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Trip ideas

Need some help to get the best out of your visit to the Tweed Valley? Then here’s some themed trip ideas for you to consider … nothing set in stone, just a few pointers to set you on your way. Just click on the links below and start planning!


  • Myths and Legends

    Eildon Hills from Scott’s View

    From tales of Merlin and roman legionaries to fairy queens and ancient heroines, the Tweed Valley is a land of (often spooky!) myth and legend. Here are just a few of the... Read more...

  • Food and drink weekend

    Horseshoe Inn

    The Tweed Valley is fast becoming a foodie haven, with a tempting mix of indulgent restaurants, top hotels, food markets and specialist stores – not to mention some wonderful micro-breweries. Here’s a suggested itinerary... Read more...
  • Family weekend break

    Playing on the River Tweed

    The Tweed Valley is a brilliant area for affordable family fun, with a range of attractions and activities to suit every family member. Here are some suggestions for how a family of... Read more...

  • Borders Railway explorer

    The Borders by train

    Running between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank (a journey time of around 55 minutes), the new Borders Railway has opened up a whole new way of exploring the Borders, including the Tweed Valley. Here are... Read more...

  • Art lover’s weekend

    Jewellery at Tweed Art

    With outstanding galleries, top-quality theatre and a range of local artists and makers working in every imaginable medium, it’s little wonder that the Tweed Valley has a growing reputation as an arts destination... Read more...

  • Adventure break

    The Tweed Valley

    The Tweed Valley is renowned for having some of the best mountain biking on the planet, but it’s also a magnet for those who love playing outdoors, on or off their bikes. Here are... Read more...

  • Luxury weekend break

    Kingsmuir House, Peebles

    Keen to escape the city for a few days and recharge your batteries? For Edinburgh residents, the answer is just 45 minutes’ drive south, where a world of tranquil luxury awaits your pleasure. Here... Read more...

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