We have a dedicated booking service for tour operators, travel agents and wholesalers who would like to bring visitors to The Great Tapestry of Scotland. Our accessible visitor centre is both FIT and Group friendly. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our travel trade, group and FIT offers.
The Great Tapestry of Scotland – where Scotland’s story begins – is located in Galashiels the heartland of the Scottish Borders just a short journey from Edinburgh (50 minutes), Newcastle and Glasgow. It is perfectly situated to break up journeys between Newcastle and Edinburgh. Our stitchers cafe offers a range of delicious refreshments.
The Tapestry itself provides visitors with a wonderfully compelling introduction to Scotland’s history, heritage and culture – the ideal first stop for those who want to get a very quick historical overview before exploring the country more.
Group Bookings and Rates
A group size is 10 or more.
We can offer a 15 minute welcome introduction to the Tapestry as part of admission. Other private tour options, including exclusive use, are available.
Adults – £9.45
Concession – £8.55 (Prices valid for visits up until 31 December 2023.)
To make a booking please contact us: E: email@example.com T: 01896 809354
We are open all year round.
1 April – 31 October Monday to Sunday 0930 – 1700
1 November – 31 March Tuesday to Saturday from 0930 – 1700
(Closed Sunday and Monday)
Last admission is at 1530, and we suggest allowing 1.5 – 2 hours for a group visit.
Our café provides a range of freshly made sandwiches, salads, platters and cakes all sourced from the natural Scottish Larder. Our local supplier Brodies have over 150 years of experience in blending coffee and teas.
We can offer a separate dining room for tour groups in the Discovery Centre. Prices on application, please enquire for more information.
Scottish Gin and Cheese Tasting
Following a tour of the Tapestry, we can offer a Gin and Cheese tasting. This is great opportunity to sample Scotland’s finest. We pair the Great Tapestry of Scotland gin, Stitcher’s 1000, with a range of both cheese and premium mixers with the aim of developing flavours to give a firm grounding in how to best enjoy them.
Scottish Gin and Cheese Tasting – 10 people – £150
How to Find Us
Coaches can drop off outside the Visitor Centre and park nearby at Currie Road Car Park.
Here you can find other details of other car parks in Galashiels.