If chilling out is more up your alley, stretch out at one of the well maintained beaches here with some tender coconut water and watch the waves crash.The sun shines for the most part of the day, so watch out for that tan!Birthday card with a funny cartoon by Peter Nesbit which pokes fun at a man in full cycle gear - as his shadow reveals.

Nestled in the Nilgiri biosphere, Wayanad is a pristine abode of mist-clad hills, plantations and luxurious forests with a rich tribal culture.

In folk etymology Wayanad means 'The Land of Paddy Fields'.

The Horse and Hound is a traditional inn dating from 1701, situated in Bonchester Bridge, a quiet hamlet 7 miles from the famous knitwear town of Hawick, offering a friendly atmosphere within its lounge and bar.

A restaurant is also available serving a variety of fresh, home cooked meals, with a varied wine list to compliment your meal.

There are a variety of beer,lager and ciders as well as cask ale,spirits and malt whiskies on offer in the bar and lounge areas.

Outside patio areas are sun traps in the summer, with a roaring log fire in the bar for those cooler evenings.

Hermitage Castle, Floors Castle, Kelso Abbey, Keilder Forest, knitwear museum, mill shops etc are a few of the local attractions in the area.

The roads around Bonchester Bridge are ideal for motorbikes and bicycles alike using the Horse and Hound as a start point.

The Nilgiri hills are home to the city that keep nature at its heart.