What's on inMelrose

Welcome to Melrose

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Melrose - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Melrose to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Melrose

Bowhill Ranger led walk
Bowhill House and Country Estate

The next Ranger led walk will focus on heritage and landscape. The walk will encompass the formal gardens upper loch walled garden and icehouse and will include insights into working life on the Estate throughout the years. Booking by calling 01750…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 0175 022204
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Thirlestane Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Tree climbing at Bowhill
Bowhill House and Country Estate

This is a first time experience that has been available to try in the Scottish Borders.Thrill‐seekers can scale one of the Estates beautiful 200‐year‐old mighty Oak trees during Bowhills first ever tree climbing session on Saturday 5th May.The sessions which will…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Sports


Tourist Attractions

Bob Elliott

Bob Elliott ‐ golf course in Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01578 730446 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bob Elliott golf courseclub.…

Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.The Abbey is thought to be the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart, marked with a commemorative carved stone plaque within the grounds. Visitors can also visit a small museum housing a display of…

Old Gala House

An impressive building with a history spanning five centuries. Discover the story of Old Gala House, its inhabitants and the early development of Galashiels.Facilities include exhibitions, family history research, children's events, tea room, audio guide, gifts & souvenirs, gardens and free car parking.…

Minto Golf Club

Minto Golf Club ‐ golf course in Hawick, Roxburghshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01450 870220 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Minto Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Abbotsford House

Abbotsford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist, and author of timeless classics such as Waverley, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe and The Lady of the Lake. In 1811 Sir Walter bought the property which was to become Abbotsford, set in the…

The Indigo Rooms

The Indigo Rooms Nightclub in Galashiels, Selkirkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01896 668800 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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