Author Archives: Glenbank

Borders Railway Steam Train

All Aboard! We’re delighted to learn that following the recent visit by the Flying Scotsman, steam trains are returning to the Edinburgh – Borders Waverley Route on Sundays during August and September this year. The Borders Railway is the longest … Continue reading

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Get ready for Riverside Rock!

Get ready for Riverside Rock! 2016 sees the third year of this annual Live Music and Family Event taking place on Saturday 18th June at the Jed-Forest RFC, Riverside Park. Confirmed bands: XSM – Ex Simple Mind The Blow Monkeys … Continue reading

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Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore A shout out to all whisky lovers on World Whisky Day. People mostly think of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland as the home of Scotch Whisky, but there are a growing number of distilleries in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Rugby – Kings of the Sevens 2015

Rugby – Kings of the Sevens 2015 Our national team may not currently be playing at its best, but rugby is still loved in Scotland and nowhere more so than here in the Borders.  A key aspect of this vibrant … Continue reading

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Scottish Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse seen in Jedburgh Unlike many parts of the UK, we were very fortunate yesterday and managed to observe the rare phenomenon of a near total eclipse of the sun (95%). What a wonderful event in 2015, International Year of … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes in the Borders

Sherlock Holmes in the Borders A recently discovered Sherlock Holmes story is on display in Selkirk until 1 March 2015. The tale, entitled, ‘Sherlock Homes: Discovering the Border Burghs and, by deduction, the Brig Bazaar’ was written by Sir Arthur … Continue reading

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Kelso Races 28 February 2015

Going to Kelso Races this weekend? Need accommodation? Located only 20 minutes (approx. 11 miles) from Kelso racecourse, the Glenbank House Hotel is perfectly located if you are travelling to the area to enjoy ‘The Sport of Kings ‘.   … Continue reading

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2013 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Glenbank awarded 2013 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence At the Glenbank, we are delighted to have won Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the second year in a row.   A massive thank you to all of our guests who have provided … Continue reading

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World Whisky Day

Happy World Whisky Day! Did you realise that today is a day of celebration for the ‘water of life’ we all know as Scotch whisky? In the Glenbank’s lounge bar, we always have a selection of malt whiskies available to … Continue reading

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Scottish Borders Vintage Cars

From Carting to Classic Cars ..or as we might say ‘From Bogies to Bentleys’ May and June sees some vehicular fun in the Scottish Borders, kicking off with the ‘Border Bogie Challenge’ taking place in nearby Denholm on 25 May. … Continue reading

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