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New member profile: Lindores Guest House, Peebles

  • Lindores Guest House, Peebles
  • Lindores Guest House, Peebles
  • Lindores Guest House, Peebles

 

In the first of a series of short profiles covering new members to Visit Tweed Valley, we introduce Lindores Guest House – a three-star guest house in the heart of Peebles

Situated in Peebles old town just a few minutes’ walk from the High Street, Lindores Guest House is ideally located for exploring Peebles and the wider area. Unsurprisingly given the area’s appeal for those who love the outdoors, guests often come to enjoy the... Read more

Playing wild

  • The new-look adventure playground at Bowhill
  • Two slides are connected by a tricky rope walk
  • On the zip-wire
  • Making music (of sorts!)
  • Forest tunes
  • Great playground, beautiful setting

 

We’d heard about the newly spruced-up adventure playground at Bowhill House and Country Estate, so it was high time for a visit ...

Mmm, decisions, decisions. What to play on first … one of two zip-wires, a huge wooden fort, cargo scramble net, rope bridge, some serious slides, or fantastic selection of swings? My trusty adventure playground tester (aged four and a bit) was having a hard time deciding quite where to begin.

And... Read more

The Mighty Deerstalker 2015

  • River running in March ... brrr!
  • Out of the river and up the hill ...
  • Getting into the spirit ...
  • Charge ... the big one begins
  • Over the hay bales and away into the dark ...
  • All smiles at the end

For once, mountain biking played second fiddle on Saturday as around 3,000 runners descended on Innerleithen for the 10th Mighty Deerstalker adventure race – a fun, raucous and really rather challenging romp through the hills and rivers of this part of the Tweed Valley. Starting and finishing at Traquair House, around 500 or so opted for the shorter 5k (and a bit) race that was run in daylight, but still a challenge for many. The... Read more

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