National Museum of Scotland

Scotland’s Top 20 Visitor Attractions in 2015

Scotland's Top 20 Visitor Attractions 2015

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), which represents key visitor attractions in Scotland, has released the Top 20 most visited visitor attractions in Scotland during 2015. Top 20 Scottish Visitor Attractions 1. Edinburgh Castle 2. National Museum of Scotland 3. Scottish National Gallery 4. Kelvingrove Art Gallery 5. Riverside Museum 6. St Giles’ Cathedral 7. Royal [...]


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Eildon Hills in the Scottish Borders from Scott's View

  Cabers ready for world record tossing bid in Inverness BBC article published on Wednesday 10th September 2014 Two hundred cabers have been made in preparation for a simultaneous caber tossing world record attempt in Inverness on Friday. The bid will be made during the Masters World Championships in the city’s Bught Park. Dubbed the Tomatin Toss, the games’ [...]


Borders Journeys’ 2014 Leaflet

2014 Leaflet 2

We have collected our 2014 leaflet in time to launch it at Who Do You Think You Are? Live at Olympia in London this week. If you would like copies of the leaflet, please contact us and we’ll arrange to deliver them to you. Contact details: Tel: (+44) 0131 450 7151 or (+44) 07794 021819 [...]


Christmas in Edinburgh

Edinburgh - Christmas 2013 3

This year Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets and entertainment can be found in Princes Street Gardens, St Andrew Square and Rose Street. The majority of the attractions will be open until 5 January 2014. More details can be found at Edinburgh Spotlight and at Edinburgh’s Christmas. More images can be found on Borders Journeys’ Facebook. Borders Journeys provide full-day or half-day [...]


Walking Tour of Edinburgh and Arthur’s Seat

Victrex staff reach the summit of Arthur's Seat.

Today we provided our tour guide services to Abbey Tours Scotland. Despite the dreich weather, staff from Victrex enjoyed a walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town and Arthur’s Seat.  The summit of Arthur’s Seat is reached  The descent underway Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F (ZF), Waterloo Place, Edinburgh (next to the entrance [...]


Guided tour of Edinburgh

Guided tour of Edinburgh

Seven visitors from Australia and New Zealand touring Scotland with Abbeytours had a full-day guided tour of Edinburgh. The group had previously had a Guided tour of Glasgow. Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F (ZF), Waterloo Place, Edinburgh (next to the entrance to Old Calton Cemetery). This full-day or half-day tour of Edinburgh is available [...]


Walking tour of Edinburgh

Walking tour of Edinburgh

Walking tour of Edinburgh with Carl, Dave, Leslie and Suzanne from Salt Lake City. We visited the New Town, Old Town and Calton Hill. L to R – Suzanne, Dave, Leslie and Carl in front of the National Monument of Scotland on Calton Hill Carl, Leslie, Suzanne and Dave on Calton Hill L to R – Dave, [...]


Linlithgow Palace

St. Michael's Church

Photographs of our visit to Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots. An exhibition detailing the life of Mary, Queen of Scots is currently at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh until Sunday 17th November 2013.  Linlithgow Palace The Courtyard & James V Fountain  St. Michael’s Church Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F [...]


Edinburgh – Botanic Garden and Calton Hill

The Portuguese Cannon & Nelson Monument

Photographs from our visits to Edinburgh Botanic Garden and Calton Hill.  Victorian Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden Rock Garden, Royal Botanic Garden Arthur’s Seat and Old Town from Calton Hill Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street from Calton Hill The Portuguese Cannon and Nelson Monument at Calton Hill More photographs can be found on Borders Journeys’ Facebook. [...]


Press Release – March 2013

Daffodils at Melrose

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 [...]


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