Sights & Attractions in The Borders and the Southwest

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Fodor's Choice Sights in The Borders and the Southwest

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Abbotsford House
In this great house overlooking the Tweed, Sir Walter Scott lived...
Houses / Mansions Melrose
 
Caerlaverock Castle
The stunningly beautiful moated Caerlaverock Castle stands in...
Castles / Palaces Ruthwell
 
Caerlaverock Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre
You can observe wintering wildfowl, including various species...
Nature Preserves Ruthwell
 
Castle Kennedy Gardens
The lovely Castle Kennedy Gardens surround the shell of the original...
Gardens / Arboretums Stranraer
 
Floors Castle
The palatial Floors Castle, the largest inhabited castle in Scotland...
Castles / Palaces Kelso
 
Jedburgh Abbey
The most impressive of the Borders abbeys towers above Jedburgh...
Religious Sites Jedburgh
 
Melrose Abbey
Just off Melrose's town square sit the ruins of Melrose Abbey...
Religious Sites Melrose
 
Smailholm Tower
The characteristic Borders structure Smailholm Tower stands uncompromisingly...
Military Sites Kelso
 
Traquair House
Said to be the oldest continually occupied home in Scotland...
Houses / Mansions Innerleithen
 
Wigtown Book Festival
The 10-day Wigtown Book Festival, held in late September and...
Festivals Wigtown
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