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

Abbotsford - The Home of Sir Walter Scott

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

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

BVAC Classic Car Show
With more than 1200 vintage and classic vehicles making the journey to Thirlestane Castle on Sunday the 3rd June, this much-loved event is undoubtedly one of the biggest and best car rallies in the whole country.

Date: 03/06/2018
Time: 11:00
Venue: Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

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.

Sundays 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th August 2018
Craigielea Bed & Breakfast, Lawyers Brae, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3JQ. Tel: + 44 (0)1896 753838
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