Scottish Borders

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Scottish Borders

Leave site travel local roads onto the A1 exit north for 22 miles.

Berwick on Tweed

Situated in Northumberland on the coast near the Scottish Boarder located on the mouth of the River Tweed. Founded in Anglo Saxon times, it is now a traditional market town with architectural features. Much to be viewed in the high street and across the river Tweeds  bridges with the town having many points of interest. Discover the Defence Ramparts and Town Walls, Barrack Buildings, Fortress Ruins and the Holy Trinity 1650s Church.

 Berwick

Berwick

 Berwick

Berwick

 Berwick

Berwick

Resume trip north on the A1 for 8 miles onto Eyemouth.

Eyemouth

A small town in Berwickshire on the Scottish Boarders situated at the mouth of Eye Water with a picturesque Harbour and Fishing Port with the small Bantry beach. It has a population of only 3420 and is a traditional fishing village with narrow streets having history in body snatches and smuggling. On the banks of the old harbour stands a 1755 18th century merchant’s villa called the Gunsgreen House known locally as the smuggling centre; also on the mouth of the harbour is the World of Boats Museum with displays of historic period clothed models and boats well worth a visit. In harbour area of the moored boats, look out for the grey seals searching for food.

 Eyemouth

Eyemouth

 Eyemouth

Eyemouth

 Eyemouth

Eyemouth

Resume trip travel north A1 52 miles into Edinburgh the capital city of Scotland.

Edinburgh

Spend a few hours and discover the numerous old historic buildings and the Castle just off the famous Princes Street. Walk the back streets to take in the full splendour of the atmosphere. Visit the Greyfriars district and seek out the landmark of the loyal pooch that spent 14 years by his masters grave plus the many monuments and statues.

Edinborough Bobby

Edinburgh Bobby

Edinborough Bobby

Edinburgh Bobby

Edinborough Bobby

Edinburgh Bobby

Edinborough Greyfriars

Edinburgh Greyfriars

Edinborough Greyfriars

Edinburgh Greyfriars

Edinborough Greyfriars

Edinburgh Greyfriars

Edinborough

Edinburgh

Edinborough

Edinburgh

Edinborough

Edinburgh

Resume trip back towards the site visiting Kelso travel 44 miles northwest on the A68 onto A697 then A6089.

Kelso

A small market town in the Scottish Boarders situated on the rivers Tweed and Teviot. There are many historic old clean smart buildings around the town square and centre. The town gives off a warm pleasant friendly feel so much you do not want to leave, points of interest the Abbey Ruins and the old Teviot Bridge.

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Kelso

Resume trip 41 miles to Bamburgh travel northeast on A697 visit the Castle and grounds before returning to site this is only a one street village back in Northumberland near the coast.

 Bamburgh

Bamburgh

 Bamburgh

Bamburgh

 Bamburgh

Bamburgh