The Great Tapestry of Scotland is located in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders and easily accessible by road or rail. We are only an hour south of Edinburgh by train or car.
Travel by Public Transport
Train services from Edinburgh Waverley to Galashiels Interchange (just a 5 minute walk to the Great Tapestry of Scotland) run 7 days a week and take just under an hour. For a full train timetable, please check Scotrail or Traveline Scotland.
Bus services run from Edinburgh to Carlisle via Galashiels, taking just under 1.5 hours. See borders buses for time tables and further details
Travelling from the north – Follow the A7 or A68 south.
Travelling from the south – Follow A7 or A696 north.
There are 6 car parks in the town offering 270 spaces as well as free on street parking in some areas.
There is a disabled parking bay beside the visitor centre on Sime Plc.
14-20 High St, Galashiels, TD1 1SD
Simply click on the map below to be taken to Google Maps where you can plan your trip and get directions to The Great Tapestry of Scotland.