September 4, 2017

One upside of the shortening days is more time for stargazing. And if your idea of a great night is laying horizontal starring into that twinkling abyss - you will not be disappointed .  

The Border 500 route encompasses two official Dark Skies Park namely, Galloway For...

July 24, 2017

What better excuse to head out into the Northumberland National Park and take in some of the stunning scenery.  If the children are in tow make it educational with a visit to Hadrian's Wall and discover what life was like for Roman soldiers, building and living on the...

July 14, 2017

Whether you need a ride to whisk you along, a home on 4 wheels, a run of the mill hire car to get you from stop to stop or a classic vehicle to allow you to waft along the route.  Take a look at a selection of the hire options for the Border 500 route.

Forth Sevens...

July 6, 2017

Find driving a pleasure rather than a uncomfortable chore?  Planning your Border 500 route and associated stops - maybe consider the following driving related places of interest.

David Coultard Experience - near Castle Douglas

"A Formula 1...

June 29, 2017

Bacon Butty stop or more smoked salmon and scrabbled eggs?  Whatever your refuelling stop requirements are, each leg of the Border 500 throws up a heady mix of foodie champions.  From Michelin star restaurants, awarding winning farm shops, finest fish and chips or good...

June 27, 2017

If the North Coast route is just too much of a mileage stretch, look no further than the new trip on the block, the Border 500.  Acting as a coast to coast and filling the automotive enthusiasts appettite for a variety of roads and landscapes, its much easier to reach....

February 11, 2017

Test drove the new Mazda MX5 RF today.  A lovely car, with a nice set of sensible dimensions for navigating on country roads.  Refreshing when most other cars seem to be growing larger and larger.  What would your perfect car be for the Border500?  Classic or something...

February 3, 2017

During the course of 2017 there are several major festival and music events on the Border 500 route.  Why not plan a trip to coincide with one.  Eden Festival 8th-11th June, near Dumfries, Festival on the Wall 4th-6th August, Heddon-on-the-wall,  Electric Fields 1st -2...

February 2, 2017

Busy under the bonnet getting ready for our Border500 launch to all the exciting and excellent businesses along the 500 miles route.  Won't be long before you can plan your Border 500 Road Trip.

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