Galashiels hotels

Galashiels hotels

GalashielsThe Galashiels hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Galashiels. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Galashiels hotels and/or the surrounding area.

Galashiels lies at the heart of the Borders in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, close to its meeting with the River Tweed. The Town Crest on the municipal buildings depicts a fox trying to reach the ripe fruit of a plum tree. The motto 'Sour Plums' refers to an incident during a border raid in 1337 when a party of English raiders were slain while picking wild plums. Galashiels has an Athletics Track, a 400m all-weather running track and facilities for field events, a Bowling Green, Indoor Bowling Stadium, Swimming Pool, two 18 hole Golf Clubs and a Golf Range. The Pavilion situated in the Town Square has a 4-screen cinema. Also see Galashiels. If you are in the right town but cannot find the accommodation you want on this page, you might consider bed and breakfast in Galashiels

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Clovenfords Hotel, 1 Vine Street, Clovenfords, Galashiels, TD1 3LU
Book Online Clovenfords is an 18th-century coaching inn, 1 hour from Edinburgh, well placed for touring the Scottish Borders and awarded Hotel of the Year 2009/10 by The Shires Magazine. Clovenfords Hotel is 3 miles (4.more details Clovenfords Hotel Online-hotel-accommodation-booking

Visitor attractions and information for Galashiels

visitor attractions

Attractions Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire Tel: 01896 752 043 Abbotsford is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the 19th century novelist. Visitors are able to view Sir Walter Scott's immense collection of historic relics, weapons and armour, and over 9,000 rare books. Also visit the Private Chapel, beautiful grounds and gardens. About 2 miles east of Galashiels.


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Attractions Lochcarron of Scotland, Huddersfield Street, Galashiels, TD1 3AY Tel: 01896 752 091. Cashmere and wool centre, and museum. See the spun yarn to the finished article.Take a guided tour to see the working mill or visit the large factory shop. In the centre of Galashiels.



Attractions Old Gala House, Galashiels Tel: 01750 20096 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. In the centre of Galashiels.

Old Gala House

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