Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre

Ancrum, Jedburgh, TD8 6UQ | Tel: 01835 830 306         

Set in beautiful countryside near Jedburgh and with a great outdoor play park, there's plenty to do at Harestanes, whatever the weather. From woodland walks to events and exhibitions there's always something to discover.

Opening times

Thursday 24 March to Monday 31 October 2016
Open daily from 10am - 5pm

Admission is free.

Access routes and neighbouring craft businesses are open all year.

Crafts businesses at Harestanes operate separately from the visitor centre and their opening times may differ.

Activities

Events and exhibitions

Copies are also available to pick up at libraries, museums and tourist information centres.

Walking and cycling

Discover the local countryside on foot and by bike. Harestanes is on St Cuthbert's Way, one of the country's most popular long-distance paths, just a day's walk from Melrose.

A network of quiet public roads provides a choice of options for cyclists, including the 4 Abbeys Route.

Planning a group visit, meeting or birthday party?

Hire our spacious courtyard room for meetings, training events, parties and group visits. Assistance is available for school and nursery classes. Download an information sheet for details.

Facilities

Free public Wifi now available. Please ask for the weekly password at Reception.

Cafe

Savour the delicious taste of freshly ground FairTrade coffee and enjoy scones and delicious tray bakes in our lovely café.

Disabled access

  • Most of the visitor centre is on the ground floor and is wheelchair-accessible (only the first-floor games room is not accessible).
  • There is paved parking at the main door (button press to open).
  • A courtesy wheelchair is available for indoor use.
  • There is an induction loop for hearing aid users in the Gallery.

Travel by bus

The nearest request stop for buses is the A68 / B6400 junction, 15 minutes walk from Harestanes. Visit Traveline Scotland for timetables.

If you would like any further information on any aspect of Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, simply click here to email the team.