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Bowden Scotland

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Information on the village of Bowden, near Melrose in Scotland.

Facilities in Bowden


Bowden Kirk

Public Transport - Infrequent bus service shared with post bus, to Melrose and Galashiels. Weekend transport very limited.

Church - Church of Scotland is united with Melrose Parish Church. Rev Alistair Bennett is the present incumbent. (01896 822217) The building is 'A' - Listed.
Open during daylight hours.
Hearing induction loop and access for partially abled.
Services every Sunday at 9.30 am.

School - Primary age pupils attend Newtown Primary School, secondary attend Earlston High School.
Primary headteacher - Mrs M Nailen (01835 822263)
Secondary Headteacher - Miss M Strong (01896 849282)

Medical Services - Eildon Medical Practice Surgery at Newtown St Boswells.

Library - Mobile visits on Mondays - every three weeks

Village Services and Facilities

  • Village Hall
  • Mobile Post Office

Representatives - Village Committee Secretary - Andrea Beavon
SBC Councillor - Jock Houston