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A list of all the major Scottish Border towns, please click on any of the towns for a full review.

Eyemouth

EyemouthThe eastern Scottish Borders is a mixed landscape of low-lying hills, extensive moors and a dramatic coastline that contrast with rich farmland and the wooded river banks of the ever-present Tweed shadowing the border as it heads to the sea.

Galashiels

GalashielsGalashiels lies in the narrow valley of the Gala Water close to its meeting with the River Tweed, in the heart of the Borders.

Hawick

HawickNew life is being breathed into the town centre, with the Heart of Hawick regeneration project, which includes The Heritage Hub, the Scottish Borders archive and local and family history centre, Tower Mill, a brand new cinema / theatre and café bar complex, and the Borders Textile Towerhouse which is due to open in Spring 2009.

Jedburgh

JedburghThe historic royal burgh of Jedburgh is an attractive town 10 miles north of the border with England. Up to the 17th century Jedburgh's position as a frontier town placed it in the midst of national battles and cross-border raids.

Kelso

KelsoA picturesque country town, Kelso lies in a fine setting at the junction of the rivers Tweed and Teviot. Kelso is full of architectural and historic interest.

Melrose

MelroseLying at the feet of the Eildon Hills, Melrose is the birthplace of the game of rugby sevens. The triple peaks of the Eildon Hills are the most distinctive single landmark in the Scottish Borders.

Peebles

Peebles The Western Scottish Borders is well marked by the scenic valleys and rounded green hills that are characteristic of the Lowland landscape and contain the source of the mighty River Tweed, famed for its salmon fishing.

Selkirk

Selkirk Selkirk is a typical Borders town with a turbulent history and a famous cake! Selkirk stands high above the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys.