Out and About
A few suggestions of things to do during your stay
Kelso Races is a National Hunt Racecourse staging jumps racing from October through until May in the beautiful Borders countryside and picturesque town of Kelso. Voted ‘Britain’s Friendliest Racecourse’ in a Sunday Times survey, Kelso Racecourse is the ideal place to visit for a first time race goer or a seasoned professional.
The River Tweed is one of supreme salmon fishing rivers in the world. You can enjoy the excitement of early spring fishing, relax a little with some summer sport or save up to join the fishermen who from all over the world as they try their hand at catching a 'big end' salmon.
If you're lucky enough to see one of the wonders of the world - a run of salmon leaping up river in unison - we promise you'll never forget it.
Boots are made for walking in the Scottish Borders
Wide open spaces and sensational scenery make the Scottish Borders the perfect place for walkers all year round – whether it’s a gentle stroll or something more demanding. There are some 1500 miles of dedicated walking routes in the Scottish Borders, many of them themed, so you will often find yourself following in the footsteps of famous names from history.
Many of us know that Golf is a glorious pastime - you're out breathing the freshest of air, marvelling at the beauty of the countryside.
Golfing in the Borders caters for all levels of ability with fun practice ranges for those who want to learn how to hit the thing to the glories of The Roxburghe Golf Club, a r 18-hole championship course which has already attracted some of the greatest players in the world.