Welcome to Galashiels,
Heartland of the Borders.

Galashiels sits at the heart of the Scottish Borders, one of the most distinctive and diverse cultural regions in the country. Its history is vast and full of intrigue, its past and present interwoven.

A creative hub with a range of festivals and events celebrating its rich heritage, it’s also well connected and future-focused, providing exciting investment and growth opportunities.

Galashiels is a town to be proud of, a destination full of life, landmarks and legends.

Whether you live in Galashiels or are visiting, this website will help you discover more about the town and its surrounding area, providing an overview of local businesses and events and great stories which encapsulate its past, present and future.

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What's on in Galashiels

Like the entire Galashiels community, we look forward to seeing events returning to our annual calendar.

As soon as Government guidelines allow, and businesses and organisations are able to plan events once again, we would encourage all to promote their events on the Galshiels Heartland of the Borders website.

Our Listings

Find out more about our member businesses and organisations in Galashiels.

Gala view

Spend Time in Town

A view of the Gala Water

Galashiels Living

Become a Member

Become a member of Galashiels Heartland of the Borders and benefit from having your business or organisation listed on this website, list events for free and post on the Galashiels Heartland of the Borders Facebook page. Click below to join us.

Our Town

Auld Tales

New Stories

Great Galaleans

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