Scotland and Scott Links

Scottish Borders


A large, attractive tourism portal designed to help you plan for a vacation in the "Southern Uplands" - from the Scottish Borders across to Dumfries and Galloway.

Scottish Borders Tourist Board Royal Burgh of Peebles Selkirk Melrose Border Events

A guide to the Borders region with events diary, recommendations on where to eat and a searchable Accommodation Guide.

A bright and lively site covering accommodation, what to see and do, history, local businesses in this Border town.

Selkirk was the site of the first Border Abbey and where William Wallace, 'Braveheart', was declared guardian of Scotland. Background on these and other events, plus the Selkirk Common Riding when up to 500 riders ride the Marches.

Historical and architectural attractions, calendar of events and scenery, plus history - and rugby.

Having frequently heard people in the Borders saying "there's nothing to do" the creators of this Web site set out to prove otherwise, with a selection of places to see, things to do and exhibitions in the area. Also produced in brochure format and available from visitor centres etc in the area.

Scottish Borders Council

Council services, events, latest news, local information including tourism and visitor attractions, Borders area maps. Trace your family tree or find out about Borders history, plus a Heritage hub resources for archive and local history information


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Hawick Word Book

PDF book - Part of a project to record the words and dialect of Hawick but has expanded to cover many aspects of the area - including 200 detailed pages on Scott family genealogy!

Scocha (Pronounced Scotia)  is a self-proclaimed 'Folk and Roll' band based in Hawick in the Scottish Borders. The name of the band is derived from the surnames of the two founding members Iain SCOtt and David CHApman. They formed around 1991 and have produced a number of albums of songs, many of which have links to the Scottish Borders.

Scocha Hawick Archaeological Society

Aims to encourage interest in Hawick’s past by commemorating the achievements of its people and supporting the local museum.

Selkirkshire Aniquarian Society Heart of Hawick

Heart of Hawick Heritage Hub and Family Research centre

Border Clansmen re-enactment

a living history reenactment association that portrays life during the uneasy truce between Scotland and England in the 16th century.