Things to Do in the Scottish Borders

Looking for things to do in the Scottish Borders? Then, you’ll love the variety of activities and experiences on offer at Ale Water Valley. From clay pigeon shooting to horse riding and golfing, choose an activity you love or try something new. We also offer fantastic places to stay in the Scottish Borders, including holiday cottages and B&Bs, as well as exceptional restaurants, cafés and pubs. Discover our range of tourist attractions and destinations below.


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

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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Dimple Knowe Self Catering Cottage

Dimpleknowe Cottage

Holiday cottage situated on a quiet country rural estate.
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Liz Kiteley Catering homemade cooking

Liz Kiteley Catering

Relax and enjoy food tailored to your needs at your holiday home in the Borders.
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