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Walkerburn Town Information




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Welcome to Walkerburn...

A beautiful and picturesque haven nestled in lush green hills along the famous River Tweed. Whether visiting for business or pleasure Walkerburn offers a peaceful and relaxing setting for everyone.

Situated on the A72, Walkerburn is just 2 miles from Innerleithen, 8 Miles from Peebles and 10 Miles from Galashiels. As well as some of the finest scenery in the Scottish Borders, Walkerburn boasts some of the most unique history of any of the borders villages.

With its fabulous countryside, amazing wildlife and magnificent scenery, Walkerburn is an ideal retreat for a quiet and relaxed stay in beautiful and picturesque surroundings.

Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the countryside, via marked routes. The River Tweed offers fantastic fishing for both Salmon and Trout as well as ideal conditions for the canoeist both novice and expert.

Within walking distance is the sleepy town of Innerleithen with its shops, hotels and golf course. It is also home to St. Ronans Well. A Historic spa, built in 1827 which was used by the Victorians in need of the curative waters.

A short car ride away is the scenic town of Peebles with its shops, cafe's, hotels, market, swimming pool and golf course. In the opposite direction you will find Galashiels with its many shops, cafe's, hotels, swimming pool, and cinema.

(editorial provided by the main Walkerburn Village website www.walkerburn.org)