What's On Guide to the Scottish Borders - February 2018
Spring is here! We know this because the snowdrops are beginning to reveal themselves in all their glory.
And, there's nowhere better to experience the Scottish Snowdrop Festival than right here in the Scottish Borders.
Our What's On Guide for February features the very best of the snowdrop walks in and around the Borders.
Why not take advantage of our Winter Break Offer and explore the beautiful spring gardens?
Our Winter Breaks start at just £39.99 per person per night, dinner, bed and breakfast (based on two people sharing a Double or Twin Room). Including Valentine's Day. Call 01896 848 994 to book. (And, don't forget, dogs can stay for free.)
What's on Guide – February 2018
Every Sunday – 2.45pm – 5.15pm
Border Ice Rink, Golf Course Road, Kelso, TD5 7SL
Ice skating for everyone
Tel: 01573 224774
1st – 28th February - 8am-5pm
Cringletie House - Snowdrop Festival
Cringletie House Hotel, Edinburgh Road, Peebles, EH45 8PL
Tel: 01721 725750
[Please note: Not open Mondays or Tuesdays in February]
1st – 28th February - 8am-5pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - Snowdrop Festival
Royal Botanic Garden, Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
Discover a fascinating collection of specialist snowdrops.
Tel: 0131 248 2909
Saturday 3rd February 2018 – 10am-4pm
Drop Into Dryburgh - Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2018
Dryburgh Abbey, Dryburgh, St Boswells, Roxburghshire, TD6 6RQ
As part of the Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2018, everyone’s invited to visit the magnificent ruins of Dryburgh Abbey and join the Rangers to enjoy the snowdrops in full bloom. Tree Trail with the Rangers at 12 noon. Included in admission price.
Tel: 0131 668 8885
Wednesday 14th February
Lunch and Dinner at The Red Lion
Tel: 01896 848 994
Thursday 15th February – Gates open: 11.25am
Kelso Racecourse, Kelso, TD5 7SX
First race off at 1:25pm
Last race off at 4:40pm
NB: Timings may alter slightly in run up to the race meeting.
Tel: 01573 224767
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February - 10.30am–4pm
Floors Castle - Snowdrop Weekend
Roxburghe Estates, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF
Discover the snowdrops in bloom around the woodlands of Floors Castle.
Tel: 01573 223 333 Email: email@example.com
Saturday 24th February 2018 – 9.30am–1.30pm
The Square, Kelso
Range of Local Produce from the Borders on offer: Aberdeen Angus beef, pork,bacon, venison, savoury pies, fresh bread, scones and cakes, desserts, jams, honey, chutneys and preserves, Scottish cheeses,ginger wine, garden plants, and locally produced chocolate from Cocoaecosse.
Saturday 24th February 2018 – 10am–4pm
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB
Up to 300 exhibitors selling ceramics, jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, vintage clothing.)
Entry: Saturday: £5; Sunday £4
Tel: 01636 676531
Sunday 25th February - 8am-5pm
Kailzie Gardens - Snowdrop and Spring Bulb Display
Kailzie Gardens, Peebles, EH45 9HT
Wild garden and woodland walks among snowdrops and spring bulbs. Children's play area.
Tel: 01721 720007
Sunday 25th February – 10.30am-4pm
Hopetoun House - Snowdrop Walk
Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9SL
Tel:0131 331 2451
Booking essential for guided walk. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 0131 3193956
Tuesday 27th and 28th February 2018 – 7.3pm
Selkirk Musical Theatre Company presents Barry Manilow's Copacabana
Victoria Halls, Scotts Place, Selkirk, TD7 4LN
Tickets: £12 (£13 Table seat Saturday); £10 (Concessions. Restrictions apply.)