Things to do in Newcastleton


The scenic Liddesdale valley, Newcastleton offers numerous local walks around the village and surrounding countryside ranging from 3 km to 18km and forest walks from 0.5km to 9km Newcastleton has something for everyone.


7stanes mountain bike trails are on the doorstep. One of the world class mountain bike trails 6 in Southern Scotland  to ride during your stay.

Horse Riding

Horse riding at Bailey Mill, call 016977 48617


The club celebrated its centenary in 1994 and is one of the oldest clubs in Scotland. The Royal & Ancient game of golf is not only played but also enjoyed over ‘The Holm Hill’ for, in between strokes, the panoramic view is to be admired and envied. The club is a tough nine hole course that can be played as 18 holes. Overall par of 69, with 34 out, 35 in, total yardage of 5491. You will find no queues for tee times. Go to Holmwood Harware for details.

Price 9 holes per round £10, 18 holes £15 per round

Outdoor Activities

The Rock UK Activity Centre is very close by and offers a wide range of activities for all the family – Swimming,
Archery, Climbing, Gorge Walking, Water Walkerz, Zip Wire, Canoeing, Raft Building,
Kayaking, Fencing, High Ropes, Mountain Biking, Abseiling.


On the Esk & Liddel, sea trout and salmon in season, permits required which are available locally at the Post Office.

Kielder Forest & Water Park only 14 miles away offers a huge array of mountain biking trails, forest cycling and walking and water activities.

Star Gazing

The Kielder Observatory is officially one of the darkest spots in Britain.

Other useful links:

Visit Newcastlton

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Undiscovered Scotland

Visit Southern Scotland

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