Parks and gardens - Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick

Park or Garden
Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick
Wilton Lodge Park and Walled Garden, Hawick
The park extends to 43 hectares (107 acres), catering for a wide range of users, from formal sports such as rugby, tennis and football, facilities for which are available for hire, to informal recreation such as putting, crazy golf, croquet and tennis.
Significant ornamental tributes to locally important characters exist, along with a museum housing a wide variety of permanent displays of local themes, natural sciences and militaria, as well as visual art.
The River Teviot bisects the park offering a very interesting feature enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Tree-lined walks, a waterfall and formal gardens are main features of the park with autumn tree colours a particular highlight.

There is a restoration project underway for Wilton Lodge Park which includes the new Elliot Bandstand which hosts performances every Sunday. Other new facilities to be opened include a new walled garden, new cafe and bridge and new play park.
Opening times
All year round. Informal recreational facilities available between March and October
Parking available
Toilets available
No - due to be reopened in 2016 but toilets available at Hawick Museum
Disabled access
Cafe on site
No - due to be reopened in 2016
Dog friendly
Children's facilities
Family facilities
Staff available
Local interest/significance
Regional interest/significance
National interest/significance
Other features
Walled garden, putting, tennis courts, croquet, war memorials, wishing well, museum, nature trail and orienteering course (maps available at Hawick Museum). Putting Green expected to reopen in 2016.
Additional information
Some paths may be closed while regeneration project works are carried out
Take a virtual tour of the new Adventure Play Park
Nearby walks and trails
Paths around Hawick
Friends of wilton lodge park
Approximate location