Book now to enjoy all that we offer in the way of luxury B&B accommodation.Situated as it is in the heart of the rural Scottish Borders region Borthwick View' offers centrally located accommodation from Newcastle, Edinburgh & Glasgow airports
    Nearby Points of Interest
  • Hawick Heritage Hub (5 mi)
  • If you want to trace your family history in the Borders the Hawick Hub offers both Registrar and geneology services, including authenticated certificates and direct online access to all Registrars of Scotland. Also contained in this historic Georgian building is 'The Secret Tower' from the time of the Reivers. Explore its turbulent history in the ground floor Tower Room.
  • Borders Textile Warehouse (5 mi)
  • Borders Textile Warehouse is central to 'The Herat of hawick' project and tells the story of knitwear and tweed. With frr admission explore some of the worlds most famous fashions. Vivienne Westwood, Chanel and Christopher Kane all employ the outstanding skills of Borders Textile workers. Scotland's top tweed and knitwear brands, including Pringle and Lyle & Scott, are based in Hawick.
  • Museum & Gallery (5 mi)
  • Hawick Museum and gallery reveals the lives of Hawick's people through collections, racing legends, famous painters and local history. A lively programme of exhibitions runs throughout the year, so there is always something new to see. The Jimmie Guthrie and Steve Hislop Rooms showcase the lives and achievements of Hawick's two tragic motorcycle champions. Also recently featuring the famous voice of rugby Bill McClaren's statue.
  • Hawick Cashmere (6 mi)
  • Hawick, one of the largest Border towns, is part of The Cashmere Trail and the major centre for the industry in the Scottish Borders. You will find big names and smaller designers in the many specialist shops throughout the region. If you want to see how it is all done, you can see garments in progress at the Hawick Cashmere Company. Also worth a visit is 'Johnstons of Elgin' cashmere visitor centre with free mill tours available.
  • The Coppice B & B (1 mi)
  • Borthwick View's sister property is a B&B located just a mile away in a more remote location just off the beaten track. With four double bedrooms and a twin room it offers another option. Not too soon to book for the Hawick Common Riding, June 2014. It is both stylish and spacious nestled in a secluded woodland setting with ample off-road parking.
  • Nearby Activities
  • Walking (0 mi)
  • The Borders is a land of contrasts - one of Europe‘s most beautiful unspoilt regions. For the walker, it offers space to breathe clean air. There are rolling hills, extensive mature forests, superb river valleys and interesting towns and villages. The 'Land of Reivers' documented by Landles & Brydon offer 15 historical walks offering a glimpse into our reiving past. These "debateable" lands are well defined and offer walks for all levels of fitness and demonstrate the local history.
  • Cycling (0 mi)
  • Think of the Scottish Borders and think of big spaces: heather-clad hills rising to over 2700 feet, hundreds of square miles of forests and woodland, lochs and rivers. Wherever trees and hills abound, mountain bikers and cyclists won‘t be far away. With a population of just 100,000 and plenty of roads that carry very little traffic, you‘ll soon realise the Borders is a real paradise for cyclists.
  • Upcoming Events (6 mi)
  • 5th July 2014 - Hawick Walking weekend
  • Local Events
  • Common Riding (5 mi)
  • Hawick Common Riding celebrates 500 years in June 2014. One of the largest parties in the world celebrating the culture and pride of this Border land.
  • Reivers Festival (5 mi)
  • Names like Scott, Elliot, Armstrong and Turnbull are famous the world over but what of their roots in the small often forgotten area of Scotland which is the Border country? Hawick is at the centre of this historic area and is steeped in the history of the Reivers, the life they lead and the part that life played in the shaping of the character of modern day "Borderers" wherever they may live! Each year, Hawick steps back in time to the 16th century
  • Borders Book Festival (15 mi)
  • The festival takes place in the beautiful gardens of Harmony House in the historic town of Melrose. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland, the 18th Century house is home to our authors during the festival. The gardens are open to the public and are a wonderful place to while away the day whilst taking in the many events.FESTIVAL BOOKSHOP is within a marquee in Harmony’s grounds and is open till late – it’s a great place to visit between events and is well stocked.
  • Hawick Summer festival (5 mi)
  • Hawick summer festival runs throughout the summer months with one of its main activities being 'Hawick Sings' every wednesday night at the Burns Club at 7.30pm. Many events catalogued on the web.
  • Local Amenities
  • Leisure Centre (6 mi)
  • Hawick arguably boasts the best equipped leisure centre in the Borders with its lovely pool, childrens play area, newly revamped gym and squash courts with eating facilities contained in the same building.
  • Jock Thomson ceilidh band (1 mi)
  • The Jock Thomson Scottish Dance band which comprises accordion, fiddle and drum playing anywhere required for any event including weddings, parties and corporate events. Included is the ability to 'Call' and demonstrate the dances which improves audience participation. With years of experience in the music and dance industry the band can provide any number of possibilities to personalise an event.
Hawick
(5.0mi, 8.0km)

From Hawick take the A7 south towards Carlisle. After approx. 1.5 miles turn right over the bridge at B711 heading towards Roberton. Travel approx. 4 miles and Borthwick View is the first white bungalow (red front door and gate) on the right hand side as you approach Roberton. Parking is available directly opposite the access and a footpath to the front door.