Scottish Borders

council area of Scotland

Scottish Borders is a council area (region) in south Scotland. Its name is because it is on the border with England.

Scottish Borders highlighted on a map of Scotland

The name is usually shortened to " the Borders".

It is made up of the counties of :-

  • Berwickshire
  • Peeblesshire
  • Selkirkshire

The main town of the region is Newtown St Boswells.