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Lothians & Borders - Historic Towns

Tune in to the special sense of community of the Borders towns or discover the small fishing ports of the East Lothian coast.

Fiercely competitive rugby games and all-embracing community activities such as the Common Ridings are just two of the ways that the Borders’ towns express their identities. Major towns such as Hawick or Galashiels have a heritage of textiles traceable all the way back to the abbeys and the monks’ flocks of sheep. Particularly attractive is Haddington, the East Lothian country town.