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Places to go in Lauder, Scottish Borders

Dun Law Wind Farm

Description: A 26 turbine wind farm, each tower being 40metres/131feet high at the western end of the Lammermuir Hills. Nine turbines lie to the East of the A68, the others to the West. Ownership: Scottish Power, operated by Ingenco. Situation OS ref: NT 476573 How to get there: By car: On the A68, Edinburgh to Newcastle Road, 20 miles south of Edinburgh. By public transport: All ...
Type: Scenic

Places to go in Lauder, Scottish Borders

Lauder Town Trail

This walk takes you round the town of Lauder in the Scottish Borders. The town is steeped in history, and you will find items of interest round every corner. Visit the Lauder Town Trail Places to Stay in Lauder ...
Type: Walking

Places to go in Lauder, Scottish Borders

Thirlestane Castle

Description: One of the 7 great houses of Scotland. Originally dating from the 13th century, it became the home of the Maitland family in the 16th century. The nursery has a unique collection of historic toys. Ownership: Private Thirlestane Castle Trust Situation OS ref: NT 532479 How to get there: By car: On the outskirts of Lauder. Off the A68. By public transport: Short w...
Type: Historical-Buildings

Places to go in Lauder, Scottish Borders

Soutra Aisle

Description: Midway between Edinburgh and the magnificent Border abbeys from the 12th to the 17th century stood a mediaeval hospital a refuge for travellers and the needy on the Royal Road, the main Anglo Scottish highway. The excavation of the site and the ensuing research began in 1986 and are ongoing under the aegis of Soutra Archaeo-Medicine SCO 28126. Ownership: Private - Situa...
Type: Archaeological-Sites

Places to go in Lauder, Scottish Borders

Flat Cat Gallery

Description: A gallery with changing exhibition of paintings, ceramics, sculpture, photography, glass and jewellery by artists both local and from further afield. Ownership: Private Situation OS ref: NT532475 How to get there: By car: In the Market Place, Lauder. Parking nearby. By public transport: Regular bus services to and from Lauder to the main border towns and Edinbur...
Type: Crafts

Scottish Borders Lauder