Selkirk cottages

This charming town located in the Scottish Borders should be on everyone's list. This picturesque destination offers a unique blend of history, nature, and culture that appeals to all. History buffs will appreciate Selkirk's rich history, which dates back to the 12th century. Explore the ruins of the town's castle and the nearby Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom Museum, where you can learn about the town's past. Nature enthusiasts will be drawn to Selkirk's stunning landscapes, including the rolling hills of the Borders and the nearby Yarrow Valley. The town also serves as an excellent base for exploring the Scottish Borders, with its many scenic walking and cycling routes. Culture seekers will enjoy Selkirk's vibrant arts scene, which includes the annual Selkirk Common Riding Festival, one of the oldest and most colourful festivals in Scotland. Search our collection of Selkirk cottages today.

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This historic town in the Scottish Borders is known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and cultural attractions. Here are the top 5 things to see and do in Selkirk:

  1. Halliwell's House Museum: Explore Halliwell's House Museum, a fascinating museum housed in a historic building. Discover the history of Selkirk and its people through exhibitions, artefacts, and interactive displays.

  2. Bowhill House and Country Estate: Visit Bowhill House, a stately home surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodlands. Take guided tours of the house and enjoy walking trails in the estate.

  3. Selkirk Common Riding: If visiting in June, experience the Selkirk Common Riding, an annual celebration of the town's history and traditions, including horse riding, ceremonies, and festivities.

  4. Hiking and Nature Walks: Enjoy the natural beauty of the area by hiking or taking leisurely walks in the surrounding countryside. Explore trails like the Three Brethren or Yair Forest.

  5. William Wallace Statue: See the statue of Scottish hero William Wallace in Selkirk, commemorating his connection to the town. The statue is located in Market Place.

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