The surrounding Berwickshire countryside has lots to offer :-
Fishing on the River Whiteadder and the River Tweed. (Permits can be obtained locally).
Golf - there are many courses in the area (Duns, http://www.dunsgolfclub.com which is 5 mins drive.
Other courses are in easy reach within 30 minutes drive, they include, Eyemouth, Coldstream, Dunbar, Goswick and further afield The Roxburghe at Kelso.
Cycling - wonderful routes around Berwickshire and the coast
Motocross - at Langton Lees, Duns. http://www.dunsmotocross.co.uk
Southern Upland Way passes close by. (from Longformacus to Cockburnspath) Pick-ups can be arranged.
Country Houses to visit include Manderston, Mellerstain, Paxton and Floors Castle.
Weddings and other functions at Duns Castle and Wedderburn Castle.
Jim Clark Show Room situated in Duns. The Jim Clark Memorial Rally
Beautiful unspoilt beaches with coastal walks, within 20 mins of Preston.
The English Border and the Historic town of Berwick upon Tweed is only 20 mins drive.