How to get to the Scottish Borders. The Scottish Borders is so simple to get to its no wonder people return here time and again. Spanning 1,800 square miles, it sits just south of Edinburgh & The Lothians, to the north east of Dumfries & Galloway and borders with Northumberland in the north of England.
Where is the Scottish Borders area?
Located in the south east of Scotland, the Scottish Borders is a hilly and largely rural area that takes its name from the fact that it lies on the border between Scotland and England.
Do you need a passport to go from England to Scotland?
Do I need a passport to travel to Scotland? If you are flying from London to Scotland, then you will need to carry photographic identification; this may not need to be a passport, but you should check with your airline as they may require one.
What is the oldest town in Scotland?
Dundee Dundee is unique in that an exact date of the ascension to city status is documented — January 26 1889 — making it the earliest official city in the country. A charter signed by Queen Victoria confirmed the transition.