List of places in the Scottish Borders

Map of places in the Scottish Borders compiled from this list
See the list of places in Scotland for places in other counties.

This list of places in the Scottish Borders includes towns, villages, hamlets, castles, golf courses, historic houses, hillforts, lighthouses, nature reserves, reservoirs, rivers, and other places of interest in the Scottish Borders council area of Scotland.

Lyne Kirk6
The Kirk at Lyne
River Blackadder
River Blackadder
Caddonfoot Primary School
Primary school, Caddonfoot
Pease Wood
Pease Wood Nature Reserve
Boats in Eyemouth Harbour
Duns Scotus sculpture
Sculpture of John Duns Scotus
Broughton Kirk2
Broughton Kirk
Coldingham Beachhuts1
Beach huts at Coldingham
Community Centre, Coldstream
Community Centre, Coldstream
Duns scotus cairn
Cairn in honour of Duns Scotus
Kelso sign
Signpost for Kelso
Shop at Innerleithen
Earlston Coldstream
Signpost for Earlston

























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Bedshiel is a village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland on the B6456, six miles from Duns, two miles from Greenlaw, Longformacus and Westruther.

The Watch Water Reservoir, Millknowe Burn and Bogpark Burn are close by.

The Kaims

Bedshiel Esker was formed from gravel deposited by a subglacial stream.

Southern Uplands Partnership: Bedshiel Esker

Definition of Esker

Broughton Place, Scottish Borders

Broughton Place is a historic house in the village of Broughton, Scottish Borders. It was designed by Basil Spence in the style of a 17th-century Scottish Baronial tower house.

Caddon Water

The Caddon Water (Scottish Gaelic: Cadan) is a small river by the village of Caddonfoot, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It rises on Windlestraw Law, four miles north of Innerleithen, and flows through the Stantling Craig Reservoir. It joins the river Tweed at Caddonfoot, having completed its journey after 11 miles (18 km).


Crailing is a village on the A698, in Teviotdale, 4m east of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, in the former Roxburghshire.

Places nearby include Ancrum, Crailinghall, Eckford, Hownam, Kelso, Nisbet, Roxburghshire, the Oxnam Water, the River Teviot.

Rory Bremner bought Crailing House near Jedburgh in September 2009.


Cranshaws is a village on the B6355 road, near Duns, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, in the former Berwickshire.

Of Cranshaws Castle only the tower remains, at Cranshaws Farm on Cranshaws Hill.

Places nearby include Abbey St Bathans, Innerwick, Longformacus, Spott, East Lothian, Stenton, the Whiteadder Water, and Whittingehame.


Grantshouse is a small village in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders of Scotland. It lies on the A1, and its nearest railway stations are Dunbar to the north and Berwick-upon-Tweed to the south.

Holms Water

The Holms Water is a river and a tributary of the River Tweed, in the parish of Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, near Glenkirk, Stanhope, Peeblesshire and Hearthstane.

Hume, Scottish Borders

Hume is a village in Berwickshire, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. On the B6364, it lies seven miles from Kelso, Roxburghshire. It is close to other villages and amenities, e.g. Brotherstone Hill, Smailholm, Smailholm Tower, Floors Castle, Stichill, Lambden, Nenthorn, Ednam, Birgham and Gordon.

Lammermuir Hills

The Lammermuirs (An Lomair Mòr in Gaelic) are a range of hills in southern Scotland, forming a natural boundary between Lothian and the Borders.


Leitholm (Scots: Leithowm) is a village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Coldstream, in the former county of Berwickshire.

Other places nearby include the Crosshall cross, Duns, Eccles, Ednam, Fogo, Greenlaw, Hume Castle, Polwarth, Westruther.

Other placenames: Leitholm Peel

List of places in Scotland

This List of places in Scotland is a complete collection of lists of places in Scotland.

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Extreme points of Scotland

Manor Water

Manor Water is a river in the parish of Manor, Peeblesshire in the Scottish Borders. It rises in the Ettrick Forest and flows down through the Maynor valley, passing the various farms and hamlets of Maynor as well as Kirkton Manynor, where the Maynor kirk and village hall are flowing into the River Tweed one mile south of Peebles at Olde Maynor Brig, which is closed to traffic for the foreseeable future.

Newlands, Scottish Borders

Newlands is a village in the Tweeddale committee area of the Scottish Borders council area, in southeastern Scotland.

Quair Water

The Quair Water is a tributary of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. Its name is related to Traquair.

Reston, Scottish Borders

Reston is a village located in the southeast of Scotland, in Berwickshire, Scottish Borders region. The village lies on the western bank of the Eye Water.

River Teviot

The River Teviot (), or Teviot Water, is a river of the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, and a tributary of the River Tweed.

It rises in the western foothills of Comb Hill on the border of Dumfries and Galloway. It flows north-eastwards through Teviotdale and past Teviothead, the Colterscleuch Monument, Broadhaugh, Branxholme and Branxholme Castle.

The Teviot passes through Hawick and Lanton, the Timpendean Tower and the town of Ancrum, Harestanes and Monteviot, Nisbet and Roxburgh, before joining the River Tweed to the southwest of Kelso.

The Borders Abbeys Way keeps close company with the Teviot on its journey to the Tweed.

Talla Water

Talla Water is a river in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, near Tweedsmuir. It feeds the Talla Reservoir, and is a tributary of the River Tweed. Above the reservoir are a series of waterfalls known as the Talla Linns.The Talla Railway was constructed to facilitate the building work, especially the Tweed Viaduct.

Wauchope Forest

Wauchope Forest is a forest on the Rule Water, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, south of Hawick, and including the A6088, the A68 and the B6357, as well as Newcastleton, Bonchester Bridge, Hobkirk, Southdean, Hyndlee, Carter Bar, Abbotrule, Chesters, Scottish Borders.


Whitsome is a small rural village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, on the B6437, near Duns, Fogo, Ladykirk, Leitholm and Swinton.

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