Galashiels is a Scottish burgh in Selkirkshire on the Gala Water river. The name is often shortened to “Gala”. Galashiels is a major commercial centre for the Borders region. The town is known for textile making, and is the location of Heriot-Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design, Galashiels Academy and one campus of the Borders College, which as of 2009 has moved and now joins with the University.
The town is some 30 miles south of Edinburgh to which it is linked by the A7 & A68 roads, also more recently by the Borders railway – with trains departing half hourly most days of the week.
In the pages here listed you can find information about who we are and where to find us. You can also find out a little bit about the history of St Peter’s Church by accessing the pages Contacts, How to Find Us, Church Space and History.