Escape to historic Berwick upon Tweed and the Scottish Borders

The Scottish Borders has some incredible countryside. It is perfect for those looking for peace and to escape the rush of every day life.

Located just 3 miles from the Scottish Border, Berwick Upon Tweed once was surrounded by great Elizabethan walls that were built to keep out the Scots who were intent on invading the town. Nowadays you can walk the route and marvel at the views across the River Tweed and one of the finest bridges in the world, the Royal Border Bridge.

This coastal town has four sandy beaches and plenty of riverside walks making this an ideal location for cyclists, walkers and families looking to escape to the seaside. There’s plenty to do for everyone with the town having annual Film, Book, Music, Food and Beer festivals, museums and parks to visit.

Kelso is a market town in Scotland, just 7 miles from the Border, and lies where the rivers Tweed and Teviot confluence. Spend the days exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside, Floors Castle and Gardens, Smailholm Tower and Kelso Abbey.

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