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Family days/activities

/Floors Castle
Location:  Kelso, 4.9 miles
Suitable for families and dogs so makes the perfect family day out. Discover the grounds of Floors, and enjoy woodland walks, plant centre, walled gardens and the adventure playground.  Explore the castle and its historic roots and then relax in the Terrace Café.

Location:  Ancrum
Set in beautiful countryside with a great outdoor play park, there's plenty to do at Harestanes. From beautiful countryside walks to events and exhibitions there's always something new to discover.

/Jed Forest Deer & Farm Park
Location: Jedburgh, 14 miles
Great for all the family, explore the farm of animals and feed them, gaze at the birds of prey, enjoy a light meal in the coffee shop and play in the wooden adventure playground.  No dogs allowed.

/Hurly Burly
Location: Nr Duns, 17.7 miles
Located in peaceful surroundings this is a great place for children up to 12 years to pay and adults to socialise.  A huge soft play area and café, perfect for letting off some steam.

/Heatherslaw Light Railway
Location:  Cornhill, 13 miles
Brief Description:  Great for families, a very memorable day out. Explore Etal and Etal castle, and explore the neighbouring picturesque villages before catching the next train home back to Heatherslaw.

Historic borders

Historic borders
So much history, so much to do Discover the grounds of Floors Castle & enjoy the woodland walks, plant centre, walled gardens and the adventure playground. Explore the castle and its historic roots, and then relax in the Terrace Café. Take a look

Great for families

Great for families
Fantastic days out From deer parks, to steam railways and fairy tale castles there is so much to do in the Borders Take a look

A hub of activity

A hub of activity
So much going on From book festivals to ride outs, historical re-enactments and rugby, the Borders keeps you entertained year round. Take a look

Explore The Capital

Explore The Capital
So much going on Less than an hour from Edinburgh, home to the largest annual international arts festival in the world. This includes the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Take a look