Kelso Farmers Market, Fourth Saturday morning of each month in Kelso Square.

Creative courses check out dates in our blog

River Tweed Salmon Fishing Museum in Kelso Square.

Floors Castle opening times 

Dates of special events and guided house tours at Marchmont House. An imposing ‘Grade A’ listed mansion from the Palladian Period. Normally only open to the public for a limited number of days, tickets must be booked in advance through their website.

Information about The Border Common Ridings can be found on the very helpful Reivers Road website .  You can also download their app for guided tours through The Borders.

For events further afield across the South of Scotland, Scotland Starts Here.

Event Calendars at local venues


Lots more local events on Visit Kelso 


4 Floors Castle Pruning Workshop with Simon McManus, Head Gardener at Floors

11 Kelso Races, Wishing Well Chase Day

18-19 The Crafters Art and Design Fair in The Borders Events Centre, Kelso

25 Marchmont Makers Foundation Christmas Market  

29 Kelso Races, Afternoon Racing


2-3 Christmas Cracker Weekend at Paxton House 

8&9 Floors Festive Wreath Workshop

10 Kelso Races The Scottish Borders National

29 Kelso Races, Festive Fling Raceday


Visit Kelso Events Calendar

The Border Ice Rink at Kelso – curling and public skating sessions

Kelso Swimming Pool information

The Border Common Ridings, every summer the towns of the Scottish Borders stage their own Common Ridings, an unforgettable spectacle of horsemanship, tradition and community spirit. Customs continued with real passion by locals, celebrating the region’s unique identity and history.

Kelso Farmers Market – 4th Saturday morning each month. There are markets in other Border towns too.

Floors Castle Events about 2 miles from Hendersyde

Kelso National Hunt Racing  – at the end of the farm road-end!

The Border Events Centre in Kelso hosts a wide variety of indoor and outdoor events throughout the year.

Mellerstain House and Gardens near Kelso

Events at Abbotsford, home to Sir Walter Scott

Bowhill House and Country Estate near Selkirk, which is just over half an hour from Hendersyde.

Ford and Etal Events and Information a step over the border in Northumberland. There is so much to see in these delightful Northumbrian Villages

Events at Paxton House, near Berwick-upon-Tweed

Events at Traquair further up the Tweed Valley near Peebles

Scottish Borders Cycling Events Tweed Love

Tweed Love Mountain Bike Festival Events

Scottish Borders Cycling Events – Tweed Love

Scotland’s Gardens Opening dates and Times

Alnwick Castle events

Evenings Out

The varied programmes of the Borders Theatre scene.

The Maltings Theatre & Arts Centre, Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Heart of Hawick Events – one of the biggest regeneration projects in the Scottish Borders. Live stream dates from The Royal Opera House.

Peebles Theatre and Arts Centre. Eastgate has become a well-loved part of the Peebles landscape, and a lively hub for arts activities in the Scottish Borders.

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