Public urged to take Tour of Britain stage route challenge BBC article published on Thursday 16th May 2013 Amateur cyclists are being urged to take part in a Tour of Britain challenge the day before the race proper gets under way in Scotland. The professionals will face the opening stage between Peebles and Drumlanrig Castle [...]
Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership at VisitScotland Expo 2013 L-R Phil McCreadie (Business Gateway), Kara ter Morsche (Gunsgeen House) & Ian Walker (Borders Journeys) Backround L-R Louise Rattray (Roxburghe Estate) & Susan Reid (Roxburghe House & Golf Course) Missing Bill Drew (Tweed Guide) Last week Borders Journeys exhibited for the first time at VisitScotland Expo in [...]
Guided tours with Borders Journeys Borders Journeys specialises in providing exclusive private and small group guided tours of the Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway and Northumberland. Our range of luxury tours are a wonderful way to experience the beauty, history and culture of these unspoilt regions. Since our launch in 2012 we have developed a [...]
Welcome to our 2013 Guided Tours Leaflet. All daily tours depart from Stance F (ZF) on Waterloo Place in Edinburgh or at an agreed pick-up point en-route. We organise private and group guided tours from Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway with departure points from a place of your choice. Each private guided tour [...]
Natural Views Get Around You can find more information about Year of Natural Scotland 2013 here.
On a brilliant sunny morning when we collected eight ladies from Lockerbie and Lochmaben for a trip to Dumfries House. We travelled through beautiful Dumfriesshire countryside before stopping in Thornhill. We had morning coffee along with delicious homemade scones at Thomas Tosh. Afterwards the ladies enjoyed shopping in Thornhill’s many independent shops. Arriving at Dumfries House [...]
Borders Heritage Week 2012 celebrates the myths and legends of the Scottish Borders. Borders Journeys have arranged five tours during the Borders Heritage week, here we will tell the tales and share the stories that surround the myths and legends of this beautiful region of Scotland. Sunday 16th September 2012 – Tweed Valley and Traquair [...]
Business Gateway’s advert in today’s Borders Telegraph featured an interview with Ian from Borders Journeys. We are very grateful to Business Gateway for the advice and support that they given us.
26th July 2012 We had the pleasure of welcoming three local ladies, Elizabeth, Rena and Adele, on our tour to Dumfries House today. Leaving Melrose, we headed to Dumfries House via the beautiful Tweed Valley, Peebles and Biggar. Morning tea/coffee and lovely freshly baked scones was served at Tinto Hill Tea Room. Dumfries House was designed [...]
Leaving Melrose we headed to Selkirk then the Ettrick Valley. Our first stop was at Ettrick Kirk where we visited the headstones for James Hogg & Tibbie Shiels. There is a very interesting exhibition in the kirk that records the history of the parish through historical documents and photographs. The exhibition is a must for anyone who has [...]
We are delighted to unveal our summer 2012 advert. Eric Witham Design & Marketing in Glasgow have created yet another fantastic advert for us. Watch out for the advert in a publication near you!
Business Today article in the Southern Reporter on Thursday 21st June 2012.
The Journeyman Returns A Dumfriesshire man with a Borders born and bred mother has come back to the south of Scotland after almost 30 years in the Civil Service, to launch a company offering guided tours of the Borders and Dumfriesshire. Ian Walker has set up Borders Journeys so that local residents and visitors to [...]
Borders Journeys is delighted to introduce our minibus Jeannie. Jeannie’s looking forward to meeting friends old and new while they explore the beauty, culture and history of the Scottish Borders and Dumfriesshire.
After weeks of planning Borders Journeys’ Guided Tours Leaflet for 2012/2013 arrived from the printers today. Ian will personally deliver copies of the leaflet to VisitScotland Visitor Centres, Visitor Attractions, Hotels, Guest House and Bed & Breakfasts over the next few weeks. Further tours will be announced shortly on this website and in Borderevents magazine [...]
Brave is the must see summer 2012 film. Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Merida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson). An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Merida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil [...]
Scotland is a thriving hub for arts and cultural activities and the Year of Creative Scotland provides the perfect showcase for this creative diversity. An exciting and imaginative programme of special events will take place throughout the year covering everything from music to drama and from dance to art designed to appeal to both visitors [...]
Borders Journeys flyers will soon be coming to a place near you. If you would like a supply of the flyers, please contact Ian on 07794 021819 or at Ian@bordersjourneys.co.uk. Borders Journeys can now be found at www.twitter.com/bordersjourneys and on Facebook.
Drumlanrig Castle is situated in the Nith Valley in Dumfriesshire. The Castle is constructed from local pink sandstone and is a fine example of 17th Century late Renaissance architecture. The Castle is home to Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry and houses part of the famous Buccleuch art collection. Other family properties include Bowhill [...]