Where do the Scottish Borders start?
How to get to the Scottish Borders. The Scottish Borders is so simple to get to its no wonder people return here time and again. Spanning 1,800 square miles, it sits just south of Edinburgh & The Lothians, to the north east of Dumfries & Galloway and borders with Northumberland in the north of England.
What area does the Scottish Borders cover?
4,732 km² Scottish Borders/Area
Which is the nicest town in the Scottish Borders?
THREE Borders towns are in the running to be named the most beautiful in Scotland. Melrose, Peebles and Kelso are among the 35 communities to be put forward for the accolade, set up by tourism website Hidden Scotland.
Which city is closest to the Scottish border?
Berwick Upon Tweed is one of the largest of the English border towns to the east, and being situated only 2.5 miles from the border itself, the city has been largely a controversial place, switching hands between England and Scotland numerous times.
What is the closest Scottish city to England?
Edinburgh Scotlands capital Edinburgh, just 55 miles away, is closer than the nearest English city.