Maxton Scotland
The Parish Web Site - Scottish Borders


Main Street
St Boswells
Tel: 01835 823744
Fax: 01835 824930

St Boswells Post Office
Postal and Banking Services
Foreign Exchange
Road Tax
Travel Insurance
Mobile Phone Top-ups

Local Delivery Service - seven days a week
National Lottery
Greetings Cards, Stationery and Toys
Fax, Photocopying and Laminating
Photo Developing

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 6am till 5.30pm
Wednesday and Saturday to 7.30pm
Sunday: 6am till 1.30pm

St Boswells Post Office Services

St Boswells Post Office in the Main Street offers: Postal and Banking Services. Foreign Exchange Travel Insurance Road Tax Mobile phone top-ups Newsagents with delivery service seven days National Lottery Greetings Cards, stationary and toys Photo developing Fax Photocopying and laminating ... [more]


Diaries and Calendars 2017

An extensive range of both now in stock. ... [more]


Car Tax Renewal

The need to display a Car Tax Disc may no longer be necessary, but don't forget that you must renew your tax in time. You should get the usual reminder. You can still renew at your Local Post Office in St Boswells If in any doubt, ask Tony or Linda or go to Tax Disc Renewal ... [more]


St Boswells Post Office is a Pay Point

WHAT CAN I PAY? Electricity, Gas and Water payments Housing and Local Authority payments TV Licensing, cable and telephone payments Mobile phone top ups for all major networks and International Calling Cards Transport tickets Catalogue, prepaid debit cards and other leisure and financial services ... [more]


St Boswells Live Tickets

St Boswells Post Office is the official outlet for tickets for the monthly musical extravaganza St Boswells Live in St Boswells Village Hall. Purchasing in advance at St Boswells Post Office allows a discount system to operate and benefits the purchaser. ... [more]


Defibrillator at St Boswells Post Office

St Boswells Post Office now has a defibrillator installed. A training session in its use will be arranged in March, when as many locals as possible will be welcomed to the training. Currently within the shop, it is hoped that funds can be raised to make it available 24 hours a day by siting it outside. The money to purchase the equipment was raised by local support and the sponsored walk by ... [more]


Bakery & Confectionary Products

We stock Selkirk Bannocks made by Alex Dalgety. Reckoned by many to be the best, the Famous Original Selkirk Bannock is a rich fruit bread made with butter and loads of sultanas and they are still made in the traditional method and to the original recipe. We also are now stockists of a wide range of quality biscuits made by Border Biscuits, including the two below. On the confectionary side ... [more]


"Old St Boswells" on Sale at St Boswells Post Office

Old St Boswells by Jean Lawrie In 1974, Jean Lawrie published "Old St Boswells", an excellent book about St Boswells Parish including Old Melrose, St Boswells and Lessudden, its customs and traditions, travel, village roads and buildings, sports played, public health, the police and some notable people. It was printed in A4 format with thin card covers and 68 pages, but with no index ... [more]


Alterations to Orders

Changes to Newspapers and Magazines: Ordered - Delivered or Put Aside. If you wish to make any alteration to your regular order, you may do so on line. In all cases make sure you state: Your name Your Account Number (if appropriate) If cancelling for a period of time last date you wish to get your papers and first date on which you wish to return to normal order. If you wish some items ... [more]


Daily and Sunday Newspapers and Sunday Rolls

We supply newspapers seven days a week, Sundays included. Also on Sunday, we supply newly baked rolls, both brown and white, often still warm from the ovens, not frozen and defrosted. ... [more]



We have a regular supply of a wide range of magazines to suit most interests, supplied by John Menzies. Orders for a particular magazine on a regular basis can usually be arranged. ... [more]



We have a wide and varied range of cards for specific events and anniversaries. We also keep blank cards by local producer, Country Cards, and by Borders photographer Liz Hanson, which you can personalise with your own greeting. Postcards specific to the local area are also available. ... [more]


Books & Maps

We have a limited number of local books and maps. ... [more]


Sweets, Soft Drinks and Ice Creams

Our chiller cabinet is stocked with a range of soft drinks and we keep a range of the most popular ice cream products in our freezer. Sweets are stocked, both boxed and in packets. ... [more]


Last update: 04/01/2017