Things to see and do - Hawick
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.
Main Street GB - Hawick TD9 8NU
With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, The Auld Cross Keys Inn dates back to the 1800s and is situated in the picturesque village of Denholm. It overlooks the village green, and is a few minutes’ walk from the river. Home-cooked food is made from..