Melrose Gibson Park

High Street, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9RY, Scotland | Telephone: 01896 822969 | View Map

  • Melrose Gibson Park site
    Melrose Gibson Park site
  • Melrose Gibson Park
    Melrose Gibson Park
  • Abbotsford House
    Abbotsford House
  • Eildon Hills
    Eildon Hills
  • Eildon Hills
    Eildon Hills
  • Jedburgh Abbey
    Jedburgh Abbey

Open Dates:
All year

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Laundry facilities

Why stay here

Our peaceful campsite sits on the edge of Melrose in the Scottish Borders, overlooked by the Eilden Hills. Perched just off the banks of the River Tweed, our site is perfect for long walks by the water and offers easy access to some great cycling routes.

Accommodation at Melrose Gibson Park

Tent pitches

From: £15.10 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Melrose Gibson Park campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Our peaceful campsite sits on the edge of Melrose in the Scottish Borders, overlooked by the Eilden Hills. Perched just off the banks of the River Tweed, our site is perfect for long walks by the water and offers easy access to some great cycling routes.

Melrose itself is steeped in history with so much to explore, including the ruins of Melrose Abbey and the nearby Roman Heritage museum. Our campsite is well placed to visit Edinburgh, just a train ride away.

Family days out

Swing from the treetops at Go Ape in Peebles, around 40 minutes away from our campsite. Perfect for an adventurous day out with the family, you can fly down zip wires and admire Glentress Forest and the surrounding Tweed Valley from the air.

Venture into nearby Galashiels and explore the riverside town. Catch up on the latest films at the Pavilion Cinema or take a dip in the pool, perfect if it’s a rainy day during your stay.

For a fun family day out, make the trip to Edinburgh – with so many shops, restaurants and attractions, including the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, there’s something for everyone.


Facilities on site

  • • Wi-Fi available
  • • Wash room / toilets
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • Car parking
  • • Pitches are: grass, non-electric
  • • Site shop: No but there are supermarkets nearby


Wi-Fi runs standard broadband service averaging at 25 Mbps. Fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

There are lots of cycling routes in the area, challenge yourself to a long distance ride or enjoy a small ride along the river. The closest National Cycle Network route is Route 1 which runs just outside the site.

There is a bike hire and repair shop in Melrose less than 10 minutes’ walk from the site, so the whole family can enjoy the many cycle trails that are perfect for family groups, starting just outside the site at St Dunstan’s Park.


Walking

Our campsite’s riverside location lends itself to beautiful country walks along the River Tweed and the surrounding areas. Head towards the village of Newstead and visit Rhymer’s Stone on the three mile loop from the site.

Various other walking routes can be found on the Scottish Borders Council website.


Things to try

Take a look around the Glenkinchie Distillery in Pencaitland, where you can tour the distillery, learn about whisky production and enjoy a whisky tasting experience.

Try something different at Ridelines, where you can focus your mountain biking skills on a tuition course through purpose built trails in Glentress Forest. Courses are suitable for all levels of experience and there are fun courses for kids to enjoy.


Pubs and restaurants

Visitor’s recommendations:

Less than a 10 minute walk away from our campsite, the Ship Inn offers traditional pub grub and a beer garden for those sunny afternoons.

For a classier affair, stop in at Abbey Fine Wines. They hold gin, wine and whisky tastings throughout the year and also serve fresh homemade scones in their coffee shop.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 7x7 metres (approximately a six person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

High Street, Melrose, Scottish Borders, TD6 9RY, Scotland
Telephone: 01896 822969

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Galashiels, Jedburgh, Peebles and Edinburgh
  • Nearest train station: Tweedbank
  • Car hire available on site

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