ on Tweed Green in Peebles has run ever …

Venlaw Woodland Walk

The Royal Scottish Forestry Society invites everyone, especially non members to find out more about the society during a walk through Venlaw Woods Meet at the Eastgate Car Park at 10.30am on Sunday 30th October Please bring outdoor clothing and stout shoes, the walk will take about 1 hour

Who’s coming to the Wood Market

This year sees a fantastic range of items made from wood, from tools to toys.  We have some of our regulars back, who have been coming to us for years, such as Steve Abrams, the McKeen brothers and Ron Campbell.  Our fantastic local furniture makers, Colin Semple, Rob Elliot, Anna …

Halloween Fun Day at Traquair

Ghouls, Games and Ghostly Tales for all the family!! Sunday October 31st   11am – 4pm Traquair’s Halloween is for all ages and dispositions! For those who enjoy getting a little bit scared to those that just want the treats and fun, there are games, activities and shows all day …

Haunted History of Bowhill

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October, tour times are: 6pm, 7.15pm and 8.15pm Prices: adults £8.50 and kids £5.50 Join us for a family ghost walk in the grounds of Bowhill. Discover some of the ghastly ghouls in Bowhills past and have some fiendish family fun! This activity is not …

Terrifying Tales at Abbotsford

Book now for a spooky candlelit tour of Abbotsford and hear the grisly tales of days gone by. Experience the dark history that so enthralled Sir Walter… if you dare! Step back in time and discover horrifying legends, spooky stories and tales of ghostly goings on with mysterious visitors of …

Spirits & Spooks at Traquair this Halloween!

A Jacobite Ghost Tour Friday 28th October & Saturday 29th October, 7pm & 9pm Get into the spirit of Halloween this year with a very different tour of Traquair House where characters from the past come alive and tell you their tales of daring deeds and frightening times as they struggled …

Autumn Magic Walk at Dawyck Botanic Garden

Lots happening this Sunday – we are open for Scotlands Gardens and there’s an Autumn Magic Walk at 2.15pm. Please phone 01721 760254 to book. In the morning the Members are having a plant sale 10am – 12midday. Come along and support us!

New for 2016

Go Green on the Green Tweeddale Youth Action enjoyed themselves so much last year, that they are coming back again.  But this year they will not only be providing food, but also entertainment with speakers, comedians and music joining us on the Tweed Green on Sunday 23rd October, 12 noon …