Discover Scottish Borders Meets Borders College

Discover Scottish Borders Meets Borders College

Discover Scottish Borders Meets Borders College   Mark spent a great day with Simon Watson’s class from Borders College last week. The students have been studying Borders history, getting out to see the sites and also making videos of their adventures. They have...
Buckholm Tower (and a Ghost Story)

Buckholm Tower (and a Ghost Story)

Buckholm Tower (and a Ghost Story) The ruins of Buckholm Tower, Galashiels, are said to be haunted by a former laird of Buckholm, named James Pringle, who lived there in the latter part of the 18th century. Weird tales are told of terrible noises being heard coming...
Old Melrose WW2 Bunker

Old Melrose WW2 Bunker

Old Melrose WW2 Bunker This bunker is nestled not too far off the A68 at Old Melrose. Bunkers of this type were scattered around the UK and in recent times many have been discovered in the Scottish Borders. This one was found recently due to a tree uprooting itself in...
Border Reivers may have used advance technology

Border Reivers may have used advance technology

  Modern Studies show how Border Reviers survived so well Border Reivers: From the late 13th century until their gradual demise in the 17th century the barbarians that became known as the Border Reivers may have developed such technologies that aided in their...