The Ettrick Valley in the Scottish Borders is a beautiful part of the country and offers visitors many things to do.
There are many walking routes to suits all ages and abilities from short strolls to the more challenging St Cuthberts Way and The Southern Upland Way.
Cycling and mountain biking are also popular pursuits in the rolling countryside and other activities available locally include horse riding, tennis, golf (over twenty courses in the area) and fishing for trout and salmon. For more information on fishing please visit www.tweedguide.com
The coast is a pleasant drive away with Eyemouth, Berwick-on-Tweed, St Abbs, Holy Island and Bamburgh all well worth visiting. Or head to Scotlands capital city, Edinburgh, with its Castle, Palace and inumerable other attractions.
For more information on the Ettrick Valley see:www.ettrickandyarrow.co.uk