Over a thousand school children from schools across the Scottish Borders are set to attend the first ever Schools Countryside Day, which is being put on by the Border Union Agricultural Society.
All primary five aged pupils at school in the borders, amounting to 1300 in total, are expected to attend the event on 21 May.
The event is the first of its kind and is designed specifically for children and to provide an insight into all aspects of country living.
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