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What's on near Burnbrae Holidays in the Scottish Borders ?
There is so much to see and enjoy in the Borders: exhilarating walks amongst the beautiful scenery; pottering around the unique shops in the Borders towns; exploring the history of the area visiting abbeys and other historic sites; or simply relaxing and absorbing the peace of Burnbrae in front of the log fire in your cosy cottage.
Here are a few events for you to see a sample of what's on near Burnbrae Holidays in the Scottish Borders.
Please accept our apologies for all the events we will undoubtedly miss. There's so much going on in the Borders it would be impossible to catch it all !
We will continual to update What's On, as dates are confirmed.
15 Kelso Races New Year Meeting
21 Farmers Market The Square Kelso A monthly market of local produce.
25 Burns Night at Rutherfords Micropub in Kelso
28 BURNs Supper at Bowhill with Ideoms Theatre Company
They’re back for yet another wild, wacky and hilarious celebration of Robert Burns at this special time of year. No speeches, just class acting and singing. Expect the unexpected.
28 Burns Supper at AbbotsforDA traditional Burns Supper
28 & 28 Big Garden Bird Watch at Botanical Gardens Edinburgh with RSPB Scotland
29 Big Garden Bird Watch Woodside Plant Center and Tea room
1-28 Snowdrop Festival Dawyck Gardens Set amidst a picturesque glen in the Scottish Borders, world-famous Dawyck
12 Nest Box Building WoodsidePlant Center and Tea room
Botanic Garden provides a magnificent backdrop for a stunning display of snowdrops beside the Scapre Burn
18 &19 Snowdrop Splendour at Floors Castle Come and explore the Castle woodlands and grounds to see the blankets of snowdrops in all their glory, for this weekend only the gardens and grounds will be open at a discounted rate to enjoy the arrival of these dainty little flowers – a sure sign spring is on its way.
18-19 Kelso Antique Flea Market at Springwood Park, Kelso jewellery, coins, books, ceramics .
Open 10-4 Sat & Sun Refreshments available.
24 A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan at Ednam House, in Kelso
Northumbrian Music Festival On Tour
5 Borders Organic Gardeners Potato Day and Green Fayre 11am -3pm Entrance fee £1.50 (children free)
100's of varieties of potatoes, garlic and onions to buy by the tuber / set. Gardening advice, cafe.
21 BBC Flog-it is being filmed at Paxton House Join a tour , catch a glimps of the action and possibly be in the background.
14-17 Easter at Floors Bear Hunt, family fun & games
16 Easter Egg hunt at Traquair under 5yrs, 5-6 yrs, 7-9yrs, over 10's. Fun starts at 11storytelling, bonnet making, maze and lots more.
23 Kelso Wedding Show Spring wood Park, Kelso
12-14 Kelso Country & Western Weekend Springwood Park, Kelso
14 Willow Weaving Workshop (for adults) Build a willow 'wig-wam' for your climbing plants £60 per person includes lunch and all materials . 10am-3pm
16 Woodside Plant Centre Behind the Scenes Nursery Visit 6-8pm
20 Ruff Dugger in the Grounds of TraquaiR Run around mud trail, obstacle course with or without your dog. Adult and separate over 7 yrs races.
20 Auction at Borders Vintage Agricultural Rally Spring wood Park, Kelso
21 Borders Vintage Agricultural Rally Spring wood Park, Kelso. Vintage machinery, indoor stalls in the hall and a car boot sale outside along with many exhibits to visit. Food available.
26-28 Scottish National Scooter Rally Springwood Park Kelso
Parts Fayre. Live Music. Food & drink.
27 Concert hosted by Borders Music & Arts Society in the Music Room, Mellerstain House the first concert of the season with Gordon Fergus-Thompson (Piano)
27-28 Medieval Fayre at Traquair 11am-5pm tickets available on the day. Medieval Merriment for all ages. Jousting, tilting, Camp re-enactment and demonstrations.
10 -11 Kelso Antique Flea Market at Springwood Park, Kelso jewellery, coins, books, ceramics .
Open 10-4 Sat & Sun Refreshments available.
15-18 Borders Book Festival Harmony Gardens, Melrose
4 days of talks, discussions, comedy, music for all the family. Details will be announced in April
17-18 Championship Dog Show Springwood Park, Kelso. Kennel Club approved. A qualifier for Crufts
18 Concert hosted by Borders Music & Arts Society in The Music Room, Mellerstain House an evening with the Mendelssohn on Mull Festival Ensemble.
24-25 Agility Dog Show Organised by Tweedbank Training Club at Springwood park, Kelso Spectators free
2 Hawick Dog show at Springwood Park, Kelso
6 Filming of BBC Antiques Road show 9.30-4.30 at Floors Castle 3 miles from Burnbrae
11 Propagation garden workshop at Floors Castle
14-23 Summer Festival of Chamber Music at Paxton House Berwickshire
15-21 Kelso Civic Week
20 Evening concert hosted by Borders Music & Arts Society at Mellerstain House near Burnbrae
28-29 Border Union Show Springwood Park Annual Agricultural show details to follow
15 Rose Pruning garden workshop at Floors Castle
24 Evening concert at Mellerstain House Hosted by Borders Music & Arts Society, join us for an evening with Richard Allen the Harp).
27 Massed Pipe Band and Family Fun Day Floors Castle. Piped bands from Scottish Borders & Lothians. Lots of other event
1-3 Kelso Folk FestivaL A weekend of folk music concerts, sessions, workshops various venues in Kelso.
1-3 Borders Heritage Festival Lighting the Borders, 20 sites including Hume castle on 2nd Sept, 4 miles from Burnbrae
Illuminating the Borders with light, stories performance and song.
3 Tour of Britain Cycle Race Stage one departs Edinburgh 1030 visits Kelso twice, travelling through then later finishing in Kelso
7 Borders Heritage Festival Sounding Out the Past Scottish Chamber Orchestra & primary school students at 3 hisorical houses Bowhill House, Aikwood Tower and Abbotsford House
3-9 Borders Walking Festival a programme of walks this year hosted by Peebles. More information coming soon.
10 Borders Heritage Festival Where Teviot Rins A celebration of life and history of the Teviot River in story and song at Wilton Lodge Park
29-30 Borders Heritage Festival Illuminating the Past. 2 Medieval and Early Music Performances by Scottish Vocal Ensemble at Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys
10 Apple Tree pruning & Garden Composting workshop at Floors Castle
For More Events please see
Visit Kelso ~ Events in and around Kelso
Kelso Race Course ~ Less than 3 miles from Burnbrae Holidays
Border Union Show Ground~ in Kelso has lots of indoor and outdoor events.
Events in Ford & Etal in Northumberland
What's on at Bowhill House near Selkirk including theatre productions
What's on at Paxton House Towards Berwick Upon Tweed
What's on at Traquair near Peebles
What's on Abbotford The Home of Sir Walter Scot On the River Tweed
What's on Woodside Plant Center and Cafe ~ about 40 mins drive from Burnbrae
Farmers Markets in Kelso and other Border towns
Visit Scotland ~ Events and Festivals in the Scottish Borders