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The Scottish Borders is a romantic county with a turbulent history which is dotted with castles, beautiful abbeys and impressive ruins. Whatever the season, in the Scottish Borders, there are attractions for you to enjoy on a luxury cottage holiday, all year round. On the other hand, what makes the Borders popular for self-catering holidays is not solely the attractions but the large range of activities that you can enjoy to experience some of the best of this part of Scotland. With opportunities to walk, cycle, play golf, ride, windsurf, fish and go off road, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring the great outdoors in the Borders.
There are also many sporting and activity centres that can offer brilliant days out taking part in multiple outdoor pursuits including clay pigeon shooting, diving and shooting. If you’re travelling to the Scottish Borders to get away from it all and kick back then maybe some sightseeing would be more appropriate. Examples of fantastic historic attractions include Floors Castle, Traquir House, a former hunting lodge and Neidpath Castle by the River Tweed. For something to entertain the kids there is always Jedforest Deer and Farm Park, Glentress and the town jail in Jedburgh. The Scottish Borders is a fantastic place to eat out, with amazing fresh local produce available at various eateries.
If you plan to do a lot of walking and outdoor activities on a self-catering holiday in the Scottish Borders then you may want to stay in a luxury cottage with a hot tub so you can really relax and take it easy.