On the majestic River Tweed, this Royal Burgh is well worth
exploring. Stay in our hotel in Peebles and you'll soon see why. Of
course, there's the legendary salmon fishing that draws anglers
from across the world. However, wander the medieval streets, alleys
and squares of Peebles and it'll become clear why it's the top
independent retailing town in Scotland.
Besides the shopping, the streets come alive for events like the
Beltane Festival, a 15th century celebration of summer,
with the traditional riding of the Marches featuring proud locals
on horseback. Mountain bike riders are in their element at the
nearby Glentress Downhill Centre. It's been called 'the best
dedicated mountain bike centre in the UK'.
If you're a golfer, typical Borders courses include the one at
our hotel. Finally. do make time for a visit to nearby Traquair
House, the oldest inhabited and most romantic house in Scotland,
also known for brewing its own unique beer.