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Community Newsletter - summer edition 2021

The latest copy of the Stow & Fountainhall Community Newsletter is now out and a digital copy is available here.  Another bumper edition, it shows how much is happening in the valley and how everyone can get involved!

An elephant crossed the valley

NEW VALLEY BOOK LAUNCHES!  A new book by Mary W Craig telling the long, fascinating story of our valley, launches very soon with launch nights in Fountainhall, Heriot and Stow.  All welcome, refreshments courtesy of the Parish of Stow Community Council which has funded the project. Come along and hear all about the history of […]

Tour of Britain route details

TOUR OF BRITAIN ROUTE DETAILS Scottish Borders Council has published details of when and where the Tour of Britain cycle route will travel and information for spectators.  Roads may be busier than normal, with traffic interrupted to allow the cyclists to proceed.  See the Borders Council website for details.  

Tour of Britain arrives

TOUR OF BRITAIN ARRIVES TODAY! The Tour of Britain arrives in the valley today – passing through Heriot and Stow before travelling on to Edinburgh.  There’s a lot happening in Stow today: 9.30 – BIKE CHECKS at the Cycle Hub, Station House 10am – PUMP TRACK open, Stow Park FROM NOON (NOTE UPDATED TIME) THE […]

Welcome to Stow, and welcome to the Stow website.  Here you’ll find everything about the village of Stow and its neighbour Fountainhall.

This website is provided for the community by The Parish Of Stow Community Council. Funded by The Windfarm Trust. (EDF Longpark)

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We are excited to present our  online guide to Stow and the surrounding area shows general visitor information and points of historical interest. It also marks walking and cycling routes based around Stow. This is an essential guide to a hidden gem of the Scottish Borders.  Download it here www.locus-focus.co.uk/FocusOn/Stow

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