Covering around 18,000 square kilometers, this stunning region takes in the gentle hills of the west, through to the agricultural areas of the east before terminating with the sleepy fishing villages and secluded coves of Berwickshire.
An area for all seasons, The Scottish Borders is flower-covered in spring, as new life fills and completes the lush valleys and woods. In the summer, the meandering rivers and streams are a great place to cool off feet weary from one of the many spectacular walks in the area. The autumn brings a riot of colour to the region and as the leaves in the many forests and woods fall, it brings a relaxed and mellow air with it before freezing into winter, where the snow capped distant peaks are a delight to behold.
The River Tweed runs through The Borders like a shimmering thread, providing some of some of the best fishing in Scotland. The countryside is accessible on foot, by bike or on horseback. Townies are spoilt for choice with a great choice of shops, pubs and eateries located in any one of the many towns and villages including Selkirk, Galashiels, Hawick, Melrose and Kelso. Road access to Edinburgh is relatively easy from any major town and the stunning Berwick on Tweed, just south of the border, is well worth a trip.