Nestled within an area of outstanding beauty less than 25 miles south of Edinburgh, the Borders town of Peebles sits across the majestic River Tweed. Peebles is accessible along the A72 to Galashiels, and also the A703 that links directly with the Edinburgh City Bypass.
With a population of 8,376 according to the 2011 Census, Peebles contains three primary schools. It also hosts the largest secondary school in the Scottish Borders. It has won multiple awards for the range of shops along its main street, while Peebles Hydro Hotel maintains the town's proud history as a tourist hotspot.