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Scottish Borders Galashiels

Places to go in Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Bank Street Gardens, Galashiels

Description: These public gardens, planted and maintained by Scottish Borders Council, stretch along Bank Street in Galashiels. Ownership: Scottish Borders Council Situation OS ref: NT 493358 How to get there: By car: Park in one of the car parks in central Galashiels, most are Pay and Display, and walk to Bank Street, the main route west through the town centre. By public tra...
Type: Gardens

Borders Family History Society

Description: Research room with micro fiche and micro film records of census returns, births, marriages and deaths. Also information on local Borders families. Monumental Inscriptions series for graveyards in parts of Roxburghshire and Berwickshire, recording still being carried out. Also on-going projects on Poor Law and Police & Criminal records. Ownership: Registered Scottish C...
Type: Family-History-Research

Places to go in Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Thornielee Forest Picnic Site and Forest Walks

Description: This viewpoint and picnic site is the centre for a group of sign-posted walks maintained by the Forestry Commission. Excellent views of the Tweed Valley including Elibank Castle across the valley. Ownership: Forestry Commission Situation OS ref: NT 402365 How to get there: By car: On the A72 between Galashiels and Walkerburn. By public transport: Regular bus service...
Type: Walking

Places to go in Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Old Gala House

Description: Formerly the home of the Pringles of Galashiels, this is now a Museum, Conference Centre and Gallery where a wide range of Exhibitions are held in the three gallery spaces. It is also the home of the Borders Family History Society. Ownership: Scottish Borders Council Situation OS ref: NT 489361 How to get there: It is in Scott Crescent within the town. By car: Scott...
Type: Museums

Scottish Borders Galashiels