Attractions

There’s plenty of attractions in and around Kelso. From archery, to racing and beyond, there’s something to suit everyone.

Scottish Borders Heritage

The Scottish borders is an area of great culture, history and architecture – celebrating the heritage of this fantastic country.

Link: www.ScottishBordersHeritage.co.uk

 

Kelso Race Course

A National Hunt Racecourse staging jumps racing from September through until May in the beautiful Borders countryside and picturesque town of Kelso.

Link: www.Kelso-Races.co.uk

 

Kelso Golf Club

Kelso Golf Club is set in the heart of the Borders beautiful golfing countryside, this 18 hole, par 71 course is maintained to the highest level and will set a challenge to every standard of player.

Link: www.KelsoGolfClub.co.uk

 

Kelso Ice Rink

Kelso Ice Rink hosts curling, skating as well as hosting other events.

Link: www.BorderIceRink.co.uk

 

Fish Tweed

The River Tweed has always been internationally famous for its salmon fishing, with people coming from all over the world to fish it.

Link: www.FishTweed.co.uk

 

Jim Clark Rally

The River Tweed has always been internationally famous for its salmon fishing, with people coming from all over the world to fish it.

Link: www.JimClarkRally.org

 

Border Union Agricultural Society

The Border Union Agricultural Society was formed at a public meeting in the Cross Keys Inn on 22nd January 1813 under the Chairmanship of the Duke of Roxburghe. The aims were to give Premiums for the best stock of different kinds, for discoveries in agriculture, either in regard to tillage or the management of grasslands and for the new and improved implements of husbandry

Link: www.BUAS.org

 

Floors Castle

Floors Castle is the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe. A large and impressive country house .

Link: www.FloorsCastle.com

 

Paxton House

Paxton House is the hidden gem by the river Tweed. Come along and explore our 18th century John Adam mansion, extensive woodland and riverside grounds and beautiful gardens. A great family day out near Berwick upon Tweed.

Link: www.PaxtonHouse.co.uk

 

Abbotsford House

Discover Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott; one of Scotland’s most fascinating places. Created almost 200 years ago on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford was the culmination of Scott’s creative ambitions as a writer and the fount of his inspiration.

Link: www.ScottsAbbotsford.co.uk

 

Thirlstane Castle

A magnificent 16th Century Castle set in a quiet meadow landscape, you will find us distinctly different. Family home of the Duke of Lauderdale, Thirlestane Castle is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland.

Link: www.ThirlestaneCastle.co.uk

 

Manderston House

Manderston is the supreme country house of Edwardian Scotland; the swan-song of its era. A house on which no expense was spared with opulent staterooms, the only silver-staircase in the world and extensive “downstairs” domestic quarters.

Link: www.Manderston.co.uk

 

Teviot Smokery

This Scottish Borders 4 star visitor attraction is a family run establishment set on the banks of the River Teviot.

Link: www.TeviotGameFareSmokery.co.uk

 

Donkey Heaven

A recognised Scottish charity, established in 2003, to provide permanent homes to donkeys and mules in need of sanctuary whether due to cruelty or neglect or because their current owners are no longer able to care for them.

Link: www.DonkeyHeaven.org

 

Border Bows

Fantastic Archery weekends as well as championships.

Link: http://www.borderbows.com/