Scottish Borders

The rolling green hills of the Scottish Borders have much to offer the walker - a fine salmon river, historic abbeys and castles, extensive views from the hill tops, fresh air, peace and quiet. This is a green and fertile region of Scotland, the towns and villages are as attractive as their surroundings and the hedgerows are glorious. Depending upon the season they are laced with hawthorn, festooned in wild roses, dripping with wild raspberries and bright with flowers. Salmon and trout leap in the Tweed, grouse call on the high moors and the sheep graze on the hillsides.

 

Autumnal colours along the River Tweed

 

Two of Scotland’s finest Long Distance Paths, the Southern Upland Way and St Cuthbert’s Way, meet at Melrose so the itinerary we offer will include some fine stretches of these well-maintained and superbly waymarked paths. They will include the lofty viewpoints of the Eildon Hills and Penniel Heugh; ancient Traquair House; Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys; Harestanes Visit Centre and the Wallace Monument.

 

View of Melrose Abbey and the graveyard

 
Bed & Breakfast option

Your holiday in the Tweed Valley will be based at a comfortable family-run guest house in the handsome town of Melrose. Your room will have ensuite bathroom acilities and you will have a choice of continental or full Scottish breakfast. Melrose has an excellent range of hotels, restaurants and pubs serving meals in the evening.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast option

Your holiday in the Tweed Valley will be based at the superbly appointed Burt’s Hotel [AA***, STB***], which faces onto the Market Square in Melrose. As well as providing exceptionally comfortable accommodation Burt’s boasts an award-winning restaurant with two sought-after AA Rosettes for it’s food, and the distinction of having been named as the AA pub of the Year for Scotland 2004/2005 for its overall excellence of food, accommodation and welcome. Burts Hotel has also been named as Country Dining Pub of the Year in the Good Pub Awards for 2015. All bedrooms have ensuite bathroom facilities.

 

What's included in the price of this holiday? 

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Bed & Breakfast
Holiday Options

EasyEasy
Code:TWVSB3
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:3
Price:£275.00
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Code:TWVSB5
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:5
Price:£500.00
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EasyEasy
Code:TWVSB7
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:7
Price:£625.00
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  • All of the above prices are per person, and based upon two guests sharing a double or twin-bedded room.
  • Single traveller supplement; £40 per night (More about single supplement).
  • Discounts available for parties of three or more guests.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Holiday Options

EasyEasy
Code:TWVSH3
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:3
Price:£430.00
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EasyEasy
Code:TWVSH5
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:5
Price:£760.00
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EasyEasy
Code:TWVSH7
Grade:Easy - Moderate
Nights:7
Price:£1,005.00
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  • All of the above prices are per person, and based upon two guests sharing a double or twin-bedded room.
  • Single traveller supplement; £40 per night (More about single supplement).
  • Discounts available for parties of three or more guests.

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Travel information
Rail: Berwick-upon-Tweed or Tweedbank
Onward travel: Taxi or public bus 

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