TEN FACTS ABOUT THE BORDERS
The Jim Clark Room in Duns pays tribute to the late Formula One world champion driver who grew up near the town.
Barony Castle Hotel in Eddleston has the Great Polish Map of Scotland, measuring 40m x 50m, in its grounds.
James IV mustered his commanders at the small kirk at Ellemford before the disastrous Battle of Flodden in 1513.
Robert the Bruce’s heart is buried at Melrose Abbey while the rest of his body is interred at Dunfermline Abbey.
Duns Castle was redeveloped in 1820 around a 14thcentruy peel tower given by Robert the Bruce to Randolph, Earl of Moray.
Rob Roy’s sporran is one of the things on display at Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford House.
Scott’s View offers super vistas across the River Tweed to the once volcanic Eildon Hills.
The town of Duns is the likely birthplace of John Duns Scotus, the great medieval philosopher.
The region’s famous textile-making heritage dates back to the 13th century.
Glentress Forest, Peebles, is a Mecca for mountain bikers.