Things to do in Hawick
Within the town itself, the award-winning Wilton Lodge Park provides a real focal point for visitors and townsfolk alike. Regarded by many as one of the most attractive parks in Scotland, the park boasts a waterfall, formal and walled gardens, a museum and a picturesque bandstand.
It’s ease of access within the town also makes it an ideal walking destination for young and old families. Children may be especially keen to check out the dedicated town pump track, designed to test cornering skills of riders. If fast-paced cycling isn’t so much your thing, don’t worry, there are also highly popular rickshaw rides for a more relaxed cycle for multi-generational families.
Hawick is also spoilt for choice when it comes to quality cafés, bars and restaurants. During the day, you may look to visit the Horse Monument in the centre of the town, which handily enough has a café accompanying it.
For knitwear enthusiasts, Johnstons of Elgin provides the combined comfort of a coffee shop, store, and guided information of the towns rich history in the knitwear industry.
In the evening, there are choices aplenty of where to eat. From classic bistros, to varied delicatessens, our platform directory provides ample choices of places to dine in the town.