Regions - Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway
The lowlands of Scotland are incredibly popular with a variety of visitors. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the many biking trails, exciting wildlife and expansive green landscape, whilst historians can learn of the region’s captivating history when exploring the many castles and abbeys scattered around the region.
HCX Recommends: For a family day out, visit Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott in Melrose. The stunning house and grounds are a feast for the eyes and to the day, still reflects Scott’s work. Learn about the historic scot in the modern and educational visitor centre, or have an afternoon tea on the outdoor terrace at the fantastic café.