Craigielea Bed & Breakfast
Craigielea Bed & Breakfast

Craigielea News, Photos, Coming Events

For those interested in the history and attractions of the region,below you will find a selection of photographs from around the Borders together with news of current events.

Abbotsford, home of novelist Sir Walter Scott, is on the edge of the town. Scott has links with other towns in the area.

Harmony, in nearby Melrose,a lovely peaceful gardenof herbaceous and mixed borders, lawns, vegetable and fruit areas and spring bulbs. While the house is not open to the public, the gardens are well worth a visit for apicnic with fine views of the Abbey and the Eildon Hills.

Upcoming Events in the Scottish Borders

House and Gardens
Created almost 200 years ago on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford was the culmination of Scott’s creative ambitions as a writer and the fount of his inspiration.
1st – 31st March 10am-4pm
1st April – 31st October 10am – 5pm
1st – 30th November 10am – 4pm

Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering 2017
The Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering will take place from 23rd June to 2nd July 2017. The Braw Lads Day will take place on Saturday 1st July 2017.

Borders Book Festival

15-18 June 2017, Harmony House, Melrose.
Click on link for programme details - a fantastic week-end of authors and books, food and drink.

Melrose Abbey
Discover a place so beloved by Robert the Bruce, he chose it as the final resting place for his heart. Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale, and it was a highly desirable place to be buried.

1 April to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Jedburgh Abbey

Explore one of four great abbeys established in the Scottish Borders in the 1100s. Built over more than 70 years, Jedburgh is striking for its unusual mix of Romanesque and early Gothic architecture.

1 April to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Steam Train Special FIFE COAST to the SCOTTISH BORDERS

Fife Coast to the Scottish Borders across Scotland's latest World Heritage Site, The Forth Bridge, then travelling along Scotland's newest line, the Borders Railway. Steam-hauled by LMS Stanier Black Five locomotive.

Sundays 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th August 2017
Craigielea Bed & Breakfast, Lawyers Brae, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3JQ. Tel: + 44 (0)1896 753838
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