The Scottish Borders has over 300 miles of accessible off-road riding, hill tracks, waymarked routes and forestry trails making it a haven for you and your horse. This unique resource makes the Scottish Borders THE premier destination for horse riders.
Easily accessible, many routes are part of Scotland’s Great Trails which stretch from coast to coast and north-south across the nation. Several link with trails in Cumbria and Northumberland and from there to the Lake District, the Pennines and beyond!
Couple this with top quality accommodation for both you and your horse and you are in for a trip to remember. Whether you want a long weekend or an epic 3-week adventure the Scottish Borders has it all – and then some…
Imagine following in the footsteps of Roman soldiers who marched this way thousands of years ago …. riding across the Cheviots over the border to England …. enjoying a picnic high on the hills above Peebles looking down on the Tweed winding through the valley below ……. cantering for miles along the firm grass turf of former drove roads ……
What are you waiting for?
Stay at luxurious farmhouses, decadent cottages, bunk in a castle or a tower, glam it up in a bunkhouse a shepherds hut or if you wish, sleep under the stars.
Eat at fine dining restaurants, pizzerias, delicious pub grub, the choices are endless with fresh local produce and we have been known to produce a few fine tipples to revive you after a hard day in the saddle.
Shop with quality craftspeople, artists, weavers, jewellery makers, glassmakers, tapestry, calligraphy, rug makers, saddlers and tailors, there are unique local products found nowhere else available to take home as a lasting memory.
Visit some of the historic sites and sights of the Scottish Borders, there is plenty to see out of the saddle, you cannot turn around but bump into a castle, tower, stately home, fort or ancient site. There is so much history in the Scottish Borders and most of that is tied in with the Horse, the Scottish Borders is known as Scotland’s Horse Country for a reason.