16th Steve Hislop Memorial Run

Motorbikes & More Denholm Village, Sunday 26th August Steve “Hizzy” Hislop was a local motorcycle racing legend who won at the Isle of Man TT eleven times, won the British 250cc Championship in 1990 and won three Bristish Superbike championships. Steve tragically died in 2003 and his friends started the “Hizzy Run” that year. The run initally…

Festival Day Fun

At Jethart Callant’s Festival Day on Friday 13th July If you’ve never been to see any of the Borders Common Ridings then you must get to Jedburgh on Friday 13th to experience the wonderful Festival Day. The day begins early, with the rideout of around two hundred horses leaving the town at around 8:30 a.m….

Story of the Poppy

Why we have the blue poppy as the camp site logo… Our Camp site’s logo is the Tibetan Blue Poppy Meconopsis baileyii, not just because it is one of the most attractive poppies, but because of the family connection to its discovery and classification under the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Tibetan Blue Poppy…

Preparing Produce

Fruit & Veg for Campsite Cooking Every summer at Ruberslaw Wild Woods we grow delicious produce for you to enjoy! Stunning colours from 2017! Work starts at the end of camping season each year, with the veg beds being cleared, mulched and rested for the winter. The glasshouse is cleaned down and we start thinking…

Camping With Dogs

Leave Only Pawprints… We all love dogs at Ruberslaw Wild Woods. Everybody knows Charlie the terrier, he’s a real little character around the place. He lives on site with his family Alan, Carla & Robert. Nicky has three dogs: Willow; Penny; and Twiglet. Willow and Twiglet sometimes get to put their uniform on and “help”…

Creative Scottish Borders Weekend

May Bank Holiday Art Events You campers are a clever lot, we meet such a lot of talented artistic, creative, crafty campers at Ruberslaw Wild Woods Camping. There are lots of events throughout the year that may be of interest but this coming weekend in particular deserves a mention! May Bank Holiday 2018 sees two…