Below are a number of useful links and contacts that will make your stay in the Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway and Northumberland that little bit more comfortable and enjoyable. If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ian on 0131 450 7151 or 07794 021819 or at Ian@bordersjourneys.co.uk
Visitor Advice & Events
Borderevents – What’s on guide to everything happening in and around the Scottish Borders an Northumberland.
Borders Ancestry – Specialises in the history of families throughout the world who have their roots in the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland.
Borders Family History Society - Specialising in the historic counties of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire.
Commonwealth Games 2014 – Official website of the XX Commonwealth Games which will be held in Glasgow 23rd July-3rd August 2014.
Flodden 1513 – The 9th September 2013 marks the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden. The Ecomuseum connects the cultures, communities and shared heritage of the Borders and during 2013
Galloway Holidays - Organise activity and special interest holiday packages in South West Scotland.
Homecoming Scotland 2014 – Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014! The year-long programme of events will be celebrating the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.
Ross Tillbrook - Blue Badge tourist guide, accredited by the Scottish Tourist Guides Association (STGA). Ross is qualified to guide you around his beautiful home town of Edinburgh and throughout Scotland.
Ryder Cup 2014 - Official website of the Ryder Cup 2014 which will be held at Gleneagles, Perthshire 26th-28th September 2014.
This is Northumberland, Newcastle & The Borders – Everything you need to know about visiting Northumberland, Newcastle & the Scottish Borders.
Tweed Guide – Guided game fishing trips and days on the River Tweed and throughout Scotland.
VisitScotland – Plan your break in Scotland with great deals on accommodation, travel advice and a variety of things to see and do.
VisitScotland – Dumfries & Galloway – Visit mysterious castles and fascinating museums one day and enjoy mountain biking through forests the next. Dumfries & Galloway has so much to offer from art galleries, nature reserves and glorious gardens to Scotland’s National book town, in Wigtown.
VisitScotland – Scottish Borders – Covering about eighteen hundred square miles, the Scottish Borders stretches from the rolling hills and moorland in the west, through gentler valleys to the high agricultural plains of the east, and on to the rocky Berwickshire coastline with its secluded coves and picturesque fishing villages.
Woll Golf Course – Set in a beautiful valley between Selkirk and Hawick and only just over an hour from Edinburgh, Newcastle, Carlisle and Glasgow. The Woll is an exciting 18 hole parkland course which is testing and enjoyable for golfers of all abilities. There are 6 luxury self catering properties in private grounds overlooking the course.
Abbotshaw House, Newcastleton – Farm B&B. Luxury accommodation on a working farm in the beautiful Liddesdale Valley. Just off the A7 (the historic route from Carlisle to Edinburgh) – the farm is steeped in Border Reivers’ history.
Brae Cottage, Bonchester Bridge by Hawick – Idyllic rural accommodation with an emphasis on peace and tranquility.
County Hotel, Selkirk – Centrally located in the Scottish Borders in the town centre of the historic town of Selkirk.
Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, St. Boswells - 4 Star rated (Visit Scotland & AA) accommodation in the heart of the Scottish Borders. A wonderful location for leisure breaks, business events and weddings.
The Lodge, Carfraemill, Lauder – Situated on the junction of the A68/A697 at the gateway to the Scottish Borders and only 21 miles south of Edinburgh.
The Waterside Rooms, Dornock, Dumfriesshire - Located only 5 minutes from the A74/M6 motorway making an ideal stop over point and touring base of south Scotland.
Windlestraw Lodge, Walkerburn - Perfect destination for a romantic break offering you deluxe bed & breakfast with a fine dining restaurant.
Self Catering Accommodation
Aikwood Tower - Exceptional sixteenth century tower has been lovingly renovated to accommodate up to ten overnight guests in authentic, relaxing and comfortable surroundings.
Babingtons Cottage by Coldstream – Perfect place to enjoy a holiday in the Scottish Borders. The cottage sleeps 4-8 and is located in a peaceful rural space near Coldstream. Ideal for exploring Flodden, Berwickshire & Northumbrian Coast and fishing on the Tweed.
Cosaig Self Catering - Delightful and fully modernised holiday cottage set in the Scottish Borders at Innerleithen. Sleeps 4-6 people.
Hendersyde Farm Cottages, Kelso - Surrounded by walks, wildlife and wonderful views, the cottages stand at the end of their own lanes on our family farm, between the River Tweed and Eden Water.
Scott Apartment, Edinburgh – Stylish and spacious New Town apartment, once home to Sir Walter Scott and certainly one of the more unique places to stay in Edinburgh.
Simply the Best – Shopping destinations throughout Great Britain
The Mole House, Kelso - The Moles House offers Borders Journeys’ customers 10% discount on all purchases. Ask Ian for details.
Tracey M, Melrose - Tracey M offers Borders Journeys’ customers 10% discount on all purchases. Ask Ian for details. Please note Tracey M doesn’t have a website.
Scotlist.biz – Add your website url to Scotland’s Scotlist.biz internet directory