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 …

Forest School Workshop at Traquair

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Come and play in the woods with fully qualified and insured forest school leader and outdoor educator. Make dens, play team building and environmental games, cook by an open fire, enjoy creative art activities and just being in the beautiful surroundings of the woodlands of Traquair. …

Talla & Gameshope Tree Planting Weekend

One of our partners, Borders Forest Trust are holding their second tree planting session at their newest site.  Join them for a day or the whole weekend, for a chance to take part in the native tree planting at Talla & Gameshope on the 22nd and 23rd October. Email nhesford@bordersforesttrust.org for …

2015…Phew what a year!

We would like to say a huge thanks to all of our supporters and sponsors, Forestry Commission Scotland, The Woodland Trust, Borders Forest Trust, along with our friends, stallholders, exhibitors, volunteers and of course our visitors, without who, this fabulous event could not go ahead and would not be the …

Autumn colours at Dawyck

  And don’t forget that on Sunday 1 Nov garden rangers at the lovely Dawyck Botanic Garden will host a guided walk that will show off the wonderful autumn colours at what is one of the world’s finest arboreta. The walk begins at 2.15pm and lasts around an hour. Part …

Ghoulish goings-on

  This year’s Tweed Valley Forest Festival comes to a spooky conclusion as three of the Borders’ most historic houses celebrate Halloween in style. Traquair House’s year-long commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the 1715 Jacobite Uprising continues when this year’s Halloween ghost tours include some Jacobite ghosts who return …

Celebrating the cleft and the carved

  Set amidst woodland high above the town of Innerleithen, St Ronan’s Wells Visitor Centre provides a beautifully tranquil setting for a rather special exhibition. In Cleft and Carved, Borders furniture maker and wood artist Adrian McCurdy presents not only his explorations in cleft oak furniture, but also his first …

Wee Toon Carver

Make sure you come along to the Wood Market today

Don’t forget about the Wood Market, today is your last chance to come along and start your Christmas shopping or maybe treat yourself to something you have always wanted.  Also Carvefest! is well underway and there is some spectacular items coming out of logs, these are being auctioned off at …

Congratulations to our Conker Champions!

Huge congratulations to our winners of this years Conker Championships.  The Junior Champion was Jack Craigen, from East Lothian; Youth Champion was Stuart Head, from Oban; Adult Champion was Steve Whitehorn, from Preston near Duns and our very own Iain Laidlaw after 9 years of trying finally succeeded and became this years Rogue Champion. Congratulations …