The Scottish Borders is a region in the south east of Scotland and is largely rural, though is a significant amount of manufacturing in the region. The area has a long border with England, from Northumberland in the north to Cumbria in the south. Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, is close to the northern part of the region.
Job opportunities are mainly in the health, education and public administration sector, serving the many attractive small towns and villages. There are job opportunities in pharmaceuticals, textiles and agriculture.
Road transport links are good, with the A1 and A7 connecting the region with England and other areas of Scotland.