Just one hour away from Edinburgh, Glentress offers superb walking, mountain biking, tree-top fun and magnificent views of the beautiful Tweed Valley. It’s one of the famous 7stanes mountain biking centres.
Traquair House is a unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world, providing a magical and romantic setting.
Dawyck is truly one of the world’s finest arboreta. Seasonal displays of abundant exotic and native plants provide a breathtaking backdrop of colour throughout the year. The Garden also offers an award-winning visitor centre.
Real Wood Studios is a collectively owned workshop, showroom, sawmill and timber merchant, specialising in the creative use of locally sourced native hardwoods in the Scottish Borders. Since 1996 we have been designing and making contemporary bespoke wooden furniture for your home, garden or place of work.
We manage and promote paths and countryside sites for locals and visitors alike. As well as a ranger led walk programme we provide environmental education by appointment.
Bowhill enjoys a regal seat in the heart of the ancient royal hunting forest of Ettrick and is blessed with an abundance of glorious scenery. For outdoor activities, family days out, weddings, private events and field sports you’ll find this is a truly magical place.
Visit Tweed Valley – All you need to know to make the most of your visit to the Tweed Valley – the perfect place for a real Scottish holiday.
A beautiful estate near to Bowhill House where you can view and find out all about salmon in the River Ettrick.
All the best Scottish Borders visitor attractions in one place. Go on Discover the Scottish Borders
Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre in the heart of Peebles in the Scottish Borders is a vibrant, busy, well-loved hub for live performances, films, classes and exhibitions.
Scottish Natural Heritage works with Scotland’s people to care for our natural heritage: its wildlife, habitats and landscapes. We promote responsible enjoyment of the outdoors, understanding, appreciation, and sustainable use of the natural heritage now and for future generations.
Reforesting Scotland is a membership organisation that encourages free and open debate on a wide range of forest and land issues. It also provides practical advice and support through projects in a number of areas including: Sustainable harvest of non-timber forest products Access to woodlands for all Community ownership and management of woodlands Buildings in the Forest
Our vision for the South of Scotland is a place where a rich network of native woodlands and wild places flourish, cared for by local communities.We work to conserve, restore and manage native woodlands and other natural habitat for the benefit of people and wildlife. We support community woodland, habitat restoration, education and arts projects and develop woodland-based economic activities.
Arboricultural Association – Cares for Trees
Credit for many of the photographs on our website goes to Graham Riddell Photography
Scottish Borders Council is a unitary authority in the south of Scotland
We use our experience and authority in conservation to influence others who are in a position to improve the future of native woodland. We work with government, landowners, organisations and members of the public.
Treefest Scotland Promoting events in Scotland that celebrate our wonderful heritage of trees, woods and forests.