Open spaces, fresh air, tranquil Scottish countryside, dramatic history and fascinating culture – exciting adventures await you in the Tweed Valley. You will be spoilt for choice when looking for ways to explore the area, but here is a peek at some of the highlights on offer in this breath taking part of Scotland.
Scotland’s oldest inhabited house, Traquair is a must visit. Explore the house with a guided tour, take a wander round the gardens and get lost in the maze, or sample Traquair ale in the brewery.
Glentress is one of the world class 7stanes mountain bike venues, featuring a wide range of trails for beginners and experts alike. It’s also perfect for walkers with miles of peaceful forestry trails to explore.
Choose from a culturally rich selection of music, films, dance shows, talks, and theatre productions all shown at Peeble’s very own Eastgate Theatre, located less than a 2 minute stroll from The Tontine.
Kailzie Gardens is just a mile east of Peebles, in a beautiful position on the River Tweed. At its heart lies the stunning walled garden with plantings of many unusual shrubs, laburnum arches, an enchanting rose garden and spectacular herbaceous borders.
A unique feature in the landscape, the Map is a large physical relief map of Scotland, sculpted in concrete and measuring some 40m by 50m. It was built by Poles following the Second World War. Open daily in the grounds of Barony Castle.