Things to do in the Scottish Borders: 13 ideas to tempt you south

Landscape of the Scottish Borders

With so many people choosing to travel north when in Scotland to the, admittedly wonderful, Highlands, can I tempt you in to staying in the south? Think rolling hills, pretty towns, amazing history and a coastline that’s just as pretty as the west. Oh, and no midges either! I guess, since you’re reading this that … Read more

Whisky distillery tours near Edinburgh – 9 to explore

glass of whisky overlooking Edinburgh in Scotland

Scotland and whisky just go together so well but if you’re short on time you might not have the capacity to explore the Highlands and Islands that are famed for having LOTS of distilleries. So if you’re based in the capital, and want to visit some whisky distilleries near Edinburgh what are your choices? This … Read more

The 4 Scottish Borders Abbeys [2023]: full guide to visiting

jedburgh abbey

Scotland’s Borders Abbeys are some of the most picturesque ruins I’ve been to and if you’re looking for something to do and see while travelling in Southern Scotland then I highly recommend a trip!  They provided perfect days out for us since we were travelling for the first time with our new dog, Annie, and … Read more