An area of south east Scotland, running from the Lothians in the north down to the Cheviot Hills and the border with England in the south.
The region is hilly and largely rural, and includes the towns of Galashiels, Hawick, Jedburgh, Kelso and Peebles.
Places of interest
With thanks to the following for the images of the Borders:
Houses at Wilton, Hawick © Jim Barton
Crossing the River Tweed near Galashiels at the Braw Lads Gathering © Walter Baxter
Kelso Abbey © Ken Bagnall
West Mains, just outside Lauder © Jenny Gumbrell