Scottish Borders

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The Scottish Borders present a world of contrasts. The dramatic coast is lined with jagged cliffs and humble fishing villages.

 

You can marvel at the seabirds that reside at St Abb's Head, home to thousands of kittiwakes, fulmars, guillemots, puffins and razorbills or immerse yourself in the fascinating geology at Siccar Point.

Further inland you'll find rolling hills and farmland, the rural scenery dotted with grand historic houses and abbeys like Abbotsford, Melrose Abbey and Floors Castle. This lush area is influenced by one of the world’s foremost rivers for wild salmon, the River Tweed, with excellent opportunities to spot water birds, such as dippers and kingfishers.

As well as being a haven for wildlife, the Scottish Borders offer outdoor lovers a plethora of active options. Looking for a great viewpoint? You could head up the Cheviots, a range of upland hills straddling to Algo-Scottish Borders or admire the Eidon Hills from Scott's View Point. Chasing an adrenaline rush? There are various excellent downhill and cross country biking trails in Tweed Valley Forest Park, including Innerleithen and Glentress. Alternatively, the quiet country roads are perfect for road cycling, with plenty of lovely cafes to visit along the way.

Discover the Scottish Borders with our Wild Scotland Members

Mckenzie Mountaineering - Guided Walking Adventures

Hillcrest Braes Ullapool Highlands - Wester Ross IV26 2SZ

We specialise in a variety of exciting trips and tours including long-distance trails, multi-activity days, hill walking group adventures from one......

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Mckenzie Mountaineering - Guided Walking Adventures

We specialise in a variety of exciting trips and tours including long-distance trails, multi-activity days, hill walking group adventures from one...
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Wild Tree Adventures

Giving kids from age 6 upwards a chance to explore a tree and see the world from 20m up, we help people (re)connect with nature, with trees, with a...
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Sea Harris

Sea Harris specialise in fast, comfortable day trips to St. Kilda from it’s closest port in Leverburgh on the Isle of Harris.  Our purpose built ve...
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Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre

The salmon is known the world over as the King of the fishes, and the Ettrick River in the Scottish Borders is home to some of the finest salmon yo...
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Wilderness Scotland

Wilderness Scotland is an award-winning adventure travel and ecotourism company. We specialise in offering an inspiring range of guided, self-guide...
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Go Wild Scotland

Go Wild Scotland is a community interest company  promoting wildlife and ecotourism in southern Scotland. This is a region rich in iconic Scottish...
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Primal Adventures

Primal Adventures offers immersive, luxury experiences across the most remote and beautiful areas of Scotland. Surrounded by stunning coastlines, b...
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Wild Discovery

Wild Discovery is an exciting new wildlife tour company offering its guests opportunities to see the most charismatic and enigmatic species in Scot...
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Macs Adventure

Macs Adventure Macs Adventure founded and headquartered in Glasgow, specialises in self-guided walking holidays, cycling holidays, and tailor-made...
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About in Scotland Ltd

Traditional music and culture have rich associations with the varied landscapes of Scotland.  Music and songs were and are part of life, and often...
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Hillgoers

Family run outdoor activities provider offering exciting events across Scotland. Be it guided walks in our beautiful landscapes, navigation tuition...
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Seafari Adventures (Oban) Ltd.

Seafari Adventures are a 5* Visit Scotland marine wildlife tour operator. Based in the conservation area of Easdale, 16 miles south of Oban we have...
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