Tourist Attractions etc in The Scottish Borders
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The Scottish Borders Tourist Attractions

Tourist attractions in & around the area of The Scottish Borders...







The Scottish Borders Tourist Attractions

 
blank tabBORDERS TEXTILE TOWERHOUSETourist Attraction
1 Tower Knowe, Hawick, TD9 9BZ
Senior Museums Curator: Mrs. Fiona M. Colton

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Opening Times: Open All year. Apr-Oct Mon-Sat 10.00-4.30pm & Sun 12noon-3.00pm Nov-Mar Mon, Wed-Sat 10-4pm. Closed Christmas to New Year. Admission Free. A new, exciting experience. The heritage, the future of Scotland's premier textile manufacturing region is presented within a beautifully-restored 16th Century Tower House. People, processes, products from virgin wool to haute couture. Border knitwear and tweeds have been adopted by the whole world come and explore the unfinished story! The Towerhouse also contains the Tom Scott Room, which is dedicated to the noted Scottish water colourist (1854-1927), with touch screen access to the Museum's collection of his work. Shop souvenirs, gifts, books. Wheelchair access. Admission free. An education facility is available for schools and families at Borders Textile Towerhouse. To enquire, telephone the Education Officer on 01450 373457. Temporary exhibition programme and events throughout the year.
Tel: 01450 377615    Fax: 01450 378506
E-mail: textiletowerhouse@scotborders.gov.uk
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blank tabHARESTANES COUNTRYSIDE VISITOR CENTRETourist Attraction
By Ancrum, Jedburgh, TD8 6UQ
Senior Museums Curator: Mrs. Fiona M. Colton

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Opening Times: April-Oct Mon-Sun 10-5pm Admission Free. A great day out for everyone, whatever the weather! Commended by the Scottish Tourist Board, there's something for everyone at Harestanes. Enjoy a countryside walk, try the traditional puzzles in the Games Room or relax in the children's play area with a picnic. There are temporary exhibitions, crafts, events, gifts and a tea-room
Tel: 01835 830306    Fax: 01835 830734
E-mail: harestanes@scotborders.gov.uk
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blank tabTHE HIRSEL ESTATE & MUSEUMTourist Attraction
Coldstream, Berwickshire, TD12 4LR
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The Hirsel Estate is open all year during daylight hours and provides an excellent location for a family day out.

There is something for everyone at the Park; walks by lakeside, river and through the grounds of the Hirsel Estate. Within the Estate grounds is the Homestead complex incorporating the Museum and Arts and Crafts Centre, the Cottage Tea Room and the Crafthouse Gallery. There is also a small, children's play area and picnic site. The Tea Room is open most of the year to serve visitors with quality cooked foods, now including lunches and delicious home baking. 'Welcome coaches by appointment' by ringing the Tea Room 01890 883645.

Accommodation: 2 cottages - now available to book online through Wyndham.
Tel: 01555 851536    Fax: 01555 851140
E-mail: office@daestates.co.uk
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