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South Scotland and the Borders

Covering over 1800 sq miles of unspoilt countryside in the southern region of Scotland is an area of sweeping landscapes and dramatic history. With the hills and moorlands in the west to the agricultural plains in the east. Running between market towns is the mighty River Tweed, forming the historic boundary between England and Scotland. At 97 miles long the Tweed is one of the best salmon fishing rivers in the world. Historic market towns, pretty villages and hamlets have flourished along its banks, whilst its many tributaries branch out into the rich expanse of countryside. The most romantic and beautiful place is how Sir Walter Scott described the area, which he made his home.

The South of Scotland contains the counties of Dumfries & Galloway and the Borders.

Towns and Villages in South Scotland

Borders: Clovenfords, Coldstream, Duns, Eyemouth, Galashiels, Greenlaw, Lauder, Selkirk.

Dumfries & Galloway: Annan, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Dumfries, Gretna, Kircudbright, Langholm, Lockerbie, Moffat, Sanquhar.

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