Tree planting weekend

Help us plant native trees at the Trust’s newest site for ecological restoration. Meet at the upper Talla bridge on Saturday 29th (or Sunday 30th April) at 9.30am. Grid Ref NT142201, on the unclassified road between Cappercleuch (A708) and Tweedsmuir (A701), just down from the Megget Stane. Volunteers are welcome …

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 …

Carvefest! update

We plan to bring the competition element of Carvefest! back to the Festival next year with chainsaw carvers working their magic on …

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 …

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 …

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 …