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The Borders

The following day got started later than it should have. We had plans to travel down to the Borders that day so Mom could do some more research. 1,816 more words

Adventures In Alba

Our May Exhibition: After the Railway

MSc Students in Advanced Sustainable Design are holding their second exhibition in Galashiels entitled After the Railway. It is part of a two year project that has looks at a town on the cusp of change. 136 more words


Train - Rail grinder

Always on the hunt for different train content, as soon as i read about a mysterious night train called a “rail grinder”, i had to have a look. 301 more words

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Galashiels for refreshment

Take a look at @WalkersCoffee’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/WalkersCoffee/status/659738127091818496?s=09

This recent Tweet from an establishment promoting itself as a source of good coffee is an indication of the way Galashiels is enjoying a boost thanks to the Borders Railway. 341 more words


Wandering XXXV: Meigle Hill, Galashiels

Last weekend, I nearly got stuck up Meigle Hill in Galashiels. Ok, I’m exaggerating but me and my mate did wander up the Clovenfords Path not realizing how long the walk was and with poor supplies. 35 more words


Borders Railway

Yesterday, on Saturday 5th September, I took a train from Waverley to Tweedbank: today you can too, for £11.20: the whole trip from the centre of Edinburgh to Tweedbank in the Borders will take you 57 minutes. 1,255 more words


Scottish Borders, Walter Scott and William Wallace

Every year thirty or so members of my golf club go for a week away golfing in Scotland and after three years on the reserve list I finally got an invite in 2015.  892 more words