Visit Peebles - The Royal Burgh

The River Tweed

Flowing gracefully though the town, The River Tweed is one of Scotlands most renowned and celebrated fishing rivers.

The River Tweed is one of the major Salmon fishing rivers in Scotland and the quility of fishing here is world renowned.

It is over 90 miles in length. The river regularly produces in the region of 10,000 fish per annum to the rod angler.

The River Tweed has it's source in the Southern Uplands of Scotland, in the west. It flows in an eastern direction.

The lower part of the river is generally classed as the border between Scotland and England, although the true border is slightly further north of the river.