Peebles, located in the Scottish Borders, is situated on the River Tweed. The town originally began as a market town, but quickly grew to prominence as a result of the woolen industry. Today the area is popular as a tourist destination, particularly during the summer. Visitors will discover there are several notable buildings, including the local castle as well as the Old Parish Church of Peebles. There is also a local museum and gardens that should be explored while one is in town. The town of Peebles offers ample dining establishments and shops as well as accommodation options.