Book online We have a pretty comprehensive list of activities here & a collection of great sites. Do contact us if there's other stuff you would like to see in this section, or if there's something in the region that you would like some more information on.
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THINGS TO DO 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 A comprehensive guide to Peebles & the surrounding area. 

  Go where? Great site for info on Scottish outdoor activities. 

Specifics on Tweed Valley Forest Park  http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/forest-parks/tweed-valley-forest-park

MOUNTAIN & ROAD BIKING

The south of Scotland, Peebles & Innerleithen in particular, is world famous for its mountain biking trails, here are some links:

The 7stanes, Information on all the forestry trails across Southern Scotland.

mb7  &DirtSchool  & http://www.ridelines.co.uk/-Guiding & courses.

Innerliethen uplift, Save your legs for the ride down.

InnerleithenMTBracing. News on all the latest racing events in the Tweed Valley.

MTB Borders – A forum for local Mountain Bike activities.

Scottish Mountain BikeFor information on any of the trail centres in Scotland.

http://tweedlove.com/ Annual festival of all things bike.

http://www.alpinebikes.com/ Mountain bike sales & hire at Glentress & Innerleithen.

https://www.facebook.com/baisikal?v=info Baisikal specialises in refurbishing & building new bikes from old ones, but he's just down the road & will do top-notch services & supply any part.

http://www.bspokepeebles.co.uk/services/ Servicing & bike hire - mainly road bikes.

Info. on local road biking
http://www.peeblescycling.org/


http://www.cyclescottishborders.com/ 

RUGBY

http://www.peeblesrfc.org/

 

OSPREYS

http://tweedvalleyospreys.blogspot.co.uk/
http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/uk/peebles-osprey.html#cr

FISHING

Local fishing lessons & guiding: www.fishwild.co.uk

http://www.peeblesshiretroutfishing.co.uk/

http://www.fishpal.com/Scotland/Tweed/index.asp?dom=Tweed

http://www.tweedguide.com/

GOLF

http://www.peeblesgolfclub.com/

http://www.innerleithengolf.co.uk/

 

GARDENS AND CASTLES

Traquair House About 5 miles down the road – gardens, woodland walks, café, shop, maze & a brewery! 

Kailzie Gardens -  Beautiful gardens, café, shop & trout pond, about 4 miles away.

Dawyck Botanic Gardens - About 6 miles south-west of us, exceptional botanical garden with an award-winning visitor centre.  

Neidpath CastlePeebles’ ‘local’ castle, about a 1.5 mile walk.  

Cademuir Hill Fort is an Iron Age Fort & is immediately (well a mile or two) behind our house & an amazing walk. Here’s some info about it:

From 'The Modern Antiquarian'

From 'Engineering Timelines.com'

Rosslyn Chapel - A bit further afield (about 12 miles north of us), but a unique place, particularly if you’re into all that Da Vinci Code stuff.

WALKING

 ‘Official’ walking guide for Peebles: http://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory_record/7467/paths_around_peebles

A guide for walks all over the South of Scotland, some in Peebles

More walks in Peebles

 http://www.mapmywalk.com/gb/peebles-sct/

http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/borders/peebles.shtml

http://www.southofscotlandcountrysidetrails.co.uk/where-to-ride/peebles-area/

http://www.walking-routes.co.uk/Scot/Peebles.htm

RUNNING

The Moorfoot Runners is is our local running club – try the Beltane 10k trail – great route!


HORSERIDING

Trail riding and pony trekking are available at http://www.kailzieequestriancentre.com/

Riding trails: http://www.sup.org.uk/TrailRiding/peebles.htm

Borders festival of the horse http://www.bordersfestivalhorse.org/

RIDING THE MARCHES http://returntotheridings.co.uk/




OTHER STUFF

Go ape http://goape.co.uk/days-out/peebles 
 
Beltane - one week each year where the town goes mad! http://www.peeblesbeltanefestival.co.uk/ 

Our Local Spa:  http://www.stobocastle.co.uk/

Yoga: http://www.julieanderson-yogaclasses.co.uk/