Galashiels at the heart of the Borders, lies in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, close to its meeting with the River Tweed.
Lochcarron of Scotland Cashmere and Wool Centre offers tours of the weaving process, and within the mill, Galashiels Museum recalls the history of the town. Old Gala House, home of the Lairds of Gala for centuries, is now a museum and art gallery. Three miles east of the town is Abbotsford House, Sir Walter Scott's mansion on the banks of the Tweed.
There is Pay and Display parking in the town. Local publications include a town plan, mini-guide, town trail and countryside walks. In late June, the Braw Lad's Gathering is a week of ceremonies and events commemorating the town's history. Places of interest include Abbotsford House, Lochcarron of Scotland Cashmere and Wool Centre, Old Gala House & Christopher Boyd Art Gallery, Lindean Mill Glass, Torwoodlee Golf Club, Meadowfield Golf Range, Swimming Pool and
Here we try to offer a wide selection from budget to luxury hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast, B&B accommodation suitable for holidays, vacations or business travellers in Galashiels or surrounding areas.
Hotels Guest Houses Bed and Breakfast in and around Galashiels...
Ideally located (being geographically in the heart of the Scottish Borders) for visiting the attractions in the area, i.e. the ancient abbeys, stately homes, museums etc. Bedrooms are elegantly decorated (majority en-suite) and have television, and tea/coffee making facilities. A hearty Scottish breakfast is included. Excellent golf courses available locally. Private car parking available. Special discounts available. Direct rail link to Edinburgh.