Whether on the coast or inland, Scotland’s borders are full of incredible places to visit and adventures to experience. Yetholm is not an exception to this rule, as it’s filled with beautiful landscapes and history-filled buildings and accommodation all over town. Here’s a list of some places you can’t miss.
The Gypsy Memorial, Kirk Yetholm
Since 2003, this piece of stone from the Blinkbonny Quarry has been a memorial to the Gypsies of Kirk Yetholm. It is also a memorial to local historian Tom Tokey, a specialist in the culture of the Gypsies of Kirk Yetholm.
Towerhouse – Borders Textile
As you admire the history of this 500-year-old tower built in the Borders River, you can enjoy the region’s knitting and tweed production. This 4-star attraction is free all year round and showcases the over 200-year history of the town when it comes to knitwear and wool fabrics.
Bemersyde Moss – St Boswells
On this Scottish Wildlife Trust Property, you will find a 25-hectare reserve with open water and wetland vegetation with grassland, woodland, and more. Also, the area is home to some 14,000 pairs of black-headed gulls, widgeon, and grey-tailed geese.
Sir Walter Scott came to admire the incredible view of the Tweed River and the Eildon Hills frequently. This view is located between Kelso and St. Boswell in the Borders. Dryburgh Abbey is another option nearby.
7stanes Mountain Biking, Glentress and Innerleithen
Glentress and Innerleithen are famous for offering the best mountain roads in the UK. They are located in The Tweed Valley. Innerleithen is just a few miles southeast of Glentress where you can get your adrenaline pumping with amazing downhills, freerides, and XC trails.
Chain Bridge Honey Farm – Berwick
This farm was established more than 30 years ago and has more than 1000 colonies of bees. You will be able to enjoy some beekeeping exhibitions and learn everything related to bees, from which the honey and wax of the products offered for sale are extracted.
Mary Queen of Scotts’ – Visitor Centre
This museum is housed in a 16th-century tower house in the Royal Borough of Jedburgh. You can also visit the Jedburgh Castle Jail and the original ruins of The Abbey.
Near Selkirk, you will enjoy hiking, trekking, fishing, and horseback riding. You’ll also find an adventure park for children where they can have a good time with family and friends.
Yetholmhas it all, as it is a diverse village. You will never get bored with so many options for the whole family! Enjoymountain biking, a beekeeping exhibition, museums or just admire the wildlife in this wonderful place.