Galashiels in General Reviews
Newest Review: ... from Edinburgh so you can still go for big shopping trips, go to the Playhouse or nights out in the city etc. And remember, the trains are coming back. The Borders is getting a little better at providing things to do. There are 2 large supermarkets open 24 hours and a 24 hour petrol station. More and more businesses/shops seem to be opening up in the area and I find myself commuting to Edinburgh less and less for shopping. There are kids indoor and outdoor activity places, plenty of garden centres to visit, houses/grounds of interest to visit (Traquair House is one of my favourites as itís full of Scottish history and a magical, mystica... more
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by - written on 25/04/07 (Very useful, 687 readings)
I have lived in the Scottish Borders most of my life. (short stint in Edinburgh when I was 7-8) As a child I did find it a bit of a bore, however on the other hand I can look back and reflect on all the great things I done which city kids never get a chance to do. (running round the woods, playing at the tarzi-swinging off trees, splashing in Tweed, catching butterflies, playing with frogs and tadpoles, making gang huts etc etc). As a teenager I guess it doesnít matter where you live as you just act like a teenager and nothing is good enough. However now I am 26 and a parent. I couldnít think of bringing my child up anywhere else. It really is the ... Read the complete review
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