Unmissable tourist sites
Hawick Travel guide
Hawick : Michelin's recommendations
Principal town of the Borders, Hawick is an industrial centre whose main activity is up-market knitwear. It is also a market town, with one of the oldest auction rooms in the country, and a busy commercial centre. Hawick's history is one of numerous incursions, fires and destruction, whose main events are recalled during the Common Riding ceremonies, led by the "Cornet".
Tourist attractions Hawick : Things to see and do
High St GB - Hawick TD9 9BZ
This sturdy tower house in the town centre has been redeveloped and is now home to the Tourist Office; on the upper floors are lively exhibits illustrating its development from a 16C tower house to a refined 18C residence, an inn in the 19C and a hot..
55 High St GB - Hawick TD9 9BP
The "Horse" as it is known locally, commemorates the Hornshole victory in 1514 when Hawick's inhabitants avenged their soldiers who had died in the Battle of Flodden the year before, when the English massacred the Scots. During the commemor..
Wilton Lodge Park GB - Hawick TD9 7JL
A manor house in a public park, now a local museum showing Hawick knitting, the town in days gone by with the Common Riding ceremonies and the region's natural history.
. GB - Hawick TD9 8LB
The Mansfield House Hotel looks out over the town of Hawick from high ground to the south of the River Teviot. It sits in ten acres of its own gardens close to Mansfield Park rugby ground on the outskirts of this, the largest of the Border towns. Haw..