The Kelso area

Kelso is a pretty market town - population some 7000 with a lovely square and cobbled streets on the banks of the River Tweed.
Pubs and restaurants - a great choice and all within easy reach.
Kelso Races for jump and flat racing.
Border Union Show ground Kelso with many events. Dog Show in June, Agricultural Show in July, Ram Sales in September and more. Antique & Craft sales.
Borders Common Riding Festivals in each town throughout the summer,
Edinburgh Festival in August/September. Edinburgh Hogmanay/New year Celebrations.


Horse Riding from local riding centres.
Borders Rugby and Sevens Tournaments. Melrose Sevens in April
Salmon and trout fishing on the Rivers Tweed and Teviot and local trout lochs.
Fieldsports prearranged . Clay pigeon shooting.

Beaches on the Northumbrian Coast. Farne Islands and Holy Island all within easy driving reach.

Ice rink and Curling in Kelso. Watersports at nearby Kielder Reservoir.
Bowling Greens. Tennis nearby.
Border Abbeys. Jedburgh Melrose, Kelso and Dryburgh
The church is adjacent so a great venue for weddings and christenings!
Public hall.
Local Mill outlets for Cashmere, knitwear and tweed/tartans.
Mountain Biking at The Hub or Glentress or wild riding in the Cheviots.straight out of glebe Housse door!

Activities near Kelso

Sports:
Tennis in town
Watersports
Horse Riding
Golf within 30 mins drive
Fishing

Great for:
Walking holidays
Rural / countryside retreats
Cycling holidays

The Scottish Borders region

A beautiful unspoiled part of Scotland with dramatic hills and valleys, interesting local towns with genuine community activities, Festivals and Rugby Sevens.
A hill farming and agricultural area with local shows. Blackface sheep and cattle dominate. Hundreds of horses for riding, racing and fstival common riding weeks.
Great local shopping and get to know the local population who are so helpful.
Textile Mills with cashmere & tartan outlets
Cheviot Hills of Southern Scotland, the peace and privacy is invigorating.
Famously popular with salmon and trout fishers River Tweed. Feld sports with stalking available.
Renowned for Hill walking the Pennine way, Dere Street, Southern Upland Way, the Abbeys Way, St Cuthbert's Way
Mountain biking from the door or at 7 Stanes
Historical sites with famous Abbeys, Emperor Hadrian's Wall, Pictish Forts and Scottish Keeps/Towers.
Stately Homes, historic country houses and gardens.

Kielder Forest park ,
Interesting local pubs and restaurants, local butchers, bakers, salmon smokeries etc.
Alnwick Water Gardens
22 Golf courses. 18 hole championship and tricky 9 holers. Discount vouchers.
Romantic hill country, arrange fishing in rivers, lochs and watch grazing farm animals, wild birds and mammals. Ever changing skies. Quiet roads and genuine people, local produce.
So much to do and to see.

Market towns of Kelso, Jedburgh, Melrose and Hawick close by with their Tartan & Cashmere outlets.