Hawick (pronounced hoyk) is a busy town at the center of the region's textile industry, commemorated in the interesting Borders Textile Towerhouse. The Victorian buildings along its High Street recall the town’s heyday. The largest community in the Borders, it's a good place to buy the delicate cashmere and wool goods that made the region famous. Hawick’s Common Riding festival, held each June, draws onlookers from all over Scotland.


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