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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel
Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

St Boswells, Melrose TD6 0RQ

3.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Melrose hotel is located on a river, within 2 mi (3 km) of Dryburgh Abbey and Scott's View. Smailholm …

£69
Leonardo Hotel Edinburgh City Centre (Haymarket)
Leonardo Hotel Edinburgh City Centre (Haymarket)

1 Morrison Link, Midlothian, Edinburgh EH3 8DN

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Haymarket, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Mary's Cathedral and Edinburgh International Conference …

£41
Kings Arms Hotel
Kings Arms Hotel

High Street, Melrose TD6 9PB

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Gattonside, this hotel is steps from Abbotsford, Dryburgh Abbey, and Melrose Abbey. Abbotsford is 3 mi (4.9 km) away.

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Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa

Cardrona, Peebles near Edinburgh, Peebles EH45 8NE

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Cardrona, this spa hotel is within 20 mi (32 km) of Abbotsford, Rosslyn Chapel, and Market Square. Napier …

£67
Clovenfords Country Inn
Clovenfords Country Inn

1 Vine Street, Galashiels TD1 3LU

3.0 out of 5.0

Set in Clovenfords, this family-friendly inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Abbotsford, Three Brethren, and Halliwell's House …

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Binniemyre Guest House
Binniemyre Guest House

Abbotsford Road, Galashiels TD1 3HR

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Galashiels, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Waverley Line and Old Gala House. Bank Street …

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Burts Hotel
Burts Hotel

Burts Hotel, Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PL

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Melrose, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Melrose Abbey and within 9 mi (15 km) of Abbotsford and Dryburgh Abbe …

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The Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course
The Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course

1 Heiton Kelso, Kelso TD5 8JZ

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Kelso, this golf hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kelso Abbey, Kelso Racecourse, and Floors Castle. Monteviot Hous …

£84
Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel
Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel

Eddleston, Peebles EH45 8QW

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Eddleston, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Haylodge Park, Neidpath Castle, and Kailzie Gardens. Rosslyn …

£53
The Black Bull Hotel
The Black Bull Hotel

13-15 Market Place, Lauder TD2 6SR

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this guesthouse is 12 mi (19.4 km) from Melrose Abbey and within 20 mi (32 km) of Abbotsford an …

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Pocket Guide: Scottish Borders

The lush and rolling landscape of the Scottish Borders lies just to the south of the capital of city of Edinburgh, and whether you’re exploring its expansive forests, trekking to the summits above its scenic valleys, or roaming across the heather-clad moorland, you’ll quickly discover this south-eastern region is both serene and full of important historical monuments, ruins, and sites of all kinds.

The geographical position of the Borders, as the region is more commonly known in Scotland, has played an important role in its history, as it does in fact border England to the south, and this partially explains the range of historic homes that can be found in the region, as well as important religious sites. However, it is not just history that the Borders offers its visitors today, as there are plenty of great outdoor activities to enjoy, from visiting wildlife sanctuaries and mountain biking through forests, to trekking the famous Sir Walter Scott Way, a 151km walk that will bring you past lochs, along Scottish coastline, and through valleys and moors, all while encountering significant places that inspired this famous Scottish writer. Whatever your reason for visiting the Scottish Borders, visitors will soon find themselves swept away by this picturesque countryside and its relaxed pace of life that makes it one of Scotland’s best regions to visit.

Discover the Expansive Ruins of the Borders Abbeys

The Borders is home to four grand and important abbeys, which make for some of the most majestic looking ruins in the country today. All of these great structures were built around the same time in the 12th Century, and each is settled amidst its own idyllic landscape. Kelso Abbey is the largest and most historically renowned of the abbeys, and it was the richest in Scotland for a long time until it came under cannon fire from the armies of Henry VIII during the Rough Wooing of the 1540s. Melrose, Dryburgh, and Jedburgh Abbeys, however, each provide their own wondrous character and design, and shouldn’t be missed by anyone who enjoys medieval sites.

Enjoy an Outdoor Adventure in the Borders

While the Highlands and Hebrides might be Scotland’s best known adventure destinations as they’re home to world-class mountain climbing and windsurfing, the Scottish Borders offer visitors equally spectacular opportunities to revel in a beautiful landscape. One of the most spectacular ways to explore the rolling hills and valleys of the Borders is to discover it on the back of a bicycle, along marked routes like the Four Abbeys Cycle Route, the Tweed Cycle Way, the Borders Loop, or the new Scottish C2C (coast2coast) route. The region is also home to two of the 7stanes mountain biking centres which can be found at Glentress & Innerleithen and Newcastleton.

Whether you’re looking to book a hotel and simply escape the nine to five for a few days, or want to include the Borders on your tour of this magnificent country, you’ll find it not only has plenty of great things to see and do, but its fantastic local restaurants, pubs, hotels, and cafés will also provide you with great traditional Scottish flavours and luxury amenities to enjoy along the way. Start planning your visit to the Scottish Borders, by simply using the Expedia search tool to research and reserve a room in this fantastic part of Scotland.

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