Ale Water Valley

The Ale Water Valley is home to a wonderfully diverse range of Scottish tourist attractions. From golfing to horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing and more, there’s no shortage of things to do in the Scottish Borders. Visitors can also eat in remarkable restaurants, pubs and cafés, stay in luxury accommodation and experience the heritage of the Scottish Borders at the historic Riddell Estate.

Carved through Border Reivers country, the Ale Water Valley runs from above Ashkirk through to Lilliesleaf and Midlem, and then on to Ancrum where the Ale Water meets the River Teviot. This vibrant Scottish valley is a beautiful place to explore, try new things and discover new passions. We look forward to welcoming you.

What to See & Do

Bisley at Braidwood

Enjoy clay pigeon shooting at Scotland’s largest sporting shooting ground.
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Riddell Estate and Tower

Riddell Estate

Explore the rich heritage of Riddell Estate in the Scottish Borders.
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Whitmuir Farm Cottages

Relax at Whitmuir Farm Cottages and discover the nature of Ale Water Valley.
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ISEC Outdoor School

Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

Ian Stark Equestrian Centre offers horse riding lessons and treks in the Scottish Borders.
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SANDYSTONES B & B

Sandystones B&B

Learn about life on a working farm with a stay at Sandystones B&B.
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WollGolf Course 16th MED, Ashkirk, Scottish Borders

New Woll Estate

The New Woll Estate is home to a golf course, restaurant and holiday cottages.
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Jammy Cook - Creative Cakes to order

Jammy Cook

Bespoke food to order, creative cakes, picnics,teas and meals.
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Clerklands Fly Fishing

Clerklands Fly Fishing

Enjoy trout fly fishing at Clerklands Fly Fishery in the Scottish Borders.
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