Berwickshire is on the Scottish Borders and borders with England. Dun is the county town. Duns Castle is an historic house with a massive Norman keep. The castle and grounds are open to the public. The nature reserve near here is one of eight in the Borders and maintained by the Scottish wildlife trust.
Coldstream is situated on the north bank of the river Tweed and Northumberland in England, lies on the south bank. It is mainly a farming community and famous for its vast sandy beaches. It is the most dramatic and historic entrance to Scotland. WE Howden, was a pet food supplier. Their shop on the high street remains untouched since refurbishment a century ago. To the rear of the shop is found the oldest building in the town. This was part of a farm dating back to the 12th century. Coldstream is the birthplace of the Coldstream Guards regiment. The guards have served in almost every campaign fought by the British Army. In the 18th and 19th century it was a popular centre for runaway marriages. The toll house in the town is where the marriages were conducted.
Eyemouth is a small town and fishing port. Gunsgreen house dominates the town from the harbour. It is an 18th century merchant\'s villa. Eyemouth was a particular centre for smugglers and the town has lots of hidden stores and passages. The Eyemouth museum is dedicated to those who lost their lives in what was known as Black Friday. Many men and boys died at sea when a storm broke out. In the museum hangs a tapestry to commemorate those who died in the disaster.