Museums and Art Galleries in Scottish Borders

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This is a region which is drenched in the blood of countless battles with the English, and its many ruined castles and abbeys bear witness to this. It also has inspired the country's greatest poets and writers such as Robert Burns, John Buchan and Sir Walter Scott. The wildest and most spectacular scenery is to be found in the southern part of the region, but it is along the central valley of the River Tweed, between Peebles in the west and Kelso in the east, where you'll find most of the historic attractions. The hill walking and spa-town atmosphere of Peebles is recommended.

  • There are a couple of Art Galleries worthy of your consideration: The Flat Cat Gallery, The Kittiwake Gallery, The Tom Davidson Gallery and The Vennel Gallery. There are also a number of smallish museums throughout the Borders - most of the towns have their own to display artifacts from various pillaging expeditions of the past! Private House Stays has identified the following: The Coldstream Museum, The Eyemouth Museum, Halliwells House Museum, The Hawick Museum, The Jim Clark Room, The John Buchan Centre, The Liddesdale Heritage Centre, The Mary Queen of Scots Visitors Centre, The Melrose Motor Museum, The Melrose Teddy Bear Museum, The Museum of Border Arms, Sir Walter Scotts Courtroom, St Ronans Wells - Innerleithen, The Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre, The Tweeddale Museum and The Trimontium Museum.



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