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 …

Bonkers for conkers

      Almost certainly the most prestigious competition being held in Scotland this weekend, the ninth Scottish Conker Championships offers guaranteed fun and chuckles. And best of all, it’s open to everyone! They come from far and wide – some old, some young, some grizzled veterans, others wet-behind-the-ears newbies. …