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Turkey & Tinsel - Beautiful Borders

5 Days/4 Nights

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Staying in the Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose we bring you our new Turkey & Tinsel Break for 2022 to the Scottish Borders.

You can enjoy the festive atmosphere in the hotel, its wonderful grounds and time in Melrose itself along with excursions around the area including Peebles, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Kelso and Jedburgh. An exciting pre-Christmas tour to showcase the best the Scottish Borders has to offer.


  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Executive Coach Travel 
  • Turkey & Tinsel Package
  • Cream Tea & Complimentary Drinks
  • 2 Nights Live Evening Entertainment 
  • Excursions 
  • Single Supplement £40

We take the short journey into to the charming town of Kelso on the River Tweed where you can explore the shops before we visit Jedburgh. Discover the wonderful collection of items on display relating to Mary's life in the Museum and the beauty and significance of the 12 century Abbey. Why not explore the 19th Century Castle Jail as well, now a museum giving insights into previous famous Jedburgh residents including the mathematician Mary Somerville, David Brewster who invented the kaleidoscope and James Veitch, astronomer. 

Berwick upon Tweed is the most northerly cities in England and has been heavily fought over for its land, the Elizabethan walls and fortified posts still remain showing you the past conflict, you will see Stephenson's famous viaduct bridge, hailed as one of the finest in the world as you cross the tweed into the city. Enjoy time here before we journey back to the hotel in Melrose.


After breakfast in the hotel we travel to nearby Galashiels & Peebles, where you have time in both towns to explore their lovely shops, cafes and restaurants before returning to Melrose and the hotel in time for your delicious Cream Tea. Enjoy time in Melrose in the afternoon -  why not explore the ruined 11th century Abbey and its links to Robert the Bruce, or Abbotsford House home of Sir Walter Scott, and don't forget all the fabulous shops.  



The majestic Waverley Castle Hotel is one of the hotels near Melrose, just a mile from the centre. Set in five acres of parkland, in the Scottish Borders the hotel offers the perfect base from which to explore its incredible surroundings.

The Scottish Borders are well known as the gateway to Scotland. If you’re searching for hotels in Melrose Scottish Borders, you won’t be disappointed by Waverley Castle Hotel. This hotel is situated in prime position on the Scottish Borders, and is a great base from which to explore everything the local area has to offer.

The hotel has 77 comfortable, well-appointed bedrooms, all of which come complete with facilities such as a flat screen TV, en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, desk and housekeeping services. Choose from a range of rooms, including single, double and twin rooms. Larger rooms are also available on request.

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