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J Holmes Wilson
High Street
Melrose TD6 9PA
Tel: 01896 823223 Fax: 01896 823122
Email:       Open 9-5 Mon-Fri, 9-1 Sat.

Specialists in Altimeters for Walkers and Hang Gliders

Photo: Telescopes and Binoculars

We supply an interesting selection of instruments - barometers, barographs, thermometers, altimeters, anemometers & rain gauges. We also stock compasses of all varieties, map measures, pedometers and beginners microscopes. As we are main dealers for both Hilkinson and Bushnell binoculars and telescopes. We have a wide range on display, varying from astronomical telescopes to monoculars, zoom binoculars, pocket binoculars and even opera glasses.

We hold extensive stocks of:

  • Weather station equipment:
    • Rain gauges
    • Hydrometers
    • Thermometers:
      • Indoor/outdoor
      • Max/min
  • Barometers
  • Compasses, (including Silva).
  • Map measures
  • Pedometers, Jogging meters
  • Microscopes for beginners, including prepared slides
  • Binoculars (Hilkinson, Bausch & Lomb/Bushnell main dealer)
  • Telescopes & Spotting scopes

Photo: Barometers etc.
J Holmes Wilson is a high quality ophthalmic practice, the sole practitioner having a specialist qualification in contact lens fitting, we also offer full glaucoma, diabetic and occupational checks. Experienced staff guide you through our vast selection of frames, ranging from budget to Silhouette, Benetton and Calvin Klein - for which we are the sole dealers in The Borders. Our on site glazing workshops mean a speedy and accurate service. We hold a vast stock of magnifiers, cases, cords and sunglasses (we stock Rayban, Zeiss, Speedo and Serengetti as well as more economical ranges).

We also offer a prescription sunglass service for photochromatic or static tint in single vision, bifocal or variable focus lens in a good selection of frames at an all in price.

A fascinating place to browse - if we do not have it in stock then we will do our utmost to find it for you. Please write, phone, fax or better still call in for details. We have a full mail order service (Visa, Mastercard and Switch).

Our staff are pleased to assist you with any queries you may have.