Walking & Wildlife in the Scottish Borders
There are baskets full of walks & information in each cottage!
|A Selection of Border walks||The Border Abbey’s Way|
Have a look at Rose’s blog for personal, practical and picturesque pointers for walks, on both sides of the border! It is a valuable and developing resource for walkers
We are so close to the border – here is a selection of more walks in Northumberland
For guided walks in Northumberland, Patrick and Louise Norris have a wealth of experience in the landscape, wildlife and cultural history of the area
Nature at it’s best – on both sides of the border!
Close to our hearts – places you might see Red Squirrels in the Borders!
Interested in bird watching and grey seals – Andrew Douglas’ Serenity boat trips to The Farne Islands from Seahouses in Northumberland, are a must!
Or with Billy Shiels who’s family have been running boat trips to The Farne Islands since 1918!
Northumbrian Wildlife Tours offer unique and carefully planned guided bird and wildlife watching walks in Northumberland
Chain Bridge Honey Farm – a local gem – with lots of unexpected surprises!
The Border Mill is a mini-mill – a small scale alpaca fibre processing mill near Duns in The Borders. Perhaps not strictly a wildlife experience – and as yet only online! However I am sure there will be great Alpaca experiences to come from John and Juliet, watch this space !
Bird watching in the Borders – where to look!
The Sea Bird Centre – 5 Star Visitor Attraction overlooking the islands of the Firth of Forth.
Scuba diving from St Abbs Head and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve – in the world’s top five dive sites!
Discover the connection between the seasons, farming and food at The Barn at Beal.
The Borders Forest Trust – trees and trails
For wildlife from afar – what about a trip to Edinburgh Zoo to see the Giant Pandas!