Welcome to Walkerburn
Last updated on 02 November 2021
Walkerburn and District Community Council
have been receiving briefs from Fred Olsen’s agents and other
Community Councils about the Scawd Law Windfarm proposal.
Given that COP 26 is in progress, we thought it might be helpful to
summarise the current position as we see it – a planning application
is imminent and it is important that residents are kept informed .
Please click here to read a summary of the implications for the
. Please click here to read a summary of the implications for the village
Walkerburn is a small Scottish Borders community on the A72 between
Peebles and Galashiels. The village has about 450 homes and a population
of over 650 permanent residents. It is set amidst the stunningly beautiful Tweed
Valley, has a village shop/Post Office, an excellent coffee shop (Caberston
Shop), an award winning boutique hotel (Windlestraw), a bed and
breakfast hotel (the George Hotel) which is currently for sale, a primary school
and a number of local businesses in the old mill buildings.
Site maintained by Walkerburn Community Development Trust